And when I get that feeling I need natural healing

Pharmaceuticals are band-aids. Aside from exercise and eating clean, whole foods, using herbal remedies to combat the season's germs are key. Sambucus Nigra (elderberry) is an antiviral herb that boosts the immune system and is a natural remedy for colds, coughs, flu, bacterial, and viral infections.

Hippocrates, the ancient Greek “father of medicine,” dubbed the plant his “medicine chest” thanks to its cure-all benefits.

Flavonoids are powerful, natural antioxidants that work to protect the body’s cells. Black Elderberries contain the highest concentration of a special type of flavinoids known as anthocyanins; nearly double the amount found in any other fruit and almost five times higher content than blueberries.