Stimulates immune function.
• Prevent infections
• Treat infections
• Immunosuppresion (E.g. chemotherapy, radiation)
• Aloe gel (Aloe vera)
• Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata)
• Boneset (Eupatorium perforliatum)
• Cat's claw (Uncaria tomentosa)
• Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolium)
• Garlic (Allium sativum)
• Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum)
• Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)
• Mistletoe (Viscum album)
• Sweet annie (Artemisia annua)
• Note: some immunostimulant herbs are not recommended to be given during acute bacterial infection and only viral infections.
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