Did you know there are a lot of herbs that can be helpful during immune season? Maybe you already know a few like Echinacea, Black Elderberry or Reishi. At Herb Pharm, it’s our job to know about plants and how to use them. We work with hundreds of plant species. Here are 14 of our favorites to keep in mind for immune support.
Andrographis: Sometimes called the king of bitters, we make Andrographis extract from Andrographis paniculata plants that have been Certified-Organically grown.
Astragalus: Extracted from the Certified Organic root of Astragalus mongholicus plants. The root is harvested only in autumn and carefully shade-dried to maintain its full aroma and color.
Black Elderberry: Prepared from the Certified Organic fully-ripened berries of Sambucus nigra trees. To assure optimal extraction of Black Elderberry's bioactive compounds, the berries are harvested only when fully mature.
Cat’s Claw: Extracted from the inner bark of Uncaria tomentosa vines which are responsibly wildcrafted in the Peruvian Amazon.
Echinacea: Prepared from fresh (never dried) Certified Organic roots of Echinacea purpurea which are grown on own farm. (We even make a formula called Super Echinacea that combines extracts of the Echinacea root, seed, flower and leaf.)
Myrrh: Made from the responsibly wildcrafted resin of Commiphora myrrha trees in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula &/or East Africa.
Reishi mushroom: Prepared from the fruiting bodies of Certified Organic dried Ganoderma lingzhi mushrooms.
Schisandra: Made from the Certified Organic ripe berry of Schisandra chinensis vines.
Goldenseal: Prepared from the Certified Organic rhizome with rootlet of Hydrastis canadensis plants. Our Goldenseal is hand-dug in the autumn, carefully cleaned & shade-dried, then thoroughly extracted.
Lomatium: Made from the fresh (never dried) root of Lomatium dissectum plants which are responsibly wildcrafted in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Olive Leaf: Comes from the mature leaf of Certified Organic Olea europaea trees.
Oregano Spirits: A blend of the plant extract and the essential oil of Origanum vulgare plants.
Propolis: Honeybees harvest the crude resin from wild-growing trees, process it, and store it in their hives. The Propolis (Resina propoli) is then carefully collected from the honeybee hives (without harming the bees) and thoroughly extracted.
Umckaloabo: Prepared from the Certified Organic root of Pelargonium sidoides plants grown in South Africa.