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Immune Boosters

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You are closing the oven with one foot, stretching to the kitchen drawer for a spoon, fighting off the toddler at your heel who is insisting on being picked up, all while you are shouting at the teenager in the bedroom to stop playing their music so loud. Just like  our busy schedules Our immune systems are constantly working and repeatedly  taking a hit . In a busy mom or dad’s life you just don’t have time to be sick. We sometimes need helping hand  similarly our immune systems also need a boost

References - Vitamins

VITAMINS 

Vitamin A

Vitamin E

 

 

Vitamin C

References - Minerals

MINERALS

Zinc

 

Magnesium

Manganese

 

Selenium

References - Herbal Blend

HERBAL BLEND

Echinacea

Ginger

lonicera

  1. Lamminpaa, A. and Kinos, M. Plant poisonings in children. Hum.Exp Toxicol 1996;15(3):245-249. View abstract.
  2. Chang CW, Lin MT, Lee SS, et al. Differential inhibition of reverse transcriptase and cellular DNA polymerase-alpha activities by lignans isolated from Chinese herbs, Phyllanthus myrtifolius Moon, and tannins from Lonicera japonica Thunb and Castanopsis hystrix. Antiviral Res 1995;27:367-74. View abstract.
  3. Chang WC, Hsu FL. Inhibition of platelet activation and endothelial cell injury by polyphenolic compounds isolated from Lonicera japonica Thunb. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 1992;45:307-12. View abstract.
  4. Chaudhury RR. The quest for a herbal contraceptive. Natl Med J India 1993;6:199-201. View abstract.
  5. Kim JA, Kim DK, Kang OH, et al. Inhibitory effect of luteolin on TNF-alpha-induced IL-8 production in human colon epithelial cells. Int Immunopharmacol 2005;5:209-17. View abstract.
  6. Kong XT, Fang HT, Jiang GQ, et al. Treatment of acute bronchiolitis with Chinese herbs. Arch Dis Child 1993;68:468-71. View abstract.
  7. Kwak WJ, Han CK, Chang HW, et al. Loniceroside C, an antiinflammatory saponin from Lonicera japonica. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 2003;51:333-5. View abstract.
  8. Peng LY, Mei SX, Jiang B, et al. Constituents from Lonicera japonica. Fitoterapia 2000;71:713-5. View abstract.
  9. Tae J, Han SW, Yoo JY, et al. Anti-inflammatory effect of Lonicera japonica in proteinase-activated receptor 2-mediated paw edema. Clin Chim Acta 2003;330:165-71. View abstract.
  10. Webster RM. Honeysuckle contact dermatitis. Cutis 1993;51:424. View abstract.
  11. Xiang T, Tezuka Y, Wu LJ, et al. Saponins from Lonicera bournei. Phytochemistry 2000;54:795-9. View abstract.

Isatis root

  1. Danz H, Stoyanova S, Thomet OA, et al. Inhibitory activity of tryptanthrin on prostaglandin and leukotriene synthesis. Planta Med 2002;68:875-80. View abstract.
  2. Hamburger M. Isatis tinctoria – From the rediscovery of an ancient medicinal plant towards a novel anti-inflammatory phytopharmaceutical. Phytochemistry Reviews 2002;1:333-44.
  3. Ho YL, Chang YS. Studies on the antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and anti pyretic effects of Isatis indigotica root. Phytomedicine 2002;9:419-24. View abstract.
  4. Hoessel R, Leclerc S, Endicott JA, et al. Indirubin, the active constituent of a Chinese antileukaemia medicine, inhibits cyclin-dependent kinases. Nat Cell Biol 1999;1:60-7. View abstract.
  5. Lin YK, Chang YC, Hui RC, See LC, Chang CJ, Yang CH, Huang YH. A Chinese Herb,Indigo Naturalis, Extracted in Oil (Lindioil) Used Topically to Treat Psoriatic Nails: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Mar 4. Epub ahead of print. View abstract.
  6. Lin YK, Yen HR, Wong WR, et al. Successful treatment of pediatric psoriasis with Indigo naturalis composite ointment. Pediatr Dermatol 2006;23:507-10. View abstract.
  7. Mak NK, Leung CY, Wei XY, et al. Inhibition of RANTES expression by indirubin in influenza virus-infected human bronchial epithelial cells. Biochem Pharmacol 2004;67:167-74. View abstract.
  8. Forsynthia
  9. Kim N, Kang TH, Song EK, Pae HO, Chung HT, Kim YC. Inhibitory effects of butanol fraction of the aqueous extract of Forsythia koreanaon the nitric oxide production by murine macrophage-like RAW 264.7 cells. J Ethnopharmacol. 2000;73(1-2):323-327.11025173
  10. Ozaki Y, Rui J, Tang Y, Satake M. Antiinflammatory effect of Forsythia suspensa and its active fraction. Biol Pharm Bull. 1997;20(8):861-864.9300131
  11. Endo K, et al. Structure of forsythoside A, an antibacterial principle of Forsythia suspensaHeterocycles. 1981;16:1311.
  12. Yin X, Liu DX, Wang HC, Zhou Y. A study on the mutagenicity of 102 raw pharmaceuticals used in Chinese traditional medicine. Mutat Res. 1991;260(1):73-82.2027343

