What is Andrographis?

Andrographis paniculata, commonly known as creat, green chiretta and King of Bitter, is an annual herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. This powerful, natural antioxidant has been used for years all over the world to improve the immune system, aid digestion and contribute to overall health and wellness.

Used in both Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine, it has mainly been studied for the treatment of colds, flu and upper respiratory tract infections. It has also been studied for inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis.

Why Take Andrographis supplements?

ParActin® Andrographis has more than 30 studies and over 20 years of research and development. Research has shown that it can support a healthy inflammatory response, overall immune function and healthy bones and joints.

A healthy immune system will keep you feeling well during times of stress and illness. Being struck down with cold and flu symptoms every year can be debilitating. Research has shown that Andrographis can reduce symptoms of common colds when taken at first sign of symptoms. A clinical trial concluded that it was highly effective in reducing the prevalence and intensity of symptoms, beginning at day two of treatment, with no reported side effects.

How Does It Work In The Body?

ParActin® effectively inhibits the NF-kB ‘switch’, which is responsible for inflammatory responses, thereby reducing the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines to help produce a better sense of health and wellness. The immune and inflammation balancing properties of ParActin® may assist the body to help fight viruses while reducing the overload of cytokines.

The anti-inflammatory effects of ParActin® also helps to support healthy bones, joints and muscles. ParActin® was found to reduce inflammation in the skeletal muscle in a similar way to aspirin and NSAIDs, without the side effects associated with these medicines. It can also effectively reduce swollen and tender joints.

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