The benefits of elderberry are numerous. A syrup made with elderberry tea and honey alone is enough to prevent one from catching the flu. This is because elderberries prevent the flu virus from entering human cells.
Native to the Americas, the elderberry plant has been used for its medicinal properties since antiquity. Elderberry is a heart protectant. It is also a powerful anti-inflammatory. Elderberry works very well synergistically with other medicinal plants. Settling Skies Elderberry Tonic makes the most of various plants' phytochemical affinity to those of the elderberry when cooperating within the human body. This elderberry tonic is made with elderberries, raw honey and 28 other medicinal components from the plant kingdom. With classics such as echinacea and wild cherry bark, this blend is a true and capable tonic for multiple symptoms and good health maintenance.
In current times, the need for daily plant medicine supplementation is here. There was a time, when many more foods could be found wild, and domesticated crops were more unadulterated. Wild foods are the most nutrient dense, biodiverse, immune system building, and bioavailable foods specifically designed for biological life. From the realm of the wild are medicinal plants and fungi.
Often doubling as food, medicinal herbs can be recognized by their calories versus their nutrients. So called “negative caloric foods” are mostly herbs and spices.