Oregon grape Acanthopanax senticosa shiitake mushroom green tea Echinacea purpurea turmeric Coriolus versicolor grape seed extract beta-glucan zinc aloe vera vitamin C garlic Ashwagandha Astragalus Korean ginseng golden thread active hexose correlate compound (AHCC) goldenseal I have proposed that an improved, synergistic dietary supplement can be produced and used in combination to stimulate immune function more globally.
Preparation of PartySmart: PartySmart contains dried aqueous extracts of Phoenix dactylifera (fruit : 188 mg), Cichorium intybus (seeds : 188 mg), Andrographis paniculata
(aerial part : 188 mg), Vitis vinifera (fruit : 188 mg), Phyllanthus amarus (aerial part : 124 mg), and Emblica officinalis (fruit : 124 mg).
In the first of several controlled studies aimed at assessing the effect of Andrographis on symptoms of the common cold, 33 patients received 1,200 mg of Andrographis paniculata
containing a minimum of 48 mg of andrographolides, while 28 control patients received a placebo. After four days, Andrographis was found to have a significant beneficial effect on tiredness, shivering, sore throat, muscular aches, rhinitis, sinus pains, and overall disease, but not on lymphatic swelling.
KEY WORDS: Andrographis paniculata
; Aspirin; Sucralfate; Gastric Ulcer; Prophylaxis
It can be speculated that low concentrations of APE cause immunostimulatory LPS effects, while at higher concentrations inhibitory effects of andrographolide and other Andrographis paniculata
secondary metabolites are dominant.
Evaluation of Andrographis paniculata
leaves extract for analgesic activity.
Lehri, "Biological activities of Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata
Nees) and its active principles--a review," Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, vol.
Hepatoprotective effects of Andrographis paniculata
against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage.
Indian, Thai and Chinese traditional medicine supports the use of Andrographis paniculata
, also known as the King of Bitters for the treatment of conditions such as uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).
Botanical agents with specific immune-enhancing power include several species of mushrooms such as Coriolus versicolor and shiitake; natural components such as AHCC; plant or yeast sources of beta-glucan; echinacea; and the potent and versatile herb Andrographis paniculata
One herb making its presence felt is andrographis paniculata
. A recent study indicated that adults treated with andrographis experienced reduced symptoms of nasal drainage, sore throat and earache.
To cite a few instances of simple formulations, constipation was treated by oral administration of juice obtained from leaves of Andrographis paniculata
along with honey.