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Elderberry shown to fight Influenza at multiple stages

Elderberry shown to fight Influenza at multiple stages

Elderberry shown to fight Influenza at multiple stages

The phytochemicals from the elderberry juice were shown to be effective at stopping the virus infecting the cells, however to the surprise of the researchers they were even more effective at inhibiting viral propagation at later stages of the influenza cycle when the cells had already been infected with the virus.

#Elderberry #Influenza # anthocyanidin

Golnoosh Torabian, Peter Valtchev, Qayyum Adil, Fariba Dehghani. Anti-influenza activity of elderberry (Sambucus nigra). Journal of Functional Foods, 2019; 54: 353 DOI: 10.1016/j.jff.2019.01.031

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464619300313?via%3Dihub