Immune & Allergies

Immune health supplements support healthy immune system function and a healthy immune response to the ills and chills of the winter season.

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Immune Health Support 

The immune system helps to defend our body from foreign substances, guarding us to keep our body healthy. Immune health supplements support the ability for our immune system to work against winter ills and chills, including a healthy diet, suitable hydration and time to rest and recover from work and stress. Reasons why we may require additional immune health support is, if we are working a lot, or experiencing high levels of stress, exposed to air-conditioned environments, or during travel. There are some key nutrients, botanical extracts and antioxidants that support the body’s defenses and a healthy immune response. 

Immune Health Nutrients 

  • Astragalus membranaceus is a traditional Chinese herb, Astragalus root has been used for ultimate immune support. 
  • Echinacea purpurea or angustifolia is a specific herbal extract, used for a healthy immune response and maintenance. 
  • Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a respiratory support herb and ongoing immune health support herb. 
  • Golden seal (Hydrastis canadensis) a natural immune support herb with specific active ingredients that can help to support and maintain immune health function. 
  • Olive leaf (Olea europa) contains the active ingredient oleuropein, which offers antioxidant support, for the immune system. 
  • Propolis is a resin from beehives, which is rich in antioxidants to help support the respiratory tract and sinuses, as well as a healthy immune response in the ear, nose and throat. 
  • Vitamin C is commonly used as a supplement for immune health support during winter, for its nutritional antioxidant benefit.  

Immune Health Tips 

  • Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables for beneficial antioxidants. 
  • Engage in moderate exercise regularly, to support a healthy immune system.  
  • Get adequate sleep as this helps the immune system to restore. 
  • Washing your hands frequently to help keep germs at bay. 


Our immune system is made up of different organs, specialized cells and proteins that work together to support our everyday immune system health. It is necessary that we nourish our immune system, in order to have optimal general health.

Top up regularly on Vitamin C and Vitamin D plus Zinc, to continually support a healthy immune system function. A prebiotic and probiotic are worthwhile supplements to include, as this helps to establish good bacteria in the gut, which supports healthy production of immune system cells and a healthy immune response.

Recurring infections, fatigue, trouble sleeping, are just some of the signs of a compromised immune system. A healthy immune system response supports us by creating a barrier that curbs potential invaders from entering the body, then continues an ongoing surveillance process, to deal with these strategically.

You can make several lifestyle and dietary changes today to support your immune system health. These include eating loads of fruits and vegetables, staying hydrated, working out regularly, getting adequate sleep, and managing your stress levels as best you can.