Peony Immune - 60 Vegetarian Capsules from Life Extension® is a vegetarian product that helps maintain the functioning of a healthy immune system. This unique formula contains extracts from the white peony root that is popular in traditional Chinese medicine. The immune system is a complex one‚ made up of many cells‚ and needs to be balanced to maintain good health. Studies reveal that the extracts from white peony root are rich in alkaloids‚ glycosides‚ saponins‚ organic acids‚ polysaccharides and minerals. The main active compound in peony is paeoniflorin. Many people believe that this ingredient may have inflammation reducing and immune modulating properties. Peony extracts present in this supplement from Life Extension® appears to activate cells of the reticuloendothelial system (RES) like macrophages. This system supports immunity by helping the body eliminate undesirable toxic agents. Peony extract may also decrease the formation of cells that support the inflammatory process‚ thereby maintaining harmony in the immune system. Restore balance in your immune health with Peony Immune - 60 Vegetarian Capsules from Life Extension®. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.