Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Indications) Determination No.1 of 2018

made under subsection 26BF(1) of the

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

I, Larry Kelly, a delegate of the Minister for Health for the purposes of section 26BF of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act), HEREBY make the following determination specifying:

(i)                 indications for the purposes of paragraph 26BF(1)(a) of the Act; and

(ii)               requirements applying in relation to those indications for the purposes of paragraph 26BF(1)(b) of the Act.

Dated this 6th March 2018

(Signed by)

Larry Kelly

Delegate of the Minister for Health

1  Name of Determination

  This Determination is the Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Indications) Determination No.1 of 2018.

2  Commencement

  This Determination commences on the day after registration.

3  Interpretation

In this Determination:

Act means the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

Code Tables are tables that can be accessed from the Therapeutic Goods Administration Business Service website at www.ebs.tga.gov.au under the heading “Public TGA Information”, as at the commencement of this instrument.

Evidence guidelines means the TGA document titled Evidence guidelines: Guidelines on the evidence required to support indications for listed complementary medicines, published on the TGA’s website (www.tga.gov.au), as at the commencement of this instrument.

Health practitioner has the same meaning as in the Act.

Indications has the same meaning as in the Act.

Label has the same meaning as in the Act.

Medically diagnosed, in relation to a disease, condition, ailment or defect, is where the disease, condition, ailment or defect has been diagnosed by a suitably qualified medical practitioner.

Medical practitioner means a person who is registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law in the medical profession.

Register means the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.

Regulations means the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990, as in force from time to time.

Presentation has the same meaning as in the Act.

Scientific indication means an indication that is supported by scientific evidence, such as clinical studies or systematic reviews, as described in the Evidence guidelines.

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

TGA means the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code means the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015, and any later Code made under section 42BAA of the Act, as in force from time to time.

Traditional Ayurvedic medicine (TAY) indication means a traditional indication that is based on traditional use in the Ayurvedic medicine paradigm.

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) indication means a traditional indication that is based on traditional use in the traditional Chinese medicine paradigm.

Traditional indication means an indication that is supported by evidence of traditional use, as described in the Evidence guidelines.

Traditional use has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

4  Permissible indications and requirements applying in relation to those indications

Permissible indications in Tables 1 to 15

(1)   The indications in column 2 of Tables 1 to 15 in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this Determination are specified for the purposes of paragraph 26BF(1)(a) of the Act.             

(2)   The indications in column 2 of Tables 1 to 15 in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this Determination when modified using the qualifying statements in the Code Tables under the headings:

(a)   “Traditional context qualifier;

(b)   Population qualifiers; 

(c)   “Time of use qualifiers; or

(d)   for TCM indications, “TCM pattern qualifiers;

  are also specified for the purposes of paragraph 26BF(1)(a) of the Act.

Requirements for permissible indications

 (3) For the purposes of paragraph 26BF(1)(b) of the Act, the indications specified under subsections 4(1) and 4(2) are subject to the following requirements:

 (a) they may only be used for a medicine if supported by the type of evidence specified in column 3 of Tables 1 to 15 in Part 2 of Schedule 1; and

 (b) they must comply with the requirements set out in column 4 of Tables 1 to 15 in Part 2 of Schedule 1; and

 (c) where:

(i)     the wording of an indication is varied on the label of a medicine; or

(ii)  where more than one indication is used and they are combined on the label of a medicine to form simple sentences where appropriate; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii);

then:

(iv) the meaning of the indication must not be changed; and

(v)   the varied or combined indications must not infer or imply that a medicine is for the treatment of a serious disease, ailment, defect or injury; and

(vi) the varied or combined indications must not infer or imply that a medicine is for preventing or curing a disease, ailment, defect or injury;

 (d) where an indication in column 2 of Tables 1 to 15 in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this Determination is modified using a qualifying statement in the Code Tables as mentioned in subsection 4(2) and where that indication, including as varied or combined with another indication, is used on the medicine’s label:

(i)     the qualifying statement must also be included on the medicine’s label; and

(ii)  the modified indication, including as varied or combined with another indication, must not infer or imply that a medicine is for the treatment of a serious disease, ailment, defect or injury;

 (e) traditional indications must also comply with the following requirements:

(i) the traditional indication must be qualified with an appropriate “Traditional context qualifier from the Code Tables; and

(ii) the “Traditional context qualifier from the Code Tables must be included on the label of the medicine.

 

 


Schedule 1Specified permissible indications and requirements applying to these indications when used for a medicine

(section 4)

Part 1Interpretation of Table 1

 

Definitions

 

At Table 1:

 

Scientific means a scientific indication.

Traditional” means a traditional indication.

Traditional Chinese medicine means a traditional Chinese medicine indication.

Traditional Ayurvedic medicine” means a traditional Ayurvedic medicine indication.

 

 

 

Part 2

 

 

 

Table 1 – Indications relating to general health / body parts

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Aid/assist in the healing of minor body tissue injuries

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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

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

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

10

Aids/assists gum development

Scientific

 

11

Aids/assists gum healing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

12

Aids/assists head lice and egg removal

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

20

Anti-inflammatory/relieve inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

21

Antioxidant/Reduce free radicals formed in the body

Scientific

 

22

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

27

Decrease/reduce ear wax

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

28

Decrease/reduce hair loss/thinning

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

30

Decrease/reduce nail brittleness/splitting/chipping

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

31

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

33

Decrease/reduce/relieve eye strain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

34

Decrease/reduce/relieve gum soreness/pain/discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

35

Decrease/reduce/relieve itchiness associated with head lice infestation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

37

Decrease/reduce/relieve spontaneous sweating

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

38

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of  mild mouth ulcers

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

40

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of jet lag

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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 consult 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

43

Decrease/reduce/relieve teething/tooth pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

44

Decrease/reduce/relieve tooth/teeth sensitivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

45

Decrease/reduce/relieve toothache

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

46

Decrease/reduce/relieve visual fatigue

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

48

Decrease/reduce/relieves bleeding gums

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

49

Demulcent/soothe irritated tissues

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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

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 cold sensations in the lower back

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

62

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve heat sensations in the extremities

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

63

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

64

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

Scientific

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

65

Helps enhance/promote body energy reserves

Scientific or Traditional

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

66

Helps enhance/promote body tissue repair/regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

67

Helps enhance/promote calorie burning

Scientific

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

68

Helps enhance/promote collagen formation

Scientific

 

69

Helps enhance/promote connective tissue health

Scientific or Traditional

 

70

Helps enhance/promote general health and wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

 

71

Helps enhance/promote gum health

Scientific or Traditional

 

72

Helps enhance/promote healthy growth and development

Scientific or Traditional

 

73

Helps enhance/promote healthy teeth enamel

Scientific

 

74

Helps enhance/promote heat/energy production/thermogenesis

Scientific

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

75

Helps enhance/promote teeth health

Scientific or Traditional

 

76

Helps enhance/promote teeth strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

77

Helps enhance/promote/increase body fat loss

Scientific

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

78

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.

79

Helps enhance/promote/increase vitality

Scientific or Traditional

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

80

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.

81

Helps improve/promote body metabolism/metabolic rate

Scientific

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

82

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.

83

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.

84

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.

85

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.

86

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.

87

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

Scientific

 

88

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.

89

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.

90

Helps maintain/support healthy vision development

Scientific

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

91

Helps maintain/support hearing development

Scientific

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

92

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

Scientific or Traditional

 

93

Helps reduce occurrence of mouth ulcers

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

94

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of jet lag

Scientific or Traditional

 

95

Helps reduce occurrence of teething/tooth pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

96

Helps reduce/decrease free radical damage to body cells

Scientific

 

97

Helps relieve excessive lacrimation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

98

Helps restore body electrolyte balance

Scientific

 

99

Helps temporarily relieve light sensitivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

100

Longevity tonic

Traditional

 

101

Maintain/support abdominal fat loss

Scientific

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

102

Maintain/support body electrolyte balance

Scientific

 

103

Maintain/support body metabolism/metabolic rate

Scientific

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

104

Maintain/support body mucous membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

105

Maintain/support body tissue repair/regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

106

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.

107

Maintain/support calorie burning

Scientific

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

108

Maintain/support collagen formation

Scientific

 

109

Maintain/support collagen health

Scientific

 

110

Maintain/support connective tissue health

Scientific or Traditional

 

111

Maintain/support dental/periodontal health

Scientific or Traditional

 

112

Maintain/support ear health

Scientific or Traditional

 

113

Maintain/support energy levels

Scientific or Traditional

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

114

Maintain/support eye health

Scientific or Traditional

 

115

Maintain/support general health and wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

 

116

Maintain/support gum health

Scientific or Traditional

 

117

Maintain/support hair growth

Scientific or Traditional

 

118

Maintain/support hair health

Scientific or Traditional

 

119

Maintain/support hair strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

120

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.

121

Maintain/support healthy body organ functions

Traditional

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

122

Maintain/support healthy body tissues

Scientific or Traditional

 

123

Maintain/support healthy ear function

Scientific or Traditional

 

124

Maintain/support healthy eye function

Scientific or Traditional

 

125

Maintain/support healthy eyesight/vision

Scientific or Traditional

 

126

Maintain/support healthy growth and development

Scientific or Traditional

 

127

Maintain/support healthy hearing

Scientific or Traditional

 

128

Maintain/support healthy mouth flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

129

Maintain/support healthy teeth

Scientific or Traditional

 

130

Maintain/support heat/energy production/thermogenesis

Scientific

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

131

Maintain/support nail health/strength/thickness

Scientific or Traditional

 

132

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.

133

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.

134

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.

135

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.

136

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.

