Elderberry juice is not only effective as a remedy in certain ailments; it is also used as a preventive measure for conditions like asthma, bronchitis and certain forms of cancer. The juice is effective due to its anti oxidant and anti inflammatory properties. The juice consists of vitamin A, B and C, amino acids, sugar, phosphorus, calcium and potassium.
Most respiratory illnesses like asthma, bronchitis, sore throats, common colds and flu or influenza can be cured with the help of elderberry juice. When the juice is consumed the anti inflammatory properties of the juice work to reduce the amount of mucus secreted. It drains the mucus out of the body thereby reducing any signs of nasal congestion.
When you are suffering from flu the juice helps to build immunity by protecting the healthy cells in the body and rapidly multiplying them. Thus it protects the body and helps to get rid of the flu.
The presence of vitamin C in the juice helps to take care of any condition that is caused as a result of a viral infection or bacterial infections.
The presence of anti oxidants in the juice helps to prevent the formation of cancer by preventing damage to the human cells. It also keeps the immune system healthy thereby preventing and being helpful in the treatment of AIDS and HIV.
The juice effectively controls high cholesterol levels and also reduces the amount of bad cholesterol in the body thereby protecting the heart against an attack or strokes. The juice also improves and maintains the health of the digestive system.
Beyond all these benefits the juice is also effective in the prevention and cure of diabetes. Research has proved the juice to be an effective cure for any diseases related to the kidneys.
Elderberry is also used as a skin care treatment in order to prevent wrinkles and blemishes and dark spots. It helps to give you a clear complexion and prevents acne breakouts.