What are Immunostimulants?
Immunostimulant is an herbal action that helps bolster a weakened immune system to fight infections and seasonal allergies. From substances derived from crude compounds to chemically defined drugs, immunostimulants work on different components of immunity to help support the treatment of cancer, infections, immunodeficiencies, autoimmune disorders, and so much more.
Immunostimulants not only improve an individual's resistance to diseases but also enhance the immune response during stress. They promote the activation of specific or nonspecific defense mechanisms. Some synthetic immunostimulants confer hazardous side effects and are very costly due to which their use is declining. However, certain plant-derived substances are now replacing synthetic ones and are being used in clinical settings due to their high efficacy and safe drug profile.
What are the benefits of immunostimulants?
Immunostimulants work remarkably in:
- Increasing resistance to specific pathogens
- Improving innate defense mechanisms
- Treatment of cancer, immunodeficiency diseases, respiratory diseases, viral & bacterial infections, autoimmune disorders, etc.