Some experts recommend elderberry to help prevent and ease cold and flu symptoms.
It’s also been used as a treatment for: Constipation, Joint and muscle pain, Infections that affect how you breathe, Headaches, Fever, Kidney problems, Epilepsy, Minor skin conditions
Stress, HIV and AIDS. Elderberry is the dark purple berry from the European elder tree. The berries are used to make medicine. Do not confuse elderberry with American Elder, Elderflower, or Dwarf Elder.
Some people take elderberry by mouth for the common cold, flu (influenza), and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.