Shy of living in a bubble, there’s really no escaping immune system challenges. In addition to your healthy diet, lifestyle and hygiene, you can certainly tap the right healthy immune system-supporting ingredients to give your body a boost. We bundled our top 3 healthy immune system-focused capsules to bring you on-the-go support including: a multivitamin with special attention to immune system support; organic, probiotic fermented Vitamin C featuring a potent combination of immune-supporting real-food ingredients with body-ready vitamin C; and our must-have Organic, Fermented Elderberry for healthy immune system support.
Fermented Elderberry—Supports Energy and Healthy Immune System Function Support†
Ancient Apothecary Fermented Elderberry is a must-have. It features a powerful blend of full-spectrum Fermented Elderberry, an organic Fermented Warming Botanical Blend, organic Ashwagandha extract and an organic Fermented Bitter Botanical Blend. And it’s infused with Organic Essential Oils.
Fermented Elderberry can help support healthy immune system function and support the body in the occasional presence of stressors.†
That’s why it’s good to have Ancient Apothecary Fermented Elderberry on hand!
What Sets Ancient Apothecary Herbals Apart?
- Live Fermentation
- Essential Oils Infusion
- Organic Herbs & Spices
- Warming Botanicals
- Digestive Bitters
Ancient Apothecary Fermented Herbs are powered by fermentation—our own proprietary, patent-pending, dual-stage, live fermentation process.
What is fermentation and why is it important?
Fermentation is an ancient process used to break down food into more absorbable components.
Here are some key benefits of fermentation:
- Fermentation pre-digests nutrients and beneficial compounds into more accessible and bioavailable forms.
- In some instances, fermentation can actually make certain foods more edible and more digestible, such as roots, leaves, nuts, tubers, seeds and grains.
- Fermentation can increase the presence of probiotics in the food.
Each Ancient Apothecary Herbal formula is infused with Organic Essential Oils and CO2 extracts.
The Power of Essential Oils
Essential oils are often referred to as the “life blood” of plants and trees. They are the concentrated oils of herbs, plants and trees.
For example, it takes approximately 3,000 lemons to make one kilo of lemon essential oil, while one 15mL bottom of lemon essential oil takes about 75 lemons! To go deeper, there are nearly 300 drops in a 15mL bottle, so 1 drop of lemon essential oil is made by using ¼ of a whole lemon!
Likewise, 150 pounds of lavender is necessary for just one pound of pure lavender essential oil, while one 15mL bottle of lavender oil requires 27 square feet of lavender plants. With approximately 300 drops of lavender oil in a 15mL bottle, one drop equals nearly .09 square feet of lavender plants.
The bottom line: here’s a whole lot of beneficial plant life in essential oils.
These precious oils can be distilled or extracted using CO2 and bottled, and when steam distilled, essential oils keep the “frequency” that they had when they resided in the plant.
Additionally, essential oils provide lipo-soluble fractions of plants. Since plants contain both water- and fat-soluble active compounds, we believe it is important to consume a full spectrum of beneficial compounds. Fats and oils are beneficial for the effective delivery of key antioxidant compounds.
Therefore, essential oils infused into herbal formulas can help serve as a delivery system for botanicals.
Here’s the takeaway: Essential oils are some of Nature’s wonders!
That’s why you’ll find essential oils in each and every Ancient Apothecary Fermented Herbs.
The Importance of Organic Herbs
It’s no secret that in conventionally grown foods and herbs, farmers often use a variety of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides synthetic fertilizers and many other "processing agents” which often remain in and on the food or herbs. Even washing these foods or herbs can’t get many of these off the produce.
Why? Because nearly 20 percent of the 17,000 (or more) pesticides in use today are known as systemic pesticides—those which reside inside the plant via its root system and have permeated the plant. That’s means they’re everywhere within the plants themselves and can’t be washed off.
To try to avoid these chemicals in and on our food, many people choose to go organic. That reason alone is enough to make going organic is all the rage these days.
But another important benefit of organic food and herbs is that, because they’re grown organically, these plants are often able to produce their own natural defenses against pests.
As a result, these plants can have some of the very compounds and natural defenses that we can and often should include in our diet.
That’s why you’ll find these health-supporting organic herbs in each and every Ancient Apothecary Fermented Herbs.
