• Upper respiratory tract infections, common cold
Each tablet contains:
Fresh organically grown* Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea)
Herb (ratio 5:1) ...6.35 mg, equivalent to 31.7 mg of organically grown* dried herb;
Root (ratio 5.5:1) ...0.33 mg, equivalent to 1.8 mg of organically grown* dried root.
Lactose, starch (potatoe), vegetable magnesium stearate.
Helps relieve symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections (e.g. common cold). Shortens the duration of upper respiratory tract infections. Helps to prevent upper respiratory tract infections such as flu-like episodes and the common cold. Used in Herbal Medicine to support the immune system, especially in times of stress, lack of sleep and for smokers. Clinically shown to help relieve the symptoms of minor upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold. Clinically shown to help prevent cold episodes (upper respiratory tract infections). Take at the first sign of infection.
DOSAGE: Take 15 minutes before meals. Allow to slowly dissolve
in the mouth:
Children 2 - 4 years old: Prevention: 1 tablet, once daily.
Acute treatment: 1 tablet, 1-2 times daily.
Children 5 - 9 years old: Prevention: 1 tablet, 2 times daily.
Acute treatment: 1 tablet, 2-3 times daily.
Adolescents 10-14 years old: Prevention: 1 tablet, 3 times daily.
Acute treatment: 1 tablet, 3-5 times daily.
Adults and adolescents over 15 years old: Prevention: 2 tablets,
3 times daily.
Acute treatment: 2 tablets, 3-5 times daily.
Duration of use: May be used for up to 4 months..
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are taking immunosuppressants,
or if you have an autoimmune disorder or a progressive
systemic disease such as: tuberculosis, collagenosis, AIDS and/or HIV
infection or multiple sclerosis.
Rare cases of severe allergic reactions have been known to occur; use
caution if you are allergic to plants of the Daisy family.
Do not use in case of known allergy to any of the ingredients in the
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
Do not use if security cap is broken. Keep out of reach of children.
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