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ECHINAMIDE Anti-Viral Potent Fresh Herbal Tincture harnesses the power of nature to help you fight viruses. It has antifungal and antibacterial properties to contribute to improved overall health and function.
ECHINAMIDE is a super-extracted Echinacea purpurea liquid that guarantees the high levels of alkylamides, polysaccharides and cichoric acid, the three key actives responsible for echinacea's effectiveness in clinical studies. ECHINAMIDE contains these actives in a base of the whole herb Echinacea purpurea.
Not all echinacea products are as effective as ECHINAMIDE. It has been clinically tested and proven to reduce the severity and duration of the common cold. The Anti-Viral formula combines the power of ECHINAMIDE with other potent herbs to fight viruses and strengthen your immunity. This incredibly potent herbal formula, also available in softgels, is used to stop a cold, flu, or other virus in its tracks.
Features and benefits
Anti-Viral from Natural Factors contains ECHINAMIDE®, the only standardized extract of Echinacea purpurea shown in placebo-controlled clinical trials to reduce the duration and severity of upper respiratory infections. ECHINAMIDE is made from certified organic echinacea grown on Factors Farms in BC’s Okanagan Valley. It is manufactured using highly sophisticated, proprietary EnviroSimplex® processing, which preserves the key actives responsible for echinacea’s effectiveness. Three key active compounds are isolated, concentrated, combined in the ideal clinically proven ratio, and delivered in a base of the whole herb so that none of the minor actives are missing.
Herbal medicines are known to work best in combination. Anti-Viral contains a proprietary blend of ECHINAMIDE, lomatium, astragalus, reishi, and licorice. Modern science has confirmed that each of these herbs enhances the immune system’s response to viral infections.
Anti-Viral stimulates the non-specific immune system to effectively fight every viral condition, from colds to herpes. It is available as a liquid tincture, or as an alcohol-free extract in a softgel.
How it works
Certain plants contain compounds that increase the immune system’s response. The active compounds in echinacea stimulate phagocytosis, the process by which white blood cells destroy foreign invaders, including bacteria and viruses. Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) enhances the activity of natural killer (NK) cells that rapidly respond to viral infection. Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum) contains compounds called furocoumarins that disrupt the ability of viruses to replicate. Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) inhibits viruses from attaching to and penetrating host cells. Beta-glucans derived from reishi enhance the function of many immune cells, including monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells, neutrophils, and NK cells. Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) contains glycyrrhizin and glycyrrhetinic acid, with immune-stimulating and anti-inflammatory properties.
Astragalus, reishi, and licorice all induce production of interferon, a signalling protein that triggers the immune system to attack infected cells and interferes with the ability of viruses to replicate.