Chinese/Baikal Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis) – Chinese skullcap is effective against many infections and also serves as an as a synergist that enhances the effectiveness of other herbs where they are mixed. It is a strong antiviral, anti-cancer, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory.
Red Sage (Salvia miltiorrhiza) (Dan shen)– Red Sage is mostly known as a heart tonic. It lowers blood pressure, treats angina, lowers risk of arteriosclerosis, treats COPD. It supports and improves the functions of the thyroid gland. Red Sage also boosts the liver, stimulating the production of bile. It protects nerve cells from free-radical damage.
Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis) – Dong Quai strongly relieves most PMS and menopausal symptoms. It also treats arthritis, kidney inflammation, several blood disorders, and neuralgia.
Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) – Elderberry is best known for preventing and treating upper respiratory infections, fever and constipation. It stimulates the immune system and protects against the flu virus. Helps with sore throat and nasal congestion.
Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia) – Echinacea works powerfully to boost the immune system, fight infections, treats colds and flu, as well as reducing inflammation.
Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale) – Ginger Root kills cold viruses and is effective against colds, flu and strep throat. It is also a pain reliever and helps with the pains of flu and strep throat. Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) – Licorice Root treats cold symptoms and ulcers, purifies the blood and liver. It is a tonic for the heart and counteracts serious allergic reactions.