Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra
Actions: Loaded with antioxidants and vitamins which can boost the immune system. Ideal for preventing and easing cold and flu symptoms. Anti-inflammatory qualities that can aid to reduce stress and protect your heart. Description:Elderberries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and phytochemicals which can strengthen the immune system. They are commonly used to reduce and protect against cold and flu symptoms. Research observed that compounds found within elderberries helped to prevent viral entry into cells and thus inhibited its reproduction as well as explaining their immune boosting effect.
Anti-inflammatory actions coupled with anti-microbial qualities assist in fighting colds and flu, coughs, fevers, catarrh, rhinitis, hay fever and tonsillitis.They have even been known to lower cholesterol levels and improve vision and heart function.
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The Herb Shed offers it’s products for pick up through it’s showroom (by appointment) and online shop.
Our Herbs and Teas are Packed in Earth Bags to minimise portage costs.