St. Francis Herb Farm Deep Immune Combo 100ml


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Astragalus Combo (tincture) 100ml (3.4 fl. oz)
The Immune Enhancer and Anti-Viral Specialist

Medicinal Ingredients: Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus), Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula), Reishi thallus (Ganoderma lucidum), Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Ligustrum (Ligustrum lucidum), Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis), White Atractylodes (bai zhu) (Atractylodes macrocephala), Licorice (Glycyrrhiza spp.). Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Grain alcohol, Distilled water, Vegetable glycerine. Our herbs are Certified Organic/Organic/Wildcrafted.

From what we know historically as well as current research studies, the consensus is that the Chinese tonic herbs in this formula serve not only to enhance general health, but also to treat various diseases. This can be attributed to the high nutrient levels of these herbs as well as their immune-enhancing qualities. The herbs in this therapeutic combination fall under the category of adaptogens, biological response modifiers, or immune enhancers. They render it easier for the body to adapt to challenges. This is done by controlling the operations of the adrenal cortex, augmenting the production and longevity of white and red blood cells, and prompting the release of immune-balancing interferons and immunoglobulins.


Product details:
The Immune Enhancer and Anti-Viral Specialist

Ingredients:
Astragalus.................Astragalus membranaceus
Codonopsis................Codonopsis pilosula
Reishi Mushroom.........Ganoderma lucidum
Siberian Ginseng.........Eleuthrococcus senticosus
Ligustrum..................Ligustrum lucidum
Schisandra................Schisandra chinensis
White Atractylodes.....Atractylodes macrocephala Licorice....................Glycyrrhiza glabra

Indications:
From what we know historically as well as current research studies, the consensus is that the Chinese tonic herbs in this formula serve not only to enhance general health, but also to treat various diseases. This can be attributed to the high nutrient levels of these herbs as well as their immune-enhancing qualities. The herbs in this therapeutic combination fall under the category of adaptogens, biological response modifiers, or immune enhancers. They render it easier for the body to adapt to challenges. This is done by controlling the operations of the adrenal cortex, augmenting the production and longevity of white and red blood cells, and prompting the release of immune-balancing interferons and immunoglobulins. Astragalus Combo can reduce the adverse effects of auto-immune diseases, chemotherapy, immune deficiency disorders, radiation, and surgery. This powerful combination of tonics helps those who are ill to endure the more aggressive features of allopathic treatment, making them less apt to suffer side effects, improving survival rates, and enhancing quality of life. It must be cautioned, however, that this blend of herbs should not be seen as a substitute for other conventional treatments. Those experiencing a chronically compromised immune system, physical weakness, or lack of vitality of any kind, whether from infection or auto-immune deficiency, will derive benefit from this formula.

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)
Astragalus in combination with other Chinese herbal medicines has been demonstrated to increase survival time in small cell lung cancer patients by an average of 3 to 17 years . Astragalus has also been shown to increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy in cancer, to reduce recurrence rates, reduce adverse effects of chemotherapies, and increase survival time. Astragalus also has beneficial effects on the heart.

Codonopsis (Codonopsis pilosula)
Often used as a substitute for Ginseng in tonics, Codonopsis is sometimes referred to as "poor man's Ginseng". Codonopsis contains many polysaccharides, effective immune potentiating substances. Codonopsis has proven blood-building effects. Codonopsis can be used to reduce blood pressure.

Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)
Reishi has long been revered in traditional Chinese medicine, as a tonic to prolong life, similar in effect to Ginseng. Reishi has demonstrated antitumor, antiallergic, antiinflammatory, antibacterial, blood sugar regulating, and antibiotic effects.

Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus)
Siberian Ginseng is one of our most versatile botanicals. Siberian Ginseng has immunomudulatory effects, especially for antiviral applications. Siberian Ginseng improves resistance to radiation and chemotherapy, as evidenced by more than doubling the survival time in rats exposed to radiation. Siberian Ginseng enhances immunity, and minimizes side effects from radiation and chemo.

Ligustrum (Ligustrum lucidum)
As with the other herbs in this formula, Ligustrum nourishes the kidneys; it also nourishes liver. Chinese studies have confirmed numerous effects of this herb, including immunomodulating, antitumor, antimutagenic, antiinflammatory, anti-allergic, and cardiotonic effects.

Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis)
A classic and valued botanical from the annals of traditional Chinese medicine, Schisandra is also traditionally applied in cases of lung and kidney deficie
Contra-indications and Cautions:
Use with caution when pregnant.

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  12. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.