Great to take at the onset of a cold or flu. Anti-bacterial/viral and has shown promise in those infected with herpes and hiv.

The elder flower is great to help bring on and break a fever when sick, for respiratory ailments, allergies and as an anti-mucous protocol.
Elderberry is a common ingredient in natural cold/flu remedies and syrups.

Elderberries also act as a mild laxative.

Full of antioxidants, elderberry helps to give your immune system a giant boost when needed.