Black Elderberry Facts

  • Black Elderberry has been found to be effective against the H5N1 strain of Avian Flu  (Zakay-Rones et al 1995)
  • Black Elderberry contains a unique compound called Antivirin® that can help protect healthy cells and inactivate infectious viruses
  • When given to patients, scientists have found the Black Elderberry, has the ability to ward off flu infections quickly (Zakay-Rones 2004)
  • Black Elderberries are rich in anthocyanins which are a type of flavonoid – anthocyanins are antioxidants that may protect cells from free radicals and support your body’s immune system.
  • Black Elderberries have almost 5 times as many anthocyanins as Blueberries and twice the overall antioxidant capability of cranberries
  • Black Elderberry has a more potent antiviral effect than Echinacea