HERBAL FORMULA FOR IMMUNE SUPPORT
When defensive Qi, is strong pathogens cannot penetrate the body. When it is weak pathogens can penetrate the body causing illness, weakness and a variety of infections can occur. This herbal formula is designed to help the defensive qi and tonify the blood and immune system according to herbal medicine. There may be signs such as:
- Compromised or weak immune system
- Frequent viral or bacterial infections
- Frequent colds or flu
- Taking along time to recover from infections
Individuals that have a desire to enhance their immunity may benefit from this formula.
Description of herbal formula according to herbal medicine:
Radix Astragali: Tonifies the Wei defensive Qi to protect against external pathogenic factors. Immunostimulant by increasing white blood cells and multinuclear leukocytes and has clinical studies that show effectiveness against common colds and influenza, pulmonary tract infection and reversal of immune suppression activity.
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae: Strengthens the spleen and tonifies Qi to enhance the transformation and transportation functions that may manifest in fatigue. Blood deficiency may occur due to spleen qi deficiency because the production of blood is dependent upon qi, therefore tonifying the spleen is important.
Gannoderma: Has a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity and has antineoplastic effects. Tonifies qi and nourishes blood, strengthens the body.
Radix Saposhnikoviae: Is used to detoxify the body from many substances. It can be used for both wind heat and wind cold symptoms.
Radix Isatidis: Has shown marked antibacterial effects and immunostimulant by increasing activity of natural killer cells. Clears heat, eliminates toxins.
Polyporus: Immunologic effect by increasing production of and greater activity in the T-cells. It is associated with a positive effect in enhancing the immune system and may suppress the growth of cancer cells.
Cortex Cinnamomi: It is added to this formula to encourage the production of blood and qi.
Radix et Caulis Acanthopanacis Senticosi: Strengthens the spleen and kidneys, tonifies Qi. Immunostimulant and is associated with an improvement of the immune system in both healthy and immune suppressed patients.
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata: Nourishes blood and replenishes the essence.
Radix Polygoni Multiflori: Eliminates toxin and is a immunostimulant that is associated with an increase in T-lymphocytes and white blood cells and increased activity of the macrophages.
Fructus Lycii: It increase phagocytic activity of the macrophages and the total number of T cells and enhances the immune system.
It is recommended to drink 1-2 cups daily to help improve or protect the immune system and should be used for 6 or months.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.