Elderberry is primarily found in Europe and North America. Black Elderberries have long been used in traditional cultures to support immune function. Elderberry has an extensive history of being used during seasonal immune challenges. Regarded as an “Elder” plant in Native American Herbalism, Elderberry has been used collectively by many tribes as a tonic medicine and food to promote health and vitality.
In a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled chinical trial with 63 subjects with moderate stress, 200mg of Adapticort daily for 4 weeks were able to improve overall mood state, and improved cortisol – 16%
In a 2016 radomized placebo controlled study, 84 middle-aged individual with low Scoring of Immunological Vigor (SIV) who were given 200mg/day of Adapticort for 1 month see significant improvement in SIV score, immunological Grade. Adapticort promotes youthful immune response by stimulating immune cell developement & activity, and the subject immunological age were improved by 4 years
Andrographis Paniculata has traditionally been used in Indian and Chinese herbal medicine to support seasonal immune health. There are currently 33 published research of randomized controlled trials (7175 patients) either using Andrographis as a monotherapy and as herbal mixture, showing Andrographis to be effective in supporting the body’s overall immune response to help defend the body in the face of cold-weather challenges.