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According to the National Institutes of Health, zinc is good for immune system support, wound healing, protein and DNA synthesis, and cell division. This essential mineral is required for a proper sense of taste and smel... More »

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Zinc supplements can bring health benefits to people suffering from stomach ulcers or zinc deficiency, as well as to children suffering from diarrhea, according to Mayo Clinic. There is some evidence that zinc supplement... More »

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Benefits of zinc dioxide include soothing of minor skin irritations, including diaper rash, and blocking harmful ultraviolet light from the sun, according to WebMD. Topical forms of zinc dioxide include creams, lotions a... More »

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Some good supplements that support the immune system are astragalus, omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics, vitamin D and zinc, reports Vitality magazine. Vitamin D3 is the finest vitamin D supplement to take, according to the... More »

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A hepatitis B surface antigen is a protein on the surface of the hepatitis B virus that causes the immune system to produce antibodies, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Finding these antigens in t... More »

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Papain is most notably used as a digestive aid, for immune system support and as a resistance booster to fungus and redness. It is a digestive enzyme that is extracted from the papaya tree. More »

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Citric acid occurs naturally: it is found primarily in citrus fruits and some berries, and provides critical immune system support and essential nutrients. Citric acid, also called ascorbic acid, is found in lemons, grap... More »

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