Elderberry is a wonderful example of an herb that’s both delicious food and potent medicine! High in antioxidants, elderberries (Sambucus nigra) are known for helping to stop or shorten the duration of colds and the flu, as well as easing inflammation. Here are some of our tried-and-true elderberry recipes and herbal remedies, along with our elderberry activity book.
Elderberry syrup is one of the most popular herbal cold remedies. You can take it by the teaspoon when sick, or even use it regularly in your food, such as on pancakes!
These elderberry gummies are a delicious way you can prevent upper respiratory infections, like the cold or flu, as well as shorten the duration of them. Kids of all ages will enjoy them!
While elderberry is famous for being a cold and flu herb, its gifts go way beyond this! Besides cold and flu, elderberry tea can promote strong bones and healthy hair, protect the heart and eyes, support digestion, and boost the immune system.
Herbal Cough Syrup
This all-purpose cough syrup remedy contains elderberries, which are famous for their ability to shorten the duration of a cold or flu, along with herbs that soothe irritated tissues in the lungs and throat.
Herbal Sore Throat Spray
Made with elderberries, echinacea, sage, and other herbs, this herbal sore throat spray can be a convenient way to frequently get the herbs directly on the throat where they are most needed.
Elderberry Activity Book
With the Discovering Elderberry Activity Book, your kids can explore the many gifts of the elder tree. Learn to identify and use the flowers and berries and enjoy the elderberry coloring pages!