From the manufacturer's website:
Essential Defense® is a time-honored, traditional Chinese formula used to support healthy immune function after sudden changes in weather and with the change of seasons.
- Targets initial immune defense mechanisms with a traditional water extract of herbs used since 1200 A.D.
- Soothes the throat with licorice and platycodon.
- Delivers the warming properties of ginger.
- Immune health support enhanced with isatis.
Warning: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. If taking medication, please consult your healthcare practitioner before use. Keep out of the reach of children. This product is Gluten Free and Vegetarian. Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place. This product contains soy.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 2 Tablets Servings Per Container: 15
(A 5:1† proprietary extract of: 1000 mg*)
- Forsythia Fruit (Forsythia suspensa)
- Japanese Honeysuckle Flower (Lonicera japonica)
- Platycodon Root (Platycodon grandiflorum)
- Burdock Fruit (Arctium lappa)
- Chinese Mint Leaf (Mentha haplocalyx)
- Chinese Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza uralensis)
- Fermented Soybean (Glycine max)
- Schizonepeta Herb (Schizonepeta multifida)
- Lophatherum Leaf (Lophatherum gracile)
- Dyer's Woad Root (Isatis tinctoria)
- Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale)
Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), silica, and coating (water, hypromellose, medium chain triglycerides, and hydroxypropylcellulose).