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KVA (Keep Viruses Away) Garlic Immune Herbal Formula Extract

This is an herbal cold and flu remedy.   My all-time personal favorite formula for health and wellness. A must for the herbal medicine cabinet.  I have successfully used this when I go out of country, been around sick people, or in stressful situations.  If I feel like I am coming down with a cold, I will take this every hour until I retire to bed.  Most of the time, I am better the next day. I then will take it two or three times a day to build up my immune system.  If I do catch a cold, it is never bad enough to keep me down, and I always recuperate quickly.  I will add my formula, Cough Sore Throat if I end up having a cough.  I do have to say that this formula does not taste good, but it works so so well.  And it is Alcohol-free! Inspired by Dr. John R. Christopher when he was at a seminar in Snowflake, Arizona to ward off Bubonic Plague.  Although there are a couple of herbs that are different because of being on the FDA list, it is still made per Dr. Christopher's instructions.


Ingredients:  Garlic, marshmallow, mullein, astragalus, uva ursi, wormwood, black walnut, white oak, skullcap, lobelia, apple cider vinegar, glycerin, honey



Botanical name:  Allium sativum

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anti-bacterial; Antibiotic; Anti-catarrhal; Anti-fungal; Anti-pyretic; Anthelmintic; Anti-asthmatic; Anti-cholesterolemic; Antiseptic; Antispasmodic; Anti-cancer; Cholagogue; Carminative; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Depurant; Digestant; Emmenagogue; Expectorant; Febrifuge; Fungicide; Hypertensive; Hypotensive; Immuno-stimulant; Nervine; Parasiticide; Prophylactic; Rubefacient; Stimulant; Stomachic; Tonic; Vasodilator; Vulnerary.

Nutrients:  Calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.

Drug interactions:  Interacts with Chlorzoxazone, Ticlopidine, Warfarin. Supports those taking Dipyridamole.

Description:  Garlic is one of the most valuable foods. It is good for the heart, liver, gallbladder, stomach, spleen and lungs. One of the best natural antibiotics, it detoxifies (chronic lead poisoning), builds the blood and is an overall great healer.

Internal Uses:  Its expectorant action makes it useful for chronic bronchitis, sickle cell anemia, chronic stomach problems and stomach catarrh. It has been useful with all intestinal infections, such as parasites, dysentery, cholera, typhoid and parathyroid fever. Can use with honey for coughs, colds and asthma.



Botanical name:  Astragalus membranaceus

Origin:  China

Therapeutic actions:  Adaptogen; Anti-bacterial; Anhyrotic; Anti-hypertensive; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-viral; Cardiotonic; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Hypoglycemic; Hypotensive; Immuno-stimulant; Pectoral; Tonic; Uterine tonic; Vasodilator.

Nutrients:  Calcium, choline, copper, essential fatty acids, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium and zinc.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  One of the most popular herbs used in the Orient. Used for debilitating conditions, hypoglycemia and to improve digestion. It is helpful for young adults for energy production and respiratory endurance. American Cancer Society publication reports that it restored immune functions in 90% of the cancer patients studied. It is presently being looked upon as a possible treatment for people living with AIDS and for its potential to prolong life.



Botanical name:  Althaea officinalis

Origin:  Italy/Bulgaria

Therapeutic actions:  Anti-tussive; Demulcent; Diuretic; Emollient; Galactogogue; Laxative; Lithotriptic; Odontalgic; Mucilage; Nutritive; Tonic; Vulnerary; Protective.

Nutrients:  Amino acids, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.

Drug interactions:  No known drug interactions.

Description:  Marshmallow is very soothing and healing to the inflamed respiratory, alimentary, intestinal and genito-urinary areas.

Internal uses:  It has been beneficial for the stomach and the small intestine, urinary and respiratory tracts, kidney and bladder problems. It is a mild expectorant for tight, severe coughs. It has also been used for pharyngitis, laryngitis, pulmonary complaints, cystitis, colds, hoarseness, pneumonia.



Botanical name:  Verbascum thapsus

Origin:  Bulgaria

Therapeutic actions:  Anodyne; Antiseptic; Astringent; Demulcent; Emollient; Expectorant; Narcotic; Vulnerary.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and D.

Drug interactions:  No know drug interactions.

Description:  A valuable herb for respiratory disorders.

Internal uses:  It has been uses for coughs, hoarseness, bronchitis, catarrh, hay fever, and whooping cough. It may also be used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.



Botanical name:  Juglans nigra

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Alterative; Anodyne; Anti-inflammatory; Astringent; Blood purifier; Detergent; Laxative; Pectoral; Vermifuge.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B15, C and P.

Description:  It has been used to rid the body of parasites and to lower high blood pressure and a cleansing wash. It is the green hull surrounding the nut of the black walnut that is a miraculous parasitic. After it has turned black, it is useless.

