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Echinacea PLUS™

Natural Health Supplement

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DOCUMENTATION OF INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Echinacea
Effects: Fights infection, increases white blood cell count Indications: Boils, gangrene, ulcerations, insect bites, abscesses
Remarks: Echinacea is one of the primary medicinal agents of the last century. It has been used to treat common
fevers and minor infections as well as typhoid, meningitis and diphtheria.

Ginger
(Zingiber officinale)

Organ Affinity: Heart, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach, Kidney
Effects: Warming, stimulant to yang energy; dissolves phlegm, stomach ache, antiometic.
Indications: Cold excess in spleen and stomach; nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, cold and painful abdomen, cold hands and feet, weak pulse, cold excess in lungs: cough; profuse clear sputum.
Remarks: Fluid extract of ginger has been used since the 1500’s for gastrointestinal distress. May help with motion sickness, vestibular disorders, even morning sickness and a cardiotonic agent.

Ginger also acts as a powerful antioxidant, promotes potent anti-ulcer activity, promises chemopreventive agents for intestinal neoplasia, improves energy by facilitating the action of the ATPase and improving usage of oxygen in the body.

Green Tea
Organ Affinity
: Heart, Lung, Stomach
Effects: Antipyretic, antidote, expectorant, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure, headache and hangover, clears
heat from liver, lung and stomach.
Scientific findings: Polyphenols in Strengthen your immune system while cleansing your body. Echinacea does not have to taste bad! Take this wonderful tasting herbal formula daily as a strong dose of protection in the cold and flu season. Echinacea PLUStm strengthens the immune system, while detoxifying the body. It is well known that Echinacea helps the immune system. Long term use of Echinacea alone, however, may cause dryness to the lungs which may result in a dry, miserable cough. In the true TCM tradition, Echinacea PLUStm balances this powerful immune builder with Ginger, which dispels cold from the lungs and Magic Fruit, which moistens the lungs. Green Tea extract, with its high level of antioxidant and cancer fighting polyphenols, adds potency and cleansing to this synergistically balanced formula.
#284 2 FL. OZ. (60 Servings)

green tea are potent antioxidants (40 times stronger than Vitamin C, 20 times stronger than Vitamin E). Polyphenols
have radioprotective action, anti-mutagenic action, anti-tumor action, antihypercholesterolemic action, anti-hyperglycemic action, anti-hypertensive action (Angiotensin I converting enzyme inhibitor), anti-bacterial and anti-viral action, anti-ulcer action, deodorant action, fatsugar blocking action (Inhibiting Amylase, Sucrase, Maltase) and fat-reducing action.

Lo Han Kuo
(Cucurbitaceae fruit - Momordica grosvenori)

Organ Affinity: Spleen, Liver
Effects: Antipyretic; moist; calming; and relaxing.
Indications: Digestive tract problems; sore throats, coughs, headache, and tension.
Remarks: Effective for elimination of constipation, diarrhea, or other digestive problems; relaxes digestive tract. Relates to tension and helps reduce headaches.

Selected References
ECHINACEA
1. Mowrey, D.B., The Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine, 118-119, 250.
2. Mowrey, D.B., Herbal Tonics Therapies. 6- 7, 17, 40-46.
GINGER
1. 6-Gingesulfonic acid, a new anti-ulcer principle, and gingerglycolipids A, B, and C three new monoacyl-digalactosyglycerols, from zingiberis rhizoma. Chem Pharm 40:2239-41, 1992. Yoshikawa, etc.
2. Antioxidant actions of thymol, carvacrol, 6- gingerol, zingetone and hydroxytyrosol. Food Chem Toxicol 32:31-6, 1994. Aeschbach R. etc.
3. Antiplatelet effect of gingerol isolated from Zingiber officinale. J. Pharm Pharmacol 47:329- 32, 1995. Guh JH etc.
4. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) in rheumatism and musculoskeletal disorders. Med Hypotheses 1992 Dec; 39(4):342-8 Srivastava K.C. Mustafa T.
5. Suppressive effects of gingerol and ginger oil on arthritic rats. Pharmacology 1994 Nov; 49(5):314-8. Sharma J.N., Srivastava K.C.,
Gan E.K.
GREEN TEA
1. Polyphenols as cancer chemopre-ventive agents. (Review). J Cell Biochem Suppl 1995; 22:169-80. Stoner GD Mukhtar H.
LO HAN KUO
1. Lee C. Intense sweetener from Lo Han Kuo (Momordica grosvenori). Experientia 1975 May 15; 31 (5) :533-4
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