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This instrument specifies indications and requirements in relation to medicines pursuant to section 26BF of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
Administered by: Health
Registered 13 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019
Table of contents.

 

Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Indications) Determination (No. 2) 2019

I, Cheryl McRae, as delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following determination.

Dated 13 November 2019

Cheryl McRae

Assistant Secretary

Complementary and Over the Counter Medicines Branch

Health Products Regulation Group

Department of Health

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Permissible indications............................................................................................................. 2

6  Requirements in relation to permissible indications.................................................................. 3

7  Repeals..................................................................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Specified permissible indications and requirements applying to these indications when contained in a medicine                                                                          4

Table 1—Indications relating to general health or body parts                                                                     4

Table 2—Indications relating to bone                                                                                                            19

Table 3—Indications relating to the cardiovascular system                                                                      25

Table 4—Indications relating to the endocrine system                                                                               30

Table 5—Indications relating to the gastrointestinal system                                                                     30

Table 6—Indications relating to the immune system                                                                                 45

Table 7—Indications relating to muscles                                                                                                      47

Table 8—Indications relating to the nervous system                                                                                  50

Table 9—Indications relating to nutrition                                                                                                     56

Table 10—Indications relating to the reproductive system                                                                       58

Table 11—Indications relating to the respiratory system                                                                           65

Table 12—Indications relating to skin                                                                                                           75

Table 13—Indications relating to the urinary system                                                                                 82

Table 14—Traditional Chinese medicine indications                                                                                 84

Table 15—Traditional Ayurvedic medicine indications                                                                           108

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                 121

Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Indications) Determination (No.1) 2019          121

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Indications) Determination (No. 2) 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 26BF of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in subsection 3(1) of the Act, including the following:

(a)      health practitioner;

(b)    indications;

(c)    label;

(d)    medicine;

(e)    presentation;

(f)    Register; and

(g)    Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

code tables means the tables accessed via the Code Tables item in the Public TGA Information menu in TGA eBusiness Services, as in force or existing at the time this instrument commences.

dentist means a person registered as a dentist under a law of a State or Territory that provides for the registration of dentists.

doctor means a medical practitioner.

Evidence Guidelines means the document titled Evidence guidelines: Guidelines on the evidence required to support indications for listed complementary medicines, published by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, as in force or existing at the time this instrument commences.

Note:          The Evidence Guidelines are published at www.tga.gov.au.

health professional means a person mentioned in section 42AA of the Act.

medically diagnosed, in relation to a disease, ailment, defect or injury, means a disease, ailment, defect or injury that is diagnosed by a suitably qualified medical practitioner.

medical practitioner means a person registered as a medical practitioner under a law of a State or Territory that provides for the registration of medical practitioners.

Regulations means the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990.

scientific, in relation to the type of evidence for an indication, means evidence that is based on scientific research and quantifiable data, as described in the Evidence Guidelines.

Note:          Scientific evidence includes relevant clinical trials on humans and systematic reviews.

serious, in relation to a form of a disease, ailment, defect or injury, has the same meaning as in section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code, in relation to a form of a disease, condition, ailment or defect.

TGA eBusiness Services means TGA eBusiness Services on the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s website which may be accessed on the internet at www.ebs.tga.gov.au.

Therapeutic Goods Administration has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

traditional, in relation to the type of evidence for an indication, means evidence of traditional use in a recognised paradigm outside modern conventional medicine, as described in the Evidence Guidelines.

Note:          Traditional evidence is a term of broad application and applies to different traditional paradigms, for example, traditional Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and Western herbal medicine.

traditional Ayurvedic medicine, in relation to the type of evidence for an indication, means evidence that is based on traditional use in the Ayurvedic medicine paradigm.

traditional Chinese medicine or TCM, in relation to the type of evidence for an indication, means evidence that is based on traditional use in the traditional Chinese medicine paradigm.

traditional use has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

5  Permissible indications

       The following indications are covered by this instrument under paragraph 26BF(1)(a) of the Act:

                     (a)  each indication specified in an item in column 2 of a table in Schedule 1; and

                     (b)  each indication specified in an item in column 2 of a table in Schedule 1, as modified by the use of one or more qualifying statements set out in the code tables under one of the following headings:

                              (i)  traditional context qualifiers;

                             (ii)  population qualifiers;

                            (iii)  time of use qualifiers;

                            (iv)  in relation to an indication that is based on TCM evidence¾TCM pattern qualifiers.

6  Requirements in relation to permissible indications

             (1)  The requirements in this section are specified in relation to an indication covered by this instrument under paragraph 26BF(1)(b) of the Act.

             (2)  In relation to a medicine:

                     (a)  the indication mentioned in an item in column 2 of a table in Schedule 1 (the relevant indication) may only be used for the medicine if that indication is supported by evidence of the type that is specified in column 3 of the item; and

                     (b)  the requirements, if any, in relation to the relevant indication, set out in column 4 of that item must be met.

