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
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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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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21 July 2011

Swimmers' ear

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Swimmers' ear is a form of otitis externa, an inflammation or infection of the canal between the eardrum and the external opening of the ear.

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Cold, flu & immunity

Cough Combat®

$19.99

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Blackmores Cough Combat®, a great tasting ivy leaf extract cough syrup that may relieve chesty coughs and respiratory congestion. As an expectorant it helps to thin and loosen mucus so you can get it off your chest.

Hedera helix(ivy):concentrated extract equivalent to dry leaf 228 mg

Dosage

Children under 2 years of age - Only as professionally prescribed

Children 2 – 4 years
- 2.5ml twice a day or as professionally prescribed

Children 4 – 12 years -
2.5ml - 5ml 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
Cold, flu & immunity

Bio C® Chewable 500mg

$35.49

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Gentle on the stomach, Blackmores Bio C® Chewable 500mg helps reduce the severity and duration of colds.

Ascorbic acid(vitamin C):200 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.

Sodium ascorbate(ascorbic acid, vitamin C 170 mg):200 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.

Calcium ascorbate(ascorbic acid, vitamin C 138 mg):175 mg

Citrus bioflavonoids extract:10 mg

Dosage

Adults – Chew 1 tablet twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed. At the onset of cold symptoms the dose may be increased to 2 tablets 3 times a day

Children 4-12 years – Chew 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed

Children under 4 years – Only as professionally prescribed
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Consult your healthcare professional before use if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones) as Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your healthcare professional before use
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
  • Not to be used by children under 4 years of age without medical advice