Inside Your Immunity Boost

Now that winter is starting to arrive, we know that cold and flu season are right behind it. Your kids will start coming home with sniffles and before you know it you all are fighting off that never-ending cold and stocking up on aspirin, cold & flu medication, tissues, lozenges, and anything else that will make you feel better. 


Nutritionists all over the country, on the other hand, are stocking up on herbs, vegetables, and fruits filled with nutrients to keep their immune systems healthy and ready to fight off any invaders! And we agree! Stop worrying about how to treat your cold and start thinking about how you can prevent it from happening in the first place. 


Immunity Boost is filled with fruits, vegetables, adaptogens, and water lentils to nourish your body and immune system. Filled with lemon juice, amla, ginger root, echinacea, acerola, reishi mushroom, shiitake mushroom, and cordyceps mushroom, Immunity Boost has been hand-crafted with foods that have been found to improve the immune system.  


Ingredient Breakdown


Water Lentils

Water lentils are filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. High in iron, calcium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin A, they are the perfect addition to any diet. 


Lemons

Lemons, like all citruses, contain powerful amounts of Vitamin C, a vitamin and antioxidant that has been found to boost the immune system. Studies show that Vitamin C increases the production of white blood cells, a cell essential to the immune system, to help fight off diseases.


Amla

Amla has been used in Ayurveda medicine for hundreds of years as a medicinal fruit. Preclinical studies have shown amla to have analgesic, hepatoprotective, nephroprotective, cardioprotective, gastroprotective, anti-diarrheal, and neuroprotective properties


Ginger

Ginger is commonly known as having anti-nausea effects. However, ginger is also known to affect enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract that can stimulate regularity. Ginger also can be used as an anti-inflammatory and cold & flu relief.


Echinacea

Echinacea is known world-wide as a herb that can help to combat the cold and flu. Echinacea contains active compounds that can be used as an antimicrobial and antioxidant. It is also taken as a supplement around the world to treat a variety of disorders from acid indigestion to a urinary tract infection. 


Acerola

Traditionally, acerola was used to treat dysentery, diarrhea, and liver problems. Additionally, because of its Vitamin C concentration it is also used to treat and prevent flu and colds. 


Reishi Mushroom

Reishi mushrooms are commonly known for their benefit to the immune system. Studies have indicated that reishi mushrooms can have effects on the white blood cells in your immune system, such as killer t cells that are responsible for attaching infections. It is also being studied for its cancer fighting properties.


Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for years. They contain bioactive compounds that have been studied for their protective effects against cancer and inflammation. They also have important compounds that help to lower cholesterol. 


Cordyceps Mushroom

Cordycep mushrooms have been studied for a variety of possibilities from anti-aging to improving energy by increasing the amount of ATP in the body. It has also been found to slow the growth of tumors. In China, it is even approved as a safe, natural drug that is used in the medical industry.



Overall, the Immunity Boost contains vital vitamins and minerals that can stimulate enzymes, pathways, and individual cells within the immune system to help to prevent and treat diseases.