Source Naturals, Elderberry Extract (Wellness Elderberry) 500mg, 60 Tablets
Elderberry has been used in Europe for centuries as a traditional winter tonic.
Elderberries are a source of vitamins A, B and C. They contain bioflavonoids
and anthocyanins, which have a positive influence on cell function.
Elderberry - A Multi-faceted Health Resource
The Elderberry is the berry of the black elder tree (Sambucus nigra) which originated in Europe. Elderberry has been honored for centuries in folk tradition because of its numerous health benefits. Renowned for its overall influence on the body's well-being, it has been used in teas, gargles, ointments, lotions and homeopathic remedies.
Elderberry is a rich source of nutrients, especially bioflavonoids and anthocyanins - plant compounds that give color to berries, fruits and vegetables.
Bioflavonoids occur as pigments in plants, where they usually are found in close association with vitamin C. Bioflavonoids provide antioxidant protection to plants, helping them withstand harsh environmental conditions. They are also important to our optimal health, but can't be manufactured by our bodies.
Anthocyanins are a unique class of bioflavonoids that give certain plants their colors. In the case of elderberries, anthocyanins are the pigments that give color to the elder plant's black berries and yellow flowers. They are powerful antioxidants which can protect our cells from free radical damage.
The phytonutrients in elderberry positively influence cell function and protection in the human body. One of their primary benefits is helping maintain the walls of small blood vessels. Besides strengthening the body's natural defenses, elderberry's constituents influence many enzyme systems. Elderberry may inhibit the enzyme neuramidase, which can be harmful to the integrity of our cell membranes.
Elderberry also is an excellent sudorific (sweat inducer) and diuretic, and a significant source of vitamins A, B and C.
Wellness Elderberry - Optimizing Elderberry's Benefits
Source Naturals Wellness Elderberry products, in liquid and tablet form, utilize standardized extracts and combinations of elder flowers and berries to optimize elderberry's traditional benefits. Standardization of extracts means you can be sure you are getting the herbal constituents identified by science as most beneficial, while use of both the flower and berry helps take full advantage of elderberry's broad range of health-supporting properties.
Source Naturals Wellness Elderberry Extract tablets consist of 340 mg of standardized elderberry extract combined with 160 mg of elder berries and flowers, yielding 27 mg of beneficial bioflavonoids and anthocyanins. They are available in 30, 60 and 120 - tablet bottles. Wellness Elderberry Liquid Extract is a highly concentrated extract of elder berries and flowers in grain alcohol and purified water. It is offered in 2, 4 and 8 fl oz bottles. Wellness Elderberry extracts are important members of Source Naturals' Wellness Family.: products formulated to support the body's natural defenses.
Elderberry Extract (Wellness Elderberry) Tablets from Source Naturals
Supplement Facts for 500 mg
Serving Size: 3 tablets
Elder Berry & Flower Standardized Extract 1,020 mg
Yielding 81 mg Bioflavonoids and Anthocyanins
Elder Berries & Flowers 480 mg
Other Ingredients: dibasic calcium phosphate, stearic acid, sorbitol, colloidal silicon dioxide, modified cellulose gum and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using Elderberry supplement.Suggested Use: 1 to 3 Elderberry Extract tablets daily with meals.
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