Any virus needs a host to be able to grow and replicate itself. This host is normally another cellular organism like a plant or animal or human cell, or bacterial cell which contains an RNA or DNA configuration. The virus needs to attach itself to this host organism in order to be able to replicate. This attachment is very specific depending on the type of virus. Every virus is surrounded by a protective protein-like structure that also acts as food source before it attaches to a host. This food source has a limited lifespan therefore viruses cannot float ad infinitum without attaching to a host. Flavonoids have been studied against a wide range of DNA and RNA viruses. In general, flavonoids work by several mechanisms in “fighting” viruses. They can block attachment and entry of viruses into cells, interfere with or disturb various stages of viral replication processes or translation and polyprotein processing to prevent the release of the viruses to infect other cells. This is known as “virus isolation” or “failure to attach”. The virus does not find a source for replication and becomes isolated – leading to the demise of the virus. So you will see FRONTLINE Organic Fresh® destroys the protein layer around the virus, causing it to NOT be able to attach and replicate – leading to its demise and destruction. Organic Fresh® does not kill – the virus is destroyed because its life support systems are destroyed by Organic Fresh®.
The product is currently used in different applications in the cosmetic industry, the food preservation industry and other small businesses where sanitation is important. There are also applications currently installed in walkways of buildings where application is done through larger mist sprays.
The product has been available in different formulation since 2008.
Yes, our product is manufactured in Cape Town and Durban, South Africa at fully certified FSSC22000 food grade production facilities, allowing us to provide our customers with a high level of quality assurance and distributed nationwide through carefully selected distributors. Our production facility strives to minimise adverse environmental effects across its processes, including sourcing, manufacture, packaging and transportation. This includes reducing energy consumption and minimising and managing waste responsibly.
FRONTLINE Organic Fresh® acts through a process of cell wall intrusion, complexation of key cations and disruption of protein functioning. Through these mechanisms FRONTLINE Organic Fresh® effectively and efficiently suppresses various pathogenic cellular organisms such as bacteria, fungi and moulds, and non-cellular organisms such as viruses on all surface areas.
Yes, it has been approved and certified by all the below institutions: • Ceres organic approval • Confirmation of non-chemical content by Eurofins (Germany) • Confirmation of food safety from SA Dept of Health • SABS Formulation approval for safety • SANAS approved disinfectant fungicidal and bactericidal report The flavonoid range of products is well known for more than 14 years in the agriculture industry, focus in on the health of all crops. Focus has been put on the microbiome of all living creatures – from plants and animals to humans.
No, health benefits to exposed individuals whilst promoting a protective and restorative respiratory experience to the individual. The formulations can be absorbed through the skin and the mucus membranes of the body, nose, mouth and lungs, making it a very suitable carrier for the flavonoids to be absorbed in the bloodstream and as such reach the important infected areas in the respiratory channel which is directly affected by Covid – 19. The positive effect of flavonoids on the different aspects of human health have been extensively researched over a very long period.
Our product is non-alcohol based because alcohol has distinct disadvantages in terms of its acceptability in sanitizing as we formulated it. It is harmful to the skin and has specific disadvantages as solvent for use in mist sprays. Over and above the fact that it damages the skin, the inhalation of alcohol has distinct disadvantages to human health. This has been extensively documented in the literature. The dangers of using alcohol in a mist spray are therefore well known and not an option. The viscosity of alcohol is also not very conducive for use in mist sprays.
With specific reference to underground mining, our product has NO flashpoint, is NOT flammable and thus is the perfect solution for underground mining environment and is effective above ground too. This is because it is non-alcohol based and non-chemical containing – substances that may cause flammability.
The use of chlorine to spray in confined areas is also life threatening if not extremely well controlled at VERY LOW concentrations not exceeding 0.1 – 0.3 ppm. Dosages of 50 ppm as mentioned are deadly and can cause SEVERE human health issues, like pneumatic oedema and other very serious lung diseases. These will then severely compromise the immunity of the individual and significantly increase the susceptibility to viral and other pathological infections. Both chlorine and alcohol are implicated as being dangerous substances in the Health and Safety Regulations for Mines.
• Over a long period of time, lots of research has been concluded on all the active ingredients of FRONTLINE Organic Fresh® with positive outcomes in different situations and industries. • Carefully selected flavonoid ingredients have been proven to be effective in different applicants and industries. • The Flavonoid range of products are well known for more than 14 years in the agriculture industry, focus in on the health of all crops. • Focus has been put on the microbiome of all living creatures from plants and animals to humans. References below will prove some of it.
• The chemistry of flavonoids is complicated, and within the nontechnical term “flavonoids” can be found many different chemical groups of substances. These groups include flavonols, dihydroflavonols, flavones, isoflavones, flavanones, anthocyanins, and anthocyanidins. Within each of these groups fall hundreds, and sometimes thousands of different flavonoids. • For example, well-known flavonols include quercetin, rutin, and hesperidin. Flavonoids may also be named directly after the unique plant that contains them. • Antibiotic activity in some cases, flavonoids can act directly as antibiotics by disrupting the function of microorganisms like viruses or bacteria. • The antiviral function of flavonoids has been demonstrated with the HIV virus, and also with HSV-1, a herpes simplex virus.