Sambucus nigra

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Related to European Elderberry: black elderberry, elderberry bush, Sambucus
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Noun1.Sambucus nigra - a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and AsiaSambucus nigra - a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
elderberry bush, elder - any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
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The patients were randomly assigned to take Echinaforce Hotdrink syrup, a beverage containing an alcoholic extract prepared from freshly harvested echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) herb and root (95% herb; 5% root) supplemented with European elderberry (Sambucus nigra), for 10 days, or oseltamivir for five days followed by placebo for five days.
For centuries, both the flower and the fruit of the European elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.
According to research by virologist Dr Madeleine Mumcuoglu the active ingredients found only in the black European elderberry are more successful than vaccines for flu.

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