Defend | 30ml Tincture – Remarkable Immunity


Defend is useful at the outset of colds or flu, as well as to promote immunity, gut health, and cell membrane health. It contains renowned flu-fighters Artemesia annua (Wormwood – also known as Umhlonyane and Lengana in South Africa) and Elderflower extracts for outstanding immunity improvement results. Start at the first sneeze or sniffle to help prevent further symptoms! Add in LipoActive Vitamin C for extra support.



This a herbal formulation of Artemesia annua (Wormwood) with Elderflower that is well-known assist immunity, gut and cell membrane health. The Defend extracts have known immune supportive, antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anxiolytic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Our proprietary micronisation process enhances the effects of the extracts.

Defend, containing both Artemisia annua and elderflower extracts, has gained gaining recognition for its potential benefits in supporting the immune system and alleviating symptoms associated with colds and flu. These natural remedies, rooted in traditional medicine, offer a complementary approach to conventional treatments, emphasizing the holistic benefits of plant-based therapies.

Artemisia annua, commonly known as sweet wormwood, Lengana, Umhlonyane, or Qing Hao, has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. The plant’s most notable compound, artemisinin, is renowned for its potent antimalarial properties. However, recent studies have highlighted its antiviral and anti-inflammatory capabilities, making it a promising candidate for combating respiratory infections such as colds and flu. Artemisinin and its derivatives work by disrupting the replication process of viruses, thereby reducing viral load and mitigating symptoms. Furthermore, the anti-inflammatory properties of Artemisia annua help in soothing respiratory tract inflammation, providing relief from congestion and sore throat.

Elderflower, harvested from the elderberry plant (Sambucus nigra), has a long history in European folk medicine. Elderflowers are rich in flavonoids, phenolic acids, and essential vitamins such as vitamin C, all of which contribute to their immune-boosting properties. The flavonoids, particularly quercetin and rutin, have been shown to possess antiviral activities, potentially inhibiting the early stages of viral infection. Elderflower extract also acts as a diaphoretic, promoting sweating and helping to reduce fever, a common symptom of flu.

Combining Artemisia annua and elderflower extracts leverages the synergistic effects of their active compounds, offering a robust defense against respiratory infections. This combination targets various aspects of the immune response, from direct antiviral actions to reducing inflammation and enhancing overall immune function. For instance, while Artemisia annua disrupts viral replication, elderflower strengthens the body’s natural defenses, creating a comprehensive approach to managing colds and flu.

The benefits of these extracts extend beyond their antiviral properties. Both Artemisia annua and elderflower are known for their antioxidant activities, which protect cells from oxidative stress and support overall health. This is particularly important during infections, as oxidative stress can exacerbate symptoms and prolong recovery. By neutralizing free radicals, these extracts help maintain cellular integrity and promote faster healing.

Incorporating Artemisia annua and elderflower extracts into daily wellness routines can be an effective strategy for boosting immunity, especially during cold and flu seasons. They can be consumed in various forms, including teas, tinctures, and capsules, making them accessible and easy to integrate into daily life. In South Africa, Artemisia is a favored remedy for its health benefits, known locally as “wilde als.” However, it is essential to source these extracts from reputable suppliers to ensure their purity and potency.

In conclusion, Artemisia annua and elderflower extracts offer valuable natural support for the immune system, particularly in preventing and managing colds and flu. Their antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties make them a potent combination for enhancing overall health and resilience. As interest in natural remedies continues to grow, these traditional extracts provide a promising, science-backed option for those seeking to strengthen their immune defenses naturally.

Pairs Well With:

LipoActive Vitamin C



More Info

Composition: Defend contains Artemesia annua (Wormwood – Also known as Umhlonyane and Lengana in South Africa) extract, Sambucus nigra (Elderflower) extract, Ethanol 50% (Alcohol), Glycerine 1%, B11-EXPONENTIATE* purified water. *Proprietary B11 micro-technology.

Contraindications: Not for prolonged use, or for pregnant or lactating women. Keep out of reach of children.

Suggested Use: The Defend extracts have known immune supportive, antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anxiolytic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Our proprietary micronisation process enhances the effects of the extracts.

Adults: 15 drops in water, 2-3x daily, for 5 days. Children: 1 drop per year of age, in a little water or juice, 2x daily, for 5 days.

Warning: Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Consult your doctor if symptoms persist, or before use if you have a seizure disorder, are on seizure medication, have kidney disease, or on immune suppressant medication.

Storage: Store below 25°C.

Statement: Not tested on animals. Free from wheat, gluten, yeast, colouring, flavouring and preservatives. Vegan friendly. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This unregistered product and statements have not been evaluated by SAPHRA.

Manufacturer: Manufactured in South Africa.

Distributed by: BioMolecular Wellness (Pty) Ltd, Randburg, South Africa



3 reviews for Defend | 30ml Tincture – Remarkable Immunity

  1. Barbara. S

    My little girl and I start taking this brilliant tincture as soon as we feel slightly sick or she starts sneezing. We are usually sick for 6 hours and then its gone! It even worked for my upset tummy, after a night out. It’s an important part of my medicine cabinet.

  2. Teresa

    After struggling to shake flu-like symptoms since the last bout of the virus, with a tight chest and fever, I used your Defendm Pure NAC and Pure ZInc. I am better now!

  3. JL

    My stepmother thinks this product is a magic bullet! She struggled to get over a horrible virus that just refused to go away. After your magic drops she got up and went back to her normal life! My dad and brothers like it too.

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