137

Maintain/support oral health

Scientific or Traditional

 

138

Maintain/support oral mucous membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

139

Maintain/support physical endurance/capacity/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

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

140

Maintain/support scalp health

Scientific or Traditional

 

141

Maintain/support spleen health

Scientific or Traditional

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

142

Maintain/support teeth enamel health

Scientific or Traditional

 

143

Maintain/support teeth mineralisation

Scientific

 

144

Maintain/support teeth strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

145

Maintain/support vitality

Scientific or Traditional

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

146

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.

147

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.

148

Nourish the body

Scientific or Traditional

 

149

Nutritive tonic

Traditional

 

150

Reduce risk of head lice attaching to hair

Scientific or Traditional

 

151

Regulate body water/fluid

Scientific or Traditional

 

152

Rejuvenating tonic

Traditional

 

153

Relieve clammy/sweaty palms and soles

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

154

Relieve dry eyes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

155

Relieve dry mouth

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

156

Relieve eye discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

157

Relieve eye redness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

158

Relieve eye soreness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

159

Relieve feelings of general malaise/general debility

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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.

160

Relieve itchy ears

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

161

Relieve itchy eyes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

162

Relieve mild tissue oedema

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

163

Relieve sore tongue

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

164

Relieve tongue dryness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

165

Relieve weariness/tiredness/fatigue/feeling of weakness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

166

Restorative tonic

Traditional

 

167

Restore body fluid balance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild fluid retention.

168

Soften ear wax

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

169

Soothe/relieve mouth/oral irritation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

170

Sudorific/diaphoretic/enhance/promote sweating/perspiration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

171

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.

172

Trophorestorative/restore organ health

Traditional

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

Table 2 – Indications relating to bone

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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

For medicines containing only calcium: the recommended daily dose of the medicine must provide at least 290 milligrams of elemental calcium.

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.

3

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild joint aches and pains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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 consult 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.

11

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.

12

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.

13

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.

14

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.

15

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.

16

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.

17

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.

18

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.

19

Helps maintain/support healthy 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.

20

Helps reduce the occasional occurrence of symptoms of gout

Scientific or Traditional

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

21

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.

22

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.

23

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.

24

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.

25

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.

26

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.

27

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.

28

Supports bone flexibility.

Scientific or Traditional

 

29

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

Scientific

Medicines containing vitamin D only.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.

Table 3 – Indications relating to the cardiovascular system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

7

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve discomfort associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve itching associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

10

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve leg swelling associated mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve minor bleeding associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve pain associated with mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve swelling associated with haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of  haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild varicose veins

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild varicose veins.

17

Helps decrease/reduce occurrence of nose bleeds

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

18

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.

19

Helps enhance/promote artery health

Scientific

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

20

Helps enhance/promote blood capillary health

Scientific

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

21

Helps enhance/promote blood vessel health

Scientific

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

22

Helps enhance/promote healthy blood circulation

Scientific or Traditional

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

23

Helps enhance/promote red blood cell health

Scientific

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

24

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.

25

Helps maintain/support haemoglobin formation/synthesis

Scientific

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

26

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.

27

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

28

Helps maintain/support healthy heart function

Traditional

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

29

Helps maintain/support transport of oxygen in the body

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to heart disease.

30

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.

31

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

32

Helps reduce occurrence of haemorrhoids

Scientific or Traditional

 

33

Helps reduce/decrease/relieve mild nose bleeds

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild nose bleed.

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

34

Maintain/support artery health

Scientific

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

35

Maintain/support blood capillary health

Scientific

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

36

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.

37

Maintain/support blood health

Scientific or Traditional

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

38

Maintain/support blood vessel health

Scientific

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

39

Maintain/support cardiovascular system health

Scientific or Traditional

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

40

Maintain/support healthy blood capillary health

Scientific

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

41

Maintain/support healthy blood circulation

Scientific or Traditional

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

42

Maintain/support healthy cardiovascular system function

Scientific or Traditional

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

43

Maintain/support healthy lymphatic system

Scientific or Traditional

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

44

Maintain/support heart health

Scientific or Traditional

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

45

Maintain/support red blood cell health

Scientific

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

46

Nourish the heart

Traditional

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

47

Relieve cold hands and feet/limbs

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

48

Rubefaciant/stimulate blood flow to skin

Scientific or Traditional

 

Table 4 – Indications relating to the endocrine system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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 gland health

Scientific or Traditional

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

7

Maintain/support healthy thyroid hormones

Scientific

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

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

15

Antacid/reduces stomach acid

Scientific

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

16

Antiemetic/Decrease/reduce/relieve vomiting

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

17

Aperient/laxative

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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

Carminative/Decrease/reduce/relieve flatulence

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

21

Cholagogue/promote bile flow from gall bladder

Traditional

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

22

Choleretic/promote bile flow from liver

Traditional

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

23

Decrease/reduce carbohydrate cravings

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

24

Decrease/reduce food stagnation associated with poor or sluggish digestion

Scientific or Traditional

 

25

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).

