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Flores Sambuci

Flores Sambuci

Latin Name: Flores Sambuci

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Main action: Antiperspirant and diuretic.

White elderflower extract has a very positive effect on the components of the immune system and helps to strengthen and maintain immunity throughout the year. Various groups of substances provide the wide range of health-benefiting actions of the color of the white elder – antiviral, antioxidant, antibacterial, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, laxative, pain reliever, insulin-like, anti-allergic and others.

Widespread: It grows in moist places in sparse broad-leaved forests, mostly near populated areas. Widespread throughout Europe up to 1000 meters above sea level.

Content: Flowers – flavonoids (rutin), tristerpenes (ulsolic acid, amyrin), essential oil, glucoside, sambunigrin; ripe fruits – vitamin C, B-complex, sugars, fruit acids, anthocyanid dyes.

Drug used: Flowers (Flores Sambuci) and ripe fruits (Fructus Sambuci).