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What is Acemannan?

Most people have never heard of acemannan nor would they associate it with the healing-herb aloe vera. Acemannan is a D-isomer mucopolysaccharide found in the inner leaf gel of the aloe vera plant. This compound has been known to have immunostimulant(1), antiviral, antineoplastic and gastrointestinal properties.(2)  Acemannan (the name often used for aloe beta-glucomannans, acetylated […]

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16 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Immune System Health

When talking about improving immune system health, I always like to begin with the following quote from Dr. Lawrence Wilson: “Factors that impair the immune system include nutrient deficiencies, contaminated air, water and food, unhealthy lifestyles and too much exposure to harmful microbes. Other factors that weaken the immune system are negative attitudes and emotions […]

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