Monday, January 31, 2011

cystitis & incontinence

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CRANBERRY 30 000
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ü   High potency

ü   Relieves the pain of cystitis

ü   Reduces risk of recurrent cystitis


Ingredients

Each tablet contains:

herbal extract equiv. to fresh

Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry) juice...................30g (30 000mg)

and nutrients

Calcium ascorbate dihydrate....................................100mg

equiv. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C).82.62mg

Zinc (as amino acid chelate)........................................5mg

Dose

Adults –  Take 1 tablet, 1-2 times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children under 12 years –  Only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Cranberry 30 000 is an high-strength Cranberry formula that can be used to assist in the relief of symptoms of cystitis, including pain and burning when urinating, increased urinary frequency and urgency. Cranberry supports and maintains urinary tract health and may help reduce the risk of recurrent cystitis.

 

Cranberry 30 000 contains one of the highest doses of Cranberry extract on the market and may:

  • Reduce the risk of recurrent cystitis
  • Mask urinary odours associated with incontinence
  • Maintain a healthy urinary tract in women and men
  • Support general well-being and health      

Cranberry 30 000 contains:

  • Nutricran Bio-100, which is sourced from the Early Black variety of Cranberry. Cranberries contain potent antioxidants such as proanthocyanidins (PACs) and phenols that may prevent free-radical damage.
  • Zinc and vitamin C; antioxidants which boost the immune system.
  • Zinc also maintains and promotes reproductive health, including the health of the prostate.

 Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, corn, soy, tree nut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.

 

If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention.

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.



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---- Explanation -----
cystitis:
an infection of the bladder, especially in women, that causes frequent, painful urination

cyst:
a growth containing liquid that forms in or on a person's or an animal's body and may need to be removed

incontinence:
the lack of ability to control the bladder and bowels




Sunday, January 30, 2011

congestion & blend

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COLD & FLU STRIKE
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Relief of cold & flu symptoms:

  ü   Fever

  ü   Sore throat

 ü   Congestion



Ingredients

Each tablet contains:

herbal extracts equiv. to dry

Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis) leaf.............1.5g

      standardised to contain andrographolides  15.8mg

Olea europaea (Olive) leaf.......................................750mg

Sambucus nigra (Elder) flower................................500mg

and nutrients

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C).......................................?150mg

Citrus bioflavonoids extract.......................................50mg

Zinc (as gluconate).....................................................6mg


Dose

Adults –  Take 2 tablets, twice daily with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children 7-12 years –  Take 1 tablet, twice daily with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children 2-7 years –  Not recommended.

Not to be used in children under 2 years without medical advice.


Indications

Cold & Flu Strike is a blend of herbs; Andrographis, Olive leaf and Elder flower and nutrients vitamin C, zinc and citrus bioflavonoids.

 

Andrographis has traditionally been used to support the immune system.

 

Andrographis may decrease the duration and severity of the symptoms associated with mild upper respiratory tract infections such as colds and flu?s including; nasal congestion and sore throat.

 

Andrographis contains the active constituent andrographolides.

 

Traditionally Olive leaf has been used as an antiseptic remedy, to support the immune system and to provide relief of fevers.

 

Olive leaf is a powerful antioxidant, with free radical scavenging properties.

 

Traditionally Elder flower has been used for the relief of symptoms associated with the common cold. It may assist in relief of fevers, nasal catarrh and sore throats.

 

Vitamin C and zinc are required for the healthy functioning of the immune system.

 

Vitamin C and zinc are antioxidants, they protect against free radical damage.

 

Vitamin C may help reduce the duration and severity of symptoms of colds.

 

Citrus bioflavonoids increase the bioavailability of vitamin C in the body.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, soy, tree nut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose or artificial flavourings.



----- Explanation -----
congestion:
The state of being congested

congested:
1. of a part of the body blocked with blood or mucus.
2. crowded; full of vehicles or traffic
3. Blocked up with or too full of something, in particular

blend:
1. Mix (a substance) with another substance so that they combine together as a mass
2. Mix (different types of the same substance, such as tea, coffee, liquor, etc.) together so as to make a product of the desired quality
3. Put or combine (abstract things) together




Saturday, January 29, 2011

deplete & regulation

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COLD & FLU DEFENCE LT
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ü Astragalus & Olive leaf

ü Immune health

ü Cold & Flu relief


Ingredients

Each tablet contains

herbal extract equiv. to fresh   

Allium sativum (Garlic) bulb..............................................2g

herbal extracts equiv. to dry

Astragalus membranaceus (Astragalus) root.................2g

Olea europaea (Olive) leaf..............................................1g

and nutrients                            

Betacarotene................................................................2mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C).........................................250mg

d-alpha-Tocopheryl acid succinate.........................41.3mg

         equiv. vitamin E (natural)  50IU

Zinc (as gluconate).................................................325mcg

Dose

Adults acute dose - Take 2-3 tablets daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Adults maintenance dose - Take 1-2 tablets daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children under 12 years - Only as directed by your health care practitioner.

Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice.


Indications

Cold and Flu Defence LT may be used on a long term basis to help maintain a healthy immune system and promote general well-being. It contains ingredients which may help to relieve the symptoms of colds, flu and upper respiratory tract infections, whilst also acting as a free radical scavenging antioxidant. Free radicals are highly reactive substances which may occur in the body and can be generated by lifestyle factors such as excess dietary fats, cigarette smoke, alcohol consumption, pollutants and stress.

 

Vitamin C is also included in Cold and Flu Defence LT for its role in aiding the immune system. Vitamin C may be easily depleted by cigarette smoking and poor dietary choices, but is vital in the many biochemical reactions of the body, including the regulation of metabolism and conversion of foods to energy. Vitamin C also assists in collagen formation.

 

Zinc is also included to help regulate muscle response and nervous system transmissions, whilst strengthening connective tissue. Zinc is particularly beneficial in wound healing.

                       

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.

 

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.


----- Explanation -----
deplete:
to reduce something by a large amount so that there is not enough left.

regulation:
1. controlling something by means of rules 
2. an official rule made by a government or some other authority

regulate:
1. to control the speed, pressure, temperature, etc. in a machine or system
2. to control something by means of rules 




Friday, January 28, 2011

potassium sorbate & sodium benzoate

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COLD & FLU ATTACK ST
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ü  Immune support

ü  Cold & flu relief

ü  Fever relief

 



Ingredients

Each 5mL dose contains:

herbal extracts equiv. to dry      

Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis) herb........1g

Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) root............ ..500mg

Olea europaea (Olive) leaf.................................500mg

Dose

Directions for Use: Adults and children over 12 years –  Take 10mL, three times a day in water or juice, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Children 6-11 years –  Take 5 mL, 2-3 times daily, in water or juice, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Cold & Flu Attack helps to maintain healthy immune system function.

Cold & Flu Attack may be used for the treatment of colds and may also reduce their severity and duration.

Cold & Flu Attack may provide relief of the symptoms of colds and flu.

Cold & Flu Attack may provide relief from the symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections and may be used for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections.

Olive leaf is traditionally used to relieve fever.

Olive leaf is traditionally used for the relief of the symptoms of colds and flu.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, soy, tree nut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings or flavourings.

 

Naturally sweetened with Stevia rebaudiana.

Contains potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate.

 

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.



----- Explanation -----
potassium sorbate:
1. Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid. Its primary use is as a food preservative (E number 202). Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal care.
2. This preservative is known to cause liver and kidney dysfunction. This is a commonly used preservative chemically similar to fat.

sodium benzoate:
1. Sodium benzoate (E211 has the chemical formula NaC6H5CO2. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid.
2. a chemical preservative that is particularly effective against yeasts.




Thursday, January 27, 2011

deficiency & mucous

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COD LIVER OIL 1000
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ü Source of vitamins A and D

ü Healthy eyes, skin and hair

ü Bone and connective tissue health


Ingredients

Each capsule contains:

Cod liver oil..............................................................................1g

     equiv. vitamin A 900IU

     equiv. Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3 90IU) 2.25mcg

Retinyl palmitate..............................................................880mcg

     equiv. vitamin A 1600IU

            TOTAL VITAMIN A 2500IU

            TOTAL RETINOL EQUIVALENTS 750mcg

Cholecalciferol....................................................................4mcg

     equiv. vitamin D 160IU

            TOTAL VITAMIN D 250IU


Dose

Adults –  Take 1 capsule, twice daily with food. Up to 4 capsules per day can be taken - or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children under 12 years - Only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Cod Liver Oil 1000 may be used for the prevention or treatment of vitamin, mineral or nutritional deficiencies.

 

Cod liver oil is a naturally rich source of vitamins A and D, thus helping to maintain the health of the teeth, bones and tissues, including the eyes, skin and hair. Vitamin A may specifically assist in the maintenance of the skin, stomach lining and mucous membranes of the digestive tract. Vitamin D assists in the metabolism of calcium within the body.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, corn, soy or tree nut products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings or flavourings.

 

The recommended daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700 mcg retinol equivalents for women and 900 mcg retinol equivalents for men.

 

WARNING  When taken in excess of 3000 mcg retinol equivalents, vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor.

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.



