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Syrups for Immune Support

Syrups for Immune Support - Harmonic Arts

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Looking for a delicious and easy way to fortify immunity? Discover our range of potent Syrups that are packed with organic and wild harvested herbs and mushrooms. Formulated by Clinical Herbalists, our Syrups are a tasty way to add plant-powered immune support to your wellness routine.

 

Disclaimer: This blog is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. Please consult your health care practitioner before adding any new herbs to your wellness routine.

 

Chaga Syrup

Also known as “The King of Mushrooms,” Chaga has a wide variety of active compounds that support the body. Considered one of the most healthful foods on the planet, it contains over 200+ phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Our Chaga Syrup works both preventatively and restoratively to build optimal immune health. The polysaccharides and beta-glucans within this functional mushroom modulate the immune system, reduce inflammation, and help ward off infection (1).

 

Elderberry Syrup

Packed with antioxidants, flavonoids and high levels of vitamin C, our Elderberry Syrup is formulated by Clinical Herbalists to shorten the duration of cold and flu symptoms while fortifying the immunity. The potent compounds in Elderberries work to reduce inflammation and congestion while bringing our bodies back into balance. They can produce inflammatory cytokines, kicking the immune system into high gear so it can combat unwelcome pathogens (2).

 

Ginger Syrup

For thousands of years, cultures all over the world have used ginger root for its medicinal properties. It is traditionally used to provide relief from digestive disturbances but has potent anti-inflammatory properties that support the immune system. Ginger can increase levels of NK cell lysis, which breaks down cells that are infected with a virus (3). It also boosts levels of antibodies that combat pathogenic infection (4). Our Ginger Syrup packs a potent punch by supporting digestion, soothing inflammation, and boosting immunity.

 

Looking to combine the benefits of Elderberry and Ginger? Try our Elderberry Ginger Syrup.

 

Lung + Cough Syrup

Our Lung + Cough Syrup is powered by herbal allies that support lung health and soothe a stubborn cough. Mullein boasts antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties that help clear the lungs and expel excess mucous (5). Elecampane features potent antimicrobial compounds that can loosen phlegm and combat bacterial infection (6). Hyssop is antispasmodic and boosts immune function while improving lung capacity (7).

 

How to Add Our Syrups to Your Routine

While you can take our syrups on their own, we love to use them in the following ways:

Elevate Your Tea Ritual

Whether you enjoy your herbal tea iced or hot, add our Syrups to your favourite Artisan Tea to ramp up the medicinal benefits.

Sip on a Refreshing Mocktail

Sit back and relax with a functional mocktail that tastes delicious and supports your wellness. Try this Uplifting Adaptogen Mocktail, featuring our Chaga Syrup.

Create Plant-Powered Recipes

Blend our Syrups into your smoothies or try drizzling them over yogurt parfaits. This Elderberry Gummies recipe is easy to make and offers convenient immune support.

 

Click here to shop our tasty and immune-boosting Syrups.

 

References

  1. Seo, Hye-Kyung, and Seung-Cheol Lee. “Antioxidant Activity of Subcritical Water Extracts from Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus Obliquus).” Separation Science and Technology, vol. 45, no. 2, 21 Jan. 2010, pp. 198–203., doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/01496390903423899. 
  2. Barak, V., Halperin, T., & Kalickman, I. (2001). The effect of Sambucol, a black elderberry-based, natural product, on the production of human cytokines: I. Inflammatory cytokines. PubMed, 12(2), 290–296. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11399518 
  3. Zakaria, F. R., Nurahman, Prangdimurt, E., & Tejasari. (2003). Antioxidant and Immunoenhancement Activities of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) Extracts and Compounds in In Vitro and In Vivo Mouse and Human System. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, 8(1), 96–104. https://doi.org/10.3746/jfn.2003.8.1.096 
  4. Mahassni, S. H., & Bukhari, O. A. (2019). Beneficial effects of an aqueous ginger extract on the immune system cells and antibodies, hematology, and thyroid hormones in male smokers and non-smokers. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 15, 10–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnim.2018.10.001 
  5. Gupta, A., Atkinson, A. N., Pandey, A. K., & Bishayee, A. (2022). Health‐promoting and disease‐mitigating potential of Verbascum thapsus L. (common mullein): A review. Phytotherapy Research, 36(4), 1507–1522. https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.7393 
  6. Budán, F., Nan, M., Kocsis, B., & Laczó-Zöld, E. (2021). ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY AND POTENTIAL SECONDARY SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION MECHANISMS OF ELECAMPANE (Inula helenium L.) ROOT EXTRACT. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 22(8), 86–92. 
  7. Zahmatkesh, S., Klemeš, J. J., Bokhari, A., Wang, C., Sillanpää, M., Hasan, M., & Amesho, K. T. (2022). Critical role of Hyssop plant in the possible transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in contaminated human Feces and its implications for the prevention of the virus spread in sewage. Chemosphere, 305, 135247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.135247