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Super-Colostrum

Super Colostrum™

Nature’s first food. Super Colostrum™ is the specialised milk produced by cows after giving birth. It has a high concentration of immune supportive antibodies and growth factors, including glycoproteins, immunoglobulins (IgA, IgE, IgG, IgM), lactalbumin, serum albumin, IGF1 & IGF2, and lactoferrin. Colostrum supports the immune system by helping to kill bacteria and viruses. It also helps maintain healthy digestion. There is preliminary evidence that colostrum may also improve muscle growth, athletic performance and skin conditions (including wound healing).

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Product Indications

Colostrum provides a concentrated source of immune antibodies helping to support the immune system.

Product Composition

Each capsule contains the following active ingredient:

Colostrum 500mg

Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose vegetarian capsule shell, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, magnesium silicate, silicon dioxide and colloidal silicon dioxide.

Contains plant extracts and natural fillers, with no colourants added – therefore the colour of the capsule contents may vary slightly from batch to batch.

Contains sugar (lactose) average < 10%.

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children

Pharmacological Action

Colostrum is the milky fluid produced by mammals during the first few days after birth. Colostrum contains glycoproteins, serum albumin, lactoalbumin, growth factors (e.g. IGF-1, IGF-2, TGF β and EGF, prolactin, insulin), lactoferrin, vitamins, minerals and immunoglobulins (IgA, IgE, IgG, IgM) in concentrations approximately 100 times higher than breast milk. It has been suggested that lactoferrin may activate the host defense system. Colostrum is also a major source of immunoglobulins that are delivered orally to support the immune system to kill bacteria and viruses. Colostrum might also be beneficial in improving peak anaerobic power and exercise performance. Colostrum contains growth factors, cytokines, hormones, and other biologically active components that might improve growth and repair of the gastrointestinal system. Preliminary data indicates that colostrum reduces indomethacin-induced gastrointestinal injury by promoting small intestinal mucosa growth. Colostrum may also be beneficial in limiting autodestructive inflammation in systemic inflammation.

Dosage Directions

Adults:
Take 1 – 2 capsules once or twice daily, or as recommended by your healthcare provider. Take on an empty stomach.

Children 4 – 12 years of age:
Take 1 capsule once or twice daily.

Infants and children under 4 years of age:
Take 1 capsule daily (can be sprinkled into mouth or into a little liquid).

Product Warnings

Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health supplements are intended only to complement health or supplement the diet.

Individuals suffering from cancer or diabetes, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use. Individuals suffering from liver and kidney disease or if following a low protein diet should consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use. Individuals suffering from an immune system disorder (e.g. Crohn’s disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, HIV/AIDS, etc.) or if you are taking immunosuppressants, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use.

Side Effects

Colostrum is generally well tolerated, with the following possible side effects: allergy, skin rashes, nausea, bloating, diarrhoea and vomiting.

Contraindications

If you have a known allergy/hypersensitivity to dairy products (cow’s milk), do not use this product.

Interactions

There are no interactions.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Safety during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding has not been established.

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