Immu-Forte 60 Capsules
• Immune system fortification
• Prevention of colds and flu
• Reduced severity and duration of symptoms of colds and flu
• Cold sore protection
• Resistance to allergies
• Nutritional support for sinusitis and bronchial congestion
• Promotes a healthy upper respiratory track
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Immunosuppressants, Cyclosporine, & Corticosteroids
The immune system is the body’s ultimate defense against
infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses. Good nutrition,
exercise and vitamin supplements can help us live longer,
stronger and be less prone to infection and disease.
Colds and influenza are the number one reasons people lose
workdays in the U.S. Americans spend $1 billion annually on
more prescription treatments for coughs, colds, and flu. Many
have unwanted side effects.
Fortunately nature has given us safe effective nutrients that
help support our immune systems, protecting us from colds,
flu and allergies.
Vitamin A – enchances immunity and protects against colds,
influenza and infections. Vitamin A is an antioxidant that
protects cells from disease. This vitamin enhances lymphocyte
function and is needed for epithelial tissue maintenance and
repair. Vitamin A helps thin mucus and is important to the
health of the mucus membranes.
Vitamin C – supports the immune system in several ways.
vitamin C promotes the production of white blood cells. The
nutrient aids in interferon production. Interferon is our body’s
main defense against viruses. Vitamin C increases the response
of T-Lymphocytes. Many studies have shown vitamin C’s
benefits to the immune system. The fact that people’s tolerance
for vitamin C during times of infection or inflammation
increases, suggests that the body somehow has the wisdom to
know that it needs more vitamin C and will use it if you
provide it. The highest concentration of vitamin C is in the
adrenal glands. Vitamin C supplementation is important
nourishment for the adrenal glands during stressful times such
as infection fighting. One study showed that vitamin C was
most beneficial in those people with a frequent history of
RNA – called ribonucleic acid, is found in every living cell.
RNA became known as an important and effective virus
fighting substance many years ago by Dr. Samuel Baren, a
virologist at the National Institute working in conjuction with
New York Medical College. Dr. Baren and the N.I.H. announced that RNA stimulates the body’s own virus fighting
system called interferon to work harder and do a better job
warding off diseases. Interferon is the body’s main defense
Echinacea – one of the most widely known immune supporting herbs, exerts some direct antimicrobial action but primarily
boosts immune-cell activity and prevents bacterial enzymes
from breaking down the body’s tissues.
Astragalus – has been used in China for over 2,000 years for
the treatment of flu and upper respiratory diseases. Astragalus
is widely used to increase resistance to disease and infections,
treat viral conditions and restore depressed immunity. Astragalus is used by those who experience repeated infections,
degenerative diseases, and inability to withstand stress.
Zinc – accelerates the growth of immune cells while inhibiting
the replication of the cold-causing rhinoviruses. Zinc also helps
maintain the health of the thymus gland and improves the
function of lymphocytes and phagocytic immune cells, all of
which are vital to immune system function.
N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) – has been used clinically since the
1960’s as a mucus thinner and also therapeutically for preventing respiratory disease. Researchers at the Universities of Genoa
and Padua in Italy recruited 262 men and women from 20
medical centers. The six-month study began in late 1991. Each
subject received either a placebo or 600 mg NAC twice daily.
Only 29 percent of those taking NAC developed a flu like
clinical syndrome, compared with 51 percent of placebo-treated
subjects. Among subjects whose antibody tests showed definite
exposure to the 1992 influenza virus, only 25 percent of those
taking NAC reported symptoms vs. 79 percent of those taking
L-Lysine – has a tremendous ability to fight and prevent the
outbreak of cold sores and herpes virus. Doctors Chris Kagen
and R.W. Tenkersley found that L-Lysine supplementation
suppressed symptoms of herpes in 96% of the patients tested.
Several patients studied for three years had a complete remission of herpes. The patients were symptom free while on
lysine, but found within one to four weeks of stopping lysine,
the lesions returned.
60 capsules per bottle
Two capsules provide:
Vitamin A (Acetate) 2000 IU
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 500 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 150 mcg
Zinc (Arginine Chelazome)* 10 mg
Pantothenic Acid (d-calcium pantothenate) 25 mg
Proprietary Blend: 1060 mg
Echinacea Augustifolia, Astragalus (Std. Extract), L-Lysine,
Hesperidin 98%, Quercetin 98%, RNA, Thymus (Lypholized),
N-acetyl-L-cysteine, Chlorophyl, Bee Propolis, Garlic (Pure
Gar), Spleen (Lypholized), Bone Marrow (Lypholized)
*Zinc Arginine Chelazome is a registered trademark of Albion Laboratories.