PLUS, each Ancient Apothecary Herbal formula features an Organic Fermented Warming Botanical Blend of black pepper, ginger, long pepper and sprouted cumin.
In Ayurveda, black pepper, long pepper and ginger are tied to the Sanskrit word trikatu, meaning three spices or three peppers. Trikatu is an Ayurvedic blend of the fruits of black pepper, long pepper and the rhizomes of ginger.
Each Ancient Apothecary Fermented Herbal formula also features an Organic Fermented Bitter Botanical Blend of milk thistle, dandelion and peppermint.
Bitter botanicals or "bitters" are historically regarded as beneficial.
By combining organic fermented botanicals, whole organic herbs and spices, hot water herbal extracts and lipo-soluble fractions, Ancient Apothecary Fermented Herbal formulas feature a full-spectrum infusion of the best that Nature has to offer!
Fermented Full-Spectrum Elderberry Blend (Fermented Elderberry and Elderberry Fruit)
Herbs have been used for thousands of years to support immune balance—and elderberry is one of them.†
Elderberry is an herb from a fragrant, flowering tree which features antioxidants and helps to support healthy immune system function.†
In fact, for centuries, teas made from elderberry fruits or flowers have been consumed for immune system health support.†
Among other constituents, elderberry features anthocyanins, which create the deep red, blue, and purple pigments found in plants such as the elderberry.
Elderberry also features the antioxidant quercetin.
Quercetin belongs to a group of plant pigments called flavonoids, which give certain fruits, such as elderberry, their color.
PLUS, Ancient Apothecary Fermented Elderberry contains the herb ashwagandha in the form of Organic Ashwagandha Extract (Root and Leaf).
Ashwagandha is one of the most revered herbs in Ayurveda, used since ancient times to support health.
More specifically, the clinically studied organic ashwagandha extract can offer many benefits, including:
- Supporting a healthy response to physical, emotional and mental stress†
- Boosting energy and reducing fatigue†
- Enhancing focus and mental stamina†
- Assisting in sustaining energy levels†
- Helping to support restful sleep†
Combined with the Organic Fermented Warming Botanical Blend PLUS the Organic Fermented Botanical Blend AND the power of clinically studied Ashwagandha, Ancient Apothecary Fermented Elderberry is a great choice for supporting healthy immune system function and a healthy response to stress.†
To Use: Adults take 3 capsules daily with 8 ounces of water or your favorite beverage. May be taken with or without food.
With thousands of multivitamins and minerals on the market, there’s never been one like this. Weaving the ancient principles of ancient TCM (Traditional Chinese Method) with body-ready vitamins and minerals, Ancient Multi Immune Support features a potent combination of immune system-supporting super herbs, superfoods and body-ready vitamins in convenient capsule form.
21 Vitamins and Minerals
Our immune-supporting formulation features a blend of 21 vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K in fermented, methylated or coenzymated forms designed to support overall healthy absorption and ease on the body.
Organic Andrographis Aerial Parts Extract
Used extensively in traditional Chinese health pursuits for thousands of years, this bitter-tasting flowering plant is referred to as the “King of Bitters.” Native to Asia and used alone or in combination with other herbs, it’s traditionally used to help support a healthy immune system.
Organic Reishi Mushroom Extract
Known as the “King of Mushrooms,” the reishi mushroom is an edible type of beneficial fungus cherished for thousands of years. Also known as Ling Zhi in Chinese, TCM utilizes reishi traditionally and generally to support the immune system.
A time-tested mineral to support the immune system, this enzyme-activated form of zinc is body-ready to help support a healthy response to oxidative stress while boosting cognitive function.†
A mineral typically found in Brazil nuts, walnuts, tuna, salmon, beef, liver, turkey and more, selenium is essential to overall good health, although it is required in only small amounts. In fact, selenium can help support a healthy thyroid† and can also play a general role in supporting a healthy immune system.
A formulation more than 2,000 years in the making and built using the TCM (Traditional Chinese Method) of formulation, Ancient Multi Immune Support contains the time-tested superstars of TCM to bring a holistic approach to your daily multivitamin. Using the traditional Chinese approach to wellness, the aim is to tap into centuries-old ingredients and practices to support the body as a complete system rather than separate organs, a larger concept known as as “Qi.” TCM ingredients aim to balance and support qi, also known as life force.
