Elderberry News

Flavonoids shown to boost immunity of birds

Scientific findings directly linking flavonoid consumption to increased immunity in birds could pave the way for more research involving mice and humans, say German researchers. Published online today in the British Ecological Society’s Functional Ecology, the study claims to be … Continue reading

The Elderberry way to perfect skin

Forget expensive moisturisers and cosmetic surgery, a compound found in the humble elderberry could give a natural boost to skin. In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers led by Prof Aedin Cassidy at the University of … Continue reading

Elderberry extract effective against bird flu

Retroscreen Virology, a leading British medical research institute associated to Queen Mary College, University of London, announced that a black elderberry extract was at least 99% effective against the avian flu virus, H5N1, and in cell cultures significantly neutralized the … Continue reading