             (3)  If the wording of an indication is varied on the label of a medicine, then the indication, as varied, must not:

                     (a)  change the meaning or intent of the indication as specified in an item in column 2 of a table in Schedule 1; and

                     (b)  infer or imply that the medicine is for the treatment of a serious form of a disease, ailment, defect or injury; and

                     (c)  infer or imply that the medicine is for preventing or curing a disease, ailment, defect or injury.

             (4)  If two or more indications are combined on the label of a medicine to form simple sentences where appropriate in the circumstances, then the indication, as combined, must not:

                     (a)  change the meaning or intent of each indication as specified in an item in column 2 of a table in Schedule 1; and

                     (b)  infer or imply that the medicine is for the treatment of a serious form of a disease, ailment, defect or injury; and

                     (c)  infer or imply that the medicine is for preventing or curing a disease, ailment, defect or injury.

             (5)  If an indication in relation to a medicine is modified by one or more qualifying statement in accordance with paragraph 5(b) (whether or not the indication is varied or combined as described in subsection (3) or (4)), then:

                     (a)  each qualifying statement must be set out on the label of the medicine; and

                     (b)  the indication, as modified, varied or combined, must not infer or imply that a medicine is for the treatment of a serious form of a disease, ailment, defect or injury.

             (6)  If an indication in relation to a medicine is supported by traditional evidence, then:

                     (a)  the indication must be qualified with an appropriate traditional context qualifier as set out in the code tables; and

                     (b)  the traditional context qualifier mentioned in paragraph (a) must be set out on the label of the medicine.

7  Repeals

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule.


Schedule 1—Specified permissible indications and requirements applying to these indications when contained in a medicine

Note:       See sections 5 and 6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 1—Indications relating to general health or body parts

Indications relating to general health or body parts

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Aid/assist in the healing of minor body tissue injuries

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

2

Aid/assist nail growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

3

Aid/assist/help/maintain healthy hair follicles

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

4

Aid/assist/helps connective tissue production/formation

Scientific

 

 

5

Aids/assists abdominal fat loss

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

6

Aids/assists body waste elimination

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

7

Aids/assists body's natural channels of elimination

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

8

Aids/assists excretion of metabolic waste products

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

9

Aids/assists eye adaption to variations in light intensity/night vision

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

10

Aids/assists gum development

Scientific

 

 

11

Aids/assists gum healing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

12

Aids/assists head lice and egg removal

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to killing/eradicating/destroying lice, nits or eggs.

 

13

Aids/assists natural body cleansing/detoxification processes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

14

Aids/assists natural cleansing/detoxification processes of the gastrointestinal system/gut

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

15

Aids/assists natural kidney cleansing/detoxification processes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

16

Aids/assists teeth development

Scientific

 

 

17

Aids/assists with recovery from illness/convalescence

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

18

Alterative/blood cleanser/depurative/purifier

Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

19

Analgesic/Anodyne/relieve pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

20

Anti-inflammatory/relieve inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

21

Antioxidant/Reduce free radicals formed in the body

Scientific

 

 

22

Antipyretic/febrifuge/relieve mild fever/reduce body temperature/body cooling

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Not to be used in children under 5 years.

 

23

Astringent/tightens tissues

Traditional

 

 

24

Body tonic

Traditional

 

 

25

Decrease/reduce bacteria in the mouth

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

 

26

Decrease/reduce ear irritation/inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

27

Decrease/reduce ear wax

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

28

Decrease/reduce hair loss/thinning

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious conditions associated with alopecia e.g. autoimmune disease, chemotherapy.

 

29

Decrease/reduce halitosis/bad breath

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

30

Decrease/reduce nail brittleness/splitting/chipping

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

31

Decrease/reduce/relieve cracks in the corner of the mouth

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to recurrent or persistent mouth lesions.

 

32

Decrease/reduce/relieve excessive perspiration/sweating

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

33

Decrease/reduce/relieve eye strain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

34

Decrease/reduce/relieve gum soreness/pain/discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

35

Decrease/reduce/relieve itchiness associated with head lice infestation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to killing/eradicating/destroying lice, nits or eggs.

 

36

Decrease/reduce/relieve mouth/oral mucosa mild inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

37

Decrease/reduce/relieve spontaneous sweating

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

38

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of  mild mouth ulcers

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to recurrent or persistent mouth lesions.

Product presentation must only refer to mild mouth ulcers.

 

39

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of dehydration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

40

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of jet lag

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

41

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild temporomandibular joint dysfunction diagnosed by a doctor or dentist

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to mild temporomandibular joint dysfunction that is diagnosed by a doctor or dentist.