Balancing, 3-Kingdom Approach
Honoring TCM, Ancient Multi Immune Support contains specific superfood and botanical combinations time-tested through the ages. This includes a broad-spectrum of potent, TCM-approved ingredients joining together for the first time in multivitamin form to include superfoods and superherbs from multiple kingdoms: The Fungi, Plant and Animal Kingdoms.
Body-Ready Vitamins and Minerals
We did the work so your body doesn’t have to. Ancient Multi Immune Support contains bio-friendly vitamins, herbs and minerals while offering a gentle, “body-ready” form of ingredients, such as methylated B vitamins and vitamin C.
Ancient Multi Immune Support contains select ingredients with a wide range of health benefits, including vitamin D3 to support bone health and healthy immune system function, enzyme-activated zinc to support a healthy immune system, Andrographis paniculata to support a healthy immune system, selenium to support thyroid health† and more.
Can take with or without food at any time of day
Make the most of your Ancient Multi Immune Support by focusing on consuming a nutrient-dense diet full of phytonutrients and anti-inflammatory foods — while avoiding overly processed foods
Pairs Well With
If you’re looking for an extra gut-supporting immune boost, try pairing Ancient Multi Immune Support with Ancient Probiotics Immune to reap the benefits of two time-tested wellness methods
Vitamin A (Beta-Carotene)
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that comes from two sources: preformed retinoids and provitamin A carotenoids. These retinoids are found in animal sources such as eggs, liver and dairy products like whole milk, while provitamin A carotenoids come from colorful plant foods like fruits and vegetables. Beta-carotene typically leads the pack in most efficiently making retinol, a pre-formed, active form of vitamin A.Probiotic-Fermented Vitamin C
Found mostly in fruits and vegetables, this essential vitamin is known for its powerful antioxidant properties and for its general benefits for supporting a healthy response to stress.†Probiotic-Fermented Vitamin D3
Vitamin D plays a role in up to 2,000 genes and in every single tissue and cell of the body, yet 75 percent of American teens and adults don’t get enough. The immune-supporting vitamin D3 in this formulation is your body’s preferred form compared to vitamin D2.Natural Vitamin E
A fat-soluble vitamin with many important processes in the body, this bioavailable, natural vitamin E also functions as an antioxidant.Soy-Free Vitamin K (MK-7)
Vitamin K belongs to compounds called nanphthoquinones and that includes vitamins K1, K2 and K3. Overall, vitamin K plays a strong role in bones and normal bone metabolism. Vitamin K2 also generally functions to ensure calcium gets to the right places in the body, such as the bones and teeth and not in the arteries or brain.
Generally speaking, vitamin K2 also functions to activate at least three proteins in osteoblasts, the cells that generate bone, while inhibiting the breaking down of bone. Vitamin K2 occurs in several forms, but two primary types are menaquinone-4 (MK-4) and menaquinone-7 (MK-7). MK-7 is a preferred form of vitamin K2, and the vitamin K2 in MK-7 form in Ancient Multi Immune Support Formula is soy-free.Fermented and Coenzymated B vitamins
B vitamins serve as essential helpers in the conversion of food to energy. And while they do not directly provide that energy, they do assist the process. In fact, the vitamin B complex includes eight water-soluble vitamins: thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B-12, biotin and pantothenic acid.
This well-rounded vitamin B complex offers individual health benefits but work together in several ways. B vitamins are also water-soluble, so they need to be replenished often (if not every day) through diet and/or supplementation. The vitamin B-12 in Ancient Multi Men’s is in the preferred methylcobalamin form, the form that’s typically the easiest for the body to use.Calcium
An organic source of calcium derived from organic, U.S.-produced eggshells, this form of calcium is body-friendly.Iron
Traditionally a blood-building mineral, iron used in supplements sometimes tends to trigger digestive distress. Luckily, this formula utilizes iron that’s gentle on the digestive tract.Iodine
Our iodine is derived from an enzymatic process which bonds amino acids to minerals: chelation. Chelated minerals, such as our iodine, generally have easier absorption rates.Magnesium
One of the most crucial minerals, magnesium is involved in more than 300 biochemical functions in the body, such as regulating heartbeat rhythms and helping neurotransmitter functions.Enzyme-Activated Zinc
An essential mineral that’s second only to iron in its concentration in the body, zinc is often referred to as the “intelligence mineral.” Functionally, the liver also needs zinc in sufficient amounts so it can mobilize and release stored vitamin A into the bloodstream.Fermented Selenium
An essential mineral to support thyroid health†, selenium can also play a role in generally supporting men’s overall health.Manganese
As an essential nutrient that’s usually tied to iron and other minerals, manganese plays a role in numerous chemical processes, including synthesis of nutrients like cholesterol, carbohydrates and proteins.Chromium
A hard and brittle metal, chromium is a trace mineral needed by the body.
