Also known as the "Englishman's grape," elderberries (Sambucus nigra) are a purplish-black fruit commonly used to make pies, jellies, jams, and wines. Elderberries contain vitamin A, B and C, potassium, phosphorus, as well as antioxidants and amino acids. Elderberry extract is available in tea, liquid, syrup or cough-drop form and can be safely used by adults and children to support health naturally throughout the year. Look for Sambucol®, a top-selling, favorite elderberry extract syrup, at Vitacost.com.**
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