Elderberry infusion is used as an expectorant, emollient for colds, flu, tonsillitis, bronchitis, dry cough, for inflammation of the oral mucosa, and also for skin diseases associated with metabolic disorders. Rinses make warm infusion. With edema of renal origin, kidney disease, renal failure, inflammation of the bladder, a warm infusion of elderberry flowers is taken inside. Bandages from a decoction of elderberry and chamomile flowers are applied to diseased joints as an emollient. Compresses from a decoction of flowers, as well as hot flowers with the addition of chamomile, are placed on sore spots with arthritis, polyarthritis, gout, rheumatism, neuralgia, paralysis or baths.