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Many people have contacted us with questions about getting vaccinated. One of the biggest questions was how to prepare their bodies for vaccines and how to minimize side effects. Here is what we suggest
Postpone vaccination if you are ill or were ill in the previous two weeks
Echinacea root contains the highest levels of the immune stimulating alkylamides so Echinacea root preparations should be used when strong immune modulating activity is required.
Such indications would include:
The three major groups of active constituents occurring in Echinacea are the caffeic acid derivatives, polysaccharides and the lipophilic components (mainly alkylamides and polyacetylenes).
The alkylamides cause a characteristic tingling in the mouth.
The level of certain active constituents can vary markedly (even being reduced to zero) depending upon the time of harvest and the quality of postharvest handling (especially drying).
The root contains:
YWB – Immune Support Contains :
Horsetail herb :
Post vaccination, contains silica which helps excrete aluminium