What are umckaloabo supplements?

Anthony L. Komaroff, MD
Internal Medicine
Pelargonium sidoides (umckaloabo) is a herbal extract sometimes used for treating acute respiratory tract infections where antibiotics are not warranted. It is available in both tablet and liquid forms. The evidence is very limited for the effectiveness of umckaloabo in treating acute respiratory tract infections, however. And it has not been demonstrated to benefit overall immune function.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you're searching for a natural way to prevent colds and flu this season, watch this video in which Dr. Oz reveals the little-known herbal rememdy umckaloabo and how it can help you sail through the season illness-free.

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