Are you concerned about using Tamiflu? Then this article is a must read. If you're like me, a lover of natural herbal medicines that treat the problem and not the symptoms without side effects, then Elderberry is worth considering for your family.
"Elderberry has a very high ORAC, or oxygen radical absorption capacity: over twice as much as blueberry. In addition, antioxidants called flavonoids stimulate the immune system. Other compounds in elderberry, called anthocyanins, have an anti-inflammatory effect; which would explain the effect on aches, pains, and fever." - Elderberry Trumps Tamiflu for Flu Remedy
Did you know that Japan has banned the use of Tamiflu based on it's research? Did you know that the World Health Organization admits the Tamiflu vaccination isn't as effective as originally believed?
"According to the New York Times, February 5, 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) has even admitted that Tamiflu is not as effective as previously believed. " Elderberry Trumps Tamiflu For Flu Remedy
Check out the quote from the article below and click on the link to read the entire article:
"While swine flu is far too new for any large-scale studies to provide conclusive evidence about elderberry's effectiveness in fighting the current pandemic strain, previous studies give us every reason to believe that it may be a life-saving weapon against any and all forms of influenza. Dozens of peer-reviewed studies (cited at the end of this article) offer strong evidence that elderberry extract significantly decreases the duration and severity of influenza A and B infections. More importantly, a 2006 study confirmed that black elderberry is 99% effective in destroying the H5N1 bird flu virus-- a close relative of the current strain of swine flu-- in laboratory settings. If elderberry extract proves to be as effective in combating swine flu as it is in combating common strains of avian and human influenza, it may be a lifesaver." - Black Elderberry and Swine Flu Pandemic: Frequently Asked Questions