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Elderberries in medicine
Elderberry, a plant native to Europe, which is beautiful and lush blooms and gives sweet berries, used for centuries to treat wounds, diarrhea and viral infections. Elderberry flavonoids rich in compounds that are beneficial to the immune system and can reduce inflammation and protect cells from destruction. Elderberry have few side effects, but before the application is to consult your doctor, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.
The effectiveness of elderberry as a means of flu has been proven in several scientific studies. It stimulates the immune response and reduces inflammation and eases symptoms such as headache, body aches, fever, fatigue and sore throat.
Elderberries relieves swelling of the mucous membranes and actively fights bacterial sinus infection.
With elderberry can lower cholesterol, which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Although the action of elderberry on cholesterol has not yet been scientifically proven, it is believed that it will stabilize the level of LDL-cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol) and decreases total serum cholesterol.
Immunostimulatory and antiviral properties of the elderberries make it an ideal remedy for bronchitis, but so far there is insufficient scientific evidence of its effectiveness. Elderberries fights viruses that cause bronchitis, and also provides a soothing effect on the irritated airways.
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, Herpes and rubella. The experience of its use by many people talking about its effectiveness, but research in this area has not yet been carried out.
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