Elderberry References

  1. Black elderberry (Sambucus nigra) supplementation effectively treats upper respiratory symptoms: A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled clinical trials. Complementary therapies in medicine, 42, 361–365. Hawkins, J., Baker, C., Cherry, L., & Dunne, E. (2019). 
  2. Elderberry Supplementation Reduces Cold Duration and Symptoms in Air-Travellers: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Nutrients, 8(4), 182. Tiralongo, E., Wee, S. S., & Lea, R. A. (2016).
  3. Characterization of anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins in some cultivars of Ribes, Aronia, and Sambucus and their antioxidant capacity. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 52(26), 7846–7856. Wu, X., Gu, L., Prior, R. L., & McKay, S. (2004).
  4. Flavonoid intake and risk of CVD: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. The British journal of nutrition, 111(1), 1–11. Wang, X., Ouyang, Y. Y., Liu, J., & Zhao, G. (2014).
  5. The effect of Sambucol, a black elderberry-based, natural product, on the production of human cytokines: I. Inflammatory cytokines. European cytokine network, 12(2), 290–296. Barak, V., Halperin, T., & Kalickman, I. (2001).
  6. Polyphenolic content, antiradical activity, stability and microbiological quality of elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) extracts. Acta scientiarum polonorum. Technologia alimentaria, 16(4), 393–401. Pliszka B. (2017).
  7. Antiviral potential of medicinal plants against HIV, HSV, influenza, hepatitis, and coxsackievirus: A systematic review. Phytotherapy research : PTR, 32(5), Akram, M., Tahir, I. M., Shah, S., Mahmood, Z., Altaf, A., Ahmad, K., Munir, N., Daniyal, M., Nasir, S., & Mehboob, H. (2018). 
  8. Randomized study of the efficacy and safety of oral elderberry extract in the treatment of influenza A and B virus infections. The Journal of international medical research, 32(2), 132–140. Zakay-Rones, Z., Thom, E., Wollan, T., & Wadstein, J. (2004).
  9. The effect of herbal remedies on the production of human inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ, 4(11 Suppl), 919–922. Barak, V., Birkenfeld, S., Halperin, T., & Kalickman, I. (2002).
  10. Supplementation with a juice powder concentrate and exercise decrease oxidation and inflammation, and improve the microcirculation in obese women: randomised controlled trial data. The British journal of nutrition, 110(9), 1685–1695. Lamprecht, M., Obermayer, G., Steinbauer, K., Cvirn, G., Hofmann, L., Ledinski, G., Greilberger, J. F., & Hallstroem, S. (2013).
  11.  Elderberry: Why Every Athlete Should Know This Natural Flu Fighter. January 12, 2021.  Brandon Hall

Ready to rediscover your desire?

Give Balance a try and feel the difference for yourself. Here's to a happier, healthier you, in all aspects of life, including the bedroom.