Vitamins/Minerals

Healing Properties

Antioxidants/Flavonoids

Help maintain tissue integrity

Beta-carotene

Ensures healthy cell growth

Magnesium

Assists with smooth muscle relaxation, helps open airways

Quercetin

Inhibits release of inflammatory substances

Selenium

Protects lung tissue

Vitamin C

Helps produce collagen, protects against free radicals

Vitamin B12

Encourages cell activity, maintains healthy blood levels

Vitamin B6

Helps produce proteins, hormones, neurotransmitters

Vitamin A

Ensures healthy cell growth

Herbal Remedies

Healing Properties

Onions/Garlic (Allium sativum)

Inhibits inflammation

Lobelia* (Lobelia inflata)

Relaxes airways

Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza spp.)

Acts as anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic agent

Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo biloba)

Improves respiratory function, reduces bronchial reactivity

Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

Reduces inflammation

*Lobelia inflata should be taken under the supervision of an herbalist, as it is potentially toxic for children.