Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

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The Role of Curcumin in Pain and Inflammation
12 February 2024

Curcumin – A Natural Treatment for Muscle and Joint Pain

Musculoskeletal conditions are responsible for 13% of total disease burden in Australia, costing an estimated $14 billion in 2018. Arthritis is responsible for the majority of these figures, and prevalence ...

Managing Chronic Pain with Complementary Medicine | The emerging role of Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA)
29 January 2024

PEA supplementation reduced pain intensity scores in patients with chronic pain

Acting as the body’s internal protective mechanism, adequate levels of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) are required for effective management of pain and inflammation. Synthesised within the body from palmitic acid2, this master ...

Complementary Medicine and Chronic Pain
15 January 2024

Complementary Medicine and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is common and complex, impacting approximately 3.6 million Australians, including 1 in 5 Australians aged 45 years and over. Continuing to rise at an alarming rate, it is ...

Probiotics Can Reduce Symptoms of Reflux
12 December 2023

Probiotics Can Reduce Symptoms of Reflux

Impacting approximately 10-15% of the Australian population1, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a chronic and persistent condition affecting the upper digestive tract. GORD develops when stomach acid leaks out of ...

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Immunity Guide

Immunity Guide

Based on the mechanisms of action of viruses, Blackmores Institute has developed six key criteria to identify the most important nutrients and ingredients for immune system health.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Immune Whitepaper

Learn about herbal medicines and supplements to support immune function, and the prevention and treatment of respiratory tract infections.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Condition fact sheets

Our condition fact sheets contain evidence-based recommendations for managing common conditions with complementary medicines.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Ingredient fact sheets

Learn how to use key complementary medicine ingredients, recommended doses, and how they work to treat various health conditions.