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Black Elderberries (Scientific name: Sambucus nigra) are primarily found in Europe and North America. In Native American Herbalism, Elderberry has been used to promote health and vitality. Black Elderberries are high in flavonoids called anthocyanins, as well as another group called anthocyanidins. These flavonoids have antioxidant properties, and they also have been recorded to have a high oxygen radical absorption capacity (ORAC). ORAC is the scale by which antioxidant activity is measured. Because of its immune-modulating and antioxidant properties, Black Elderberry is able to work at the cellular level.Black Elderberry syrup has been a medicine cabinet staple for decades. Gaia herbs uses only elderberries that are organic and have been fresh-pressed shortly after harvest. They concentrate the juice from 14.5 grams of elderberries into a single teaspoon. Their tasty elderberry syrup is traditionally taken for immune health, can be used daily by the whole family, and is made with just four clean whole-food ingredients. Gaia herbs Black Elderberry Syrup is:   * purity tested   * vegan   *dairy free   *gluten free   *soy freeAs always, we recommend that you discuss taking anything with your doctor if you have any medical conditions. 

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