Elderberries have a long tradition of being used for preventing colds and flus. Although both the flowers and the berries are commonly used, the berries are the part of the tree that are best used for flu prevention, and make a delicious syrup!
*Do not use raw honey in children under the age of 2.
For an active cold or flu, use up to 3 tsp per day, in combination with echinacea, ginger, vitamin C, Zinc, probiotics and lots of fluids. Please note that these are only a few suggestions as the treatment of a cold or flu will depend on each person and each individual situation. For further indications on treating a cold or flu, please consult your healthcare practitioner.