Winter Well-Being – Support Your Immune System with the Help of NSP Supplements

by Nathan

NSP offers a host of
immune-supportive products—including Chinese herbal
combinations—that help build and maintain immunity through the challenging
winter months.

With the
winter months upon us, taking care of your immune system should become a
priority. Like all of your other body systems, your immune system has specific
nutritional needs. Nature’s Sunshine offers an array of products that
support the body’s immune system to help maintain optimal function and


Nowhere else on
the market can you find such a unique combination of ingredients to bolster and
support the immune system. This blend of well-researched, natural ingredients
works to stimulate the body’s own defenses. It was designed to promote
macrophage activity in the body, leading to a chain reaction of immune activity
that can strengthen the entire

Stimulator’s key ingredients are beta-glucans—long-chain
polysaccharides that stimulate the immune system into action. They help to
trigger an increase in the production of macrophages, T-cells, B-cells, natural
killer cells and cytokines. Immune Stimulator also contains arabinogalactan,
colostrum, reishi and maitake mushrooms, and cordyceps for increased immune
support and antioxidant activity.

respiratory system is among the body’s first lines of defense. Airborne
particles are everywhere, and when they enter the body through the nose or
mouth, the body turns on its cleansing mechanisms and puts the immune system on
active duty. ALJ is NSP’s key product for the respiratory system as it
supplies herbal nourishment that supports a healthy respiratory

The carefully
selected ingredients found in ALJ help maintain balance in the natural
eliminative functions of the respiratory system. It promotes healthy lung
function and helps support the body during seasonal changes. ALJ also encourages
the entire respiratory tract to gently cleanse itself while promoting
respiratory tissue health. It contains fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, mullein
leaves, boneset herb and horseradish root. Available in capsules, tablets and

Olive Leaf

Used for centuries
before modern techniques were developed to concentrate their benefits into a
more powerful extract, olive leaves support immune function and strengthen the
circulatory system. NSP uses a patented process to specially prepare Olive Leaf
Extract so that it delivers one of the highest levels of oleuropein—a key
active constituent—available on the market. In addition to demonstrating
immune-supporting activity, Olive Leaf Extract may also promote several
circulatory functions.


With a long
history of use for supporting the immune system, elderberry is an excellent herb
to have on hand during the cold weather season. In fact, this powerful
supplement has been shown to promote immune system function in addition to
providing essential nutrients for health. Studies indicate that the immune
system is generally strengthened by elderberry nutrients. Certain naturally
occurring compounds in elderberry have been found to help the body maintain

Sunshine combines the benefits of elderberry with echinacea, which is recognized
throughout the world for its immune-supporting actions. It also contains royal
jelly, which naturally provides small levels of some B-complex vitamins,
important amino acids and minerals.

Also available: Chewable
Elderberry Plus for


Seasonal changes
may affect the body in many ways. As the winter months are upon us, it’s
vital that you give your immune system extra support throughout these months.
NSP Seasonal Defense combines andrographis with other immune-supporting herbs,
including Citrus aurantium (which contains 6% synephrine extract), thyme,
oregano and eleuthero root for extensive immune and respiratory

Used for
centuries by many cultures, andrographis is prominent in Ayurvedic medicine. It
is believed to support immunity by promoting both specific and non-specific
immune-response functions. Synephrine may help maintain the mucous membrane of
the respiratory tract, while oregano and eleuthero root have beneficial
properties for the immune and respiratory systems.


Mild and suitable
for most ages, echinacea is the most popular herb in America for the immune
system. Ultimate Echinacea provides the synergistic benefits of three of the
most popular echinacea species in one powerful supplement. Echinacea purpurea,
E. angustifolia and E. pallida are combined through careful processing into a
powerful concentrate that preserves the maximum potential of the three
species’ roots. This unique combination provides echinacosides,
glycoproteins, isobutylamides and polysaccharides found selectively in each
species. Available in a liquid form for more efficient absorption in the

through Chinese Traditional

For thousands of
years, the Chinese have developed and perfected their herbal formulas in
accordance with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Their approach to herbal remedies
honors the interaction between the body’s various systems. Traditional
Chinese Medicine believes that health comes from the unity of opposites
represented by yin and yang. Proper balance of yin and yang lead to well-being.
Nature’s Sunshine offers powerful Chinese formulas that support your
immune functions as they work to promote harmony, or balance, in the body.

according to centuries-old Chinese herbal philosophy, VS-C provides essential
nutritional support to the immune system. Chinese herbalists would consider this
unique combination of 10 herbs to be a “metal-enhancing” formula.
Available in both capsule and liquid form, VS-C helps create a favorable
environment for microbial balance and overall health. It also supports
detoxification and promotes a healthy respiratory tract. This exclusive NSP
formula contains dandelion root, purslane herb, indigo leaves and root, thlaspi
herb, bupleurum root, Typhonium flagelliforme rhizome, scute root, cinnamon
twig, licorice root and Panax ginseng


Trigger Immune is considered to be a general tonic formula that nutritionally
enhances the body’s immune response. According to Traditional Chinese
Medicine, this formula is designed to strengthen a weakened energy constitution.
Its key ingredients—schizandra, astragalus, dang gui, Panax ginseng and
ganoderma—support the immune system and promote energy. Trigger Immune
also gives support to the circulatory system as its Chinese name, sheng mai, can
be translated to mean “generate the

is a Chinese formula designed to support joint health and immunity. Its
traditional Chinese name, qing re, can be translated to mean “clear the
heat,” as it is believed to help calm a stressed “fire”
constitution. The 18 herbs contained in this combination nourish the structural
and immune systems by stimulating blood flow and eliminating toxins through a
variety of actions. Its primary herbs—schizonepeta, lonicera and
forsythia—may also promote a feeling of well-being.

Whatever your needs are
this winter, Nature’s Sunshine can help. Protect yourself by supporting
your immune system with Nature’s Sunshine



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