26

Decrease/reduce sweet taste recognition on the tongue

Scientific or Traditional

 

27

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal bloating/distention

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

28

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal cramping

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

29

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal feeling of fullness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

30

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal griping pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

31

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal pain/discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

32

Decrease/reduce/relieve abdominal spasm

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

33

Decrease/reduce/relieve bowel discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

34

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

35

Decrease/reduce/relieve constipation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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.

36

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).

37

Decrease/reduce/relieve digestive spasms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

38

Decrease/reduce/relieve excess intestinal gas

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

39

Decrease/reduce/relieve gastrointestinal pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

40

Decrease/reduce/relieve hiccups

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

41

Decrease/reduce/relieve loss of appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

42

Decrease/reduce/relieve nausea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

43

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms associated with occasional overindulgence

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to excess consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

44

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of heartburn

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

45

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of indigestion/dyspepsia

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

46

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of lactose intolerance

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

47

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

48

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of nervous indigestion

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

49

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of stomach upsets

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

50

Digestive tonic/Improve digestive weakness

Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

51

Enhance the assimilation/transportation of nutrients

Scientific or Traditional

 

52

Enhance/improve/promote/increase bowel regularity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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 consult your medical practitioner.

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed IBS.

56

Helps balance brain-gut interaction

Traditional

 

57

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.

58

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve brain-gut interaction

Traditional

 

59

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild gastrointestinal tract inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

60

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of infant colic

Scientific or Traditional

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

61

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild gastritis

Scientific or Traditional

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

Product presentation must only refer to mild gastritis.

62

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of occasional hangovers

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to excess consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

63

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).

64

Helps delay stomach (gastric) emptying

Scientific or Traditional

 

65

Helps enhance/improve/promote taste sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

66

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

Scientific or Traditional

 

67

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

Scientific or Traditional

 

68

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

Scientific

 

69

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase intestinal transit time

Scientific or Traditional

 

70

Helps enhance/promote gallbladder health

Scientific or Traditional

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

71

Helps enhance/promote gastrointestinal system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

72

Helps enhance/promote gastrointestinal system mucosa health

Scientific or Traditional

 

73

Helps enhance/promote healthy colon function

Scientific or Traditional

 

74

Helps enhance/promote healthy digestive system function

Scientific or Traditional

 

75

Helps enhance/promote healthy gallbladder function

Scientific or Traditional

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

76

Helps enhance/promote healthy liver function

Scientific or Traditional

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

77

Helps enhance/promote healthy small intestine function

Scientific or Traditional

 

78

Helps maintain/support bile secretion/flow

Scientific or Traditional

 

79

Helps reduce occurrence of abdominal bloating

Scientific or Traditional

 

80

Helps reduce occurrence of abdominal spasm

Scientific or Traditional

 

81

Helps reduce occurrence of constipation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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.

82

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).

83

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of indigestion/dyspepsia

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

84

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

Scientific or Traditional

 

85

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).

86

Helps regulate appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

87

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

Scientific or Traditional

 

88

Helps stimulate/increase digestive enzymes

Scientific

 

89

Hepatoprotectant/protect the liver

Traditional

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

Product presentation must not imply or refer to excess consumption of alcohol or other toxic substances.

90

Increase bowel movements by increasing stool bulk

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

Product presentation must not refer to or imply weight loss.

91

Liver tonic/Enhance liver health

Traditional

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

92

Maintain/support bile production

Scientific or Traditional

 

93

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.

94

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.

95

Maintain/support digestion/assimilation of nutrients

Scientific or Traditional

 

96

Maintain/support digestive system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

97

Maintain/support gallbladder function

Scientific or Traditional

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

98

Maintain/support gallbladder health

Scientific or Traditional

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

99

Maintain/support gastrointestinal mucosal membrane health

Scientific or Traditional

 

100

Maintain/support gastrointestinal system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

101

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

Traditional

 

102

Maintain/support healthy appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

103

Maintain/support healthy bowel/colon function

Scientific or Traditional

 

104

Maintain/support healthy digestion

Scientific or Traditional

 

105

Maintain/support healthy digestive system function

Scientific or Traditional

 

106

Maintain/support healthy gastrointestinal function

Scientific or Traditional

 

107

Maintain/support healthy liver function

Scientific or Traditional

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

108

Maintain/support healthy liver regeneration

Traditional

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

109

Maintain/support healthy mucous linings of the digestive system

Scientific or Traditional

 

110

Maintain/support healthy small intestine function

Scientific or Traditional

 

111

Maintain/support intestinal good/beneficial/friendly flora

Scientific

 

112

Maintain/support intestinal health

Scientific or Traditional

 

113

Maintain/support intestinal transit time

Scientific or Traditional

 

114

Maintain/support liver health

Scientific or Traditional

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

115

Maintain/support small intestine  health

Scientific or Traditional

 

116

Maintain/support small intestine good/beneficial/friendly  flora

Scientific

 

117

Maintain/support smell sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

118

Maintain/support stomach function

Scientific or Traditional

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

119

Maintain/support stomach health

Scientific or Traditional

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

120

Maintain/support taste sensation

Scientific or Traditional

 

121

Nourish  good/beneficial/friendly intestinal flora

Scientific

 

122

Orexigenic/improve/promote healthy appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

123

Promote/enhance feeling of satiety

Scientific or Traditional

 

124

Promote/increase bowel evacuation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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.