 

42

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of soft tissue trauma

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

43

Decrease/reduce/relieve teething/tooth pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

44

Decrease/reduce/relieve tooth/teeth sensitivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

45

Decrease/reduce/relieve toothache

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

46

Decrease/reduce/relieve visual fatigue

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

47

Decrease/reduce/relieve watery eyes/excessive lacrimation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

48

Decrease/reduce/relieves bleeding gums

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

49

Demulcent/soothe irritated tissues

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

50

Enhance/improve/promote/increase hair growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

51

Enhance/improve/promote/increase hair health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

52

Enhance/improve/promote/increase hair strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

53

Enhance/improve/promote/increase nail health/strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

54

Enhance/promote energy levels

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

55

Enhance/promote weight gain

Scientific

 

 

56

Enhance/promote/physical endurance/capacity/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

57

Help maintain weight after weight loss

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

58

Helps convert (state food) into energy

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

59

Helps decrease/reduce body weight

Scientific

Label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

60

Helps decrease/reduce build-up of dental plaque

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

61

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve cartilage loss/wear/tear/damage

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any form of arthritis or osteoarthritis unless qualified as mild.

 

62

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve cold sensations in the lower back

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

63

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve heat sensations in the extremities

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

64

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of nail mild fungal infection

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

 

65

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase healthy body fat/muscle composition

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

66

Helps enhance/promote body energy reserves

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

67

Helps enhance/promote body tissue repair/regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

68

Helps enhance/promote calorie burning

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

69

Helps enhance/promote collagen formation

Scientific

 

 

70

Helps enhance/promote connective tissue health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

71

Helps enhance/promote general health and wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

72

Helps enhance/promote gum health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

73

Helps enhance/promote healthy growth and development

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

74

Helps enhance/promote healthy teeth enamel

Scientific

 

 

75

Helps enhance/promote heat/energy production/thermogenesis

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

76

Helps enhance/promote teeth health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

77

Helps enhance/promote teeth strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

78

Helps enhance/promote/increase body fat loss

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

79

Helps enhance/promote/increase lean body mass

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

80

Helps enhance/promote/increase vitality

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

81

Helps enhance/promote/increase weight loss

Scientific

Label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

82

Helps improve/promote body metabolism/metabolic rate

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

83

Helps in the maintenance of a healthy body weight

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

84

Helps in the maintenance of lean body mass

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

85

Helps maintain/support body's natural channels of elimination

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

86

Helps maintain/support eye macula health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

87

Helps maintain/support eye retina health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

88

Helps maintain/support healthy acid/alkali balance in the body.

Scientific

 

 

89

Helps maintain/support healthy Body Mass Index (BMI)

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

90

Helps maintain/support healthy eye development

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

91

Helps maintain/support healthy vision development

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to neurological conditions or developmental delays.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

92

Helps maintain/support hearing development

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to neurological conditions or developmental delays.

 

93

Helps prevent tooth decay/dental carries/cavities in conjunction with good oral hygiene

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

94

Helps reduce occurrence of mouth ulcers

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

95

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of jet lag

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

96

Helps reduce occurrence of teething/tooth pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

97

Helps reduce/decrease free radical damage to body cells

Scientific

 

 

98

Helps relieve excessive lacrimation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

99

Helps restore body electrolyte balance

Scientific

 

 

100

Helps temporarily relieve light sensitivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

101

Longevity tonic

Traditional

 

 

102

Maintain/support abdominal fat loss

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

103

Maintain/support body electrolyte balance

Scientific

 

 

104

Maintain/support body metabolism/metabolic rate

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

105

Maintain/support body mucous membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

106

Maintain/support body tissue repair/regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

107

Maintain/support body waste elimination

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

108

Maintain/support calorie burning

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

109

Maintain/support collagen formation

Scientific

 

 

110

Maintain/support collagen health

Scientific

 

 

111

Maintain/support connective tissue health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

112

Maintain/support dental/periodontal health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

113

Maintain/support ear health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

114

Maintain/support energy levels

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

115

Maintain/support energy production

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

116

Maintain/support eye health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

117

Maintain/support general health and wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

118

Maintain/support gum health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

119

Maintain/support hair growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

120

Maintain/support hair health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

121

Maintain/support hair strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

122

Maintain/support healthy body fat/muscle composition

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

123

Maintain/support healthy body organ functions

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

124

Maintain/support healthy body tissues

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

125

Maintain/support healthy ear function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

126

Maintain/support healthy eye function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

127

Maintain/support healthy eyesight/vision

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to vision correction, faults or serious eye disease e.g. macular degeneration.

