Quick Defense is a best-selling blend of Gaia-grown ingredients; Echinacea, Black Elderberry, Andrographis and Ginger. It serves as a great supplement for immune support, especially during cold and flu season. It is packed with high quality herbs that may improve the immune response at onset.
Echinacea Purpurea is a member of the daisy family, native to the North American region. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine. Native Americans used the plant for many ailments and diseases incldding wounds, burns, throat infections, pain, fever and cough.
Echinacea Angustifolia is a flowering plant, native to the North American region and a member of the sunflower family. Studies have shown that it is a medicinal plant with healing properties. It may boost the immune system, decrease blood glucose levels and even prevent some types of cancer.
Ginger is a flowering plant often used as a spice in Indian and fusion dishes. Folk medicine has a long history with this healing root. It is often used for treating nausea, indigestion, colds, cough, inflammation and infections. It can improve the immune response and significantly lower the duration of various infections.
Andrographis (also known as Indian echinacea) has long been used in both Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicisne as a healing herb for various health issues. It is a potent antiviral, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It can help reduce the duration of the common cold and help reduce the risk of infection.
Black Elderberry is a flowering plant, native to the European and North American regions. It is often used as a tonic for improving the immune response and as a treatment for indigestion, headaches, cold and flu symptoms and nerve pain.
Quick Defense usage and ingredients
Adults take 2 capsules 5 times daily for 2 days at onset. Repeat if necessary.
- Echinacea purpurea root supercritical CO2 extract
- Echinacea angustifolia root supercritical CO2 extract
- Andrographis (Andrographis paniculate) leaf extract
- Organic Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) fruit extract
- Organic Ginger (Zingiber officinale) root supercritical CO2 extract
- Vegetable glycerin
- Organic olive oil
- Vegan capsule (Hypromellose, chlorophyll)
Each 2-capsule serving delivers 10 mg alkylamides from 6,850 mg dry herb.