----- Explanation -----
deficiency:
1. the state of not having, or not having enough of, something that is essential
2. a fault or a weakness in something/somebody that makes it or them less successful

mucus:
a thick liquid that is produced in parts of the body, such as the nose, by a mucous membrane

mucous membrane:
a thin layer of skin that covers the inside of the nose and mouth and the outside of other organs in the body, producing mucus to prevent these parts from becoming dry.




Wednesday, January 26, 2011

coenzyme & ferment

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CO Q10 150 FAST MELT
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ü  Rapid absorption

ü  Energy production

ü  Heart health



Ingredients

Each chewable tablet contains:

Ubidecarenone (Coenzyme Q10).............................150mg

 

Naturally sweetened with Stevia rebaudiana.


Dose

Adults – Take 1- 2 tablets daily, with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

CoQ10 150 Fast Melt is a high strength co-enzyme Q10 supplement containing 150mg of naturally fermented coenzyme Q10 available in a delicious tasting mixed berry flavour. CoQ10 150 Fast Melt is delivered in a specialised fast melt preparation to deliver maximum coenzyme Q10 levels to the blood more rapidly than other dosage forms.

Coenzyme Q10 is found in every cell in the body and plays a vital role in all energy-dependant processes.  Coenzyme Q10 is necessary for adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production in the cell mitochondria.

Coenzyme Q10 helps the body perform in peak condition by assisting stamina and endurance during physical exercise. Physical exercise increases the body's demand for coenzyme Q10.

Coenzyme Q10 helps maintain heart heath and is found in high concentration in the heart muscle, where energy demand is high. Coenzyme Q10 helps maintain a healthy circulatory system and inhibits oxidation of LDL cholesterol.

Coenzyme Q10 maintains cell membrane integrity and cell functioning.

Coenzyme Q10 is an important fat-soluble antioxidant and free radical scavenger. It prolongs the antioxidant activity of vitamin E by regenerating oxidised vitamin E back to its antioxidant form.

Coenzyme Q10 may help reduce the frequency of migraines.

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, soy, tree nut or animal products, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.



----- Explanation -----
conenzyme:
A nonprotein compound that is necessary for the functioning of an enzyme

ferment:
to experience a chemical change because of the action of yeast or bacteria, often changing sugar to alcohol; to make something change in this way




Tuesday, January 25, 2011

flaky & antiseptic

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CLEAR SKIN
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ü Relief of pimples

ü Skin repair and healing

ü Promotes healthy skin



Ingredients

Each tablet contains:

herbal extracts equiv. to dry

Arctium lappa (Burdock) root..........................................1.5mg

Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) whole plant...............800mg

Rumex crispus (Yellow dock) root................................600mg

Calendula officinalis (Marigold) flower..........................500mg

and nutrients

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6)............................25mg

      equiv. pyridoxine  20.6mg

Zinc (as amino acid chelate)...........................................12mg

Retinyl acetate.............................................................534mcg

      equiv. vitamin A  1500IU

      equiv. retinol equivalents 450mcg


Dose

Adults and children over 12 years – Take one tablet, twice daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children under 12 years - Only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Clear Skin combines herbs traditionally used for their skin healing properties with nutrients required for the maintenance of healthy skin.

 

Burdock has been used traditionally for the relief of conditions that leave the skin dry and flaky such as psoriasis and eczema. It also has benefit in the relief of slow healing skin eruptions.

 

Yellow dock is commonly used in combination with Burdock and is taken traditionally for the relief of minor skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

 

Echinacea has traditional use for eczema, psoriasis and poor healing wounds. Traditionally it has shown antiseptic properties and use in general immune system support.

 

Calendula has been traditionally used for its anti-inflammatory action, to assist in superficial wound healing.

 

Vitamin A is an antioxidant of benefit in protecting the cells in the body from free radical damage. Vitamin A is essential for maintaining the health and integrity of the skin.

 

Zinc is required for normal skin repair, wound healing and maintenance of healthy skin. Zinc may assist in the relief of minor skin disorders such as mild acne. Low levels of zinc have been found in patients with dermatitis and psoriasis therefore supplementation may be beneficial. Zinc also provides antioxidant properties to protect cells from oxidative stress.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, soy, tree nut, or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.

 

WARNING: When taken in excess of 3000 mcg retinol equivalents, vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor.

The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700mcg retinol equivalents for women and 900mcg retinol equivalentsfor men.

If symptoms persist, consult yourhealthcare practitioner.

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

If costipated, drink plenty of water.



