elderberry juice is used for its antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis.
(PRWEB) September 29, 2014
According to Herb Wisdom, "Elderberry juice is used for its antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis."
Elderberries have been a folk remedy for centuries in North America, Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, hence the medicinal benefits of elderberries are being investigated and rediscovered. Bioflavonoids and other proteins in the juice are believed to destroy the ability of cold and flu viruses to infect a cell. People with the flu who took elderberry juice reported less severe symptoms and felt better much faster than those who did not. Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1951.
Now, MegaFood, a whole food supplement company, has released a new product, Acute Defense, that uses the power of elderberries, oranges, blueberries, cranberries and zinc to offer immune support. Gail Bowman, owner of Health Food Emporium, said, "We are very excited about Acute Defense from Megafood. Over the years, elderberry products have been very popular for the fall flu season. Now, Megafood has come out with a new one that looks like it is going to be very effective. Acute Defense combines food sourced vitamin C and zinc with elderberries for better immune support. Just pour the powder into water, stir and drink. Sounds great to me! I am sure that I will be first in line to try this product when it arrives on our shelves on Monday, September 27th."
Megafood company commented, "Acute Defense is an unsweetened whole food powder designed to be taken to support the body’s rapid immune response to acute immune stressors. Acute Defense delivers key nutrients and plant compounds known to help strengthen your immune response when you need it most. Made with FoodState Vitamin C, Zinc and Black Elderberry, plus whole herb extracts and antioxidant-rich super fruits, this formula contains high levels of plant compounds effective in supporting a quick immune response."
Gail Bowman is the owner of Health Food Emporium an online supplement company that has specialized in whole food supplements for over 10 years.