Blackmores Echinacea ACE + Zinc

Echinacea ACE + Zinc

A combination of echinacea and antioxidant nutrients to help support immune function.


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Overview

Blackmores Echinacea ACE + Zinc is a daily supplement for regular use that combines echinacea with antioxidant nutrients to support the immune system. Echinacea and vitamin C may reduce the severity and duration of colds.

Why use

  • Supports healthy immune function
  • Traditionally used in western herbal medicine to relieve symptoms of colds and flu including sore throat and cough
  • May shorten the duration and decrease the severity of cold symptoms
  • May help decrease the incidence of colds

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores products are rigorously tested for quality.

Active ingredients per tablet

Echinacea purpurea- echinacea

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Betacarotene

Betacarotene

Betacarotene is a fat soluble antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables- particularly carrots. Also called provitamin A, betacarotene is converted into vitamin A in the body.

Calcium pantothenate
(vitamin B5, pantothenic acid 25.7 mg)

28 mg

Pyridoxine hydrochloride
(vitamin B6, pyridoxine 10.7 mg)

13 mg

Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid

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.

Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Zinc

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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 – Take 1 tablet 3 times a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed

Contraindications and cautions

  • Not to be used by children under 2 years of age without medical advice
  • 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
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Use with caution if you suffer from asthma or allergies
  • Always read the label. Use only as directed
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet

Medicine interactions

This product may interfere with certain other medications you may be taking. Click here to learn more.

Physical description

A red-brown, oval shaped tablet.
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.

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Hi, I've recently become vegan and I wanted to check as to whether these were suitable for me to take. Thank you
Elena
Elena 14 Jul 2016
I have been experiencing blurred vision and I am taking this vitamin - could this be a side effect?
Anonymous
Anonymous 29 Oct 2015
Hello, just wanted to know if this was suitable to take whilst breastfeeding?
Anonymous
Anonymous 09 Aug 2015
This is a wonderful supplement and does what it states. It has saved my holiday.
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Anonymous 05 Jul 2015