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ENHANCES YOUR PATIENTS' IMMUNE SYSTEM TO HELP THEM FIGHT ILLNESS AND STAY WELL
Immune System Support combines the best traditional healing methods and leading-edge science to give your patients the very best immune system support. Its unique formulation delivers the benefits of Andrographis and Holy Basil, which have been used for thousands of years in Asia, as well as Echinacea, which was used for centuries by North American Indians. These nutrients work hand in hand with products fueled by scientific research, such as Monolaurin, which supports the immune system by removing the protective covering of some viruses. Key amino acids and the nutrient Quercetin add to the mix, supporting the body’s efforts to fight against viruses and bacteria. This product contains:
An herb long used in traditional Chinese medicine (aka Indian echinacea) which provides antioxidant support, has anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.
(See Vitamin C)
An herbal supplement from the plant Astragulus plant (Astragalus membranaceus) used in tradiditional Chinese medicine for centuries. It's claimed to enhance the immune system and reduce inflammation by supporting white blood cells which fight infections. It has also been used to increase stamina, strength, and vitality, treat heart conditions, kidney disease and more.
The yellow pigment found in many yellow and orange fruits, such as carrots. Beta Carotene is an important antioxidant and the main source of Vitamin A. It promotes healthy regulation of immune system cells in the gut, is a nutrient necessary for proper intracellular metabolic function and supports the body's ability to turn down overactive immune cells in the gut, improve eye health and healthy vision, provides cofactors for toxin breakdown and supports skin, soft tissue and skeletal tissue. Beta Carotene supports homocysteine levels, moisture production of eyes, skin, and mucuous membranes, soft tissue, skeletal tissue health and supports white blood cells which fight infections.
This is one of several plant-based substances know as phytosterols. Phytosterols are similar in structure to choleserol and help reduce the risk of heart disease and provides general immune support.
Calcium (as calcium ascorbate, as calcium butyrate, as calcium citrate malate, calcium pantothenate, as calcium d-pantothenate, as levomefolate calcium)
A key mineral that is the most abundant in the human body and is necessary for all life. It is a fundamental component of bone formation and structure and keeping them healthy, enables blood to clot, muscles to contract and the heart to beat. Calcium supports the cells ability to absorb Vitamin C and other nutrients and supports the deep levels of sleep cycle. It also contributes to nerve transmission, blood sugar metabolism, joint health, kidney function, balances pH levels and contributes to nutrient transportation in the blood stream.
Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for bright red, yellow and orange hues in many fruits, vegetables, algae and photosynthetic bacteria. There are more than 600 different types of pigments that act as antioxidants in the human body, many of which are very potent and powerful by deativacting free radicals. Many can be converted to vitamin A in the body which is essentail to vision and normal growth and development. Carotenoids also have anti-inflammatory and immune system benefits, sometimes associated with cardiovascular disease prevention.
Cholecalciferol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus and maintain bone strength. It is also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol - a type of vitamin D which is made by the skin when exposed to sunlight; it is found in some foods and can be taken as a dietray supplement. Used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency and associated diseases, including rickets.
Echinacea Angustifolia (Extract)
Enhances the activity of the immune system and supports relaxation and mental calm, inflammation redution, antioxidant health, and antiviral capabilities of the body. Supports white blood cells and spleen cells as part of an immune response. Echinacea raises core body temperature which is part of the body's natural immune response.
Echinacea Purpurea (Extract)
Enhances the activity of the immune system and supports relaxation and mental calm, inflammation redution, antioxidant health, and antiviral capabilities of the body and oral health. Supports white blood cells and spleen cells as part of an immune response. Echinacea raises core body temperature which is part of the body's natural immune response.
Folate (as levomefolate calcium)
Folate is one of the B-vitamins (B9) and is needed to make red blood cells in bone marrow, convert carbohydrates into energy. This B-vitamin support's the body's ability to turn down unnecessary immune responses. Supports antioxidation, blood sugar metabolism, glucose tolerance, and neuro-protection. It helps to support homocysteine levels, secretions of insulin, glucagon, and tryptophan. Also supports cognitive function. Enhances methylations which is critical for thinking, production and reparing of DNA and RNA, turning on and off genes, fighting infections and getting rid of toxins.
Folic acid is the synthetic form of vitamin B9 - Folate, which is a naturally occurring B vitamin. (See Folate for more information)
Holy Basil Extract
An extract from the Holy Basil plant. This herb is an adaptogen and antioxidant that supports the body to fight bacterial and fungal infections. Research also found it to support the body against stress, anxiety and inflammation. It may help support the body against arthritis and fibromyalgia.
An essential mineral commonly found in seafood. Your thyroid gland uses it to make thyroid hormones. It supports thyroid health, enhances metabolsim, supports hair, enhances energy levels and the immune system which protects against bacterial, viral and other infections.
