Research & Ingredients
|Ingredients in the Four Complexes and What they Do:|
|Immune Support Complex|
|Amla (Emblica officinalis)|
|Organic fucoidan (Undaria pinnatifida)|
|Maitake mushroom extract|
|Shiitake mushroom extract|
Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Often referred to as Emblica officinalis, Phyllanthus emblica, amalaki, or Indian gooseberry, amla is one of the most celebrated herbs in traditional Indian supplements. When taken orally, amla exhibits strong immune support properties which have proven to be helpful at promoting flawless skin and lips. Read more
Organic fucoidan (Undaria pinnatifida)
Organic fucoidan is a highly researched and documented marine algal polysaccharide that originates on the cell walls of sea-based plants. It exhibits many immune boosting characteristics and has been mentioned or involved in over 600 studies found in the US National Library of Medicine. Specifically, organic fucoidan promotes optimal interferon gamma levels, which helps support the immune system’s response to foreign invaders. Read more.
Maitake mushroom extract
The maitake mushroom, also known as Grifola frondos, is a well-known mushroom and adapotgen that is renowned for its immune system supporting properties. Additionally, maitake is known for supporting the biological processes that optimize pH and help the body respond in a healthy manner to stress. By promoting adequate interferon and interleukin levels in the body, two primary immune system regulators, maitake also supports healthy skin by helping the immune system naturally protect the body from harmful invaders that can impair the skin and lips. Read more.
Shiitake mushroom extract
The shiitake mushroom, also known as Lentinula edodes, is an edible fungus that is native to East Asia. It is an excellent source of antioxidants that are especially helpful at supporting the health of the immune system. Read more.
|DNA and pH Vitalizing Complex|
|Chlorophyllin (from sodium magnesium chlorophyllin)|
|Zinc (from zinc acetate)|
Chlorophyllin is a water-soluble derivative of chlorophyll that supports processes in the body which promote natural defenses that protect DNA from carcinogens. This powerful nutrient also acts as a potent antioxidant that promotes the proper functioning of the body’s natural detoxification system, which helps the body maintain an optimal pH. By supporting the body’s natural ability to eliminate toxic chemicals before they are able to enter into the bloodstream, chlorophyllin helps the body protect itself from episode-causing irritants and potential health risks. Read more.
Rutin is a purified flavonoid (plant pigment) that is found naturally in a number of fruits and vegetables including buckwheat, citrus fruits, mulberry and rose hips. Along with other flavonoids, rutin is a frequently used supplement that promotes unblemished skin and lips, supports the body’s circulatory system, helps the body better utilize vitamin C, acts as an antioxidant, and more. Read more.
Hesperidin is a multifaceted ingredient formulated with different forms of hesperidin — many of which contain naturally occurring vitamin C. Hesperidin is a flavanone glycoside often found in citrus fruits, especially oranges and lemons. Studies have demonstrated hesperidin’s many helpful properties, including its antioxidant components and its ability to support natural defenses that protect DNA from free radical damage. Read more.
Zinc (from zinc acetate)
Zinc acetate is the most bio-available form of the zinc mineral and it is essential for good health because a zinc deficiency is associated with various health problems. Animals and plants typically have adequate levels of zinc but it is not naturally produced by the human body and therefore must be acquired from outside sources. Read more.
|Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)|
|Passion flower extract|
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Melissa officinalis, commonly known as lemon balm, is a calming perennial herb that belongs to the mint family. It is native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean region, and has been taken by many people for thousands of years in order to promote natural defenses that protect body from the numerous harmful invaders and toxins. Documentation dates back to the Middle Ages showing that Melissa officinalis was taken to support healthy digestion as well as promote relaxation and sound sleep. Read more.
Suntheanine® is the patented name of a pure form of L-theanine. This pure L-isomer-theanine is produced through a proprietary fermentation process in order to guarantee that it is highly potent and provides maximum health benefits. Read more.
Passion flower extract
Passion flower, often referred to as passionflower and Passiflora incarnate, is a North American plant that has been used for centuries to promote calmness and relaxation — studies demonstrate that passion flower exhibits both soothing and aphrodisiac properties. Scientists believe that passion flower helps support healthy levels of the chemical GABA in the brain. GABA, short for gamma-aminobutyric acid, promotes healthy responses to situations that may cause anxiety and stress. Therefore, by supporting adequate levels of this important neurotransmitter in the brain, passion flower helps the body naturally respond to stress. Read more.
|Citrus bioflavonoid complex (Citrus aurantium)|
|Acerola fruit extract|
|Folate (as folic acid)|
|Black pepper fruit extract (BioPerine®)|
Citrus bioflavonoid complex (Citrus aurantium)
A citrus bioflavonoid complex consists of various water-soluble bioflavonoids found in citrus family fruits. The major bioflavonoids include hesperidin, rutin, quercetin, diosmin, naririutin, neohesperidin, nobiletin, diosmetin, tangeretin, noiletin and naringin.
Citrus bioflavonoids are an especially potent form of antioxidants that supports the body’s detoxification system so that it can naturally get rid of harmful substances that can attack and destroy healthy cells.Read more.
Acerola fruit extract
Acerola is a tropical plant native to the Caribbean, South America, Central America and Southern Mexico. It’s fruit is renowned for its incredible health benefits. Acerola cherry fruit has one of the highest concentrations of natural vitamin C per gram of fruit and also contains bioflavonoids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, folate, potassium, pantothenic acid, magnesium and carotenoids. Read more.
While commonly known as vitamin H, biotin is actually a water-soluble B vitamin that is essential for a number of bodily processes. Read more.
Folate (as folic acid)
Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin found naturally in leafy greens, citrus fruits, dried beans and peas. This B-complex is essential as it is part of the coenzyme reaction that synthesizes DNA required for cell growth and formation. Folate acts as a powerful antioxidant that supports natural defenses which protect DNA from foreign invaders. Read more.
Black pepper fruit extract (BioPerine®)
BioPerine® is a standardized black pepper fruit extract that enhances the absorption of other nutrients that support various processes in the body. Therefore, black pepper fruit extract helps the body maintain good health. Read more.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to prevent, treat, cure or diagnose any disease. Information on this site is for educational purposes only. It is not medical advice. Consult a physician if you are seeking medical advice or have a medical problem.