Immune Support Formula


There are a number of herbs and botanicals that support your immune system and thus help you to prevent or treat bacterial or viral infections such as cold or flu. These herbs are also helpful if you have an immune deficiency of any kind.

Astragalus membranaceus

  • Major constituents: coumarin, flavonoids, saponins, polysaccharides, betaine, and rhamnocitrin.
  • Polysaccharide has anti-rhinoviral activity.
  • Induces production and anti-viral activity of interferon.
  • Inhibits the replication of cocksackie virus in lab animals.
  • Enhances significantly OKT3, OKT4 and OKT4/OKT8 ratio in patients with viral myocarditis.
  • Traditional Chinese medical indications
    • Treatment of colds and influenza
    • Tonifies Spleen and enhances the Chi (energy)
    • Augments protective Chi and stabilizes the exterior energy.

Echinacea species (Coneflower)

  • Immunostimulatory effects
    • Stimulates Alternate Complement Pathway.
    • Elevates WBC counts & activate them through membrane receptors.
    • Enhances significantly in lab animals the numbers of natural killer cells and monocytes, cell types associated with non-specific immunity.
    • Increases oxidative burst anti-microbial activity and lyphokine secretions of WBCs.
  • Anti-viral properties
    • Inhibit viral organisms (influenza, herpes) in vitro.
    • Block viral receptors on cell membranes.
    • Enhance interferon release.
    • Promote elimination of virus-infested cells.
  • Mild anti-bacterial properties
    • Inhibit hyaluronidase

Atractylodes macrocephala

  • Reported to be helpful in restoring immune function in cancer patients.
  • Traditional Chinese medical indications:
    • Tonifies the Spleen and augments the Chi.
    • Strengthens the Spleen.
    • Stabilizes the exterior energy.

Siler (Ledebouriella seseloides)

  • Constituents: essential oils, alcohol derivatives, and organic acids.
  • Inhibits several strains of influenza virus.
  • Demonstrates in vitro inhibitory effects against Shigella spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus aureus.
  • Traditional Chinese medical indications:
    • Used in the treatment of the common cold.
    • Expels wind and wind-dampness manifesting as fever, chills, and body ache from externally-contracted wind-cold.

Isatis tinctoria

  • Exhibits broad-range anti-bacterial effects against: Shigella spp., Salmonella spp., and hemolytic Streptococcus.
  • Increases spleen weight and numbers of peripheral WBCs in lab animals.
  • Used successfully to treat encephalitis B, to forestall epidemic mumps outbreak, and to accelerate restoration of normal liver function during acute infectious hepatitis.
  • Traditional Chinese medicinal indications:
    • Dissipates heat, alleviates fire toxicity, and cools the blood.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

  • Constituents: zingiberene, phelandrene, pungent oils (gingerol, shogaol), camphene, zingiberone, borneol, citral, zingiberol.
  • Inhibits strongly the growth of Salmonella typhi, Vibrio cholerae, Tricophytum violaceum, and Trichomonas vaginalis.

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

  • Inhibits encephalitis virus in vitro.
  • Reduces morbidity and mortality in lab animals infected with lethal doses of influenza virus.
  • Inhibits growth and cytopathology of several unrelated DNA and RNA viruses and irreversibly inactivates herpes simplex viral particles.


  • Astragalus membranaceus Extract 15:1, 200mg
  • Echinacea angustifolia Extract (4% phenolics), 100mg
  • Atractylodes macrocephala Extract (15:1), 100mg
  • Ledebouriella seseloides Extract (12:1), 100mg
  • Isatis tinctoria Extract (14:1), 50mg
  • Zingiber officinale Extract (5:1), 50mg
  • Glycyrrhiza glabra Extract (16-18% glycyrrhizin), 50mg

Recommended dosage: 2 capsules 2-4 times a day

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