 

128

Maintain/support healthy growth and development

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

129

Maintain/support healthy hearing

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

130

Maintain/support healthy mouth flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

131

Maintain/support healthy teeth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

132

Maintain/support heat/energy production/thermogenesis

Scientific

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

133

Maintain/support nail health/strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

134

Maintain/support natural body cleansing/detoxification processes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

135

Maintain/support natural cleansing/detoxification processes of the body's five organs of elimination

Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

136

Maintain/support natural cleansing/detoxification processes of the gastrointestinal system/gut

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

137

Maintain/support natural kidney cleansing/detoxification processes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

138

Maintain/support natural liver cleansing/detoxification processes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

139

Maintain/support oral health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

140

Maintain/support oral mucous membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

141

Maintain/support physical endurance/capacity/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

142

Maintain/support scalp health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

143

Maintain/support spleen health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

144

Maintain/support teeth enamel health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

145

Maintain/support teeth mineralisation

Scientific

 

 

146

Maintain/support teeth strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

147

Maintain/support vitality

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

148

Maintain/support waste elimination via the mucous membranes

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

149

Maintain/support waste elimination via the skin

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must only refer to detoxification in relation to natural body processes.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to drugs/alcohol.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ, in particular the kidney or liver.

 

150

Nourish the body

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

151

Nutritive tonic

Traditional

 

 

152

Reduce risk of head lice attaching to hair

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

153

Regulate body water/fluid

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

154

Rejuvenating tonic

Traditional

 

 

155

Relieve clammy/sweaty palms and soles

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

156

Relieve dry eyes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

157

Relieve dry mouth

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

158

Relieve eye discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

159

Relieve eye redness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

160

Relieve eye soreness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

161

Relieve feelings of general malaise/general debility

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

162

Relieve itchy ears

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

163

Relieve itchy eyes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

164

Relieve mild tissue oedema

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

165

Relieve sore tongue

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

166

Relieve tongue dryness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

167

Relieve weariness/tiredness/fatigue/feeling of weakness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to imply chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

168

Restorative tonic

Traditional

 

 

169

Restore body fluid balance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild fluid retention.

 

170

Soften ear wax

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

171

Soothe/relieve mouth/oral irritation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

172

Sudorific/diaphoretic/enhance/promote sweating/perspiration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

173

Temporarily relieve mild fluid retention

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If fluid retention persists, seek medical advice (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not imply or refer to cardiovascular or renal conditions.

Product presentation must only refer to mild fluid retention.

 

174

Trophorestorative/restore organ health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

Table 2—Indications relating to bone

 

Indications relating to bone

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

A diet deficient in calcium can lead to osteoporosis in later life. Calcium may help prevent osteoporosis when dietary intake is inadequate

Scientific

Indication can only be used for medicines that contain calcium as an active ingredient and the recommended daily dose of the medicine must provide at least 290 milligrams of elemental calcium.

Label statement: Vitamins and minerals can only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate OR Vitamin and/or mineral supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

 

2

Aids/assists healthy bone development/growth/building

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

3

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild joint aches and pains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild joint symptoms.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

4

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild joint inflammation/swelling

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must only refer to mild joint symptoms.

 

5

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild joint pain/soreness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must only refer to mild joint symptoms.

 

6

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild joint stiffness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must only refer to mild joint symptoms.

 

7

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild rheumatic aches and pains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild rheumatic aches/pains.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild arthritis/mild osteoarthritis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild joint symptoms.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of occasional episodes of gout

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, worsen or episodes become more frequent talk to your medical practitioner.

 

10

Help maintain/support bone mineralisation

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

11

Helps enhance/improve/promote joint mobility

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any form of arthritis or osteoarthritis unless qualified as mild.

 

12

Helps enhance/promote bone healing/repair

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

13

Helps enhance/promote bone health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

14

Helps enhance/promote bone mass/density

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

15

Helps enhance/promote bone mineralisation

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

16

Helps enhance/promote bone strength

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

17

Helps enhance/promote healthy joint function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

18

Helps enhance/promote joint health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

19

Helps enhance/promote/increase metabolism of (state mineral) in bones

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

20

Helps maintain/support joint cartilage health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any form of arthritis or osteoarthritis unless qualified as mild.

 

21

Helps maintain/supports health joint cartilage growth/development/production

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any form of arthritis or osteoarthritis unless qualified as mild.

 

22

Helps reduce the occasional occurrence of symptoms of gout

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, worsen or episodes become more frequent talk to your medical practitioner.

 

23

Maintain/support (state mineral) absorption in bones

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

24

Maintain/support bone healing/repair

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

25

Maintain/support bone health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

26

Maintain/support bone mass/density/integrity

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

27

Maintain/support bone strength

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis. Note: this requirement is not intended to apply where the indications referring to osteoporosis specified in column 2 of Table 2 of this instrument are also used.

