The 2020 Immunity Essentials Awards

We typically write about immunity most often during cold and flu season. COVID-19 has changed all that; like most people, we now have immunity on the brain most days. Consider the following tools to help support your and your family’s health now and in the future.

Cough Relief

mykind Organics Elderberry Cough and Mucus Adult offers clean, Certified USDA Organic relief, with elderberry and English ivy leaf, a traditional remedy to clear mucus.

Penn Herb Olbas Pastilles Herbal Cough Drops give instant, soothing relief from coughs and sore throats. Each drop delivers powerful vapors to the nasal passages and throat. 

Adaptogen Herb

Adaptogens help the body cope with stress and stay strong. America’s Finest Ashwagandha 2100 comes in a bioavailable formula. Each capsule delivers 2,100 milligrams of ashwagandha.



Jarrow Formulas N-A-C Sustain tablets offer both quick release and sustained release of N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine, a precursor to the critical antioxidant glutathione, which fights infections. 

Hand Sanitizer

Deep Steep Hand Sanitizer reduces germs on skin with a 62 percent sugar-cane-derived ethyl alcohol—and without a goopy residue. Aloe vera and glycerin help skin feel smooth. 


Frangiosa Farms Colorado Hemp Honey Elderberry Support Sticks, made in small batches, provide the wellness benefits of raw honey, naturally occurring CBD, and black elderberry extract.


ChildLife Essentials Echinacea, flavored with a natural sweet orange essential oil, contains bioavailable forms of echinacea. The yummy drops support the immune system.

Nasal Spray

Xlear Nasal Spray alleviates congestion, dry sinuses, and irritated nasal tissues. Xlear Sinus Care products feature the power of xylitol, a natural ingredient that works against bacterial colonies.

Omega 3

Carlson Immune Omega provides 2,000 IU of vitamin D3 and sustainably sourced omega 3s, a powerful antioxidant blend for healthy immune system function.


Host Defense Elderberry Plus Syrup, with superfood mushroom mycelium, supports the immune system, lung health, and upper respiratory wellness.

NOW Foods ElderMune boasts a 65:1 elderberry juice concentrate plus vitamin C. Prebiotic Sunfiber is added to replace fiber lost in the juicing process.

PharmaCare Sambucol Black Elderberry Gummies are a tasty way for the family to enjoy the immune support of black elderberry. Vitamin C and zinc added for more support.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Doctor’s Best Three Defenders Mushroom Complex helps optimize the immune system and support cognition.

Mushroom Wisdom Maitake D-Fraction EZ Spray supports healthy immune function in a quickly absorbable spray. 


Korean Ginseng Corp Koreselect Wellness supports focus, energy, and immunity. Formulated from potent, mature ginseng root extract.


Boiron Oscillococcinum reduces the duration and severity of flu-like symptoms such as body aches, headache, fever, chills, and fatigue. For adults and children ages 2 and up.

Lung Support

RidgeCrest Herbals ClearLungs Classic is a blend of Chinese herbs that help the body maintain favorable respiratory-health functions. This lung formula supports free breathing.


Arthur Andrew Medical Syntol AMD is a scientifically formulated combination of enzymes, probiotics, and prebiotics that provides digestive and immune support while offering a gentle yeast cleanse.


Natural Factors Quercetin LipoMicel Matrix contains antioxidants that support blood vessel health. A liquid micelle matrix disperses the quercetin into microdroplets for enhanced absorption.


Nature’s Way Sambucus Sleep + Immune Gummies add extra benefits to elderberry gummies. Vitamin C and zinc support healthy immune function; melatonin helps you get to sleep.


Wakunaga Kyo-Green Harvest Blend offers ancient grains, plant-based nutrients, prebiotic fiber, and herbal extract phytoactives to support immune function.

Lip Care

Cold sores come with colds. Nutrients such as propolis in Quantum Health SuperLysine+ Immune Support help keep immunity strong and lips beautiful.

Wellness Formula

Bluebonnet Targeted Choice Wellness Support contains all the heavy hitters of immune defense, including andrographis, astragalus, olive leaf, odorless garlic, elderberry, turmeric, zinc, and more.

CV Sciences CV Acute Immune Support, made without CBD, is inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine. It’s intended as high-
intensity support when the immune system needs an extra kick. 

Irwin Naturals Global Wellness Immuno-Shield with Mega-D3 combines 4,000 IU of vitamin D3 with turmeric, eleuthero, magnesium, and zinc. 

Living Alchemy Defense Immune Support delivers shiitake’s immunomodulatory properties as well as fermented immune-supportive herbs.

Nordic Naturals Immune Daily Defense promotes the body’s innate and adaptive immune mechanism with vitamins C and D3, zinc, and elderberry.

Source Naturals Wellness Formula Daily Immune Support delivers high-potency vitamin C plus more than 25 other vitamins, minerals, and herbs.

§These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.