Facts and figures on the elderberry plant
Even in the ancient world, the black elderberry shrub was valued as an effective medicinal plant. And for centuries folk medicine has appreciated the strength of black elderberries.
Recent scientific studies have shown that black elderberries contain active constituents called flavonoids that are believed to account for the beneficial effects on our health. They belong to the class of secondary plant compounds that have a multitude of functions in plants. They are also responsible for the colour of the black elderberry. In humans, secondary plant compounds enhance health and well-being in many different ways.
Among the flavonoids contained in elderberries, it is in particular the group of anthocyanins that have the ability to function as an antioxidant.
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For comparison: To obtain the equivalent of the antioxidant power contained in a mere 100 grams of elderberries, you would need 630 grams of blueberries and even 1140 grams of red grapes.