Vitamins As Nature Intended
No nasty surprises, no hidden ingredients, and certainly no animal products.
Created Out Of A Passion For Helping People Live Their Healthiest Lives
“It is possible to get all of the nutrients you need by eating a variety of healthy foods, but supplements can be useful for filling in gaps in your diet.”
-Carol Haggans, Registered Dietitian and Consultant to NIH
HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (circa. 460-370 BC), known today as “the father of Western medicine,” prescribed garlic for a wide range of conditions and illnesses. Hippocrates promoted the use of garlic for treating respiratory problems, parasites, poor digestion, and fatigue.
[Source: Journal of Nutrition]
SPICING UP THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Curcumin is an orange-yellow component of turmeric, a spice often found in curry powder. Traditionally known for its anti-inflammatory effects, curcumin has been shown to be a potent immunomodulatory agent that can modulate the activation of T cells, B cells, macrophages, neutrophils, natural killer cells, and dendritic cells. Curcumin at low doses can also enhance antibody responses.
[Source: Journal of Clinical Immunology]
Medicinal Properties of Echinacea in Native American Culture
Echinacea has been used in Native American medicine for centuries as a treatment for respiratory tract infections and inflammatory conditions, including the common cold, coughs, bronchitis, and inflammation of the mouth and pharynx. Echinacea preparations belong to the best-selling botanical drugs in the USA and Europe
[Source: Biochem Pharmacol]
Random Piece of Trivia That Will Impress Your Friends
Here's a little piece of trivia for you: Did you know that Vitamin E, a potent lipid-soluble antioxidant, is found in higher concentrations in immune cells compared to other cells in the blood?
Yes, Vitamin E is one of the most effective nutrients known to modulate immune function. Modulation of immune function by vitamin E has clinical relevance as it affects host susceptibility to infectious diseases such as respiratory infections.
[Source: IUBMD Life]
Driven By The Belief That Health Generates Happiness
The safety of our production and the authenticity of our ingredients makes our vegan supplements stand out from the crowd. We take immense care to ensure we only use consistent premium-quality ingredients. So rest easy knowing that Herb Llama vitamins and supplements are formulated, manufactured, and bottled in an FDA-registered facility –– right here in the United States.
IS ORANGE ON YOUR GROCERY LIST?
Vitamin C concentrations in the plasma and leukocytes rapidly decline during infections and stress, and supplementation of vitamin C was found to improve components of the human immune system.
[ Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism]
Zinc undernutrition or deficiency was shown to impair cellular mediators of innate immunity such as phagocytosis and natural killer cell activity. Zinc plays an important role in immune function and the modulation of host resistance to infectious agents, reducing the risk, severity, and duration of infectious diseases.
[Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism]