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Herbs of Gold Folic Acid Complex 60t

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Herbs of Gold Folic Acid Complex provides a daily dose of 500mcg of folic acid which, if taken daily for at least one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of having a child with spina bifida/neural tube defects. Contains co-methylcobalamin, the metabolically active form of vitamin B12 in the body.
Features/Indications

Indications:

  • Provides a daily dose of 500mcg of folic acid, which if taken daily for at least one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of having a child with brain and spinal cord defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly.
  • Contains the active form of vitamin B12, co-methylcobalamin, which is more readily used by the body compared to other forms of vitamin B12, such as syanocobalamin.
  • Vitamin B12 is an important cofactor for folic acid function.
  • Vitamin B12 is required for the synthesis of myelin, the protective sheath surrounding many nerves.
  • Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy cognitive function.
  • Folic acid and vitamin B12 are important for healthy cell growth, replication and division.
  • Vitamin B6 may help relieve morning sickness in pregnant women.
  • Vitamin B6 maintains healthy immune function and is necessary for red blood cell formation.
  • Iodine requirements are increased during pregnancy and lactation. Adequate iodine is necessary for healthy brain, skeletal and central nervous system development in fetuses and infants.
  • Helps maintain a healthy cardiovascular system by maintaining healthy homocysteine metabolism.
  • Vitamins B12, B6 and folic acid can assist in maintaining normal blood in healthy individuals.
  • Vitamins B6 and B12 are required for healthy nervous system function.
  • Vitamins B6 and B12 assist in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
  • The elderly, strict vegetarians and vegans are at increased risk of vitamin B12 deficiency.

Ingredients & Excipients

Each tablet contains:  
Folic acid 500mcg
Mecobalamin (co-methylcobalamin) (active vitamin B12) 500mcg
Pyridoxine hydrochloride 50mg
    equiv. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) 41.1mg
Iodine (as potassium iodide) 275mcg

 

Does not contain added egg, milk, peanut, soy, tree nut or animal products, yeast, gluten, lactose, artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

Vegan friendly.

Dose & Administration

Adults:
Take 1 tablet daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Start taking 3 months prior to planning a pregnancy.

Cautions/Contra-Indications

Warnings:

  • Always read the label.
  • Follow the directions for use.
  • If symptoms persist, consult your health professional.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice.
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice.

Storage Conditions

Store below 25°C. Protect from moisture.

Additional information

Value

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian

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