The berries and flowers of elderberry are packed with antioxidants and vitaminsthat may boost your immune system. They can help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart, too. Experts say elderberry syrup can help prevent and ease cold and flu symptoms.
It’s also been used to relieve:
- Joint and muscle pain
- Infections that affect how you breathe
- Kidney problems
- Minor skin conditions
- HIV and AIDS