 

28

Maintain/support joint health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

29

Maintain/support joint mobility/flexibility

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to bone disease or disorders e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, debilitating osteoarthritis, osteoporosis.

 

30

Supports bone flexibility.

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

31

Vitamin D helps calcium absorption (or words of like intent) and a diet deficient in calcium can lead to osteoporosis in later life

Scientific

Indication only for use for medicines that contain vitamin D as an active ingredient. The medicines may only contain a maximum recommended daily dose of 25 micrograms or less of vitamin D and as a minimum, also contain at least 25% of the RDI in the  recommended daily dose of vitamin D.

Label statement: Vitamins and minerals can only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate OR Vitamin and/or mineral supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 3—Indications relating to the cardiovascular system

 

 

Indications relating to the cardiovascular system

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Aid/assist healthy red blood cell production

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

2

Aid/assist/helps in the maintenance of blood levels of oxygen

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to heart disease.

 

3

Aid/assist/helps oxygen transport to body tissues

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to heart disease.

 

4

Blood tonic/Enhance blood health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

5

Cardiotonic/strengthen heart

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

6

Decrease/reduce appearance of mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

7

Decrease/reduce duration of symptoms of haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

 

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve aching/tired legs/leg heaviness associated with mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve discomfort associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

10

Decrease/reduce/relieve itching associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve itchy legs associated with mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve leg swelling associated mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve minor bleeding associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve pain associated with mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve swelling associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of  haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

 

18

Helps decrease/reduce occurrence of nose bleeds

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

19

Helps enhance/improve/promote blood circulation to the peripheral areas of the body (legs, hands and feet)

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

20

Helps enhance/promote artery health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

21

Helps enhance/promote blood capillary health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

22

Helps enhance/promote blood vessel health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

23

Helps enhance/promote healthy blood circulation

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

24

Helps enhance/promote red blood cell health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

25

Helps in the maintenance of healthy blood lipids/blood fats

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering blood lipids, blood fats and triglycerides.

 

26

Helps maintain/support haemoglobin formation/synthesis

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

27

Helps maintain/support healthy blood sugar/glucose

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering or raising blood sugar/glucose levels from outside of the normal healthy range.

 

28

Helps maintain/support healthy cholesterol

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering or raising blood cholesterol levels from outside of the normal healthy range

 

29

Helps maintain/support healthy heart function

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

30

Helps maintain/support transport of oxygen in the body

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to heart disease.

 

31

Helps maintain/support vasodilator/ blood vessel dilation

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

32

Helps reduce intestinal absorption of cholesterol from dietary sources

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering or raising blood cholesterol levels from outside of the normal healthy range

 

33

Helps reduce occurrence of haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

34

Helps reduce/decrease/relieve mild nose bleeds

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild nose bleed.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

35

Maintain/support artery health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

36

Maintain/support blood capillary health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

37

Maintain/support blood circulation/flow to the peripheral areas of the body (legs, hands and feet)

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

38

Maintain/support blood health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

39

Maintain/support blood vessel health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to circulatory disorders/diseases/conditions e.g. thrombosis.

 

40

Maintain/support cardiovascular system health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

41

Maintain/support healthy blood capillary health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

42

Maintain/support healthy blood circulation

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

43

Maintain/support healthy cardiovascular system function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

44

Maintain/support healthy lymphatic system

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

45

Maintain/support heart health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

46

Maintain/support red blood cell health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

47

Nourish the heart

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious cardiovascular conditions.

 

48

Relieve cold hands and feet/limbs

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

49

Rubefaciant/stimulate blood flow to skin

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 4—Indications relating to the endocrine system

 

 

 

 

 

Indications relating to the endocrine system

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Aid/assist thyroid hormone production

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any thyroid related diseases.

 

2

Maintain/support adrenal gland health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any adrenal related diseases.

 

3

Maintain/support healthy adrenal gland function

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any adrenal related diseases.

 

4

Maintain/support healthy pancreatic function

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any pancreas related diseases.

 

5

Maintain/support healthy thyroid gland function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any thyroid related diseases.

 

6

Maintain/support healthy thyroid hormones

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any thyroid related diseases.

 

7

Maintain/support thyroid gland health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any thyroid related diseases.

 

8

Thyroid tonic

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to any thyroid related diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 5—Indications relating to the gastrointestinal system

 

 

 

 

 

Indications relating to the gastrointestinal system

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Aid/assist digestion of glucose/sugar/carbohydrates

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering or raising blood sugar/glucose levels from outside of the normal healthy range.

 

2

Aid/assist digestion of lactose

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

3

Aid/assist digestion/breakdown of dietary fat

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

4

Aid/assist expulsion of intestinal gas

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

5

Aid/assist fat distribution and assimilation in the digestive system

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering blood lipids, blood fats and triglycerides.