Organic Andrographis Aerial Parts Extract
Used extensively in traditional Chinese health pursuits for thousands of years, this bitter-tasting flowering plant is referred to as the “King of Bitters.” Native to Asia and used alone or in combination with other herbs, it’s traditionally used to help support a healthy immune system.Organic Ginger Root Extract
Also known as Zingiber officinale, ginger is closely related to turmeric. And just like its cousin, ginger has been a staple of TCM for thousands of years.Bovine Liver
An ancient nutritional powerhouse, liver is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Containing vitamins A, D, B12, B2, B3, B5, B6, omega-3s, iron, folate, zinc and more, this liver from grass-fed New Zealand cattle is amazing.Organic Green Tea Leaf Extract
Some of the antioxidants and beneficial compounds found in green tea leaf include polyphenols, catechins and other types of flavonoids, the same compounds found in things like blueberries and dark chocolate.Organic Reishi Mushroom Extract
Known as the “King of Mushrooms,” this edible type of beneficial fungus is also known as Ling Zhi in TCM.Organic Turmeric Root Extract
For centuries, TCM turned to turmeric for benefits. Today, we know one of its renowned compounds is curcumin.Bovine Liver
An ancient nutritional powerhouse, liver is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Containing vitamins A, D, B12, B2, B3, B5, B6, omega-3s, iron, folate, zinc and more, this liver from grass-fed New Zealand cattle is amazing.Bone Broth
Our ancestors simmered bones, marrow, feet, skin, tendons and ligaments for days to create bone broth containing collagen, proline, glycine and glutamine. Our chicken bone broth comes from U.S. sources we trust, while our beef bone broth is derived from Europe.Wild Hake Roe
One of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet, fish eggs are high in phospholipids. Fish eggs are an excellent source of protein and essential fatty acids and fat-soluble vitamins. The Omega 3s are often higher in roe than the fish itself. Our wild hake roe is sourced in New Zealand and is Marine Stewardship Council Certified.
The Traditional Chinese Method (TCM) is a system of wellness that dates back more than 2,000 years and is still practiced today. It works on the belief that Qi (which loosely translates to “vital energy” and is pronounced “chee”) is essential for overall health. TCM principles adhere to the idea that proper Qi is needed to keep all systems in balance.
This ties into the concepts of yin and yang, defined as opposing but complementary energies. According to TCM, like Qi, yin and yang negatively affect your health when they’re out of balance. That being said, a primary goal of TCM involves balancing their equalizing relationship.
One of the ways to do that involves using specific superfoods and herbs. TCM superfoods and superherbs aim to tonify, or increase the available energy of an organ part or system of the body. TCM aims to create balance in the body as a whole to promote wellness and Qi. When the yin and yang aspects of Qi are harmonized and balanced out, a person typically experiences wellbeing.
Both TCM and Ayurveda approach the body in a balancing way. They both address energy flow, circulation and balance in the body. For instance, that energy is referred to as “Qi” in TCM and “prana” in Ayurveda.
While there is overlap in some of the botanicals used in both TCM and Ayurveda, each tradition also utilizes specific plants and foods. Ayurveda was born out of India, so often recommends traditional herbs and foods widely available in that region. TCM often focuses on botanicals and fungi more readily available in China. While TCM may utilize more animal products, Ayurveda does tend to recommend more dairy, like ghee, compared to TCM.
In essence, TCM and Ayurveda are different ways to approach wellness and balance from different regions of the world.
Ancient Multi Immune Support is great for anyone who wants to support a healthy immune system year-round.
Ancient Multis feature:
- Fermented vitamins C & D for a healthy immune system and response to stress†
- Methylated B vitamins
- A patented form of folate
- Soy-free, fermented vitamin K (MK-7)
- Iron that’s gentle on the gut
Combining the nutrient-dense properties of ingredients from 3 different kingdoms creates a balanced, body-ready combination of nutrients.
