Type of Study Human Clinical Study
Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial
Study Setup Participants: 60 male and female Duration: 5 days Dosage: 15 ml 4x daily
Key findings

60 patients with influenza symptoms where given Elderberry extract or a placebo treatment. The elderberry extract showed significant improvements after day 2 in:

Aches and pain
Frequency of couching
Quality of sleep
Nasal congestion

Elderberry showed to be a safe and well-tolerated alternative for antiviral medication

Authors Zakay-Rones Z., Thom E., Wollan T., Wadstein J.
Organisation Department of Virology, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Full research text Available at: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/147323000403200205