Elderberry offers the body antioxidants and boosts its natural immune response.
It has been shown to relieve constipation. Drinking tea made from elderberry and other ingredients seems to increase the number of stools passed in people who are facing constipation.
Elderberry juice has been shown to relieve flu symptoms and reduce the length of time the flu lasts when taken by mouth within 24 - 48 hours of the first symptoms. Relief seems to occur within 2 to 4 days of treatment for most people. Taking a product that contains elderberry juice seems to relieve symptoms and reduce the length of time the flu lasts.