by Hilary Quartner
More from The Cabinet
Stories from people with medicine cabinets and professionals with advice on what to put in them.
Link to Saccharomyces
Saccharomyces is fermented yeast, which is an anti-inflammatory with an immune-modulating effect. Fermented yeast has also been shown to reduce nasal congestion.Read More about Saccharomyces
Link to Andrographis
Andrographis is an herb with a demonstrated ability to reduce discomfort and symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection (i.e., nasal discharge, cough, and expectoration, as well as fatigue, cough and throat symptoms). Part of the herb's impact on the respiratory tract is due to its immunostimulant activity--it stimulates an immune response. It is also known to be a “drying” herb in traditional medicine systems.Read More about Andrographis