A specific peptide extracted from bovine colostrum ("mother's first milk") and possessing iron-binding properties. Lactoferrin is involved in biochemical processes in lymphocytes and in iron metabolism.*

Lactoferrin has been studied in-depth and clinically used for treating stomach ulcers, diarrhea, and used against bacterial and viral infections. Other uses include stimulating the immune system, regulate bone marrow function, and preventing cancer.

Recent reviews:

Anticancer effects of lactoferrin: underlying mechanisms and future trends in cancer therapy. Zhang Y, Lima CF, Rodrigues LR.Nutr Rev. 2014 Dec;72(12):763-73.

Lactoferrin for prevention of common viral infections. Wakabayashi H, Oda H, Yamauchi K, Abe F. J Infect Chemother. 2014 Nov;20(11):666-71.

Immunomodulatory effects of lactoferrin. Siqueiros-Cendón T,et al. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 May;35(5):557-66.

Lactoferrin: Antimicrobial activity and therapeutic potential. Embleton ND, et al. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013 Mar 15.

Lactoferrin as potential preventative and adjunct treatment for COVID-19 Chang, R et al. . 2020 Jul 30 : 106118.


Dose: Each serving of 1 capsule provides 350mg of lactoferrin.  Each bottle contains 90 servings.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Category: covid-19, immune, infections

Type: Supplement

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