Chinese vitex

  1. Natural Standard. Natural Standard Herb & Supplement Guide – E-Book An Evidence-Based Reference. St Louis: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2016.
  2. Die MV, Burger H, Teede H, Bone K. Vitex agnus-castus Extracts for Female Reproductive Disorders: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials. Planta Medica. 2012;79(07):562-575. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1327831.
  3. Momoeda M, Sasaki H, Tagashira E, Ogishima M, Takano Y, Ochiai K. Efficacy and Safety of Vitex agnus-castus Extract for Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome in Japanese Patients: A Prospective, Open-label Study. Advances in Therapy. 2014;31(3):362-373. doi:10.1007/s12325-014-0106-z.
  4. Van die MD, Burger HG, Teede HJ, Bone KM. Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste-Tree/Berry) in the treatment of menopause-related complaints. J Altern Complement Med. 2009;15(8):853-62. doi:10.1089/acm.2008.0447
  5. Westphal LM, Polan ML, Trant AS. Double-blind, placebo-controlled study of Fertilityblend: a nutritional supplement for improving fertility in women. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2006;33(4):205-8.
  6. Daniele C, Thompson coon J, Pittler MH, Ernst E. Vitex agnus castus: a systematic review of adverse events. Drug Saf. 2005;28(4):319-32. doi:10.2165/00002018-200528040-00004
  7. Office of Dietary Supplements. Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know. Updated June 17, 2011.

Schizonepeta

  1. Ding AW, Wu H, Kong LD, et al. [Research on hemostatic mechanism of extracts from carbonized Schizonepeta tenuifolia Brig]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 1993;18:598-600, 638. View abstract.
  2. Fung AY, Look PC, Chong LY, et al. A controlled trial of traditional Chinese herbal medicine in Chinese patients with recalcitrant atopic dermatitis. Int J Dermatol 1999;38:387-92 . View abstract.
  3. Fung D, Lau CB. Schizonepeta tenuifolia: chemistry, pharmacology, and clinical applications. J Clin Pharmacol 2002;42:30-6. View abstract.
  4. Kirby AJ, Schmidt RJ. The antioxidant activity of Chinese herbs for eczema and of placebo herbs–I. J Ethnopharmacol 1997;56:103-8. View abstract.
  5. Lin R, Tian J, Huang G, et al. Analysis of menthol in three traditional Chinese medicinal herbs and their compound formulation by GC-MS. Biomed Chromatogr 2002;16:229-33. View abstract.
  6. Liu HN, Jaw SK, Wong CK. Chinese herbs and atopic dermatitis. Lancet 1993;342:1175-6.
  7. Sheehan M, Rustin MHA, Atherton DJ, et al. Efficacy of traditional Chinese herbal therapy in adult atopic dermatitis. Lancet 1992;340:13-17. View abstract.
  8. Sheehan MP, Atherton DJ. A controlled trial of traditional Chinese medicinal plants in widespread non-exudative atopic eczema. Br J Dermatol 1992;126:179-84. View abstract.
  9. Shin TY, Jeong HJ, Jun SM, et al. Effect of Schizonepeta tenuifolia extract on mast cell-mediated immediate-type hypersensitivity in rats. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 1999;21:705-15. View abstract.
  10. Zhang W, Leonard T, Bath-Hextall F, et al. Chinese herbal medicine for atopic eczema. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2004;4:CD002291. View abstract.
  11. Zhou S, Koh HL, Gao Y, et al. Herbal bioactivation: the good, the bad and the ugly. Life Sci 2004;74:935-68. View abstract.

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