Anti-Viral Herbal Extract

Contains herbs which have been shown to increase white blood cell product and interferon (A natural substance that helps the body’s immune system fight infection) levels, thus supporting the immune system.

Description

Contains herbs which have been shown to increase white blood cell product and interferon (A natural substance that helps the body’s immune system fight infection) levels, thus supporting the immune system.

Contains herbal extracts of baical skullcap, japanese knotweed, kudzu, astragalus and isatis.

Baical Skullcap– Studies show that is has broad-spectrum antiviral actions against viruses such as influenza virus through an inhibitory effect against neuraminidase enzyme activity in the virus.

It has also been shown to be effective against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Other active constituents cause hemagglutinin and neuraminidase inhibition (prevents viruses from being able to replicate).

Prevents viral fusion with healthy cells, as well as inhibits the viral release from infected cells.  It also increases apoptosis (cell death) of virus infected cells.

Japanese knotweed– Contains a constituent called emodin, which blocks the SARS (Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome) a form of coronavirus) spike protein, which is essential for the viral attachment to the host cell receptor angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, thereby blocking their interaction and preventing infection.  

Astragalus– Contains active constituents of Saponins, flavonoids, and polysaccharides which assists in regulating immune function as well as being antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.

Isatis– The anti viral activity of Isatis and its constituents has been evidenced pre clinically against influenza A and B and SARS(sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome which is a type of corona virus) as well as other viral infections.

Kudzu-Studies have found that kudzu root has antiviral properties against human respiratory syncytial virus that often is the cause of bronchitis and pneumonia.

Can be take preventatively to support the immune system.

Not to be used if fever is present.

Not to be taken if pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

Please call us on 03 4343 2844 or email us info@acornoak.com.au   as a short consultation is required prior to herbal extracts being prescribed.