Immune Boosting Drink
New from Prairie Naturals, introducing Citrus Soother Decongestant. All the healing properties of Citrus Soother Cold & Flu, with the powerful decongestant effects of Ephedrine. Ephedrine is known worldwide for providing fast, long-lasting relief of nasal swelling and congestion caused by upper respiratory infections, colds & flu, sinusitis and allergies.
How Does Ephedrine Work?
The decongestant Ephedrine works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nasal lining. This constricts blood flow through swollen mucus membranes which reduces swelling, widens the airways and relieves pain and pressure that is associated with head congestion and allergic reactions.
Recommended Use or Purpose: Contains Ephedrine as a decongestant to relieve nasal congestion due to the common cold, u, sinusitis & allergic rhinitis. Helps relieve symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections (e.g. colds, us, sore throat, catarrh, cough). Traditional use in Herbal Medicine: Ginger as an expectorant & anti-tussive to help relieve bronchitis as well as coughs and colds; Lemon Balm as a sleep aid (in cases of restlessness or insomnia due to mental stress); Black Elderberry as a diaphoretic to promote sweating & to help relieve fever (in cases of common colds, us). Contains Vitamin C & D as factors to maintain good health & Zinc to help maintain immune function.
Recommended Dose: Take 1 packet (10g) in 150 -200 250 ml of hot (not boiling) water & drink, once a day, at the first sign of infection. Take with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications.
Medicinal Ingredients: Each 10 g serving contains:
Ephedrine (L-Ephedrine HCL) – 8 mg
Vitamin C (Calcium Ascorbate) – 500 mg
Vitamin D (Vitamin D3, Cholecalciferol) – 25.0 mcg (1000 IU)
Lemon Balm, herb top 10:1 Extract (Melissa ocinalis L) – 300 mg
equivalent to 3000 mg of Lemon Balm herb
Ginger, Root 4:1 Extract (Zingiber ocinale) – 187.5 mg
equivalent to 750 mg of Ginger root
Elderberry, fruit 15: 1 Extract (Sambucus nigra) – 100 mg
equivalent to 1500 mg of Elderberry fruit
Echinacea, Root 10:1 Extract (Echinacea purpurea) – 90 mg
equivalent to 900 mg of Echinacea Root
Zinc (Zinc Citrate) – 5 mg
Non-medicinal Ingredients: Honey Powder, Lemon Flavor (Natural) Powder 5:1 Concentrate, Maple Flavor (Natural), Inulin, Xylitol, Stevia (Extract), Organic Lemon Flavor, Silicon Dioxide.
Cautions & Warning: Consult a health care practitioner: if pregnant or breastfeeding; if symptoms persist or worsen; if sleeplessness persists for more than 3 weeks (chronic insomnia); for use beyond 7 days; prior to use if taking immuno-suppressants or medication &/or natural health products for allergy symptoms, asthma, cough/cold or weight control (e.g. products which contain caffeine, ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine or pseudoephedrine); if you have a progressive systemic disease (e.g. tuberculosis, leukosis, collagenosis, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and/or HIV infection), an autoimmune disorder, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, glaucoma, seizure disorders, thyroid problems, pre-existing psychiatric conditions, or difficulty in urination due to prostate enlargement.
Known Adverse Reactions(s): Consumption with alcohol, other medications or health products with sedative properties is not recommended. If hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy); insomnia; irritability; dizziness; drowsiness, tremors; nausea &/or loss of appetite; restlessness; severe headache; shortness of breath; disturbance of urination; rapid heartbeat occur, discontinue use. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Diuretic effect may occur. Contraindications: Do not use if you are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy plant family or if you are taking or have taken in the past 2 weeks monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. Keep out of reach of children. FOR OPTIMAL FRESHNESS STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE OR REFRIGERATE.