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NaturalClean &Gentle CareToothpaste

Marketed by:

Tom's of Maine (Kennebunk, Me)

Indication:

Tom's of Maine Natural Clean & Gentle CareToothpaste uses the natural ingredient glycyrrhizin(from purified licorice root) to create a naturalfoaming experience for ingredient dispersal withoutsodium lauryl sulfate. The toothpaste also containsxylitol, glycerin, and organic aloe for their soothingproperties. Xylitol helps remove plaque and preventplaque buildup. The product's natural silicaimproves cleaning and gently whitens withoutbleaching ingredients and harsh abrasives. Availablein a 5.2-oz tube, the toothpaste is available inspearmint and cinnamon-clove flavors.

For More Information:

www.tomsofmaine.com

Oscillococcinum

Marketed by:

Boiron(Newtown Square, Pa)

Indication:

To help individualssearching for a fastand natural way toget rid of flu and flulikesymptoms, Boiron has modified the size of itsOscillococcinum flu medicine?s 3- and 6-doseboxes. The enlarged packaging also explains morekey benefits, such as that it has no side effects andno drug interactions and does not cause drowsiness.The company has also created a new 12-dosebox, which reflects the company?s new packaging.The product works best when taken at the firstsigns of the flu, such as chills, fever, body aches,and pain. The Oscillococcinum 3-dose box retailsfor $6.55, the 6-dose box retails for $11.99, and the12-dose box retails for $18.99.

For More Information:

www.Oscillo.com

Bactivex Athlete?sFoot & CrackedHeels

Marketed by:

BioRx Laboratories(Los Angeles, Calif), a subsidiaryof AmexDrug Corp

Indication:

Bactivex Athlete?s Foot &Cracked Heels is a topicalformula that relieves theitching, burning, cracking,scaling, and discomfortassociated with athlete?s foot (tinea pedis) and ringworm(tinea corporis). The product can also beused for the treatment of superficial infectionscaused by yeast (Candida albicans). BactivexAthlete?s Foot & Cracked Heels kills fungus that cancause infections on the feet and between the toes.The product contains natural ingredients, includingthe botanical extracts and essential oils of sunfloweroil, tea tree oil, jojoba oil, and grape seed oil.

For More Information:

888-550-5452

www.biorxlabs.com

Throat Cooler

Marketed by:

IceLabs(Farmingdale, NY), adivision of IntegratedBeverage Group

Indication:

Throat Cooler is indicatedto treat dry,scratchy, or otherwiseirritated throats. Thenonmedicated productcontains pure honeyand 100% of the recommendeddailyallowance of vitaminC. The ingredients and Throat Cooler?s icy, coolingaction combine to hydrate and rejuvenate throatsin need of relief from minor irritation, allergies, oroveruse. Available in honey lemon and cool cherryflavors, the product is safe for children, adults, andseniors.

For More Information:

www.throatcooler.com

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Abreva

Marketed by:

GlaxoSmithKlineConsumer Healthcare(Pittsburgh, Pa)

Indication:

Abreva is now availablein a portablepump that fits easilyinto a purse or pocket.The product is the onlycold sore medicineapproved by the FDA to shortenhealing time and the duration of symptoms.Abreva contains 10% docosanol, a unique patentedactive ingredient that helps protect healthy cellsfrom the cold sore infection. The Abreva portablepump dispenses the right amount of cream tospeed healing and reduce symptom duration.

For More Information:

www.abreva.com

Erbaven Capsulesand ErbavenFresh Gel

Marketed by:

Pharma HealthNaturals Inc(East Brunswick, NJ),sole and exclusiveimporter of ESI Productsin the United States

Indication:

Erbaven ExtendedRelease Capsules are a dietary supplement blend ofvitamin C with horse chestnut, red vine, centella,butcher?s broom, and bilberry. The product is indicatedto help support normal circulation of thelower limbs in cases of superficial capillaries,swollen ankles, and excessive leg tiredness andheaviness. The recommended dose is 1 capsuledaily, containing 4 extended-release mini capsules.Erbaven Fresh Gel is a cosmetic product enrichedwith active ingredients such as aloe, vitamin E, andbilberry extracts. If used regularly, in combinationwith Erbaven Capsules, it contributes to accuratemoisturizing and restoration of the skin?s naturalwellness. The product is recommended to tone uplower limbs in cases of excessive tiredness, heaviness,broken blood vessels, and bruises.

For More Information:

888-479-7427, ext 4

www.pharmahealthnaturals.com

Invisible Armor forKids

Marketed by:

Invisible Armor(Beaumont, Tex)

Indication:

Invisible Armor recentlyadded Invisible Armor forKids to its line of alcoholfreesanitizers. The productis effective against mostgerms and bacteria andprotects the skin againstrecontamination for up to 4 hours, even withrepeated hand washings. One application in themorning and one after lunch is all that is needed toprotect children from germs for the whole day.

For More Information:

877-840-9801

www.theinvisiblearmor.net

DrinkablesFruits andVegetables

Marketed by:

Remington HealthProducts(Fort Worth, Tex)

Indication:

Drinkables Fruits andVegetables is an allin-one super botanicalliquid that combines>40 fruits andvegetables and isnutritionally equivalentto 5 servings offruits and vegetables in a single dose. The productalso promotes high antioxidant properties, can providethe daily nutritional needs for individuals whodo not eat enough fruits and vegetables, and canhelp children consume their nutrients naturally.Drinkables Fruits and Vegetables is available in a30-oz bottle, providing 30 daily 1-oz servings.

For More Information:

www.remingtonhealth.com

Garden GreensBerrySplashInstant EnergyShot

Marketed by:

Windmill HealthProducts(West Caldwell, NJ)

Indication:

Garden GreensBerrySplash InstantEnergy Shot is a liquid formula fused with a highoxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) berryblend enhanced with green tea and caffeine to helpindividuals stay focused and active throughout theday. One serving of the product gives 1800 ORAC,the equivalent of approximately 3 servings of fruitsand vegetables. Garden Greens BerrySplash InstantEnergy Shot is available in 1.8-oz bottles or a 3-pack box.

For More Information:

800-822-4320

www.windmillvitamins.com

ThermaCareArthritis

Marketed by:

Procter & Gamble(Cincinnati, Ohio)

Indication:

ThermaCareArthritis is an airactivatedheat wrapdesigned to helpmanage the pain of arthritis flare-ups with 12 hoursof heat. The product can also be used for minorosteoarthritis pain. Heat discs in ThermaCare containa mixture of iron, charcoal, salt, and water. Theproduct begins to get warm when individuals openthe pouch, exposing it to air, and then reaches atherapeutic temperature of approximately 40?Cwithin 30 minutes. After use, the heat wrap shouldbe thrown away. ThermaCare Arthritis, which retailsfor $8.99, is available in 3 versions: hand and wrist,knee and elbow, and neck and shoulders.

For More Information:

800-822-4320

www.thermacare.com