----- Explanation -----
flaky:
1. tending to break into small, thin pieces 
2. of a person behaving in a strange or unusual way; tending to forget things

antiseptic:
a substance that helps to prevent infection in wounds by killing bacteria

septic:
of a wound or part of the body infected with harmful bacteria





Monday, January 24, 2011

fluctuate & strenuous

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CHROMIUM MAX
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ü  High strength

ü  For carbohydrate metabolism

ü  Maintains healthy blood glucose levels



Ingredients

Each vegetable capsule contains:

Chromium (as picolinate) .......................................50mcg

Chromium (as chromic chloride) ..........................200mcg

     TOTAL ELEMENTAL CHROMIUM 250MCG


Dose

Adults - Take 1 capsule daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Children under 12 years - Only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Chromium is an essential micronutrient for humans. It plays a role as a co-factor in all insulin-regulated activities including carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism.

 

Chromium is particularly important for normal carbohydrate metabolism and assists in maintaining healthy blood glucose levels, by aiding the transport of glucose from the blood into the cells. Indeed, chromium is well known for the important role it plays in the regulation of fluctuating blood sugar levels.

 

Diets high in simple sugars or refined carbohydrates may have increased chromium requirements.

 

Athletes or those involved in strenuous exercise may also have an increased requirement for chromium and may benefit from supplementation.

 

Does not contain added animal, corn, egg, milk, peanut, soy or tree nut products, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives.



----- Explanation -----
fluctuate:
to change frequently in size, amount, quality, etc., especially from one extreme to another

strenuous:
1. needing great effort and energy
2. showing great energy and determination




Sunday, January 23, 2011

lipid & metabolism

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CHOLESTEROL CARE
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ü        Supports normal healthy cholesterol levels

ü        With Omega-3 & Oats

ü        Supports lipid metabolism



Ingredients

herbal extracts equiv. to fresh

Cynara scolymus (Globe artichoke) leaf............................3g

Avena sativa (Oats) herb............................................500mg

and

Garlic Oil.................................................................333.3mcg

    equiv. to Allium sativum fresh bulb 1g 

Fish Oil  – natural....................................................... 500mg

    equiv. Omega-3 marine triglycerides 150mg 

    equiv. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)    90mg

    equiv. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)   60mg

Taurine.......................................................................100mg

Choline bitartrate........................................................100mg

d-alpha-Tocopherol.................................................67.12mg

    equiv. vitamin E (natural)   100IU             


Dose

Adults and children over 12 years – Take 1 capsule, twice daily, with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.


Indications

Cholesterol Care may assist in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels in healthy individuals.

 

Globe artichoke has been traditionally used to aid healthy liver function and increase the production of bile.

 

Globe artichoke has been traditionally used for the relief of mild dyspeptic complaints, such as fullness, bloating and nausea.

 

Globe artichoke may assist in maintaining normal healthy cholesterol levels.

 

Garlic supports healthy circulation and blood vessels and helps maintain a healthy cardiovascular system.

 

Garlic has antioxidant properties.

 

In addition to dietary measures, garlic may help to maintain healthy blood lipid levels.

 

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant vitamin which scavenges free radicals, supports cellular health, and helps maintain a healthy heart, arteries and capillaries.

 

Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant vitamin which scavenges free radicals and supports cellular health.

 

Contains fish oil, a natural source of the omega-3 triglycerides, which are important for heart health, maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system and normal cholesterol levels in healthy individuals.

 

Taurine is an amino acid that acts as an antioxidant, supports liver detoxification and supports healthy bile function.

 

Choline is required for the metabolism of fats in the liver.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut or tree nut products, yeast, lactose, artificial colourings or flavourings.

 

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.



----- Explanation -----
lipid:
Any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. They include many natural oils, waxes, and steroids.

metabolism:
the chemical processes in living things that change food, etc. into energy and materials for growth



citrus & respiratory

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CHILD ECHINACEA, ZINC & C
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ü Helps to relieve coughs

ü Aids immunity

ü Pleasant citrus flavour


Ingredients

Each 5mL dose contains:

herbal extracts equiv. to dry

Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) root......................1g

Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) root......................500mg

and nutrients

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)...................................250mg

Zinc (as gluconate).............................................1.3mg


Dose

Children (2 to 6 years) - Give 2ml (by metric measure) 2-3 times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Maintenance dose - Give 2mL once daily. Give in juice or water.

 

Children (7 to 12 years) - Give 5mL (by metric measure) 2-3 times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Give in juice or water.

Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice.


Indications

Child Echinacea, Zinc & C contains ingredients which may assist in reducing the severity of symptoms of upper respiratory infections, colds and flu, including coughs.

 

Vitamin C and zinc in particular help to maintain a healthy immune system. This combination of ingredients may be used in children to maintain a sense of well-being.

 

Natural Citrus flavour. Naturally sweetened with Stevia.

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, corn, soy, tree nut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colourings or flavourings.

 

Contains hydroxybenzoates.

 

If coughing or other symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.


----- Explanation -----
citrus:
fruit belonging to the group of fruit that includes oranges, lemons,limes and grapefruit

respiratory:
connected with breathing.