Elderberry is rich in powerful antioxidant compounds such as polyphenols that can boost the immune system. They are also high in vitamin C, which is essential for a healthy immune system. As it can stimulate the body's production of white blood cells, elderberry tea is a powerful immune booster.
The high levels of beneficial antioxidants, bioflavonoids and vitamin A in elderberries can improve skin health and make it smoother and more radiant. Elderberry also has antibacterial properties that can help fight acne.
Elderberry tea contains a high amount of brain-stimulating flavonoids that improve blood flow to the brain and enhance cognitive function. Research suggests that a high consumption of flavonoids helps prevent age-related cognitive decline and delays the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. It is also an anthocyanin-rich superfood that may promote healthy heart function and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. According to a study in postmenopausal women without cardiovascular disease, a healthy diet rich in anthocyanins is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.
Besides, the studies show that elderberry tea has insulin-like properties that help regulate blood sugar levels. While tea's propensity to lower blood sugar may be beneficial for people with diabetes, it should only be taken in moderation, as it can lower blood sugar levels to dangerously low.
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