Lymphatic Boosting / Cleaning Tincture is a blend of herbals known to help with boosting the immune system & purify the blood all jobs of the lymphatic system which can easily become overwhelmed with detoxifying / healing the body. This tincture is also very useful in protecting & supporting the spleen which is considered to be the "seat" of the immune system by Chinese medicine.
ECHINACHEA: Anti-Viral, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Cancer properties. Works by stimulating the immune system. Stimulates the production of: Interferon, Interleukin, & a variety of other chemicals natural to the bodies immune system. Research has shown that Echinacea boosts the activity & function of cells called Natural Killer cells. Natural killer cells – a type of white blood cell – are a major component of the body’s innate, quick-response immune system. "They provide a fast front line defense against tumors, viruses and bacterial infections, by scanning the human body for cells that are cancerous or infected with a virus or bacterial pathogen, and killing them. "NK cells – along with all other types of blood cell, both white and red – are continuously generated from blood stem cells in the bone marrow over the course of a person’s lifetime.”
YELLOW BURDOCK: A blood purifier. Burdock Root contains polyacetylenes that gives the herb its antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is used as a mild laxative that aids in the elimination of uric acid or gout. It is classified as an alterative, diuretic and diaphoretic. It helps the kidneys to filter out impurities from the blood very quickly. It clears congestion in respiratory, lymphatic, urinary and circulatory systems. Burdock releases water retention, stimulates digestion, aids kidney, liver and gallbladder function. It also functions as an aperient, depurative, and antiscorbutic. Helpful in cellular regeneration.
LICORICE ROOT: Appears to enhance immunity by boosting levels of interferon, a key immune system chemical that fights off attacking viruses. It also contains powerful antioxidants as well as certain phytoestrogens that can perform some of the functions of the body's natural estrogens; very helpful during the menopause. Glycyrrhizinic acid also seems to stop the growth of many bacteria and of viruses such as influenza A. It also seems to prevent the breakdown of adrenal hormones such as cortisol (the body's primary stress-fighting adrenal hormone), making these hormones more available to the body.It has a well-documented reputation for healing ulcers. It can lower stomach acid levels, relieve heartburn and indigestion and acts as a mild laxative. It can also be used for irritation, inflammation and spasm in the digestive tract. Through its beneficial action on the liver, it increases bile flow and lowers cholesterol levels.
GOLDENSEAL: Has numerous uses that are attributed to its antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. It soothes irritated mucus membranes aiding the eyes, ears, nose and throat Goldenseal cleanses and promotes healthy glandular functions by increasing bile flow and digestive enzymes, therefore regulating healthy liver and spleen functions. It can relieve constipation and may also be used to treat infections of the bladder and intestines as well. It contains calcium, iron, manganese, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, B-complex, and other nutrients and minerals. The roots and rhizomes of goldenseal contain many isoquinoline alkaloids, including hydrastine, berberine, canadine, canadaline, and l-hydrastine as well as traces of essential oil, fatty oil and resin. It is believed that the high content of these alkaloids gives its antibiotic, anti-infective and immune stimulating qualities.
FENNEL: Splenic means something that is good for the spleen. The spleen plays a vital role in our body as it is involved in the production of lymphocytes and red blood cells. A healthy spleen results in a good level of red blood cells and a more healthy and active life. Fennel oil helps to maintain the spleen and keeps it toned. It also protects it from various infections . It does the work of a detoxifier and purifies the blood, helps the blood empty itself of blood urea, uric acid and certain unwanted hormones.
LEMON: Lemon oil has a high vitamin content, which makes it an excelelnt booster for the body’s immune system. It further stimulates white blood cells, thus increasing your ability to fight off diseases. Lemon oil also improves circulation throughout the body.
PEPPERMINT: Can increase a person’s immunity to various diseases and is commonly employed by those people with weak immune systems or who seem to frequently suffer from illness. Peppermint oil is also known to have powerful antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal effects, which is why it is used in so many alternative treatments. It is composed of camphor, menthol, and carvacrol, which are resistant to certain dangerous bacterial strains like E. coli, salmonella, and staph infections The stimulating effects of peppermint oil have been shown to increase blood circulation.
Also added: Magnolia bark, Apricot seeds, Astralagus root, Frankincense Resin & Ginger,
All of our herbal tinctures are handmade & hand infused. Herbs used are either organic or wild harvested. We are a small home based business committed to quality. All blends are developed by holistic practitioner Michelle Miller. I am also a holistic practitioner who helps & teaches people how to get healthy using solely natural means. From the simplest of diseases to the most complex, we can help. Our contact information is available on the contact us page.
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***As per FDA gudelines: None of these products are intended to treat, diagnose, treat, or cure disease.
Ingredients: Echinachea, Yellow Burdock Root, Licorice Root, Goldenseal, Fennel Seed, Lemon, Magnolia Bark, Astralagus Root, Ginger, Apricot Seeds Frankincense Resin & Peppermint infused into Distilled Water & Grain Alcohol.
As a dietary aid, suggested Use: 1 dropper (20 drops) 2-3 X a day & as needed