Acerola cherries are also known as the Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, Semeruco, Cereza or the Cerisier. These berry fruits are small in shape and bright red in color. They contain high amounts of vitamin C of about 20 to 50 times much more than the orange fruit.
Antioxidants play an important role in the body for it has the property to neutralize free radicals without becoming a free radical themselves.
Just like other known herbal plants, elderberry is professed to have lots of elderberry benefits to humankind. However, some were not yet supported by scientists. Its flowers, leaves, stems and bark of its elder plant are already being widely used for medical reasons. This is because most of the people believed that elderberry has medicinal powers.