Immune system supplements – Keep the flu away!

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It’s that time again when the weather changes and immune systems always take a dip. You have probably seen the number of flu shots being offered at clinics and pharmacies. While the flu shot didn’t work very well last year it is still recommended you get a flu shot. We have many patients who prefer to boost their immune system with a more natural route. I have listed some of the most popular products we carry that can help keep you healthy these upcoming seasons. Stop by and we will be glad to help you figure out what will work best with your body and determine an appropriate dose and combination to fit you.

Material prepared by Erin Coombs- South College Pharmacy Student (2016 candidate)- Great Job Erin- Ben

Immune System Restore + (Beta Glucans and Quercitin)

Immune System Restore + contains beta glucans which can stimulate the immune system. Immune system restore also contains quercitin which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Candicidal (Ginger)
Candicidal promotes healthy gastrointestinal function and contains ginger which have antioxidant properties and supports the immune system.

Garlix
This product contains allicin and allin which functions as an antioxidant and supports the immune system.

(Zinc)
Zinc Glycinate or others forms of zinc promotes both immune and reproductive health and contains antioxidant properties

Oregano Oil-(Carvacrol)
An oil you wouldn’t think has many properties but it actually has several. Oregano Oil contains carvacrol which have antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral activity.

Vitamin C – Vitamins C has antioxidant properties and helps maintain immune function.

Turmeric 1000
(Curcuminoids) Turmeric contains curcuminoids which have both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

X-VIROMIN
(Multivitamin/Supplement) -X-VIROMIN significant ingredients include spleen, thymus, and parotid extracts used to boost the immune system. X-Viromin also contains licorice, astragalus, echinacea, zinc, vitamin A and C. Licorice has anti-inflammatory properties. Astragalus improves the immune system response. Echinacea stimulates the immune system. Zinc plays a role in colds because it stops viral growth.

Comprehensive Immune Support
Comprehensive Immune Support contains 17 different species of mushrooms which have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, and immune enhancing properties.