07 Jul 2020 Blackmores Which immune health supplement is right for you? 2845 views 3 min to read Looking for a little immune health support but not sure which supplement might suit you best? Read on to explore the Blackmores cold, flu and immunity range – and learn which one does what. Cold, flu & immunityWellbeing news Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin 0 comments Supplements to support a healthy immune system It might not be possible to completely avoid catching a cold, partly due to the fact that there are more than 200 different cold-causing viruses, but there are things you can do to support your immune system While some are designed to support and maintain healthy immune system function, others can help to decrease and relieve symptoms associated with the common cold and help you recover if you do get sick. Here’s a breakdown of the Blackmores cold, flu & immunity range to help you choose which one might work best for you and your family. Bio C 1000 A high-potency, one-a-day formula, Blackmores Bio C 1000 gives you a boost of vitamin C and is gentle on the stomach. Why use: Decreases and relieves symptoms and the duration of the common cold Supports immune system health Ingredients include: Vitamin C Citrus bioflavonoids extract Rosehips Acerola Bio C 1000+ Effervescent Orange flavoured and 98% sugar free, this one-a-day effervescent tablet dissolves in water to deliver a hit of vitamin C. Why use: Helps decrease the severity and duration of the common cold Supports immune system health Ingredients include: Vitamin C Zinc Echinacea Bio C 500 Chewable Also gentle on the stomach, Blackmores Bio C 500 Chewable tastes great and is suitable for adults and children over four years old. Why use: Decreases common cold duration Relieves severity of common cold symptoms Supports a healthy immune system Ingredients include: Vitamin C Citrus bioflavonoids extract Immune + Recovery Specifically formulated to assist during times of illness, Blackmores Immune + Recovery includes a combination of vitamins and herbs. Why use: Supports immune system to fight illness Relieves tiredness and assists in the recovery from illness Ingredients include: Astragalus Echinacea Vitamin C Betacarotene Reishi mushroom Siberian ginseng Zinc Selenium Vitamin C + Elderberry Gummies A yummy one-a-day chewable gummy, Blackmores Vitamin C + Elderberry Gummies are formulated to support your family’s immune system health. Why use: Contains immune supporting nutrients 99% sugar free Suitable for the whole family* Ingredients include: Vitamin C Elderberry *Children under two, use only as professionally prescribed. Pregnant or breastfeeding women talk to your healthcare professional before use. Cold Shield Nasal Spray A non-drowsy formula, Blackmores Cold Shield Nasal Spray turns into a gel in the nose, creating a barrier to shield and protect against germs. Why use: Clinically trialled^ powdered nasal spray for fast, effective protection against airborne viruses, including the common cold and flu viruses Starts to protect from three minutes Ingredients include: Peppermint powder Garlic powder ^Hiltunen R, et al. Adv Ther 2007; 24: 1144-50 Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate.