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Sambucol Elderberry Extract Syrup

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  • Sambucol Elderberry Extract Syrup

    In MMM, elderberry extract is listed as an L4.

    Is the concentration and L risk category the same for the syrup? pspn=pla

    Thank you very much in advance.

    Usage Instructions

    For Daily Maintenance:
    Adults: Take 2 teaspoons daily.
    Children: Take 1 teaspoon daily.

    For Intensive Use:
    Adults: Take 2 teaspoons four times daily.
    Children: Take 1 teaspoon four times daily.

    Serving Size 2 Teaspoons (10ml)
    Servings Per Container 12
    Amount Per Serving % DV
    Calories 30.00
    Total Carbohydrate 8.00 g 3%
    Sugars 8.00 g
    Sambucol? Elderberry Extract (berry) 3.80 g **
    ** Daily Value (DV) not established

  • #2
    Dear Beth,

    Dr. Hale rates herbal supplements as L4 due to the lack of data on safety. These products are not evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration; therefore, Dr. Hale suggests to consult an herbal authority before ingesting while breastfeeding or pregnant.

    Cindy Pride, MSN, CPNP
    TTUHSC InfantRisk Center