Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

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Omega-3 fatty acids
20 May 2024

Pregnancy | The Essential Nutrients and the Important Role of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA

Several meta-analyses have concluded that omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA, reduce early preterm births, and are associated with improved foetal growth throughout pregnancy. Due to its role in supporting memory ...

06 May 2024

Immune Health | A Spotlight on the Power of Zinc

Contributing to the functioning of over 300 enzymes, zinc is involved in many physiological processes and is essential for health. Zinc is particularly crucial for normal healthy physical growth and ...

18 April 2024

Pregnancy | Why the Immune System Needs Extra Support

Pregnancy is a critical period involving immense physiological changes. One system in particular that must undertake complex adaptations in order to protect both maternal and foetal health is the immune ...

Probiotics Can Reduce Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
09 April 2024

Probiotics' Role in Reducing Upper Respiratory Infections

Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), such as the common cold, are the primary cause of illness annually, with adults experiencing approximately 2-4 colds per year, and children between 5-10 colds. ...

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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.