- Innovative formula for the cold & flu season
- Targets specific immune response
- A natural source of shikimic acid
ProteniX™ is an innovative Traditional Medicine formula for the cold & flu season.
Star anise (Illicium verum) is a vital Chinese medicinal herb with actions of dispelling cold and regulating the flow of Qi (vital energy). Also used as a spice, Star anise is rich in Shikimic acid, a natural organic compound and one of the most widely studied molecules in the context of its antiviral effects. Shikimic acid is also an intermediary model for the production of drugs effective against influenza virus. Star Anise extracts are rich in phenolic antioxidants known to promote immunity to foreign pathogens by stimulating immune cell polyphenol receptors to activate signaling pathways for initiating immune response.
Pine needle oil (Pinus sylvestris) is an essential oil rich in monoterpene and diterpene hydrocarbons. Scientific evidence now shows monoterpenes have good anti-viral properties, and diterpenes have antimicrobial properties. Terpenes have a wide range of medicinal uses among which antiplasmodial (antimalarial) activity is notable. The mechanism of action is the disruption of the multiprotein complex that enables malaria-causing parasites to infect and replicate in red blood cells. Some viruses also use proteins as a tool for penetrating blood cells.
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum), a herb with a long history in traditional medicine, complements the action of Star Anise in our formula. Its anti-inflammatory properties have been harnessed for centuries to alleviate respiratory discomfort associated with cold and flu. This extract helps soothe sore throats and reduce coughing, providing patients with much-needed relief.
Did you know
Pine needles also contain Shikimic acid?
Recommended Use: A unique combination of traditional Chinese medicine ingredients.
Recommended Dose: Adults take 1 capsule 1- 2 times per day. For prolonged use, consult a health care practitioner.
Cautions & Warnings: If you are taking prescription medications, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. If symptoms persist or worsen, or if new symptoms develop, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep sealed, store in a cool, dry place at 15–25ºC. Keep out of reach of children.
Contra-Indications: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product. Does not contain: Dairy, egg, gluten, wheat, soy, corn, yeast, nuts, artificial sweeteners, preservatives, colors or flavors.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Star Anise (Illicium verum) 50:1 extract
(equivalent to 11,400 mg)
|Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) 20:1 extract
(equivalent to 4,500 mg)
Non Medicinal Ingredients: Pine Needle oil extract (Pinus sylvestris), microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate, non-GMO potato starch, vegetable stearate.
Capsule shell: hypromellose (vegetarian gelatin).