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Elderberries are a powerhouse, body boosting fruit of the Sambucus tree, which is actually more like a bush than a tree. These tiny berries pack a massive punch against bugs threatening the immune system. Native Americans have used Elderberry, both the flowers and the berries, for centuries to ward off sicknesses when the body needs a fighter in its corner. Like the people behind Buddha Teas, Native Americans were opposed to wastefulness and used the rest of the tree for musical instruments, dye, and arrow shafts. Years later, research has led scientists to realize that these berries have a tremendously beneficial impact on people who are feeling ill or fatigued. In order to understand the power behind the berry, you’ll have to gain a little insight into the world of Botany. So, let’s explore.
Harvested from the indigenous Sambucus elder tree, these berries have been a source of nutrition and medicine for thousands of years. Much research has been done regarding the actual medicinal benefits of elderberries when used for common ailments and not shocking, it’s been proven to be highly effective against those nasty winter bugs and even chronic issues. Elderberry significantly boosts your system and helps support your body in doing what it does best to protect itself. Numerous medicinal benefits aside, elderberry is highly nutritious and rich in the vitamins and minerals that we need. It’s also a hefty dose of antioxidants and the vitamin C is through the roof. Bottom line, it’s just plain good for you, sick or not.
This little berry is also super rich in phytochemicals. Let’s talk about what these are and how they a crucial for living beings. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds produced by plants to help them survive. The fight off bacteria, viruses, and fungi that would otherwise destroy the plant. They also prevent environmental changes in the plants DNA so that it continues to evolve properly and thrive. So, you might guess what can happen when we ingest these plants that are so abundant with life sustaining phytochemicals. Yep, that’s right…we reap the benefits of these miraculous little chemical compounds, too.
You bet. Buddha Teas Organic Elderberry Tea is an excellent way for the body to receive its dose of free radical fighting antioxidants plus an immunity boost. It’s also the most relaxing and comforting way, for sure. Adding Buddha Teas Elderberry Tea to your daily routine will boost your ability to ward off what you don’t want and maintain what you do need.
Elderberry has a slightly earthy taste with a hint of tartness. Elderberry is amazing with a touch of honey and is exceptionally versatile as far as pairings go. We love Buddha Teas Ginger Tea with our Elderberry. The taste is spicy and earthy, and the benefits are magnificent. We also love this tea with our Buddha Teas Alfalfa Honey, and it works well in the winter as a throat soother. An obviously choice for smother and deeper breathing is Eucalyptus as a pairing. It’s THE dynamic duo. Any way you drink it is perfect and you’ll be happy you did.
Elder was chosen as the Herb of the Year 2013 by The International Herb Association in 2013. It’s quite easy to see why this herb was officially put on the map as the best immunity boosting herb on the planet.
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