Thompsons Organic Zinc 80 Tablets
Thompsons Organic Zinc
Zinc is particularly effective at supporting the healing of wounds. Thompsons Organic Zinc is recommended for simple cuts, mouth ulcers, and bowel irritations as well as for assisting healing after surgery.
Because of its immune enhancing role, Zinc supplementation is also advised to aid the healing of cold sores and assist with the symptoms of shingles and to aid general immune function.
Zinc has also proved important in prostate health and male fertility.
Skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne and stretch marks (associated with pregnancy) may benefit from supplementation with Thompsons Organic Zinc.
The presence of white spots on the fingernails is believed to be a symptom of Zinc deficiency.
Zinc is an essential component of hundreds of different enzymes that control numerous biological processes within the body. Zinc is involved in the formation of RNA and DNA, which are the basic components of all cells. Zinc is, thus, necessary for the normal function of every cell in the body and deficiency has widespread effects on health.
Adequate Zinc is necessary for the initial development of the immune system and upkeep of immune competence throughout life. Zinc is also vital to body growth and the development and maintenance of the reproductive system. Other functions of Zinc include the mobilisation of Vitamin A, the metabolism of insulin and the enzyme necessary for the breakdown of alcohol.
Although Zinc is found in a variety of foods, low soil levels mean that plant and animal levels can vary. Refining of cereals leads to loss of Zinc, while food processing and cooking methods may also lead to substantial Zinc losses. Deficiencies are widespread, with Zinc deficiency believed to be a major factor in heart problems. Deficiencies are very common among pregnant women and those taking the contraceptive pill.
Organic forms of Zinc are very well accepted because they are presented to the body in a form which can be more efficiently absorbed. Thompsons Organic Zinc provides 125.5 mg of Zinc Gluconate, yielding 15 mg of elemental Zinc, which helps the recommended daily allowance, of 16mg, to be achieved by taking one high potency Thompsons Organic Zinc a day
Ingredients Zinc gluconate 105mg
Equivalent zinc 15mg
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