Part used: Flowers
Elder flowers are traditionally used for their heat-clearing properties in acute stage of colds and flu with fever. Child's snuffles.
Eruptive fevers (measles, etc.). Very good children's remedy. Upper respiratory infections in general. Lung infection. Sinusitis,
hay fever, allergies. Helps restore mucus to moderate amounts while aiding in infection. Boils, abscesses, skin eruptions
(internal and external). Very soothing eye wash. Fluid congestion and edema. Effective for many women as a cooling aid in hot