|What Is It?
MicroDefense is a powerful combination of phytonutrients
to support immune, respiratory, genitourinary and
gastrointestinal tract health by maintaining healthy
Uses For MicroDefense
Promotes Healthy Microbial Balance: Artemisia, which contains artemisinin, has been used traditionally for
thousands of years to promote healthy microbial balance
within the body. Black walnut hull extract maintains healthy fungi levels and genitourinary function, and
studies indicate that this extract provides broad-spectrum support for healthy microorganism balance. Olive leaf extract contains the active constituent oleuropein, a
phenolic glucoside that helps maintain healthy GI and
respiratory tract microorganism balance and may help boost immune function. Clove has been used traditionally
to promote healthy fungal and microbial levels while grapefruit seed extract has been reported to help support
healthy GI function and comfort, as well as promote healthy gram-positive and gram-negative balance.*
What Is The Source?
Black walnut hull extract (10:1) is derived from Juglans nigra L. Olive leaf extract is derived from Olea europaea l. and standardized to contain min. 20% oleuropein.
Artemisia extract is derived from Artemisia annua L.
whole plant and standardized to contain 5% artemisinin.
Clove is derived from Syzygium aromaticum whole
plant. Grapefruit seed extract is standardized to
contain 40% flavones and flavonones. Ascorbyl palmitate
is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm
oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Individual results may vary. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
each vegetable capsule containsblack walnut hull (Juglans nigra L.) extract (10:1) ...........................75 mg.olive leaf (Olea europaea L.) extract...............................................100 mg.(standardized to contain min. 20% oleuropein)artemisia (Artemisia annua L.) extract (whole plant)...................... 200 mg.(standardized to contain 5% artemisinin)clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (whole plant)......................................75 mg.grapefruit seed extract....................................................................85 mg.(standardized to contain 40% flavones and flavonones)vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate).......................................................5 mg.(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 26 capsules per day, in divided doses, just before meals, with 68 oz of water for 23 months, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Avoid taking with antioxidants or iron, as these substances may interfere with the product's effectiveness.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. In some individuals, artemisia can cause nausea, vomiting and muscle aches. In 5 reported case studies, artemisia and clove have been associated with seizure, kidney or liver dysfunction. Artemisia is not recommended for individuals with sensitivity to botanicals from the Asteraceae/ Compositae family. Consult your physician for more information.Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?Black walnut hull may alter the absorption of medications; separate administration is recommended. Individuals taking this product with anti-hyperglycemic or anti-hypertensive medications may require blood glucose or blood pressure monitoring. Artemisia is contra-indicated with anticonvulsant medications. Clove may be contra-indicated with blood thinning medications. Consult your physician for more information.
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