Glutathione, also known as GSH, is a molecule found in your body. Produced byt the liver as well as by neurons in the central nervous system, it is made up of three amino acids: L-cysteine, glycine, and L-glutamate. It is a very powerful antioxidant and is found in every cell of the body. It plays a crucial role in immune function, detoxification capacity and protection against oxidative stress.
L-Lysine (as L-lysine HCI)
An essential amino acid which the body cannot produce, needing to be obtained through dietary sources. It supports development of immune antibodies and supports the body against viruses by corrupting viral replication. It has also been shown to improve cold sores, reduction of blood pressure, help the body to absorb calcium, iron and zinc, promotes collagen growth. It also helps the production of enzymes, antibodies and hormones.
An essential amino acid found in food. Methionine (L-methionine)is required for normal growth and repair of body tissues. It supports healthy liver function, enhances beakdown of fats, is a powerful antioxidant that supports healthy immune system function. It is essential for supporting the sleep cycle, protection from pollutants, facilitates the detoxification process of the body, improves absorption of other nutrients such as selenium and zinc. It also aids in the excretion of heavy metals and prevents excess fat build up in the liver while also lowering cholesterol.
An amino acid mostly involved in the Urea cycle by removing excess nitrogen and ammonia from your body, waste products of cellular metabolism. It supports the immune system to respond and fight off bacteria and viruses. It is also beneficial in the treatment of brain conditions due to liver disease and for healing wounds.
Luo Han Guo Extract
Luo Han Guo (Monk Fruit) is derived from the exotic plant Siraitia gosvenorili, a herbaceous perennial vine of the Curcurbiaceae (gourd family), native to southern China and northern Thailand. The plant is cultivated for its fruit, whose extract is nearly 300 times sweeter than sugar, yet is a low calorie sweetener. It is also used to treat diabetes and obesity.
Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate, as magnesium citrate, as magnesium gluconate, as magnesium hydrogen citrate, as magnesium lactate)
Magnesium is an important mineral, playing a role in over 300 enzyme reactions in the human body that regulate diverse biochemical reactions including protein synthesis. Magnesium supports a number of physical issues including healthy blood pressure, mood, sleep and quality of sleep, muscles, blood pressure, cardiovascular system, bone health, metabolsim, blood sugar levels, cholesterol levels and platelet activity. Can also support insulin receptor site sensistivity.
Magnesium Stearate (capsules only)
A form of chelated magnesium, it is a salt of the fatty acid (stearic acid) that is produced when a magnesium ion bonds with two stearate molecules. Magnesium stearate is a fine white powder that sticks to your skin and is greasy to the touch, used in food as a lubricant.
(See Vitamin B12)
Monolaurin or laric acid is a component of coconut oil. It has many beneficial aspects and works as an antiviral, antibacterial or antifungal agent. Therefore supporting the body's immune system to fight against viruses, bacteria, yeasts and fungi.
Olive Leaf (Extract)
Olive Leaf extract comes from the leaves of the olive tree (Olea europaea). Research shows oleuropein, the main component in olive leaf extract, has antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and immune-stimulating properties. Historically, olive leaf extract has been used to supports immune system in fighting viral and bacterial infections, allergies and diseases such as Alzheimer's, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Preliminary studies have also found this extract to support the body against diabetes, reduce blood pressure, reduces cardiovascular risk such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), reduce inflammation, support weight loss and eliminate free radicals in the body.
(See Vitamin B6)
It is one of the most abundant and powerful antioxidants, a natural pigment present in many fruits, vegetables and grains. Quercetin supports the proteins that seal the lining of the gut that support inflammation reduction and respiratory health, supports general immune system function and enhances the body's ability to fight against viruses.
Silica (capsules only)
Silica is a natural compound found all throughout nature. It makes up over a quarter of the planet's crust and can be found in most rocks, clays and sands. It helps to strengthen the connective tissues of the brain, nerve cells, and spinal cord thereby improving memory and supports prevention of memory loss. It also supports stabilization of the pancreas' release of insulin.
Spanish Black Radish (Extract)
An extract from the root of the Spanish Balck Radish root vegetable (Raphanus sativus niger). It is used for liver and detoxification, digestion, cholesterol support and as an antioxidant boostr. It also supports the mucous memberanes of the body and clearing of congestion.
Stevia Extract (powder only)
An extract from the Stevia plant leaves (Stevia rebaudiana), a subgroup of the Aseraceae family (ragweed). It is a zero-calorie sweetener and may support lowered Total cholesterol and LDL ("bad" cholesterol) and triglycerides, while increasing HDL ("good" cholesterol) and lower blood pressure.
A fat-soluble vitamin from a class of organic compounds, many of which are known to have vitamin E activity. Vitamin E is an antioxidant - naturally occurring chemicals that help prevent cell damage by fighting off highly reactive free radicals. It has four forms alpha, beta, gamma and delta.
