The overall rating for elderberry extract is 3 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Elderberry Extract
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Elderberry Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Elderberry Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Elderberry Extract: 41
  • Effectiveness Rating: 3 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 2
  • Effective Dosage Range: 300 milligrams per day

Elderberry Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for elderberry extract is 3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for elderberry extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Elderberry Extract

There is one study in the database on elderberry extract; the research rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for elderberry extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Elderberry Extract

Products Names Amount of Elderberry Extract
Primal Immunity 100mg
Immune Booster 200mg
Alani Nu Immunity Gummies 250mg
Immune Plus Amount not listed.
Immune Relief 300mg
Full list of all 41 products containing Elderberry Extract.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Immune Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce duration of the common cold
reduce severity of the common cold


The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on elderberry extract dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 300 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Elderberry Extract.


Title of Study
Elderberry Supplementation Reduces Cold Duration and Symptoms in Air-Travellers: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial