Elderberries for Winter Colds

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Elderberries are packed with anti-viral properties to allay winter colds. An extract of the berries has been known to be useful in shortening the duration of cold and flu symptoms thanks to being rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. When it comes to immune boosting herbs, there are few as loved and well used as Elderberry by herbalists.

What You'll Need

  • Elderberries
  • If you can't find any fresh ones, you can buy it as a syrup called Sambucol in health food shops.

What You'll Do

  • Add elderberries into your meals no matter what time of day.
  • You can also try brewing them with your tea for a sweet touch.
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