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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Elderberry
MEDICINAL USE
Is specific for the treatment of colds, and other acute infections with fever and hot dry skin, headache and nausea, rhinitis, asthma, croup, hay fever, conjunctivitis, rheumatism, pharyngitis, tonsilitis, and stomatitis. Sambucus flowers have anti-catarrhal action. Berries are good for joint diseases, allergic conditions (i.e. sinusitis, asthma), colds and coughs, diarrhea, and rheumatism. The high content of vit. C in Sambucus berries potentiate these effects on collagen and mast cells.
Elderberry
Sambucus nigra/canadensis
Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal, Antiinflammatory, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Immunostimulatory
COMBINES WITH
WARNINGS
May cause vomiting and severe diarrhea. DO NOT TAKE WHILE PREGNANT
PREPARATION
Flowers: Infusion: 2-4 tbsp/cup, TID. Dried: 2-4g, TID. Tincture: (1:2, 25%), 2-4ml, TID.
Berries: Decoction 1-2 tsp/cup, � cup TID.