Viro-Guard

90 capsules

with Olive Leaf, Garlic, Echinacea,
Andrographis, Pau D'arco & Zinc

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Viro-Guard
Viro-guard is a potent immune formulation containing olive leaf, andrographis, garlic, pau d’arco, echinacea and elderberry. Together with vitamin C, bioflavonoids and zinc, these ingredients help to maintain a healthy immune system and support the body’s resistance against winter ailments and viral infections.
Ingredients: Each capsule contains: Olive leaf 2500mg, Andrographis 2500mg, Odourless Garlic 2000mg, Pau D’arco 500mg, Echinacea purpurea 300mg, Calcium ascorbate 121mg (providing vitamin C 100mg), Bioflavonoids 25mg, Elderberry 20mg, Zinc (Chelate) 5mg. This product contains encapsulating aids. Some herbal extracts used.
Suggested Use: Adults: Take 1-2 capsules daily (increase to 3 capsules for an acute condition) with food, or as professionally recommended.
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Cautions: Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing. In rare cases, some ingredients may cause an allergic reaction or gastrointestinal discomfort.

Disclaimer:

Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.