 

6

Aid/assist fat emulsification in the digestive system

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering blood lipids, blood fats and triglycerides.

 

7

Aid/assist healthy liver regeneration

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

8

Aid/assist/helps digestion of (state nutrient)

Scientific

 

 

9

Aid/assist/helps digestion of fats/fatty acids/triglycerides/lipid

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to lowering blood lipids, blood fats and triglycerides.

 

10

Aid/assist/helps elimination of dietary fat

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

11

Aid/assist/helps in the management of carbohydrate cravings

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

12

Aid/assist/helps in the management of food cravings

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

13

Aid/assist/helps in the management of sugar cravings

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

14

Aids/assists repair of gastrointestinal/gut wall lining

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

15

Antacid/reduces stomach acid

Scientific

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

16

Antiemetic/Decrease/reduce/relieve vomiting

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

17

Aperient/laxative

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

18

Bitter tonic/stimulate gastric secretions

Traditional

 

 

19

Bowel Tonic

Traditional

 

 

20

Cholagogue/promote bile flow from gall bladder

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

21

Decrease/reduce carbohydrate cravings

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

22

Decrease/reduce food stagnation associated with poor or sluggish digestion

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

23

Decrease/reduce loose stools

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3 to 6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years (or words to that effect).

 

24

Decrease/reduce sweet taste recognition on the tongue

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

25

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal bloating/distention

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

26

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal cramping

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

27

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal feeling of fullness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

28

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal griping pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

29

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal pain/discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

30

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal spasm

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

31

Decrease/reduce/relieve bowel discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

32

Decrease/reduce/relieve colic (wind/gas pain)

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

33

Decrease/reduce/relieve constipation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

34

Decrease/reduce/relieve diarrhoea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3 to 6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years (or words to that effect).

 

35

Decrease/reduce/relieve digestive spasms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

36

Decrease/reduce/relieve excess intestinal gas

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

37

Decrease/reduce/relieve flatulence/carminative

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

38

Decrease/reduce/relieve gastrointestinal pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

39

Decrease/reduce/relieve hiccups

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

40

Decrease/reduce/relieve loss of appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

 

41

Decrease/reduce/relieve nausea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

42

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms associated with occasional overindulgence

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not encourage excessive or harmful consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

 

43

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of heartburn

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

44

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of indigestion/dyspepsia

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

45

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of lactose intolerance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

46

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of motion/travel/sea sickness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

47

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of nervous indigestion

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

48

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of stomach upsets

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

49

Digestive tonic/Improve digestive weakness

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

50

Enhance the assimilation/transportation of nutrients

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

51

Enhance/ promote stomach health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

52

Enhance/improve/promote/increase bowel regularity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

53

Enhance/improve/promote/increase bowel waste elimination

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

54

Enhance/promote healthy digestion

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

55

Help reduce occurrence of symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, worsen or episodes become more frequent talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed IBS.

 

56

Help restore good/beneficial/friendly gut flora after antibiotic use

Scientific

 

 

57

Helps balance brain-gut interaction

Traditional

 

 

58

Helps decrease/reduce dietary fat absorption in digestive system

Scientific or Traditional

If product is indicated for weight loss, label statement: When used in conjunction with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

 

59

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve brain-gut interaction

Traditional

 

 

60

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild gastrointestinal tract inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

61

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of infant colic

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

 

62

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild gastritis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to mild gastritis.

 

63

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of occasional hangovers

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not encourage excessive or harmful consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

64

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of traveller's diarrhoea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3 to 6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years (or words to that effect).

 

65

Helps delay stomach (gastric) emptying

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

66

Helps enhance/improve/promote taste sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

67

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase bile secretion/flow

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

68

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase healthy digestive system flora/good bacteria growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

69

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase intestinal good/beneficial/friendly bacteria growth

Scientific

 

 

70

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase intestinal transit time

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

71

Helps enhance/promote gallbladder health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

72

Helps enhance/promote gastrointestinal system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

73

Helps enhance/promote gastrointestinal system mucosa health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

74

Helps enhance/promote healthy colon function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

75

Helps enhance/promote healthy digestive system function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

76

Helps enhance/promote healthy gallbladder function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

77

Helps enhance/promote healthy liver function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

78

Helps enhance/promote healthy small intestine function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

79

Helps maintain/support bile secretion/flow

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

80

Helps maintain/support good/beneficial/friendly gut flora during antibiotic use

Scientific

 

 

81

Helps reduce occurrence of abdominal bloating

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

82

Helps reduce occurrence of abdominal spasm

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

83

Helps reduce occurrence of constipation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

84

Helps reduce occurrence of diarrhoea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3 to 6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years (or words to that effect).

 

85

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of indigestion/dyspepsia

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to gastro oesophageal reflux disease.

 

86

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of medically diagnosed gluten sensitivity caused by inadvertent gluten ingestion

Scientific

Label statement: If symptoms persist, worsen or episodes become more frequent talk to your medical practitioner.

Label statement: For use only in conjunction with a gluten-free diet.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to individuals with coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis.

 

87

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of motion/travel/sea sickness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

88

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of traveller's diarrhoea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months, 12 hours in children under 3 years, 24 hours in children aged 3 to 6 years or 48 hours in adults and children over 6 years (or words to that effect).

 

89

Helps regulate appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

 

90

Helps restore  good/beneficial/friendly intestinal/gut/bowel flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

91

Helps stimulate/increase digestive enzymes

Scientific

 

 

92

Hepatoprotectant/protect the liver

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not encourage excessive or harmful consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

93

Increase bowel movements by increasing stool bulk

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

94

Liver tonic/Enhance liver health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

95

Maintain/support bile production

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

96

Maintain/support bowel regularity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

97

Maintain/support bowel regularity by increasing stool bulk

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

98

Maintain/support digestion/assimilation of nutrients

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

99

Maintain/support digestive system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

100

Maintain/support gallbladder function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

101

Maintain/support gallbladder health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

102

Maintain/support gastrointestinal mucosal membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

103

Maintain/support gastrointestinal system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

104

Maintain/support good/beneficial/friendly bacteria adherence to intestinal mucosa.

Scientific

 

 

105

Maintain/support healthy appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

 

106

Maintain/support healthy bowel/colon function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

107

Maintain/support healthy digestion

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

108

Maintain/support healthy digestive system function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

109

Maintain/support healthy gastrointestinal function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

110

Maintain/support healthy liver function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

111

Maintain/support healthy liver regeneration

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

112

Maintain/support healthy mucous linings of the digestive system

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

113

Maintain/support healthy small intestine function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

114

Maintain/support intestinal good/beneficial/friendly flora

Scientific

 

 

115

Maintain/support intestinal health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

116

Maintain/support intestinal transit time

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

117

Maintain/support liver health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

118

Maintain/support small intestine  health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

119

Maintain/support small intestine good/beneficial/friendly  flora

Scientific

 

 

120

Maintain/support smell sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

121

Maintain/support stomach function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

122

Maintain/support stomach health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to disease in any body organ.

 

123

Maintain/support taste sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

124

Nourish  good/beneficial/friendly intestinal flora

Scientific

 

 

125

Orexigenic/improve/promote healthy appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

 

126

Promote bile flow from liver/chloretic

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

127

Promote/enhance feeling of satiety

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

128

Promote/increase bowel evacuation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

129

Reduce occurrence of excess intestinal wind/gas

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

130

Reduce occurrence of nausea/vomiting

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

131

Reduce/decrease/supress hunger/appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

 

132

Relief of symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed IBS.

 

133

Relieve digestive discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

134

Relieve dry stools

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

 

135

Relieve excessive belching

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

136

Sialagogue/promote saliva production

Traditional

 

 

137

Softens stool to ease bowel motions

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

 

138

Soothe gastro-intestinal tract mucous membranes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

139

Stimulant laxative

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Label statement: Drink plenty of water (or words to that effect).

Label statement for stimulant laxatives: Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.

Label statement: Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding - seek the advice of a healthcare professional before taking this product (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

 

140

Stimulates/increases digestive gastric hydrochloric acid secretion

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

141

Tonify/nourish/strengthen/replenish liver

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis.

 

142

Vermifuge/helps remove intestinal threadworms/pinworms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to other worms e.g.  roundworm, tapeworm, hookworm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 6—Indications relating to the immune system

 

 

 

 

 

Indications relating to the immune system

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Decrease/reduce/relieve post nasal drip

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

2

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

3

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of hayfever

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

4

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of skin hives

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

5

Enhance/improve/promote immune defence/immunity

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

6

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve facial tenderness associated with allergic rhinitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

7

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of food intolerance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

8

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild allergies

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

9

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of seasonal allergies

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

10

Helps enhance/improve/promote immune system function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

11

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of food intolerance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

12

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of mild allergies

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

13

Helps stimulate a healthy immune system response

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

14

Maintain/support healthy gastrointestinal immune function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

15

Maintain/support healthy immune system function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

16

Maintain/support immune system health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

17

Maintain/support immune system to fight illness

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious immunological diseases.

