Key Five

Synergistic blend of Cilantro, Ginkgo, Lemon Balm, Biscuitroot & St. John's Wort

BioPure

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BioPure Key FiveTM Herbal Tincture

A synergistic blend of Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), Biscuit root (Lomatium dissectum), and St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum). Key Five condenses BioPure’s Viressence tincture down to five ingredients that help bolster the body’s immune system, cleanse, and support the nervous system.*

Compare the benefits of our Viressence, Key Five & Vital Four herbal tinctures:
See Research & More Information below to learn more about BioPure’s Vital Four Herbal Tincture.

 

Research & More Information

Lemon balm is uniquely harmonizing in its effect on the human body. It can be used to calm anxious feelings, improve cognitive function, and uplift mood.*

St. John’s Wort may be helpful in relieving conditions of premenstrual syndrome and menopause.

Lomatium (Biscuit root) is another Pacific Northwest native plant that was used by local Indian tribes for a variety of health benefits.

Ginkgo biloba is most well known for its ability to support healthy blood flow and enhance cognitive ability and memory.* It is a source of two important classes of antioxidants: flavonoids and terpenoids.

Cilantro, the well-known culinary herb, contributes to the support of the immune system in large measure due to its antioxidant properties.

References

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