Elderberry Tonic

$70.00 AUD


Elderberry (Sambucus nigra): Benefits, Actions, and Indications

Benefits: Elderberry is a powerful herb known for its health benefits, particularly in boosting the immune system and combating illnesses.

  1. Immune Support: Rich in antioxidants, especially anthocyanins, which enhance immune function.
  2. Cold and Flu Relief: Reduces severity and duration of symptoms.
  3. Antiviral Properties: Effective against various viruses, including influenza.
  4. Anti-inflammatory: Helps reduce inflammation.
  5. Respiratory Health: Eases congestion and promotes mucus clearance.
  6. Digestive Health: Aids in digestion and prevents constipation.
  7. Skin Health: Supports healthy skin and reduces wrinkles and age spots.

Actions: Elderberry works through several mechanisms:

  1. Immunomodulatory: Enhances and regulates the immune response.
  2. Antiviral: Inhibits virus replication.
  3. Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation.
  4. Antioxidant: Protects cells from oxidative stress.
  5. Expectorant: Clears mucus from the respiratory tract.
  6. Laxative: Mild effect aiding in digestion.

Indications: Elderberry is beneficial for:

  1. Common Cold: Alleviates runny nose, sore throat, and fatigue.
  2. Influenza: Shortens flu duration and severity.
  3. Sinusitis: Relieves congestion and pressure.
  4. Bronchitis: Reduces inflammation and clears mucus.
  5. Allergic Rhinitis: Eases seasonal allergy symptoms.
  6. Skin Conditions: Promotes healthy skin.
  7. Digestive Issues: Relieves constipation.

Great for Prevention and Illness: Elderberry is excellent for both preventing and treating illnesses:

  • Prevention: Strengthens the immune system, especially during cold and flu season.
  • Treatment: Reduces the severity and duration of symptoms when illness occurs.

Our elderberry tincture is delicious and comes in a 200ml bottle. Suggested dosage:

  • Children 0-5 years: 2.5-5ml, 2 times a day.
  • Children 5-12 years: 5-7.5ml, 2 times a day.
  • Adults: 10ml, 2 times a day during illness.