Grass-fed liver from New Zealand cattle: Quite possibly the most nutrient-dense food in the world, liver is naturally rich in B vitamins, A vitamins, iron and folate.
Wild fish roe: Rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, these acids are often higher in fish roe than the fish itself.
Collagen-rich bone broth: Collagen is necessary for our skin, the body’s first line of defense, to thrive.Plant Kingdom
A plethora of botanicals historically used in traditional Chinese herbalism to support male wellness, including organic fenugreek seed, fo-ti root extract, organic ginkgo leaf extract and more, provide time-tested TCM plants to this formulation.Fungi Kingdom
Organic Cordyceps Mushroom Extract: A beneficial mushroom used in holistic wellness for centuries, cordyceps is long-revered as a vitality mushroom.
Yes, you can take it with other supplements. As with any supplements containing iron, please be aware that be aware that accidental overdose of iron containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children.
Formulated using the Traditional Chinese Method of super nutrition, Ancient Multi Immune Support combines the highest-quality, most bioavailable vitamins and minerals with herbal extracts, tonic mushrooms, collagen-rich bone broth, nutrient-dense liver from New Zealand cattle, wild fish roe and more. This breakthrough approach for nutritional and immune support features vitamins and minerals in body-friendly forms.
This formulation specifically includes a TCM Immune Blend featuring Andrographis, the “King of the Bitters.
Ancient Multi Immune Support offers vitamins A, C and D, along with zinc and selenium.
In native cultures, people consume nutrient-dense organ meats, fish roe and bone broth. But today, people aren’t consuming these superfoods. Ancient Multi Immune Support offers these ingredients.
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol) supports:
- Cardiovascular health†
- Bone health†
- Healthy blood levels of vitamin D more effectively than vitamin D2†
- Healthy immune system function†
- A healthy response to oxidative stress†
- Healthy immune system function†
- Boosted cognitive function†
- Thyroid health†
Andrographis paniculata supports:
- A healthy immune system†
Vitamin C supports:
- A healthy response to stress†
Powered by probiotic fermentation, this is organic vitamin C like you've never seen before. Weaving the ancient principles of ancient TCM (Traditional Chinese Method) with body-ready vitamin C and superfood ingredients, Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C features a potent combination of immune-supporting real-food ingredients with body-ready vitamin C.
INGREDIENTSOrganic, Fermented Vitamin C
Known for its powerful antioxidant properties and ability to support normal collagen production, vitamin C also promotes a healthy response to stress. Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C is organic and probiotic-fermented, providing 250 mg of body-ready C in every serving.Organic Astragalus Root Extract
Rooted in TCM, this adaptogenic perennial plant is also known as milkvetch root and Huang-qi and is hailed as an overall health supporter.Bovine Liver
An ancient nutritional powerhouse, liver is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Containing vitamins A, D, B12, B2, B3, B5, B6, omega-3s, iron, folate, zinc and more, this liver from pasture-raised New Zealand cattle is amazing.Organic Reishi Mushroom Extract
Known as the “King of Mushrooms,” the reishi mushroom is an edible type of beneficial fungus cherished for thousands of years. Also known as Ling Zhi in Chinese, TCM utilizes reishi traditionally and generally to support a healthy immune system.
A formulation more than 2,000 years in the making and built using the TCM (Traditional Chinese Method) of formulation, Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C features the time-tested superstars of TCM to bring a holistic approach to your daily vitamin C supplement. Using the traditional Chinese approach to wellness, the aim is to tap into centuries-old ingredients and practices to support the body as a complete system rather than separate organs, a larger concept known as “Qi.” TCM ingredients aim to balance and support qi, also known as life force.Balancing, 3-Kingdom Approach
Honoring TCM, Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C contains specific superfood and botanical combinations time-tested through the ages. This includes a broad-spectrum of potent, TCM-approved ingredients joining together for the first time in multivitamin form to include superfoods and superherbs from multiple kingdoms: The Fungi, Plant and Animal Kingdoms.Body-Ready Vitamin C
We did the work so your body doesn’t have to. Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C contains bio-friendly vitamin C, herbs and superfoods treasured in TCM.Science-Backed
Ancient Nutrients Vitamin C features select ingredients with a wide range of health benefits, including vitamin C to support a healthy response to stress† and more.