UltraVir-X® provides key vitamins and specific minerals, combined with a proprietary complement of botanical compounds possessing immuno-modulating properties. It offers unique supplemental support for normal, healthy immune function.
Nutrients for Immune
Support Vitamin C: Vitamin C plays many roles in helping support immune function.
Vitamin A: Plays a key role in the development and maintenance of mucosal surface and their secretions which represent a primary, nonspecific barrier to microorganisms.
Natural mixed carotenoids: Beta carotene is often the most prevalent carotenoid in foods.
Hesperidin: Hesperidin is the rutinoside of the flavanone, hesperitin.
Botanical Support for Immune System Astragalus membranaceous: a traditional Chinese herb with a long history of folk use. Extracts of this herb tonify the spleen and blood and increase qi.
Forsythia suspensa: This herb is used in Oriental traditions, which describe it as expelling wind heat.
Stillingia sylvatica: a Chinese herb with a history of traditional use in balancing body systems. Stillingia contains an essential oil, which possesses tocopherols (gamma tocotrienal) and terpenoids called estolides, believed to be active ingredients
Copper: Ceruloplasmin is the major copper protein of serum. The enzyme is involved in the acute phase of inflammation, in addition to transporting copper and the binding and storage of iron.
Propolis: Bees produce a “glue” derived from plant materials and which is isolated from bee hives. Propolis
Zinc: As a cofactor for DNA and RNA polymerase, alcohol dehydrogenase, and over a hundred other enzymes, zinc plays an essential role in the proliferation of immune cells.
Flavonoids Rutin (quercetin rutinoside): Orally ingested quercetin as well as its glycoside, rutin, are bioavailable forms of flavonoids.
Hamamelis virginiana: This herb had a long history of use by Native Americans before it was subsequently adopted by European colonists. Hamamelis virginiana contains 3 to 10% tannic acid, which is partially responsible for its astringent properties.
Bupleurum falcatum: Bupleurum is a traditional herb long used in China where it is considered bitter and cool. Bupleurum supports gastrointestinal and liver function and helps normalize inflammatory responses.
Maitake mushroom: a source of complex carbohydrates (glucans) and other fiber, calcium, potassium, magnesium, niacin and vitamin C.
Phyllanthus amarus: Hydrolyzable tannins purified from this source inhibited calcium dependent-protein kinase activity more effectively than other plant-derived inhibitors(