Herbs that naturally boost your immune system are highly effective to prevent colds and flu in both children and adults. We are recommending and selling these herbals this year. We use them in our family with all 6 of our kids and we swear by them!

 

 

Astragalus  – Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. It was often combined with other herbs to strengthen the body against disease. Astragaus is called an adaptogen, meaning it is thought to help protect the body against various stresses, including physical, mental, or emotional stress. Astragalus is used to protect and support the immune system, for preventing colds and upper respiratory infections, to lower blood pressure, to treat diabetes, and to protect the liver. Studies have shown that astragalus has antiviral properties and stimulates the immune system, suggesting that it may help prevent colds.

Note: Astragalus is a warming herb, and should not be used in the presence of a fever. People who take blood thinners, who have autoimmune disorders such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis and those taking lithium should consult their doctor before taking Astragalus.

 

Echinacea Root, Osha Root , Calendula Flowers, Red Clover Flowers, Cleavers Herb & Borage Herb

These herbs perform a variety of functions to boost the immune system. Our tinctures are a combination of all of them.  In addition to directly stimulating all aspects of the immune response, many of them help to reduce congestion and promote good lymphatic drainage. (Congested lymphatics is a major contributor to lowered immune function). This formulation also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps the mucus membranes function better.

This formulation also supports the function of the adrenal glands and helps to reduce the immune-suppressing effects of stress. In addition to enhancing the immune response to stress, Immunity Plus Tonic helps reduce the overall impact of stress on this system due to its direct anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. It can be used as a tonic for preventative purposes, as well as in the treatment of acute infections of all types.

Note: People who are allergic to Echinacea, who are pregnant or nursing should consult their doctors before taking this product.

 

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