The magic of the American Elderberry

Our American Elderberry offers significant health benefits superior to the European Elderberry (found in most "Elderberry" products). Find out below more about the super powers of American Elderberry.

Antioxidants & Immune System

"The industry has really continued to grow, especially during Covid-19," said Thomas. "Elderberry is full of antioxidants that can help boost your immune system."

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Vitamins, Minerals, Essential Oils & Fiber

Elderberry is known for its nutritional and medicinal health benefits. The fruit is rich in carbohydrates, fatty acids, organic acids, minerals, vitamins (A, B6 and C), essential oils and is high in fiber.

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Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant, Anti-viral, Antibacterial, and more.

Researchers have linked American Elderberry products to anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral, anti-influenza, and antibacterial activities. American Elderberry is an excellent source of flavonoids, polyphenols and anthocyanins.

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Colds, Asthma, & Diabetes

Both the flowers and fruit contain substances that appear to kill some types of bacteria and even help keep viruses from replicating, suggesting that American Elderberries can help cure the common cold. The fruit of some species contains Valerie acid, which can help control asthma.

Another substance in the fruit stimulates insulin secretion while enhancing glucose absorption, which suggests that it could be used in treating the symptoms of diabetes.

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Interest in Elderberries is on the Rise

Interest in American Elderberries for fruit and flower products has been rising rapidly since 2010 due to recently rediscovered health benefits. Chemical differences between the fruit of the European and American Elderberry special change how the fruit can be processed.

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The Blue Powerhouse

Like all blue fruit, American Elderberries are rich in anthocyanin Most anthocyanins are chemically unstable compounds that easily break down during processing. Food manufacturers have avoided using anthocyanins in food dyes because the blues or reds often disappear in cooking and storage. American Elderberries have unusually stable acylated anthocyanins which give the juice of the American Elderberry a stable purple color and high antioxidant levels that are retained even after extensive processing.

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