Quintessence is a combination of five herbal tinctures that work together, creating a potent broad spectrum approach to immune system support. The formula includes: Andrographis paniculata (King of Bitters), Ceanothus americanus (RedRoot), Stephania tetrandra (Han Fang Ji), Smilax glabra (sarsaparilla), and Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed).
All five of these herbs have long histories of use in traditional medicine for their microbial defense, and immune support and inflammatory response support benefits. All five have also been used to help with Lyme disease and its coinfections.* Andrographis has shown hepatoprotective characteristics, and some effectiveness inhibiting infections. Red Root is an astringent and expectorant, helping with sore throats, flus, gastrointestinal problems, and reducing stagnation in the lymphatic system. Stephania supports skin and joint health. Smilax may promote hormonal balance. Knotweed contains the antioxidant resveratrol, which can support healthy cholesterol & blood pressure levels.* *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.