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, flu & immunity

Lyp-SineĀ®

$34.99

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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

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