European elder (Sambucus nigra), also known as black elder and elderberry, is thought to be beneficial for the prevention and treatment of influenza and upper respiratory infections, though there is still debate as to which stage of infection it is most effective in and even what the exact mechanisms of action are that lend elderberry its anti-viral effects. American elder (Sambucus canadensis) is a fast-growing, deciduous North American shrub that can reach up to 12 feet with flowers and berries similar to S. nigra. Elder flower extracts are also used to treat...Read more
Dr. Ohhira’s Propolis PLUS® is a unique and powerful immune system supporting supplement that was formulated by Japanese microbiologist Dr. Iichiroh Ohhira, who also created Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics.
The immune system supporting ingredients in Propolis PLUS® are Brazilian Green Propolis, astaxanthin, vitamin E, flaxseed oil and Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotic extract. The unique benefits of each of these ingredients will be discussed in this blog post.
History of Propolis
In addition to honey, honeybees make another important substance...Read more