Placebo-controlled research into the effectiveness of a standard
elderberry extract for ‘flu found it to be excellent.
The dosage was four tablespoons daily for adults and two
tablespoons daily for children
Within two days there was significant improvement in 93%
of the elderberry group, compared to six days needed by the
placebo group to attain the same recovery
Around 90% of the elderberry group were completely cured
within three days, compared to six days, again, for the placebo
The antiviral properties of elderberry
were also demonstrated in the laboratory.
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