Elderberry supplements have been rising in popularity as a natural way to support immune function – perhaps you’ve heard of the royal Elderberry Queen? With the current rise in COVID cases around the country – yes, again – more people are seeking options from nutraceuticals like elderberry. This dark purple berry, high in antioxidants, has brought comfort to people concerned with strengthening and maintaining their body’s natural defenses.
A 2021 Good Housekeeping article highlighted many of the fruit’s benefits: “Elderberries are loaded with vitamin A, which is shown to regulate immune response, and flavonoids, a chemical found in plants, including anthocyanins. These antioxidants offer immune and anti-inflammatory benefits.”