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Botanical Ingredients in WinVivo Products

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Ilex (Ilex pubescens)

An ingredient included in our product Botano Guard™, Ilex (Ilex pubescens) belongs to the family of holly plants. Both its root and leaf of ilex have been used in herbal remedies and consumed as tea for health maintenance in South East Asia.

Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)

Japanese honeysuckle is a popular ingredient of herbal tea in the summer, and has been known for thousands of years for its “cooling” and detoxification effects. Modern scientific studies revealed that this botanical has broad-spectrum antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

As a key ingredient included in our product Botano Throat™, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) is a flavorful herb that has been used in food and medicinal remedies for thousands of years. Also known as "sweet root," licorice root contains glycyrrhizic acid, a compound that is roughly 50 times sweeter than sugar.

Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica)

Loquat syrup (often combined with honey) is used in Chinese medicine for soothing the throat like a cough drop. Extract of leaves, combined with other ingredients (such as extract of fritillaria bulbs) and known as pipa gao (literally "loquat paste"), acts as a demulcent and an expectorant, as well as to soothe the digestive and respiratory systems.

Mandarin Orange (Citrus reticulata)

The dried peel of fully matured ripen fruits of mandarin orange has been used in Asia for more than 1000 years as a natural remedy to relieve cough and dissolve phlegm. Modern scientific studies demonstrate that extract of aged mandarin orange peel has pharmaceutical effects such as anti-inflammatory, anti-asthmatic, and anti-fungal effects.

Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana)

Claimed as the “Queen of Fruits” in Thailand, mangosteen fruit and its hull (or pericarp) are rich in phytonutrients such as strong antioxidants polyphenolic xanthones. Modern research reveals that mangosteen extracts can suppress allergic reactions by inhibiting IgE-mediated histamine release from mast cells and prostaglandin E2 synthesis.

Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)

Known for 2000 years as the “medicine of the kings”, the Reishi mushroom has been cherished in Asia for its health promoting benefits and healing power. Modern scientific research has substantiated its beneficial immune regulatory functions.

Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes)

Shiitake mushroom is a favored ingredient in Asian cooking. It not only enhances the flavor of food, but also carries long-cherished nutritional and medicinal benefits such as immune-boosting, antiviral and anticancer activities.

Sweet Tea (Rubus suavissimus)

Consumed mainly as health-promoting herbal tea in Southwestern China and popular in Japan as a natural remedy against seasonal allergies, Sweet tea leaf is rich in rubusoside and polyphenols with beneficial effects of alleviating obesity, Type 2 diabetes and asthma.

Naturally Anti-Microbial

Naturally Anti-inflammatory
Desensitizes the Body to Allergens

Dissolves Mucus/Phlegm

Repairs Inflamed Throat

Synergy for Faster Relief of Inflammation
Synergy for Faster Relief
of Lung Inflammation

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