Black Elderberry


Elderberry is believed to be beneficial in treating symptoms of:

  • common cold
  • the flu
  • boosting the immune system
  • sinus pain
  • back and leg pain (sciatica)
  • nerve pain (neuralgia)
  • chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
  • hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
  • cancer
  • as a laxative for constipation
  • to increase urine flow
  • heart disease
  • high cholesterol
  • headache
  • toothache
  • weight loss


Elderberry is the dark purple berry from the European elder tree. The berries are used to make medicine. Do not confuse elderberry with American Elder, Elderflower, or Dwarf Elder.

Some people take elderberry by mouth for the common cold, “the flu” (influenza), and H1N1 “swine” flu. It is also taken by mouth for HIV/AIDS and boosting the immune system. Elderberry is also taken by mouth for sinus pain, back and leg pain (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

Some people also take elderberry by mouth for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), cancer, as a laxative for constipation, to increase urine flow, and to cause sweating. It is also used for heart disease, high cholesterol, headache, toothache, and weight loss.

Some people apply elderberry to the inside the mouth for gum inflammation.
Elderberry fruit is also used for making wine and as a food flavoring.

How does it work?

Elderberry might affect the immune system. Elderberry seems to have activity against viruses including the flu, and might reduce inflammation.


Serving Size:30 Drop
Amount Per Serving
Organic Black Elder berries
(Sambucus nigra)
in Water and Organic Grain Alcohol USP (40-50%).
Minimum Dry Herb Strength Ratio: 1:2
Suggested Use: Take 30-40 drops of extract in a small amount of water 3 times daily between meals. Shake well before using.

Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, please consult with your doctor before use. Keep away from children. Use only as directed on label. Safety sealed for your protection.