How does elderberry work in viral infections?
Elderberry fruit extract contains over 40 active substances: flavonoids (anthocyanins, flavanols), polyphenols (tannin), mineral substances (including iron), vitamin C.
Clinical studies have shown that the extract of the elderberry fruit has antiviral properties – it destroys viruses, binding itself to them, and block virus to enter in the cell. Elderberry fruit extract also prevents virus reproduction. Additionally, stimulates an immune response.