ElderberryStudies

Incorporation of the elderberry anthocyanins by endothelial cells increases protection against oxidative stress

By: Youdim KA, Martin A, Joseph JA. Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the ability of endothelial cells (EC) to incorporate anthocyanins and to examine their potential benefits against various oxidative stressors. Endothelial dysfunction has been proposed to play an important role in the initiation and development of …

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Inhibitory activity of a standardized elderberry liquid extract against clinically-relevant human respiratory bacterial pathogens and influenza A and B viruses

By: Christian Krawitz, Mobarak Abu Mraheil, Michael Stein, Can Imirzalioglu, Eugen Domann, Stephan Pleschka,and Torsten Hain   Abstract Background Black elderberries (Sambucus nigra L.) are well known as supportive agents against common cold and influenza. It is further known that bacterial super-infection during an influenza virus (IV) infection can lead to severe pneumonia. We have analyzed …

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Anti-Influenza Virus Effects of Elderberry Juice and Its Fractions

By: Emiko Kinoshita, Kyoko Hayashi, Hiroshi Katayama, Toshimitsu Hayashi, Akio Obata ABSTRACT. Elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) has traditionally been used for treating influenza and colds. We evaluated the antiviral effect of concentrated juice of elderberry (CJ-E) on the human influenza A virus (IFV). CJ-E had a relatively strong effect on …

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Astragalus root and elderberry fruit extracts enhance the IFN-β stimulatory effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus in murine-derived dendritic cells.

By: Frøkiær H, Henningsen L, Metzdorff SB, Weiss G, Roller M, Flanagan J, Fromentin E, Ibarra A. Abstract Many foods and food components boost the immune system, but little data are available regarding the mechanisms by which they do. Bacterial strains have disparate effects in stimulating the immune system. In dendritic …

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Black CurrantStudies

Effect of blackcurrant on kidney stone formation

Effect of blackcurrant-, cranberry- and plum juice consumption on risk factors associated with kidney stone formation By: Kessler T, Jansen B, Hesse A. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of plum-, cranberry- and blackcurrant juice on urinary stone risk factors. DESIGN: Investigations were carried out in 12 healthy male subjects aged …

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Health Benefits of Strawberries

    The health benefits of strawberries include improved eye care, proper brain function, relief from high blood pressure, arthritis, gout and various cardiovascular diseases. The impressive polyphenolic and antioxidant content of strawberries make them good for improving the immune system, preventing against various types of cancers, and for reducing …

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Nerina Strawberry is a “Super Strawberry”

Fewer fruits have been studied and researched more than the strawberry. Millions of dollars have been invested into the research of its health giving properties, and what components are responsible for this. Health-wise, Iprona´s  Nerina strawberry does everything much better than the ordinary garden strawberry, containing 18 times more anthocyanin polyphenols …

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European elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) and dwarf elderberry (Sambucus ebulus L.) have a wide range of health benefits
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Elderberry: Promising Weapon Against LDL Cholesterol

Elderberry: Promising Weapon Against LDL Cholesterol  By Carl Thompson | March 27, 2015 Heritage ingredient may be a potent ally in cardiovascular health. As we tap into the healing powers of traditional natural ingredients, Elderberry is proving its worth. This remarkable family of fruit-bearing shrubs, including varieties such as European …

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Ancient Elixirs For Modern Times

Ancient Elixirs For Modern Times As we meet flu season head on, consider an ancient apothecary remedy – elderberry. By Ashleigh Sharman. Coughs, sneezes and sniffles roam the streets and are coming right for your treatment room so it’s important to assist client health and wellbeing wherever possible. Used since …

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Elderberry’s Curative Properties

Relief from colds and influenza might be as simple and natural as taking an extract of the ripe fruit of the European elderberry tree (Sambucus nigra L.). Numerous studies, a sampling of which are described below, continue to demonstrate the curative properties of elderberry extract and its components. An extract …

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