Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an herb that is extensively used in Ayurveda, the traditional herbal system in India. Ashwagandha is used as a general tonic and “adaptogen”, helping the body adapt to temporary normal stress. In addition, preliminary data suggest that ashwagandha supports a healthy immune system.
Glutathione is a small peptide molecule composed of three amino acids: cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine. It is produced by every cell of the body, with especially high levels in the liver. Glutathione is critical for a healthy immune system function and is necessary for proper detoxification processes.
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The Olive tree (Olea europaea) has been an integral part of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cultures for millennia. Although traditional herbalists have primarily used its leaves in teas, they have also been used in foods. Olive leaves have the highest free radical scavenging power among the different parts of the Olive tree.
Olive Leaf extract exerts powerful antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic activity. Anecdotal evidence shows it to be helpful for many stubborn infections. It seems to work particularly well for colds, flu, and other respiratory infections.
Zinc is an antioxidant that provides immune support and plays a role in over 300 enzymes in the body. Zinc may be popular largely as an anti-acne supplement, but it actually plays a bunch of other important roles in the body. For one, zinc can help strengthen your immune system and assist your body in fighting inflammation.