Elderberries are the dark purple fruit of the elderberry shrub. A rich source of antioxidants known as anthocyanins, elderberry is reputed by some to be effective in treating the common cold, flu, constipation, hay fever, and sinus infections.
With the development of modern analytical methods, the chemical constituents of elderberry have been studied more and more clearly.It mainly contains anthocyanins, flavanols and vitamins C and A.
1) the main components of anthocyanins in elberries are cyanoglycosides - 3-glucoside and cyanoglycosides - 3-sambubioside, and the average content of anthocyanins is 485mg/100g.
2) the elderberry also contains quercetin and rutin from the flavanol family, and the average content of flavanols is 32.8mg/100g.
3) elderberries are also rich in vitamin C, with an average of 36mg/100g.
Evidence-based health benefits of
2. Fighting Colds And Flu
4. Reducing Wrinkles
5. Effect on Blood Lipids
6. Rich in
Vitamins and Nutrients