Can elderberries really reduce cold and flu symptoms? According to a study in Norway, patients given elderberry extract felt better four days sooner than those who received a placebo. Other research indicates that elderberries may support overall immune function and relieve sinus congestion. Here's how to make a delicious traditional preparation of elderberries - elderberry syrup - at home.
While spices like garlic and turmeric may be better known for their medicinal effects, they certainly aren’t the only flavoring agents with healing properties. In fact, most of the herbs used in cooking today were actually included in everyday foods because of their health benefits. And thyme, which is often used but hardly ever acknowledged, …