Health Benefits of Elderberry (Sambacus Nigra)

Sedra team exerted some effort to collect a few articles about elderberries for your reference.. The links listed below provide general information about the benefits of the tree and the fruit and a reference to some clinical research about elderberry benefits.


Elderberry is used for its immune-enhancing properties for hundreds of years. It is referred to in the Bible and stories indicate it might have been used as far back as the ancient Egyptians, Native Americans, and Europeans who used it for infections, coughs, and the common cold.

It is popular because of the belief it helps to target viral illnesses, and has been traditionally used as a herbal remedy.


1st - Articles about the plant and the fruit:

Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae. The various species are commonly called elder or elderberry.


2nd - Articles about the clinical research and elderberry benefits

Elderberry compounds could help minimize flu symptoms, study suggests.


An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Elderberry and Elderflower ( Sambucus nigra ) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration:


3rd - is Elderberry good for the kids?