125

Reduce occurrence of excess intestinal wind/gas

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

126

Reduce occurrence of nausea/vomiting

Scientific or Traditional

 

127

Reduce/decrease/supress hunger/appetite

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to eating disorders.

128

Relief of symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Scientific or Traditional

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

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed IBS.

129

Relieve digestive discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

130

Relieve dry stools

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

131

Relieve excessive belching

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

132

Sialagogue/promote saliva production

Traditional

 

133

Softens stool to ease bowel motions

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

134

Soothe gastro-intestinal tract mucous membranes

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

135

Stimulant laxative

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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.

136

Stimulates/increases digestive gastric hydrochloric acid secretion

Scientific or Traditional

 

137

Tonify/nourish/strengthen/replenish liver

Traditional

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

138

Vermifuge/helps remove intestinal threadworms/pinworms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

Table 6 – Indications relating to the immune system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Decrease/reduce/relieve post nasal drip

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

2

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

3

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of hayfever

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

4

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of skin hives

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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/allergies

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

Table 7 – Indications relating to muscles

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

4

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

5

Aid/assist/helps post exercise recovery

Scientific or Traditional

 

6

Antispasmodic/spasmolytic

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle tension/stiffness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

10

Decrease/reduce/relieve muscle tiredness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild tennis elbow

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of whiplash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

17

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild muscle spasms/twitches

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

18

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

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist or worsen consult 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 consult 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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

 

31

Helps reduce occurrence of muscle tension/stiffness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Table 8 – Indications relating to the nervous system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild migraine.

9

Decrease/reduce headache duration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve headache symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve hot flushes associated with mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild vertigo.

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild migraine symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

22

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild sciatica.

24

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of stress

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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, seek the advice of a healthcare 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

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

41

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of sensitivity to light/sound associated with mild migraine

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild migraine.

42

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase attention span

Scientific or Traditional

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

43

Helps enhance/promote healthy nerve conduction/transmission/neurotransmission

Scientific

 

44

Helps maintain/support development of hand eye coordination

Scientific

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

45

Helps reduce occurrence of irritability

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

46

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of headaches

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

47

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of mild anxiety

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

Product presentation must only refer to mild anxiety.

48

Maintain/support brain function

Scientific or Traditional

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

49

Maintain/support brain health

Scientific or Traditional

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

50

Maintain/support brain/central nervous system development

Scientific

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

51

Maintain/support cognitive development

Scientific

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

52

Maintain/support cognitive function/mental function

Scientific or Traditional

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

53

Maintain/support general mental wellbeing

Scientific or Traditional

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

54

Maintain/support healthy sleeping patterns

Scientific or Traditional

 

55

Maintain/support learning and information processing

Scientific or Traditional

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

56

Maintain/support memory/mental recall

Scientific or Traditional

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

57

Maintain/support mental concentration/focus/clarity

Scientific or Traditional

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

58

Maintain/support mental endurance/stamina

Scientific or Traditional

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

59

Maintain/support nerve conduction

Scientific

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

60

Maintain/support nervous system function

Scientific or Traditional

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

61

Maintain/support nervous system health

Scientific or Traditional

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

62

Maintain/support neuroendocrine function

Scientific

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

63

Maintain/support neuromuscular function

Scientific

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

64

Nerve stimulant/enhance nerve function

Traditional

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

65

Nerve tonic

Traditional

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

66

Nervine/support nervous system.

Traditional

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

67

Nourish the brain

Traditional

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

68

Nourish the nervous system

Traditional

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

69

Relieve facial pallor associated with mild migraines

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild migraine.

70

Relieve irritability

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

71

Soothe/calm nerves

Scientific or Traditional

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

72

Soporific/induces sleep

Traditional

 

73

Support healthy body stress recovery.

Scientific or Traditional

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

74

Support healthy emotional/mood balance

Scientific or Traditional

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

75

Support healthy stress response in the body

Scientific or Traditional

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

Table 9 – Indications relating to nutrition

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Aid/assist/helps glucose/sugar/carbohydrate metabolism

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/helps metabolism of (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient)

Scientific

 

3

Aid/assist/helps protein synthesis in the body

Scientific

 

4

Aid/assist/helps synthesis of (insert vitamin) in the body

Scientific

Label statement: Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

5

Enhance/improve/promote/increase (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient) levels in the body

Scientific

 

6

Enhance/improve/promote/increase nutrient uptake

Scientific or Traditional

 

7

Helps decrease/reduce homocysteine levels

Scientific

 

8

Helps enhance/promote/increase absorption of dietary (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient)

Scientific

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.

