Cold, flu & immunity

Action plan

How to boost your immunity

Follow our immune boosting tips and enjoy better health and wellbeing.

  1. Eat for your immunity
  2. Get into healthy habits
  3. Natural therapies
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Cold, flu & immunity
12 July 2011

Infection

Everyday health

Infections are illnesses caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses and fungi or parasites. These disease-causing organisms are also referred to as germs, microbes or pathogens.

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01 July 2011

Laryngitis

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Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx (voice box), and is characterised by hoarseness.

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27 July 2010

Hay fever

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Hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) is an allergic response to pollens and other airborne substances. It affects the mucous membranes of the nose, throat and eyes, resulting in itchiness and swelling.

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Cold and Flu Day/Night

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Blackmores Cold and Flu Day/Night is a herbal formulation that supports the immune response and helps provide symptom relief during the day and calming relief at night.

Echinacea purpurea(echinacea):juice dry equivalent to fresh flowering herb 4.2 g

(standardised to contain beta-1, 2-D-oligofructofuranosides 2.23 mg) 4.2 g

Eucalyptus oil:68.7 mg

Ocimum tenuiflorum(holy basil):extract equivalent to dry leaf 1.5 g (1500 mg)

Salix alba(willow bark):extract equivalent to dry stem bark 1.6 g (1600 mg)

(standardised to contain salicin 15 mg)

Eucalyptus oil:68.7 mg

Ocimum tenuiflorum(holy basil):extract equivalent to dry leaf 1.5 g (1500 mg)

Salix alba(willow bark):extract equivalent to dry stem bark 1.6 g (1600 mg)

(standardised to contain salicin 15 mg)

Humulus lupulus(hops):extract equivalent to dry fruit 500 mg

Dosage

Adults - DAY DOSAGE: Take 1 capsule three times daily (morning, midday and afternoon) with food or as professionally prescribed

NIGHT DOSAGE: Take 1 capsule before retiring, or as professionally prescribed

Children  under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Not to be used by children under 12 without medical advice
  • If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional
Cold, flu & immunity

Echinacea ACE + Zinc

$27.49

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Blackmores Echinacea ACE + Zinc is a daily supplement for regular use that combines echinacea with antioxidant nutrients to support the immune system. Echinacea and vitamin C may reduce the severity and duration of colds.

Echinacea purpurea(echinacea):extract equivalent to dry whole plant 500 mg

Betacarotene:3 mg

Betacarotene is a fat soluble antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables- particularly carrots. Also called provitamin A, betacarotene is converted into vitamin A in the body.

Calcium pantothenate(vitamin B5, pantothenic acid 25.7 mg):28 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, pyridoxine 10.7 mg):13 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.

Ascorbic acid(vitamin C):250 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.

d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate(vitamin E 50 IU):41.3 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.

Zinc oxide(zinc 1.3 mg):6.5 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.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet 3 times a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed
  • Not to be used by children under 2 years of age without medical advice
  • Consult your healthcare professional before use if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones). Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Use with caution if you suffer from asthma or allergies
  • Always read the label. Use only as directed
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet