T Helper Dominance

 

TH-1 Dominance

  • Natural killer and cytotoxic T-cell activity
  • IL-2, IL-12, TNF-alpha, Interferon

TH-2 Dominance

  • B-cell activity
  • IL-4, IL-13, IL-10

Compounds that stimulate TH-1

  • Astragalus
  • Echinacea
  • Andrographis
  • Sambucus nigra (black elderberry)
  • Mushrooms (beta-glucan, maitake)
  • Glycyrrhiza
  • Melissa officinalis

Compounds that stimulate TH-2

  • Caffeine
  • Green tea extract
  • Pycnogenol
  • White willow bark
  • Grape seed extract
  • Resveratrol
  • Lycopene
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