9

Helps enhance/promote/increase body utilisation of (state mineral/vitamin/nutrient)

Scientific

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.

10

Helps maintain/support cellular uptake of (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient)

Scientific

 

11

Helps prevent dietary (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient) deficiency

Scientific

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.

12

Maintain/support (state vitamin/mineral) within normal range

Scientific

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.

13

Maintain/support (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient) levels in the body

Scientific

 

14

Maintain/support absorption of dietary (state vitamin/mineral/nutrient)

Scientific

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 10 – Indications relating to the reproductive system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Aid/assist prepare uterus for childbirth

Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

2

Aphrodisiac/Enhance/improve/promote healthy libido

Scientific or Traditional

 

3

Decrease/reduce feelings of aggression/irritability associated with pre-menstrual tension

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

4

Decrease/reduce heavy menstruation/periods

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

5

Decrease/reduce/relieve aggression/irritability associated with menopause

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

6

Decrease/reduce/relieve breast pain/tenderness associated with pre-menstrual tension

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

7

Decrease/reduce/relieve excessive breast milk flow

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve hot flushes associated with menopause

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve menstrual cycle irregularity/irregular periods

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

10

Decrease/reduce/relieve menstrual spasms/cramps

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve menstruation pain/dysmenorrhoea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve mood changes/mood swings associated with pre-menstrual tension

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve moodiness/mood swings associated with menopause

Scientific or Traditional

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

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve morning sickness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of menopause

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of premenstrual tension

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve vaginal discomfort

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

18

Decrease/reduce/relieve vaginal dryness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

19

Enhance/promote healthy foetal development

Scientific

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

20

Galactogogue/lactogogue/Enhance/improve/ promote/increase breast milk production

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

21

Haemagogue/emmenagogue/promotes menstrual flow

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to abortifacient action.

22

Help decrease/reduce/relieve confusion associated with premenstrual tension/syndrome

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

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

23

Help maintain/support healthy prostate function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious genitourinary conditions like Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, erectile dysfunction or hormone therapy.

24

Help to prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida and/or anencephaly

Scientific

For medicines containing only folic acid: the recommended daily dose of the medicine must provide a minimum of 400 micrograms of folic acid. Product presentation referring to the prevention of neural tube defects must include at least one of the following label statements: when trying to conceive and during the first trimester of pregnancy, and/or when taken at least four weeks before conception and during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

25

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild vaginal itch

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

26

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve night sweats associated with menopause

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

27

Helps enhance/promote maternal health

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

28

Helps enhance/promote maternal postnatal health

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

29

Helps enhance/promote preconception health

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

30

Helps enhance/promote prostate health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious genitourinary conditions like Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, erectile dysfunction or hormone therapy.

31

Helps enhance/promote uterine health

Scientific or Traditional

 

32

Helps maintain/support healthy vaginal pH

Scientific

 

33

Helps maintain/support testosterone formation/synthesis

Scientific

 

34

Helps prepare the body for labour

Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

35

Helps prepare the body for pregnancy

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

36

Helps reduce occurrence of menopausal symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

37

Helps reduce occurrence of pre-menstrual tension symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

38

Helps temporarily decrease/reduce/relieve excessive vaginal discharge

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

39

Helps temporarily decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild vaginitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild vaginitis.

40

Improve menstrual flow

Scientific or Traditional

 

41

Lactifuge/reduce breast milk production

Traditional

 

42

Maintain/support breast milk production/lactation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

43

Maintain/support female healthy hormonal balance

Scientific

 

44

Maintain/support female healthy hormonal balance during the reproductive cycle

Scientific

 

45

Maintain/support female reproductive system health

Scientific or Traditional

 

46

Maintain/support healthy female hormonal balance during menopause

Scientific

 

47

Maintain/support healthy libido

Scientific or Traditional

 

48

Maintain/support healthy pregnancy

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

49

Maintain/support healthy reproductive hormones

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to hormone imbalances.

50

Maintain/support healthy sexual function

Scientific or Traditional

 

51

Maintain/support maternal health

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

52

Maintain/support oestrogen hormone levels

Scientific

 

53

Maintain/support ovarian health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to ovarian disease.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

54

Maintain/support placenta health/growth

Scientific

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

55

Maintain/support preconception health

Scientific

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

56

Maintain/support prostate health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious genitourinary conditions like Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, erectile dysfunction or hormone therapy.

57

Maintain/support reproductive system health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

58

Maintain/support semen health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

59

Maintain/support sperm health

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

60

Maintain/support sperm motility

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

61

Maintain/support sperm production

Scientific

Product presentation must not imply or refer to infertility.

62

Maintain/support testosterone level

Scientific

 

63

Maintain/support uterine health

Scientific or Traditional

 

64

Maintain/support vaginal health

Scientific or Traditional

 

65

Maintain/support vaginal healthy flora/microflora

Scientific

 

66

Maintain/support/regulate healthy menstrual cycle

Scientific or Traditional

 

67

Maintains/support healthy foetal development

Scientific

Label statement: Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.

68

Male tonic

Traditional

 

69

Ovarian tonic

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to ovarian disease.

70

Post partum tonic

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your baby, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.

71

Relieves mid-cycle menstrual pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

72

Soothes/relieves sore, cracked nipples

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

73

Uterine tonic/Enhance uterine health

Traditional

 

Table 11 – Indications relating to the respiratory system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Antitussive/cough suppressant

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

2

Decongestant/relieve nasal congestion

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

3

Decrease/reduce excess chest phlegm

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

4

Decrease/reduce excess mucous

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

5

Decrease/reduce/relieve bronchial mucous congestion

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

6

Decrease/reduce/relieve chills associated with common cold

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

7

Decrease/reduce/relieve common cold duration

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

8

Decrease/reduce/relieve cough

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

9

Decrease/reduce/relieve itchy throat

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

10

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild bronchial cough

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Product presentation must only refer to mild bronchitis.

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild bronchial irritation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Product presentation must only refer to mild bronchitis.

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild throat inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve mild upper respiratory tract congestion

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Respiratory tract infections must be qualified by 'mild'.

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve sneezing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve snoring

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of common cold

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of common colds and flu

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

18

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of head cold

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

19

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of laryngitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

20

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild throat infection

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

21

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild tonsillitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild tonsillitis.

22

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of sinusitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

23

Decrease/reduce/relieve the severity of common cold symptoms

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

24

Decrease/reduce/relieve the severity of symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Respiratory tract infections must be qualified by 'mild'.

25

Decrease/reduce/relieve thirstiness associated with common cold

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

26

Decrease/reduce/relieve throat irritation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

27

Decrease/reduce/relieve throat mucous membrane irritation/inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

28

Enhance/improve/promote/increase cough productivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

29

Expectorant/clear respiratory tract mucous

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

30

Help reduce occurrence of symptoms of tonsillitis

Scientific or Traditional

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

31

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve mild swelling of the glands associated with common cold

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Product presentation must only refer to mild gland swelling.

32

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve nasal itching

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

33

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve the severity of symptoms of common colds and flu

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

34

Helps enhance/improve nose breathing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

35

Helps reduce occurrence of common colds

Scientific or Traditional

 

36

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

37

Helps soothe respiratory tract

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

38

Loosen chest phlegm

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

39

Loosen respiratory tract mucous

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

40

Lung tonic/Enhance lung health

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

41

Maintain/support healthy mucous membranes/mucous tissue of the respiratory tract

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

42

Maintain/support lung health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

43

Reduce duration of symptoms of laryngitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

44

Reduce duration of symptoms of mild tonsillitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

45

Reduce the severity of symptoms of laryngitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

46

Relieve dry throat

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

47

Relieve dry unproductive cough

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

48

Relieve hoarseness of voice

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

49

Relieve itchy throat

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

50

Relieve loss of voice

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

51

Relieve runny/dripping nose

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

52

Relieve symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

53

Relieve symptoms of sore throat/pharyngitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

54

Relieves dry nose

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

55

Soothe respiratory tract mucous membranes/mucous tissue

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

56

Soothe/calm the chest

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

57

Unblock/clear nasal passages

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Table 12 – Indications relating to skin

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Aids/assists healing of minor skin pressure sores (decubitus ulcers/bedsores)

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

2

Antimicrobial for minor cuts and abrasions

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

3

Antipruritic/Relieves itchy skin

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

4

Antiseptic for minor cuts and abrasions

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

5

Can aid in the prevention of premature skin ageing (sunscreen)

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

6

Can aid in the prevention of solar keratosis (sunscreen)

Scientific

Use of the indication can only be used for sunscreen products with an SPF rating of 30 or higher.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

7

Can aid in the prevention of sunspots (sunscreen)

Scientific

Use of the indication can only be used for sunscreen products with an SPF rating of 30 or higher.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

8

Cleanse minor skin wound/cuts/scratches/abrasions

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

9

Counterirritant

Traditional

 

10

Decrease/reduce skin sensitivity

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

11

Decrease/reduce/relieve  burning/tingling associated with facial cold sores

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

12

Decrease/reduce/relieve blisters

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

13

Decrease/reduce/relieve bruise pain

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

14

Decrease/reduce/relieve bruise swelling

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

15

Decrease/reduce/relieve congested skin pores

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

16

Decrease/reduce/relieve itchy/prickling skin associated with mild eczema/dermatitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to  mild eczema.

