Elderberry elixir contains extracts of elderberry, echinacea, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon and liquorice root which are traditionally believed to help support the immune system and provide symptomatic relief of colds and flu. Elderberries have been studied for their anti-viral properties and immune enhancing effects. They contain lashings of vitamins A, B and C, and are packed chock full of anti-oxidants which help to protect cells from damage.
Facts about elderberry syrup:
- In clinical trials, patients that were given elderberry syrup (4 times a day for 5 days) recovered on average 4 days faster than those who received a placebo
- In 1995, the government of Panama sanctioned the use of elderberry juice to help bring an end to the flu epidemic
- Elderberries are listed in the 2000 Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference Guide as a viable supplement for colds, flu, yeast infections, nasal / chest congestion, and hay fever
- In addition to helping fight off colds and flu, they’ve also been shown to help support heart health, improve eyesight and reduce inflammation in conditions like tonsillitis.
Two teaspoons (10 ml) twice daily. Children over the age of 7 should take half the adult dose.
The product can also be drizzled over Greek yogurt, or added to warm lemonade for soothing sore throats.
For an additional boost, add a couple of drops of warming Chilli pepper pick me up
Please note that as this product contains alcohol it is not suitable for children or people who are abstaining for personal or religious beliefs. Neither is it suitable for pregnant ladies or nursing mothers. Do not exceed the stated dose. If you are under medical supervision, or taking GP prescribed medication, please consult with your practitioner before using this product. Store in a cool dark place away from moisture and direct sunlight.
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