Internal uses:  It has been used in the treatment of tuberculosis and lung disease.



Botanical name:  Lobelia inflata

Origin:  USA/India

Therapeutic actions:  Antispasmodic; Anti-venomous; Astringent; Cathartic; Counter-irritant; Diaphoretic; Diuretic; Emetic; Expectorant; Emmenagogue; Nauseant; Nervine; Relaxant; Stimulant.

Nutrients:  Calcium, choline, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C.

Drug interactions:  Check with physician if on nicotine alternatives.

Description:  Lobelia is commonly used both externally and internally to relax all spasms.

Internal uses:  In small doses, it is used for lung congestion. In large doses, it acts as a powerful emetic. It has been used for abscesses, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


Botanical name:  Scutellaria lateriflora

Origin:  USA

Therapeutic actions:  Antispasmodic; Anti-bacterial; Anticonvulsive; Anti-pyretic; Anti-venomous; Astringent; Calmative; Diuretic; Nervine; Sedative; Tonic.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium,  silicon, zinc, vitamins A,  B1, B2, B3, C and E.

Drug Interactions: No known interactions.

Description:  Skullcap is an excellent tonic for the nervous system.



Botanical name:  Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Origin:  Spain/Albania

Therapeutic actions:  Antiseptic; Astringent; Birthing aid; Disinfectant; Diuretic; Hypnotic; Kidney; Lithontriptic; Mucilage; Nephritic; Poultice; Skin; Tonic.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.

Drug Interactions: Interacts with Acetaminophen with Codeine, Atropine, Cardec DM, Codeine, Ephedrine and Pseudoephedrine, Lomotil/Lonex, Loop Diuretics, Spironolactone, Theophylline/Aminophylline, Thiazide diuretics and Triamterene.

Description:  Uva Ursi has a specific affinity for the genito-urinary organs, especially for gravel or ulcerations of the kidney and bladder.



Botanical name:  Quercus alba

Origin:  USA/Hungary

Therapeutic actions:  Antiseptic; Astringent; Anti-venomous; Anthelmintic; Antiemetic; Diuretic; Febrifuge; Hemostatic; Lithotriptic; Stimulant; Tonic; Vermifuge.

Nutrients:  Calcium, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C.

Drug Interactions: Interacts with Acetaminophen with Codeine, Atropine, Cardec Dm, Codeine, Ephedrine and Pseudoephedrine, Lomotil/Lonox, Theophylline/Aminophylline.

Description:  White Oak bark is a strong astringent and antiseptic. It precipitates the tissue protein to tighten them.

Internal uses:  It has a cleansing effect on inflamed surfaces of the skin or mucous membranes. It has been used for excess mucous with common complaints such as sinus congestion and post-nasal drip. 



Botanical name:  Artemisia absinthium

Origin:   Bulgaria/Hungary

Therapeutic actions:  Antiseptic; Anti-venomous; Antibilious; Antibiotic; Bitter; Carminative; Febrifuge; Hepatic; Nervine; Stomachic; Stimulant; Tonic; Vermifuge.

Nutrients:  Vitamin C.

Drug Interactions:  No known Drug Interactions.

Description:  Wormwood is primarily a stomach medicine.

Internal uses:  It has been useful for indigestion, gastric pain, lack of appetite, as well as the related problems of heartburn and flatulence. It has also been helpful for liver and gallbladder secretions.



Nutrients:  Amino acids, calcium, choline, copper, enzymes, fluorine, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, E and P.

Description:  An old-timer's home remedy, cures more ailments than any other folk remedy because it helps to balance the Ph in the body. Taking Apple Cider Vinegar on a regular basis brings a rosy glow to the complexion.

Internal uses:   It has been beneficial in reducing cholesterol, regulating the water content in the cells and body; reduces water retention and excess sodium. It regulates blood pressure, diminishes premature calcification of the arteries, increases concentration and memory and improves overall circulation.  It has been used for allergies (including pet, food and environmental), sinus infections, asthma, diarrhea, acne, high cholesterol, flu, chronic fatigue, Candida, weight loss, acid reflux, sore throats, headaches, contact dermatitis, arthritis and gout. 



Therapeutic actions:  Anti-microbial; Antiseptic; Anti-bacterial; Disinfectant; Digestive; Sedative; Stimulant; Tonic.

Nutrients:   Calcium, enzymes, magnesium, manganese, potassium and phosphorus.

Description:  Honey is a thick fluid prepared by the honey bees from the nectar of flowers.  It is 75%-80% sugar.

Internal uses:  Honey contains hydrogen peroxide-a known antiseptic.  Arabs would take honey and water across the deserts to quench their thirst.  It has been used as a general tonic.  It has been beneficial for colds, coughs, sore throats, allergies and constipation.

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