Being from the "Mary Poppins School of Medicine" (a teaspoon of sugar....) this is one of my very very favorite winter remedies. It tastes like liquid candy.....Just ask my kids!
Take 1 T syrup daily (see recipe below) to prevent cold/flu. If you do catch a "bug" then take 3 T daily to speed recovery.
Intern Jessica (find her at Blackbirds Daughter), cheerfully removing the elderberries (Sambucus Canadensis nigra) off the branches.