Shopping Cart

Frequently Asked Question: Is Elderberry Right for Children? Guide to Children's Serving Sizes

Posted by Steven Jacobs on

     The short answer is "YES!" Every age group can benefit from elderberry extracts and syrups. It's perfect for children, moms, dads, grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors, travelers, and any folks who have high exposure. Elderberry is your everyday immune system ally! Best taken daily as a part of your health routine and preventative wellness protocol. While our unsweetened extracts are a fan favorite for purists and those avoiding sugar, our syrup is preferred by most children for it's delicious flavor. See below for children's serving size guidelines.

Child eating elderberry extract


Kids’ Elderberry Syrup Serving Size Guideline

  • 2-4 years old can take ½ teaspoon of the syrup 1-3x daily
  • 5+ years old can take 1 teaspoon syrup 1-3x daily
  • Anyone over 75 lbs can take 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon syrup 1-3x daily

Kids' Organic and Wild Elderberry Extract Serving Size Guideline

  • 2-4 years old can take 1 drop per 5 lbs bodyweight 1-3x daily (Example: 20 lb kiddo can take 4 drops)
  • 5+ years old can take ¼ teaspoon extract 1-3x daily
  • Anyone 75 lbs or over can take ½ teaspoon extract to 1 teaspoon extract 1-3x daily


"Almost everyone in my family takes the elderberry extract on a daily basis and we have all experienced fewer colds and flus!'

- Dr. Hasti Fashandi, Naturopathic Doctor & Mother

Older Post Newer Post