Blackmores Cold Combat

Cold Combat®

Helps to relieve symptoms of colds as used traditionally in Western herbal medicine. Blackmores Cold Combat® is halal certified.

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Blackmores Cold Combat® contains the herb andrographis, traditionally used in Western herbal and traditional Chinese medicine for relief of the symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections such as colds.

Why use

Andrographis is used traditionally in Western herbal, traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine:
  • Taken at the first sign of a cold for powerful symptom relief
  • To alleviate fever, coughs (with thick sputum) and sore throats
  • To aid recovery from mild respiratory tract infections including colds
  • To alleviate gastrointestinal upsets and acute diarrhoea

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores products are rigorously tested for quality. Blackmores Cold Combat® is halal certified.

Active ingredients per tablet

Andrographis paniculata- andrographis


(standardised to contain andrographolide 25 mg)


Adults – Take 2 tablets a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed. At the first sign of a cold increase dosage to 2 tablets every 3 hours, up to a maximum of 12 tablets per day

Children 6 -12 years – Take 2 tablets a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed

Children under 6 years – Only as professionally prescribed

Contraindications and cautions

  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Do not use during pregnancy
  • Andrographis may cause allergic reactions, if you experience allergic symptoms, discontinue use and see your healthcare practitioner
  • Always read the label. Use only as directed
  • Not to be used by children under 2 years of age without medical advice

Physical description

An olive green, round biconvex tablet.
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.

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What about breastfeeding?
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