Essential Defense


Immune Support*

Essential Defense® is an enhanced classic Chinese formula, known as yín qiáo san, traditionally used to provide immediate immune support, especially following a sudden temperature change.*


  • Delivers the warming properties of ginger*
  • Immune health support enhanced with isatis*


  • Gluten-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Vegetarian
  • Packaged in glass
  • Packaged in recyclable material


Serving Size:

2 Tablets

Ingredient Amount Daily Value
A 5:1 Proprietary Extract of: 1000 mg 
Forsythia Fruit (Forsythia suspensa),
Japanese Honeysuckle Flower (Lonicera japonica),
Platycodon Root (Platycodon grandiflorum),
Burdock Fruit (Arctium lappa),
Chinese Mint Leaf (Mentha haplocalyx),
Chinese Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza uralensis),
Fermented Soybean (Glycine max),
Schizonepeta Herb (Schizonepeta tenuifolia),
Lophatherum Leaf (Lophatherum gracile),
Dyer’s Woad Root (Isatis tinctoria),
Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale)


Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), silica, and coating (hypromellose, medium chain triglycerides, and hydroxypropylcellulose). Contains: Soy.


Take two tablets as needed or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Cautions | Warnings | Interactions

Consult your healthcare practitioner before use. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a health care provider. If you are on medication, taking nutritional supplements, suffering from any medical condition, pregnant, or breastfeeding, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new food, supplement or remedy. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Keep out of the reach of children. 


Do not use if pregnant or nursing.


Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry, dark place.

Medical disclaimer

Nothing on our website should be construed as medical advice and we encourage you to obtain professional advice before taking any action on the strength of information, ideas, or opinions expressed on this website. The products are not intended to cure or prevent any condition and we recommended that you contact your personal physician or doctor prior to the consumption of any product. We make no representations or warranties regarding the efficacy and/or suitability and/or fitness for purpose of the product including in connection with any condition.