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Evening Primrose Oil

Low levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) have been found in some women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the warnings below before purchase. Follow directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change talk to your health professional.

$41.49
  • Blackmores Evening Primrose Oil 1 g contains cold-pressed EPO. EPO is a source of the important omega-6 fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Low levels of GLA have been found in women with PMS and adults as well as children with mild eczema.
  • Evening primrose oil (EPO)
    providing gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) 100 mg
    : 1 g (1000 mg)

    Dosage

    Adults – Take 1 to 3 capsules once a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

    Children 6-12 years – Take 1 to 2 capsules once a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.

    Children 2-6 years – Take 1 capsule a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.
    • Always read the label
    • Follow the directions for use
    • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional
    • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
    • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use

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Bio Iron Advanced

A lower constipation iron formulation which is well tolerated and gentle on the digestive system. It helps reduce fatigue and tiredness caused by low dietary iron intake.

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the warnings below before purchase. Follow directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change talk to your health professional.

$16.99
  • Blackmores Bio Iron Advanced supplies a form of iron with superior absorption if taken as directed compared to some other forms of iron including ferrous sulfate.

    The one-a-day formula is suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
  • Iron (II) glycinate (iron 20 mg): 76.88 mg

    Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins, such as haemoglobin, involved in oxygen transport and metabolism. Iron containing foods include lean red meat, poultry, fish, oysters, dried fruit, legumes, beetroot, whole grains and tofu.

    Ascorbic acid (vitamin c): 170 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.

    Betacarotene: 1.35 mg

    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.

    Folic acid: 300 microgram

    A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

    Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12): 50 microgram

    Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

    Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6, pyridoxine 5 mg): 6.08 mg

    Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

    Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 1.3 mg

    Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

    Dosage

    Adults- Take 1 tablet daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed

    Children under 12 years - Only as professionally prescribed
    • Always read the label
    • Follow the directions for use
    • If symptoms persist talk to your health professional
    • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
    • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your health professional before use
    • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
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