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Which kind of plant extract can help prevent the flu?

Influenza is a respiratory disease causedby virus infection, it has the characteristics of strong infectious, rapidtransmission, a wide range of susceptible populations. Every season, the fluspread easily among the crowd, especially for the elderly and children. So,among the many kinds of natural Plant Extracts, which one can help us preventthe flu?


Honeysuckle (scientific name: Lonicerajaponica). "Honeysuckle" one from the "Compendium of MateriaMedica", since honeysuckle flower was first opened in white, then turnedyellow, so named honeysuckle. Honeysuckle has long been known as a detoxificationmedicine. It is sweet and cold aroma, cold heat but not hurt the stomach,fragrant and also for get rid of evil . Honeysuckle can not only disperse windheat, but also resolving poison, for a variety of febrile diseases, such asbody heat, rash, hair spots, heat poison sore and sore throat embolism, it isproved to be effective.

2.Tea polyphenols

Tea polyphenols is a general term forpolyphenols in tea, including flavanols, anthocyanins, flavonoids, flavanolsand phenols. Mainly for flavanols (catechins) category, catechins accounted for60 to 80%.

Tea polyphenols have a strong antioxidanteffect, especially ester type catechin EGCG, the reduction of up to 100 timesL-ascorbic acid. Among the four main catechins, the antioxidant capacity wasEGCG> EGC> ECG> EC> BHA, and the antioxidant activity increasedwith increasing temperature. In addition to anti-oxidation of tea polyphenols,but also has antibacterial effects, such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichiacoli, Bacillus subtilis and other inhibitory effect.

3.Hypericum perforatum

Hypericum perforatum (Hypericum perforatum L.),also known as Melaleuca, Hypericum, often use the whole plant to medicine.Hypericum perforatum test bitter, it can be used for heat detoxification and regulatingmenstruation. Hypericum perforatum extract can be used as a safe neurotrophicproducts, prevention and treatment of depression regulation of affectivedisorders and mood disorders, elimination of tension and depression, restoreself-confidence and also for improving sleep, Hypericum perforatum extract`activeingredient hypericin has significant anti-DNA , RNA virus,so it can actdirectly on the virus such as bird flu, swine fever and foot-and-mouth diseasevirus, DAN, interfere with the virus replication, reproduction and stronginhibitory effect on the virus.


Astragalus, often known as Beiqi or NorthAchilles, also for Astragalus or tragacanth, commonly used in traditionalChinese medicine for the leguminous plant Mongolia Astragalus membranaceus orAstragalus root. Astragalus extract can enhance immunity, enhance energy,anti-fatigue, anti-mutation, protect the liver and inhibit osteoclasts.Astragalus polysaccharides can lower hypolipidemic, also for lower cholesteroland triglycerides, increase the role of high-density lipoprotein; can preventand treat cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis,coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease and hyperlipidemia . Astragalosidehas a significant role in lowering blood glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin andurinary protein, reducing AGEs in renal cortex and serum, inhibiting aldosereductase, inhibiting mesangial cell proliferation and alleviating renalhypertrophy. Astragaloside can added into the appropriate accessories,also canbe made into oral preparations for the prevention and treatment of diabeticnephropathy.

since ancient times, Chinese medical usethose kinds of Chinese herbals to prevent influenza and fruitful. Modernmedicine has also placed many researches on this, in general, the plantcomponents of flavonoids, polyphenols, polysaccharides, alkaloids have a moredirect effect on influenza virus. Our company is professional to provide avariety of natural plant functional ingredients and pigment products, you can checkour official website for more information.

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