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
01 April 2010

Asthma

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The word asthma comes from the Greek word for "panting". It is a chronic inflammatory disease that is accompanied by wheezing and shortness of breath. The two main types of asthma are intrinsic asthma, which usually develops in conjunction with an infection or later in life or may follow the birth of a child or after change of life, and extrinsic asthma, which is caused by allergies.

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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

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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Lyp-Sine®

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Blackmores Lyp-Sine® is a dose of the amino acid lysine, which can help reduce the number of outbreaks of cold sores, helps relieve symptoms and helps reduce healing time of lesions

Lysine hydrochloride:500 mg

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.

Zinc amino acid chelate(zinc 10 mg):50 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 – Dose for risk reduction: 2 tablets per day with meals. Or as professionally prescribed

Dose for management of outbreak - 2 tablets, 2 times per day with meals. Or as professionally prescribed

Children (from 6 years to 12 years) – Take 1 tablet per day, or as professionally prescribed

Children (under 6 years) – As professionally prescribed
  • Contains zinc, which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period of time
  • 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
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
Cold, flu & immunity

Cold Combat Triple Action Sore Throat Lozenge

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Blackmores Cold Combat Triple Action Sore Throat Lozenge is a triple action combination of echinacea, eucalyptus oil, peppermint oil and menthol to help relieve a sore throat, ease a cough and clear nasal congestion.

Eucalyptus oil:7.7 mg

Mentha piperita(peppermint oil):7.5 mg

Menthol:4.7 mg

Echinacea purpureaechinacea:flowering herb dry juice 33.8 mg

(standardised to contain beta-1, 2-D-oligofructofuranosides 800 μg)

Dosage

Adults: Dissolve 1 lozenge slowly in the mouth up to 4 to 6 times a day, or as professionally prescribed. 

Children 6 – 12 years: Dissolve 1 lozenge in the mouth up to 3 times a day, or as professionally prescribed. 

Children 5 years:  Not recommended unless professionally prescribed

  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
  • If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Store below 30 degrees in a dry place away from direct sunlight
  • DO NOT USE IF BLISTER SEAL IS BROKEN