Market monitor: November
Insomnia & stress
The Puressentiel Rest & Relax range offers a natural solution to help with sleep. Scientifically formulated to combat stress and anxiety that cause disruption to sleep, the Rest & Relax Air Spray combines 12 pure essential oils to create an air of relaxation, with the aim of promoting sleep, reducing anxiety and balancing the nervous system, says Puressentiel. The product can be used from 12 months, and provides a rapid delivery of essential oils with each spray, the company adds.
Puressentiel: 020 3488 8110
Seasonal ailments & overindulgence
The immune system can be compromised during the winter months, making people much more open to attack from coughs, colds and other infections. As such, supporting the body’s natural immunity at this time of year is especially important to help prevent initial infection and potentially reduce the need for antibiotics. This can be done with regular consumption of a multiple-strain live bacteria supplement, says manufacturer ADM Protexin. Bio-Kult is a scientifically developed, advanced multi-strain formulation containing 14 live bacterial cultures, proven to survive the high acidity of the stomach, adds ADM Protexin.
ADM Protexin: 01460 243230
The honey and lemon-flavoured MAC Sore Throat lozenges contain the antiseptic amylmetacresol to provide relief from the discomfort associated with sore throats and the blackcurrant-flavoured Dual Action lozenges contain both an antiseptic and the local anaesthetic hexylresorcinol, which soothes the throat and provides additional relief from discomfort, says manufacturer Ernest Jackson.
Dendron: 01923 205704
Puressentiel’s respiratory products contain essential oils such as eucalyptus radiata, cypress and niaouli. The range includes Hypertonic Nasal Spray to clean and quickly decongest, Respiratory Balm to calm coughs and soothe the respiratory tract, Respiratory Air Spray to boost the immune system and clear the airways and Respiratory Blend, which has soothing properties to help breathing, the company explains. The range has undergone extensive research and testing and uses ingredients that are clinically proven to be effective, Puressentiel adds.
Puressentiel: 020 3488 8111
Bayer has launched new Rennie Liquid Heartburn Relief oral suspension in response to research that suggests many people treat symptoms with both tablet and liquid formats. Liquid products are ideal for the relief of heartburn and indigestion symptoms at home while tablets provide the convenience of on-the-go symptom relief, explains Bayer. Rennie Liquid Heartburn Relief has a sodium alginate mode of action and the liquid forms a protective layer on the stomach contents to prevent stomach acids escaping into the oesophagus where it can cause pain and discomfort, the company adds.
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Ultra Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray acts in seconds for fast, effective and targeted relief, says manufacturer Prestige Brands. The throat spray delivers the anaesthetic benzocaine straight to the source of pain without numbing the rest of the mouth, the company adds. Available in a 15ml pocket-friendly spray, the product comes in a variety of flavours: blackcurrant, cherry, honey and lemon and original menthol.
Ceuta Healthcare: 0844 243 6661
Clinically proven to provide instant relief from extremely dry and itchy skin, O’Keeffe’s Skin Repair moisturises and protects against dryness for a full 48 hours and helps to prevent future dry skin flare ups, says the company. The formula is absorbed quickly into the skin, creating a barrier that prevents further water loss, and draws moisture into the skin providing long-lasting relief – even lasting throughout showering, the company explains.
O’Keeffe’s Company: 0843 507 1200
New Puressentiel Organic Essential Elixir is a combination of eight oils to help regenerate skin cells and nourish and protect the skin, the company explains. The formula contains four essential oils (immortelle, rose geranium, true lavender and ylang ylang), and four dermatologically-tested plant oils (rosehip, borage, evening primrose and sesame), which moisturise the epidermis and reduce dehydration, as well as having antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, claims Puressentiel.
Puressentiel: 020 3488 8111
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