Vegetarian Capsule (MPMC) - (capsules only)
A supplement capsule made from 100% natural vegetable celluose which contain no preservatives, gelatin, wheat, anyimal by-product or starch.
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
A very important antioxidant which promotes healthy regulation of immune system cells in the gut, is a nutrient necessary for proper intracellular metabolic function and supports the body's ability to turn down overactive immune cells in the gut, eye health and healthy vision, provides cofactors for toxin breakdown and supports skin, soft tissue and skeletal tissue. Vitamin A supports homocysteine levels, provides cofactors to break down toxins and supports moisture production of eyes, skin, and mucuous membranes, soft tissue, skeletal tissue health and supports white blood cells which fight infections. (Also See beta-carotene)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal 5-phosphate)
Vitamin B6 (also known as pyridoxine) is a water soluble vitamin that your body needs for several functions. A key nutrient for healthy bone function, supporting antioxidation, blood sugar metabolism and glucose tolerance. It is a cofactor for energy production. Helps to support homocysteine levels and scretions of insulin, glucagon and tryptophan metabolism, lymphocyte activity as well as cytokine and antibody production. This vitamin helps the production of serotonin in the brain and central nervous system which regulates the sleep/wake cycle of the body and is key in the body's immune system response.
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
This form of vitamin B12 is a naturally occuring form that can be obtained through food sources and supplements. Research suggests this form of vitamin B12 has higher bioavailability and retention in the body than the synthetic form (cyanocobalamin). This compound supports the body's ability to properly regulate cells of the immune response, is a key component in the production of glutathione, which is a potent antioxidant that protects the body from damage. It also supports antioxidation, blood sugar metabolism and glucose tolerance, a cofactor for energy production. Vitamin B12 also helps to support homocysteine levels and secretions of insuling and glucagon and is a critical B vitamin that supports long-term brain health by supporting methylation which is critical for thinking, reparing DNA, turning on and off genes, fighting infections and getting rid of toxins.
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, as calcium ascorbate, manganese ascorbate, acerola cherry powder, rose hips, hesperidin, rutin)
Vitamin C (also known as L-ascorbic acid), is a water soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. It is a key and very strong antioxidant for the body and provides many beneficial aspects. These include playing a role in sugarm metabolsim, broad immune support by bringing about cellular integrity, supports the body's ability to reduce inflammation and properly regulate immune cells in mucosal tissue, support connective tissue development and repair. It also is known to make bacterial cell membranes permeable to antibiotics, neutralization of toxins and increase glutathione levels. It is essential for serotonin production and helps to dry up mucus.
Vitamin D [D3] (as cholecalciferol)
Supports healthy gut flora, proper function of key immune systems cells and antimicrobial production in the body. Supports blood sugar metabolism, heart and cardiovascular health, immune function, insulin receptor site activitiy, and bone health. Supportive in reducing the risk of some forms of cancer and plays a role in supporting musculoskeletal pain. Vitamin D deficiency has been observed in many people with autoimmune diseases. (Also see cholecalciferol)
Vitamin E [Natural] (as d-alpha tocopherol, as d-alpha tocopherol acetate, as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate, as natural mixed tocopherol)
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient found in many foods. In the body, it acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. On a supplement, natural vitamin E is listed as d-alpha tocopherol, it is the most biologically active form of vitamin E, sourced from plants, and absorbs and assimilates double the amount of synthetic vitamin E. It supports the health and integrity of cellular tissue, healthy triglyceride levels, healthy LDL levels, can support platelet function, healthy blood sugar, functions as an antioxidant, supports immune function, acts against free radicals, supports cardiovascular health, health of skin and hair and brain health and protects cellm membranes.
It is a sugar-like compound made by mixing fermented sugars with a certain kind of bacteria. It is commonly used as a thickener and stabilizer for food and supplements. Having some beneficial effects, research shows it may be used to lower blood sugar and cholesterol in people with diabetes. It also acts as a laxative.
Zinc (as zinc L-methionine, as zinc L-monomethionine, as Zinc Carnosine)
An essential trace mineral, called so because in very small amounts, zinc is necessary for human health. Zinc excess is not stored in the human body, so must be consumed regularly as part of the diet. It is a component of bone matrix, which is supportive of structure of bone. Zinc also supports immune function, cell division, hormone levels, antioxidation, healthy stress responses, red blood cells, white blood cells, reproductive health in men and women, cardiovascular system, blood sugar metabolism, brain health and cholesterol levels. It also enhances release of vitamin A from the liver and supports white blood cells, and 300 enzyme reactions that have an effect on the immune system.
Suggested Use: Take 2 capsule 3 times per day, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Does Not Contain: Sugar, casein, gluten, soy, milk, egg, preservatives, yeast, artificial flavorings, artificial colorings, peanuts, tree nuts or fish.
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