Sambucol Extra Defence Liquid Black Elderberry - 120ml

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What is Sambucol Extra Defence liquid?

Sambucol Extra Defence liquid is Sambucol’s strongest formulation yet, designed to support you and your immune system when you need it most. Ideal for cold and flu season, or during the cold winter months, Sambucol Extra Defence contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin C and Zinc. The natural black elderberry in this product doesn’t just taste great, but it’s packed with flavonoids and antioxidants too! This product contains no gluten, yeast, milk derivatives, artificial colours or flavours, and is suitable for vegetarians, so it’s ideal for those looking for a daily supplement that fits in with their dietary needs.


How will Sambucol Extra Defence support my immune system?

Sambucol Extra Defence contains Vitamin C and zinc, which both support your body’s natural wound healing process. As well as this, Vitamin C helps to protect your cells, keeping them healthy while also helping your body to maintain healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage. Zinc helps to support your body in making new cells and enzymes, while also supporting the processing the carbohydrates, fat, and protein in your diet. This supplement also contains Vitamin B6 and folic acid, which work together to support your body in creating healthy red blood cells and the release of energy from your food, helping you to feel revitalised.


What are the nutritional values of this vitamin supplement?

Nutritional Information

Per 10ml


Vitamin D



Vitamin C



Vitamin B6



Folic Acid















Black Elderberry




Is this supplement suitable for children?

Sambucol Extra Defence is suitable for adolescents aged 12 and over and is not suitable for children under 12. If you’re looking for a vitamin supplement designed to help support your child’s immune system, why not try Sambucol for Kids? Sambucol for Kids can be taken by children aged 1 - 12 and contains the Vitamin C and black elderberry that makes the Sambucol range so popular.


Can I take this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Sambucol Extra Defence. There are certain nutrients you will need to take throughout your pregnancy and afterwards to make sure that you’re supporting yourself and your baby in the best way possible. For example, you should be taking 400μg folic acid supplements every day at the beginning of your pregnancy. As this product will only be able to provide 300μg of folic acid a day at most, there may be other supplements that are better suited to give you the support your body needs at this time.


How to take this supplement

Take 10 - 15ml (2 - 3 teaspoons) of Sambucol Extra Defence liquid every day. This product should not be taken on an empty stomach, for best results take after a meal. Do not take more than the recommended daily dose.


When should this product not be used?

Sambucol Extra Defence liquid is not suitable for use in children under the age of 12. Do not take this product if you are allergic to black elderberry or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take on an empty stomach. This product is a food supplement and should not be used in place of a balanced diet or healthy lifestyle. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you are taking any medication or have an underlying medical condition.


How to store this product

Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.


Important information

This product is a food supplement; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


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Active Ingredients

  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc


  • Glucose Syrup, Black Elderberry Juice (Sambucus nigra), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Natural Flavour: Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate, Zinc Gluconate, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Copper Sulphate, Betacarotene, Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol).

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When is the best time to take Sambucol Extra Defence?

You can take Sambucol Extra Defence at any time of day, as long as you don't take it on an empty stomach.

For best results, we recommend that you should take it after a main meal.

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Sambucol Extra Defence Liquid Black Elderberry - 120ml Reviews

Kelly Marchant,
Extra boost for myself
Lisa Bailey,
I have been taking Sambuccol for over 2 years it has cut down any illnesses and colds I frequently have
Rosalyn Church,
I regularly use this and feel it helps keep me well
great value for money,best priced found.
Ms Jane Morgan,
I give my 85 year old mum this product every day and it is so simple to make sure she gets the necessary nutrients and vitamins