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asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th April, 2020

Is Elderberry safe to take daily?

Elderberry fruit extract is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth for up to 12 weeks. It's not known if taking elderberry fruit extract is safe when used for longer periods of time. The cooked elderberry fruit seems to be safe, but raw and unripe fruit might cause nausea, vomiting, or severe diarrhea.

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Moreover, can you take elderberry long term?

Elderberry can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. It is only recommended to use Elderberry for about 5 days because studies of long term use have not been done and it's unknown if taking elderberry supplements are safe when used for long periods of time.

Additionally, what are the side effects of elderberry? Common side effects of Elderberry include:

  • Nausea/vomiting (consumption of raw berries)
  • Weakness.
  • Dizziness.
  • Numbness.
  • Stupor.

Also question is, is it OK to take elderberry everyday?

If you are interested in adding elderberry to your diet for its immune system boosting properties, a teaspoon of home-made elderberry syrup per day is a conservative recommended daily serving.

Who shouldnt take elderberry?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you shouldn't take it. Other parts of the elder tree, including the branches, twigs, leaves, roots, and seeds, are toxic. They contain a type of cyanide called glycoside. People with immune problems might have reactions to elderberry.

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