During the winter and the cold days, elderberries should be your commonly used natural remedy. Namely, these berries are loaded with substances that effectively boost the immune system, and fight the flu and colds.
The elderberry syrup is one of the most powerful remedies you can use to naturally support your health and prevent illnesses and diseases.
Black elderberries have been found to be ones of the strongest weapons against colds and flu, as well as various minor illnesses. Moreover, they accelerate the recovery time and relieve the symptoms.
They are rich in vitamins A, B, and C, and their potential to fight the flu and colds is due to the complex sugars they contain.
“Dr. Madeleine Mumcuoglu, of Hadassah-Hebrew University in Israel found that elderberry disarms the enzyme viruses use to penetrate healthy cells in the lining of the nose and throat. Taken before infection, it prevents infection.
Taken after infection, it prevents spread of the virus through the respiratory tract. In a clinical trial, 20% of study subjects reported significant improvement within 24 hours, 70% by 48 hours, and 90% claimed complete cure in three days. In contrast, subjects receiving the placebo required 6 days to recover.”
Here is the recipe for an elderberry syrup that will help you prevent the flu: