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Children's health

Our tips to help you support your kids optimal health and wellbeing.

  1. Get active
  2. Healthy eating
  3. Immune support
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Kids health
28 April 2010

Nappy rash

Everyday health

Nappy rash (also known as diaper rash) occurs when the skin is exposed to a wet or dirty nappy for too long. Most cases can be treated at home.

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01 April 2010

Croup

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Croup is a relatively common ailment of childhood, which is very contagious. It affects children between three months and six years old and normally lasts 5-6 days. The characteristic barking cough is due to the noise made by the air passing through the constricted airways and over the inflamed vocal cords.

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01 April 2010

Colic

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Colic is the term used to describe bowel pain caused by wind - it occurs most frequently in babies and is a common cause of sleepless nights for baby and parents alike.

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Everyday health

Teen Multi for Guys

$27.49

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Blackmores Teen Multi for Guys is a comprehensive multivitamin formulated to support key health concerns for teenage guys including school and learning performance, sport and exercise, normal mood and healthy skin

Fish oil(natural)
containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 126 mg
:420 mg

containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 126 mg as: Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 75.6 mg Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 50.4 mg

Potassium iodide
(iodine 150 µg)
:197 µg

Iodine is an essential trace element and is an integral part of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine, required for normal growth and metabolism. Foods containing iodine include seawater fish, shellfish, seaweeds and iodised salt.

Ferrous fumarate
(iron 5 mg)
:15.7 mg

Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins, such as haemoglobin, involved in oxygen transport and metabolism. Iron containing foods include lean red meat, poultry, fish, oysters, dried fruit, legumes, beetroot, whole grains and tofu.

Zinc sulfate monohydrate
(zinc 15mg)
:41.6 mg

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Cyanocobalamin
(vitamin B12)
:2 µg

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Retinyl palmitate
(vitamin A 703 µg RE)
:1.29 mg

Vitamin A is a fat-souble antioxidant required for a large number of biological processes. Vitamin A is found in red meat, eggs and dairy products.

Thiamine nitrate
(vitamin B1)
:1.48 mg

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble nutrient required for converting carbohydrates into energy. Food sources include whole grains, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, pork and beef.

Riboflavin
(vitamin B2)
:1.3 mg

Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

Nicotinamide :1 mg

Also called niacin; nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Legumes, peanuts, wheat bran, and fish are all sources of vitamin B3.

Calcium pantothenate
(vitamin B5)
:(vit B5, pantothenic acid 6 mg) 6.54 mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is involved in the metaboloism of fats and carbohydrates for energy production. Vitamin B5 is found in sunflower seeds, peas, beans (except green beans), poultry and whole grains.

Pyridoxine hydrochloride
(vitamin B6)
:1.3 mg

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

Folic acid:200 µg

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Ascorbic acid
(vitamin C)
:40 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Cholecalciferol
(vitamin D3 200 IU)
:5 µg

Cholecalciferol (vitamin D) is a fat-soluble nutrient that is manufactured in the skin through the action of sunlight. Vitamin D regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism which is important in the maintainence of bone health.

d-alpha-Tocopherol
(vitamin E 15 IU)
:10.1 mg

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Biotin:25 µg

Biotin is a water-soluble nutrient belonging to the B group vitamins. Food sources of biotin include cheese, cauliflower and eggs.

Calcium carbonate
(calcium 5 mg)
:12.5 mg

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is primarily stored in the bones. Calcium containing foods include dairy products, fortified soy products, broccoli, bok choy, fish with bones- such as salmon and sardines.

Chromium picolinate
(chromium 35 µg)
:282 µg

Chromium is an essential trace mineral needed for carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast, wholegrain breads and cereals, cheese, eggs, bananas, spinach and mushrooms.

Magnesium oxide-heavy
(magnesium 53 mg)
:88 mg

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and plays a role in a large number of biological processes. Magnesium containing foods include green leafy vegetables, nuts, cocoa and whole grains.

Yeast-high selenium
(selenium 50 µg)
:50 mg

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

Dosage

Take 1 capsule daily with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

  • None clinically significant noted in the literature at the recommended dosage.
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 µg for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
Cold, flu & immunity

Kids Chesty Cough

$19.99

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Blackmores Kids Chesty Cough is a great tasting sugar free cough syrup based on an extract of ivy leaf that may provide soothing relief of coughs and respiratory congestion and help to loosen chest mucus.

It is suitable for children aged 2 and over and does not contain ingredients likely to cause drowsiness.

Hedera helix(ivy leaf):concentrated extract equivalent to dry leaf 228 mg

Dosage

Children under 2 years of age- Only as professionally prescribed

Children 2 – 4 years
- 2.5 ml twice a day or as professionally prescribed

Children 4 – 12 years- 2.5 ml
– 5 ml twice a day or as professionally prescribed

Adults and children over 12 years
- 5 - 7.5 ml twice a day or as professionally prescribed
  • If coughing persists see your healthcare professional
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding consult your healthcare professional before use
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Contains potassium sorbate
  • Contains sorbitol which may have a laxative effect
  • Not to be used in children under 2 years of age without medical advice
  • Always read the label. Use only as directed