Cold, flu & immunity

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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
01 April 2010

Tonsillitis

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Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, which are situated at the back of the mouth. The terms pharyngitis or pharyngotonsillitis may also be used to describe tonsillitis.

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01 April 2010

Ear infections

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Ear infections are classified according to the part of the ear that’s affected. Middle ear infections (otitis media) are the most common type in children. Otitis externa is infection of the ear canal between the ear drum and the outer ear.

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01 April 2010

Allergies

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Allergies can create a wide range of symptoms, and can be particularly frustrating - particularly if you don't know what you're allergic to.

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Echinacea ACE + Zinc

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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
Cold, flu & immunity

ZinvitC250

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Blackmores ZinvitC250 combines 250mg of vitamin C with zinc and magnesium to help support immune system function and general wellbeing.

Zinc sulfate (zinc 22.5 mg ):100 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.

Magnesium sulphate (magnesium 4.9 mg):50 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.

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.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 or two tablets daily with a main meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 12 years – As professionally prescribed.
  • Contains zinc, which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period
  • Vitamins should not replace a balanced diet
  • May occasionally cause gastric irritation if taken without food
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your healthcare professional before use