LifeShield™ Immune Support
- A sophisticated mix of medicinal mushrooms
- Supports the immune system
- Includes reishi (Ling zhi) and shiitake
- Strictly unprocessed, natural nutrients
- 100% vegan, whole food, non-GMO
- Contains no gluten or colors/flavors
- 120 capsules
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LifeShield™ Immune Support by New Chapter
Support your immune system with this organic blend of reishi, shiitake and other DNA-tested mushroom heads including lion's mane (Hericium erinaceus), maitake (Hen-of-the-wood), poria, Turkey tail and chaga. This LifeShield™ supplement provides a protective shield for your health with organic mushrooms that have been given the opportunity to fully mature, ensuring a completed life cycle and hence, optimal medicinal protective properties.
Mushrooms have a positive effect on the intestinal flora: exactly where our immune system, for the most part, resides. They contribute to healthy bowel movements, have a detoxifying effect and provide a natural balance among the microorganisms in the intestine. The daily serving of two capsules includes 300 mg of reishi and 120 mg of shiitake.
- A mix of medicinal mushrooms in one capsule
- With reishi and shiitake for a stronger immune system
- Better resistance to diseases
- Balances the microflora of the intestines
- Active control of harmful bacteria, viruses and fungi
- Packed with bioactive substances, beta-glucans and antioxidants
- Rich source of essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements
- Effective adaptogen, DNA tested
- Contains organic, unprocessed ingredients, 100% vegan
A stronger immune system with reishi
Reishi (ganoderma lucidum) is one of the top 3 medicinal mushrooms and is highly regarded in traditional Chinese herbal science. The powerful mushroom is called ling zi, mushroom of immortality, in Chinese. Reishi, or the stemmed lacquer fungus, grows on tree trunks and has been used for centuries for its positive effects on fitness, vitality and immune system. This mushroom has received a lot of interest from science in recent years. Recent research confirms that reishi strengthens and balances the immune system.
LifeShield™ Immune Support provides strength and vitality in times of diminished vigor. The orange-brown lacquered bracket fungus mushroom contains vitamins (C, B, D, E and folic acid); minerals such as iron, magnesium, calcium and zinc, the trace elements manganese, selenium, chromium, copper, molybdenum and boron; and organic germanium. The most benefit comes from the substances that belong to the polysaccharides and triterpenes (bioactive substances).
Mushrooms such as reishi have antiviral and antibacterial properties that allow them to directly attack viruses and bacteria. New Chapter uses the fungal threads (mycelium) and the pulp, that is, the hat and the trunk. Reishi products are legion, but they are not always effective. New Chapter extensively tests its products and performs eleven DNA tests to ensure that the authentic medicinal ling zhi strain is used in these LifeShield™ supplements.
Shiitake for a boost to your immune system
Shiitake (lentinula edodes) is mainly known as a tasty seasoning for kitchen use, but this delicacy also has various medicinal qualities. Centuries ago, a Chinese doctor reported that shiitake strengthens the immune system and also helps fighting inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, reduced blood circulation and fatigue.
Current scientific research indicates that this mushroom indeed has the same immune-boosting properties as Echinacea, or purple coneflower. It works well against harmful bacteria, viruses and fungi, making you less susceptible to disease. Shiitake is also a source of essential vitamins, minerals, trace elements and amino acids.
For LifeShield™ Immune Support, New Chapter uses the mycelium (the fungal threads) of the shiitake. It contains an extremely high amount of potassium and a considerable amount of phosphorus and magnesium, proteins, vitamin B12, as well as an easily absorbable form of vitamin D.
In addition to the beneficial reishi and shiitake, LifeShield™ Immune Support contains a rich mix of medicinal mushrooms such as lion's mane mushroom (or monkey head mushroom) maitake (hen-of-the-wood), poria, Turkey tail and chaga: all full of beta-glucans, antioxidants, ergosterol derivatives, coriolan and polysaccharides.
Lion's mane supports healthy brain function. It benefits memory, supports the ability to study and concentrate, and as an adaptogen helps to more efficiently deal with the negative effects of stress.
The maitake, or hen-of-the-wood, supports the immune system and blood sugar metabolism.
Poria grows on the roots of the pine tree and is traditionally used as a Chi (life energy) tonic that supports the organs. The nutritious, brown tuber is slightly diuretic.
The well-known turkey tail also stimulates the immune system, has immunomodulatory properties (it balances your immune system) and has a positive effect on your energy reserve.
Finally, the chaga, or Inonotus obliquus fungus, is a black-brown tuber that grows on birch trunks. Scientific research has shown that the chaga mushroom contains a large number of active components with antioxidant and antiviral effect.
Mushrooms as an adaptogen
Many mushrooms are adaptogens: a well-known term in the holistic diet world. In centuries of Ayurvedic medicine herbs and plants have served as adaptogens. The Latin verb 'adaptare' means adapting: adaptogens help your body to adapt to negative stimuli from, for example, stress. This re-establishes balance. The pharmacological concept of adaptogens stipulates that they stabilize physiological processes and promote homeostasis. Adaptogens stimulate the body toward a balanced production of hormones. They do not ensure the production of hormones themselves, but remedy any imbalance.
A Life Shield of mushrooms
New Chapter combines ancient traditional uses of the treasures of nature with insights from modern science. NC’s mushroom-based product line is called LifeShield™ for a reason. These supplements provide a protective shield for your well-being. New Chapter uses the mycelium of the mushrooms (the fungal threads) and the pulp that grows above ground, for products that actually contribute to your health.
New Chapter LifeShield™ products bring balance to your life and each offers a specific health benefit, from more mental clarity to support of the respiratory functions. New Chapter mushrooms are grown in the United States. They are given the opportunity to fully develop, ensuring their complete life cycle and, hence, medicinal properties.
How are the mushrooms tested?
Not every mushroom offers the same health benefits, though they may look identical. New Chapter takes pride in their mushrooms carrying the Identify Assured quality distinction, which means that all strains used have been carefully qualified and checked. New Chapter uses advanced technology to match, control and guarantee all components of the mushroom. This means that even the DNA of the strains is tested to identify and compare them with results from their extensive database. The chemical fingerprint of the mushrooms is then examined to verify and confirm its effect. This way you can be sure that the correct beneficial properties of the mushroom are present in your LifeShield™ supplements.
New Chapter - Nourishing body, mind and planet
New Chapter has been nourishing body, soul and earth for over 35 years with high-quality, natural products. New Chapter only produces supplements that write a new chapter, either as an enhancement to an existing products or because they can make a unique contribution to complementary health care.
New Chapter supplements have been extensively tested and validated by scientific experts. All New Chapter multivitamins are fermented using whole foods and probiotics: bacteria that are beneficial to your health. Following a unique two-step method, the brand brings more vitality to its vitamins, minerals and herbs. At the same time, it makes New Chapter supplements easier to digest. New Chapter's fermented multivitamins are suitable for use at any time of day, even on an empty stomach. At the same time you get a nutrient-filled fermentate with many beneficial properties, including cholesterol-lowering beta glucans.
New Chapter supplements nourish the body and mind with herbs and pure, unprocessed and unrefined whole foods, without additives. The brand believes it is important to only use ingredients that you can trust, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and mushrooms. These treasures of nature are extracted as sustainably as possible.
Take 2 capsules daily with food. Do not exceed suggested use. Not recommended for use in children.
300 mg Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum; Ling zhi) (mycelium and fruiting bodies), 120 mg Shiitake (Lentinus edodes) (mycelium), 120 mg Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) (mycelium and fruiting bodies), 120 mg Maitake (Grifola frondosa) (mycelium), 120 mg Poria (Wolfiporia cocos) (mycelium), 120 mg Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) (mycelium and fruiting bodies), 120 mg Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) (mycelium and scletoria).
Capsule (pullulan (Aureobasidium pullulans), carrageenan, water and potassium chloride), rice hull and brown rice.