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Science proves elderberry can fight the flue and boost the immune system.

1. "In conclusion, astragalus root and elderberry fruit extracts increase the IFN- inducing activity of L. acidophilus in dendritic cells , suggesting that they may exert antiviral and immune-enhancing activity.

2. "Elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) has traditionally been used for treating influenza and colds. We evaluated the antiviral effect of concentrated juice of elderberry (CJ-E)..We conclude that CJ-E had a beneficial effect by the stimulating immune response and preventing viral infection.

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