Studies indicate that many natural substances can activate the body’s own
production of interferon. Some better known natural interferon boosters
Astragalus : a Chinese herb that enhances the antibody reaction to foreign
invaders of all types, including cancer.
Boneset : a native American Indian herb with antiseptic, anti-viral properties
used for the treatment of colds and flus, coughs, fevers, indigestion and
Chlorophyll : a plant pigment which can be found in a long list of green leafy
vegetables and algae like spirulina, chlorella and barley green.
Coenzyme Q10 : an antioxidant involved in the electron transport chain needed
for all energy dependent processes in the body. CoQ10 increases helper
T-cells and reduces infection risk.
Echinacea : the most popular herb in North America used as a treatment for
toothaches, bites or stings and all types of infections.
Ginkgo : a potent central nervous system antioxidant for the treatment of
circulation disorders, memory problems, high blood pressure, depression,
tinnitus and immune system disorders.
Melatonin : a hormone produced by the pineal gland with strong antioxidant and immune system boosting properties.