 

18

Soothes/relieves swelling/welts associated with hives

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious allergic conditions such as anaphylaxis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 7—Indications relating to muscles

 

 

 

 

 

Indications relating to muscles

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Aid/assist muscle development

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

2

Aid/assist muscle growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

3

Aid/assist/helps in the healing of minor muscle injuries

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

4

Aid/assist/helps in the management of muscle sprain/strain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

5

Aid/assist/helps post exercise recovery

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

6

Antispasmodic/spasmolytic

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious musculoskeletal or neurological conditions.

 

7

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle cramps

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious musculoskeletal or neurological conditions.

 

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle pain/ache/soreness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle tension/stiffness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

10

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle tiredness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild tennis elbow

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild tennis elbow.

 

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of muscle injury/ailments

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of whiplash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

14

Enhance/improve/promote/increase muscle relaxation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

15

Helps decrease/reduce protein breakdown in the muscles

Scientific

 

 

16

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve leg cramps

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

17

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild muscle spasms/twitches

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

18

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of medically diagnosed fibromyalgia/fibrositis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed fibromyalgia/fibrositis.

 

19

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild medically diagnosed tenosynovitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed tenosynovitis.

 

20

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of muscle sprain/strain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

21

Helps enhance/improve muscle recovery time

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

22

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase healthy muscle tone

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

23

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase muscle fuel burning efficiency

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

24

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase muscle performance/endurance/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

25

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase muscle strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

26

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase muscle strength to improve balance/stability

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

27

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase physical/exercise performance

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

28

Helps enhance/promote healthy muscle function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

29

Helps enhance/promote healthy muscle mass

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

30

Helps reduce occurrence of muscle cramp

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

31

Helps reduce occurrence of muscle tension/stiffness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

32

Maintain/support healthy ligaments

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

33

Maintain/support healthy muscle contraction function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

34

Maintain/support healthy neuromuscular system/function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious musculoskeletal or neurological conditions.

 

35

Maintain/support muscle fuel burning efficiency

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

36

Maintain/support muscle function

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

37

Maintain/support muscle health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

38

Maintain/support muscle mass

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

39

Maintain/support muscle performance/endurance/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

40

Maintain/support muscle protein stores

Scientific

 

 

41

Maintain/support muscle relaxation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

42

Maintain/support muscle strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

43

Maintain/support muscle strength to reduce strain on joints

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

44

Maintain/support muscle tone

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

45

Maintain/support tendon health

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

46

Reduce/decrease mild muscle inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 8—Indications relating to the nervous system

 

 

 

 

 

Indications relating to the nervous system

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Item

Indication

Type of evidence

Other requirements

 

1

Adaptogen/Help body adapt to stress

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

2

Aid/assist/helps mind relaxation

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

3

Aid/assist/helps synthesis of neurotransmitters

Scientific

 

 

4

Aids/assists the body to cope with environmental stress

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

5

Brain tonic/Enhance brain health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

6

Calmative/nervous system relaxant

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

7

Calms the mind

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

8

Decrease/reduce duration of mild migraine

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild migraine.

 

9

Decrease/reduce headache duration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

10

Decrease/reduce mental/cognitive fatigue

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

11

Decrease/reduce time to fall asleep

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve disturbed/restless sleep

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve headache symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve hot flushes associated with mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

Product presentation must only refer to mild anxiety.

 

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve mental overactivity

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild dizziness/vertigo

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild vertigo.

 

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild migraine symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild migraine.

 

18

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild nerve pain/neuralgia

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild nerve pain/neuralgia.

 

19

Decrease/reduce/relieve nervous tension/unrest

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

20

Decrease/reduce/relieve restlessness/excess nervous energy

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

21

Decrease/reduce/relieve sleeplessness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

22

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

Product presentation must only refer to mild anxiety.

 

23

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild sciatica

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild sciatica.

 

24

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of stress

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

25

Enhance/improve/promote learning ability/function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

26

Enhance/improve/promote/increase body relaxation

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

27

Enhance/improve/promote/increase cognitive performance

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

28

Enhance/improve/promote/increase memory/recall

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

29

Enhance/improve/promote/increase mental alertness/wakefulness

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

30

Enhance/improve/promote/increase mental endurance/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

31

Enhance/improve/promote/increase mind relaxation

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

32

Enhance/improve/promote/increase short term memory

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

33

Enhance/improve/promote/increase sleep quality/deep sleep

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

34

Enhance/promote body adaptation to stress

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

35

Enhance/promote/increase healthy sleep patterns

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

36

Enhance/promote/increase refreshing sleep

Scientific or Traditional

 

 

37

Help establish/restore/reset  sleep-wake cycle (circadian rhythm)

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

 

38

Help maintain/support emotional wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

 

39

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve frequent need to urinate associated with mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to mental illnesses, disorders or conditions.

Product presentation must only refer to mild anxiety.

 

40

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild tension headache

Scientific or Traditional