- Vitamin C supports the normal function of the immune system and contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress. We have included natural forms of this vitamin from acerola, black elderberry, bilberry, baobab alongside calcium ascorbate and bioflavonoids. Vitamin C helps to maintain the normal function of the immune system Vitamin C also helps to increase the absorption of dietary Iron (which helps maintain a healthy immune system, improve energy levels, and reduce tiredness and fatigue).
- Vitamin D is a key nutrient for a healthy and robust immune system. Often referred to as the “sun-shine vitamin”, vitamin D helps to modulate our immune response to viruses and other bugs. It is essential to supplement with vitamin D, especially during the winter months. Alongside the benefits to the immune system, vitamin D also helps to support healthy cardiovascular health, bones and muscles and general wellbeing.
- Vitamin B6 contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, and the normal function of the immune system.
- Zinc plays a significant role in the healthy functioning of the immune system and helps to protect immune cells from oxidative damage.
- Ginger has been used in ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Ginger has traditionally been used as a food for vitality. Various studies have highlighted the benefits of ginger in supporting the immune system.
- Black Elderberry, also known as Sambucus Nigra, is an ancient plant that has been used for generations and a study has resulted in reducing the duration of cold symptoms. These berries are a rich source of flavonoids, which help to support the immune system.
- Turmeric originates from India and is packed with the active ingredient curcumin. Turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic practices for thousands of years. Curcumin has been found to modulate immune response.
- Bilberry is an ancient healing plant which is a good source of vitamin C and anthocyanins - the compounds that give them their deep purple colour.
- Oregano is a rich source of antioxidants and initial studies have found that it to support a healthy immune system.
HOW TO TAKE
Take one capsule per day with or after food.
Best taken in the morning after breakfast.
Do not exceed the recommended intake.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Do not take if pregnant or breastfeeding. If you take any prescribed medication or have any medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.
Store in a cool dry place.
- Vitamin C (Calcium Ascorbate, Acerola Extract (Malpighia Emarginata)), Capsule Shell (Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose), Black Elderberry Extract (Sambucus Nigra), Zinc (Zinc Citrate), Ginger Root Extract (Zingiber Officinale), Turmeric Extract (Curcuma Longa), Oregano Extract (Origanum Vulgare), Baobab Powder (Adansonia Digitata), Bilberry Powder (Vaccinium Myrtillus), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine 5 Phosphate), Vegan Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol), Rice Extract, Bamboo Silica, Black Pepper Extract (Piper Nigrum), Citrus Bioflavonoids
|Nutritional Information||Average per capsule||NRV%|
|Vitamin D Vegan||25mcg (1000iu)||500%|
|Black Elderberry Extract||100mg||-|
|Equivalent to Black Elderberry powder||5000mg||-|
|Equivalent to Turmeric powder||300mg||-|
|Equivalent to Ginger powder||200mg||-|
|Citrus Bioflavonoids Extract||5mg||-|
|Equiavalent to Citrus Bioflavonoids powder||10mg||-|
|Equivalent to Oregano powder||80mg||-|
|Black Pepper extract||5.3mg||-|
NRV = Nutrient Reference Value
mcg = microgram
mg = milligram
iu = International Units
- = No NRV established
Vitamin C and Immune Function
Dietary oregano essential oil improved the immune response, activity of digestive enzymes, and intestinal microbiota of the koi carp, Cyprinus carpio
Ginger supplement significantly reduced length of hospital stay in individuals with COVID-19
Therapeutic potential of ginger against COVID-19: Is there enough evidence?
Elderberry Supplementation Reduces Cold Duration and Symptoms in Air-Travellers: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial
Vitamin D and the Immune System
Zinc and immune function: the biological basis of altered resistance to infection