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Seasonal Support Supplement Facts

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Seasonal Support Supplement Facts

 Serving Size:  2 Capsules
 Servings Per Container:  30



  Amount
Per Serving
Daily Value


  Vitamin C 350 mg 583%




  Zinc 2 mg *

  Bromelain 100 mg *

  Spirulina 500 mg *

  Inositol 100 mg *

  Astragulus 140 mg *

  Beta Glucan 1.3 and 1.6 3 mg *

  Echinacea Purpurea 50 mg *

  Golden Seal 30 mg *

  Immune Enhancer AG 150 mg *

  Elderberry 70 mg *


   Other Ingredients:  Vegetarian Capsule (Hypromellose), Rice Powder, Magnesium Stearate.
   *Daily Value Not Established



 

Daily Dosage:As a dietary supplement, take one capsule in the morning and one capsule in the afternoon with 8 ounces of water. 45-60 days of continuous use is necessary for optimum results.

 

Seasonal Support Research:

Vitamin C - Studies shown that Vitamin C reduces the severity and duration of symptoms linked to the common cold. (, 2) 
 
Zinc - Human clinical trials indicate the use of zinc may be helpful for colds and influenza. (3) 
 
Bromelain - Studies have suggested that Bromelain can enhance the bodies immune system which may be helpful for colds and influenza. (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) 
 
Spirulina - Is widely used to enhance the immune function. Laboratory results suggest that it promotes activity to help fight influenza. 
 
Inositol - Has been traditionally used to support circulatory health. 
 
Astragulus - Studies show it may be helpful for colds and influenza by regenerating bronchi cells after a viral infection. (7) 
 
Beta Glucan 1,3 and 1,6 - Improves the bodies immune system by enhancing the ability of macrophages to respond to and fight a wide range of toxic substances such as viruses, parasites, fungi, and bacteria. (13) 
 
Echinacea Purpurea - Simulates the immune system and activates white blood cells to fight colds and influenza. (4, 5) 
 
Golden Seal - Can strengthen the immune system and help reduce inflammation of mucous membranes commonly associated with influenza and colds. It also serves as an antibiotic to a broad array of viral and bacterial infections. (14) 
 
Immune Enhancer AG - Has been shown to strengthen the immune system while also enhancing the production of natural killer cells, which destroy invading micro-organisms. 
 
Elderberry - A flower and berry that has traditionally been used to avoid the common cold, influenza, nasal inflammation, and sinusitis. (6)


Seasonal Support References
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1. Hemila H. Does vitamin C alleviate the symptoms of the common cold? - A review of current evidence. Scan J Infec Dis. 1994;26:1-6.

2. Van Straten M, Josling P. Preventing the common cold with a vitamin C supplement: a double-blind, placebo-controlled survey. Adv Ther. May2002;19(3):151-9.

3. Garland ML, et al. The role of zinc lozenges in the treatment of the common cold. Ann Pharmacother. 1998;32:63-69.

4. Vomel VT. The effect of a nonspecific immunostimulant on the phagocytosis of erythrocytes and ink by the reticulohistiocyte system in the isolated, perfused liver of rats of various ages. Arzneim Forsch/Drug Res. 1984;34:691-95.

5. See DM, et al. In vitro effects of echinacea and ginseng on natural killer and antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity in healthy subjects and chronic fatigue syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients. Immunopharmacology. 1997;35(3):229-35.

6. Newall CA, et al. Herbal Medicines: A Guide for Health Care Professionals. London, England: The Pharmaceutical Press; 1996:151-52.

7. Chang H, et al. Pharmacology and Application of Chinese Materia Medica. Singapore; Chinese University of Hong Kong. World Scientific. 1987:4.

8. Desser L, Rehberger A, Paukovits W. Proteolytic enzymes and amylase induce cytokine production in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells in vitro. Cancer Biother. 1994;9:253-263.

9. Desser L, et al. Cytokine synthesis in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells after oral administration of polyenzyme preparations. Oncology. Nov1993;50(6):403-7.

10. Engwerda CR, Andrew D, Ladhams A, Mynott TL. Bromelain modulates T cell and B cell immune responses in vitro and in vivo. Cell Immunol. May2001;210(1):66-75.

11. Engwerda CR, Andrew D, Murphy M, Mynott TL. Bromelain activates murine macrophages and natural killer cells in vitro. Cell Immunol. May2001;210(1):5-10.

12. Brakebusch M, Wintergerst U, Petropoulou T, Notheis G, Husfeld L, Belohradsky BH, et al. Bromelain is an Accelerator of Phagocytosis, Respiratory Burst and Killing of Candida albicans by Human Granulocytes and Monocytes. Eur J Med Res. May2001;6(5):193-200.

13. Chihara G. Recent progress in immunopharmacology and therapeutic effects of polysaccharides. Dev Biol Stand. 1992;77:191-7.

14. Amin AH, et al. Berberine Sulfate: Antimicrobial Activity, Bioassay, and Mode of Action. Can J Micro. 1969;15:1067-76.


 

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SEASONAL SUPPORT - IMMUNE BOOSTER

SEASONAL SUPPORT - IMMUNE BOOSTER

Progressive Health's Seasonal Support formula may be able to strengthen your immune system and help you recover from your seasonal illness.