This blend has a sweet and herbal taste that has been great for strengthening the immune system. Its herbal ingredients have strong anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal, and expectorant properties. The Echinacea herb, the main Immunity Elixir ingredient has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. It helps fight inflammation as well as bacterial and viral infection and stimulates certain white blood cells. It is good for the immune system and the lymphatic system, and is useful for allergies, colic, colds, flu, and other infectious illnesses.
“A series of experiments have demonstrated that E. purpurea extracts do indeed demonstrate significant immunomodulatory activities. Among the many pharmacological properties reported, macrophage activation has been demonstrated most convincingly. Phagocytotic indices and macrophage-derived cytokine concentrations have been shown to be Echinacea-responsive in a variety of assays. Activation of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and natural killer cells has also been reasonably demonstrated.”
Barrett, B. “Medicinal Properties of Echinacea: A Critical Review.” in Phytomedicine. Vol 10, Issue 1, 2003, 66-86. https://doi.org/10.1078/094471103321648692
- Echinacea: This is one of the most popular immune system boosting herbs. Echinacea has been traditionally used for the treatment of a wide variety of cold, flu, and other serious viral/bacterial ailments.
- Olive Leaf: This amazing herb has been a golden remedy for healthy bodies due to its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, & anti-fungal properties. Olive leaf has been shown to deactivate viruses by several means, one of which includes halting viral replication.
- Rose Hips: Known to contain Vitamin C, which aids the immune system. This fruit also contains vital nutrients known as bioflavonoids, which aid in the absorption of Vitamin C.
- Astragalus: Ancient Chinese medicine has long used this root for its immune stimulating benefits. It is known to increase white blood cell count and has been used to combat adrenal fatigue because of its “adaptogenic” properties.
- Cinnamon: Studies have shown a correlation between taking cinnamon and its positive effects on cholesterol and memory. Cinnamon is used in this blend to keep the chest and lungs sterile and to provide delicious natural flavor.
Brewing your tea doesn’t have to be hard; follow these steps for the perfect cup of tea.