Blackmores Echinacea ACE & Zinc is traditionally used
to relieve the symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract
infection. The antioxidant vitamins C and E, betacarotene and
zinc, also provide relief from the symptoms of colds and flu.
Vitamin C provides relief of the symptoms of hay fever, relieves
colds by reducing the severity and duration of symptoms such
as coughs and sneezes. The antioxidant nutrients betacarotene,
vitamins C and E, and zinc are all implicated in the immune
response via a wide variety of mechanisms including cytokine
Echinacea has been extensively investigated and is known to
have a variety of actions on the immune system, including
elevation of serum white blood cell count (when numbers are
low), promotion of non-specific T-cell activation (leading to a
range of other activities including increased activity of natural
killer cells and stimulating the release of interferon),
enhancement of macrophage activity, as well as having
antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Active ingredients per tablet: Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) extract equiv. to dry whole plant 200mg; Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) whole plant powder 300mg, (total equiv. Echinacea purpurea 500mg); Betacarotene 3mg; Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 250mg; Vitamin B5 25.7mg; (Pantothenic acid from calcium pantothenate 28mg); Vitamin E 50IU, (d-alpha-tocopheryl acid succinate 41.3mg); Zinc amino acid chelate(equiv to zinc 1.3mg)6.5mg.