A natural immune booster used for centuries, elderberries are easy to turn into a homemade tea. Today we’re looking at elderberry benefits and how to make elderberry tea, whether you’re looking for a natural cold, cough, and flu remedy or immune system support. This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission when you shop through them. 

A cup of elderberry tea next to a teapot. Text overlay reads "elderberry tea for natural immune system support."

Elderberry, harvested from the Sambucus elder tree, has been used as a natural remedy for hundreds of years. 

Elderberries can be used like other berries, to make jam, pies, and more – I’d love to try making Chia Jam with it. The simplest way to use elderberry at home as an immune booster or cold and flu remedy is to brew it as a tea.