17

Decrease/reduce/relieve numbness associated with chilblains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

18

Decrease/reduce/relieve pimples

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

19

Decrease/reduce/relieve prickling sensation associated with chilblains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

20

Decrease/reduce/relieve prickly heat skin rash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

21

Decrease/reduce/relieve scalp flaking/scaling

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

22

Decrease/reduce/relieve scalp itching/irritation/redness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

23

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin burning/itching associated with athlete's foot/tinea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

24

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin chafing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

25

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin dryness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

26

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin irritation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

27

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin peeling/cracking

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

28

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin redness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

29

Decrease/reduce/relieve skin scaling/crusty skin

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

30

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of acne blackheads

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

31

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of athlete's foot/tinea

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

32

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of boils

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

33

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of chickenpox

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

34

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of chilblains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

35

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of cradle cap

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

36

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of dandruff

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

37

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of facial cold sores

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

38

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of insect bite/sting

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

39

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of medically diagnosed shingles

Scientific or Traditional

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

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed shingles.

40

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild eczema/dermatitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to  mild eczema.

41

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild psoriasis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to  mild psoriasis

42

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of mild, superficial skin fungal infections

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must only refer to mild fungal infection.

43

Decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of nappy rash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

44

Enhance/improve healing of minor skin wound/cuts/scratches/abrasions

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

45

Enhance/improve healthy skin flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

46

Enhance/improve/promote healing of bruises

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

47

Enhance/improve/promote healing of facial cold sores

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

48

Enhance/improve/promote skin healing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

49

Enhance/improve/promote skin repair/healing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

50

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve swelling associated with chilblains

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

51

Helps enhance/improve skin elasticity

Scientific

 

52

Helps enhance/improve skin internal structure

Scientific or Traditional

 

53

Helps enhance/improve skin strength

Scientific or Traditional

 

54

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase skin firmness

Scientific or Traditional

 

55

Helps enhance/improve/promote/increase skin hydration

Scientific or Traditional

 

56

Helps enhance/promote skin health

Scientific or Traditional

 

57

Helps enhance/promote skin regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

58

Helps healing of mild skin burn/sunburns

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Immediate treatment of burns should be application of cold water for ten minutes (or words to that effect).

Label statement: Only to be used for minor burns after initial first aid treatment, medical advice should be sought for serious burns.

Product presentation must only refer to  'mild' burns.

59

Helps improve appearance of skin stretch marks

Scientific or Traditional

 

60

Helps protect skin elastin from breaking down

Scientific

 

61

Helps reduce occurrence of blackheads

Scientific or Traditional

 

62

Helps reduce occurrence of congested skin pores

Scientific or Traditional

 

63

Helps reduce occurrence of facial cold sores

Scientific or Traditional

 

64

Helps reduce occurrence of nappy rash

Scientific or Traditional

 

65

Helps reduce occurrence of pimples

Scientific or Traditional

 

66

Helps reduce occurrence of skin dryness

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

67

Helps reduce occurrence of skin pressure sores/bedsores

Scientific or Traditional

 

68

Helps reduce occurrence of skin scar tissue

Scientific or Traditional

 

69

Helps reduce occurrence of skin stretch marks

Scientific or Traditional

 

70

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of acne

Scientific or Traditional

 

71

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of dandruff

Scientific or Traditional

 

72

Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of eczema/dermatitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

73

Helps reduce/relieve warts

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

74

Maintain/support healthy skin flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

75

Maintain/support skin elasticity

Scientific or Traditional

 

76

Maintain/support skin firmness

Scientific or Traditional

 

77

Maintain/support skin health

Scientific or Traditional

 

78

Maintain/support skin hydration

Scientific or Traditional

 

79

Maintain/support skin integrity/structure

Scientific or Traditional

 

80

Maintain/support skin regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

81

Maintain/support skin repair/healing/regeneration

Scientific or Traditional

 

82

Maintain/support wound healing

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

83

May assist in preventing some skin cancers (sunscreen)

Scientific

Use of the indication can only be used for sunscreen products with an SPF rating of 30 or higher.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

84

May reduce the risk of some skin cancers (sunscreen)

Scientific

Use of the indication can only be used for sunscreen products with an SPF rating of 30 or higher.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

85

Reduce occurrence of skin chaffing

Scientific or Traditional

 

86

Reduce scar tissue

Scientific or Traditional

 

87

Relieve hot skin

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

88

Relieve minor skin eruptions

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

89

Relieve red skin rash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

90

Relieve symptoms of acne

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

91

Soothe skin

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

92

Soothe/relieve mild skin burn/sunburns

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: Immediate treatment of burns should be application of cold water for ten minutes (or words to that effect).

Label statement: Only to be used for minor burns after initial first aid treatment, medical advice should be sought for serious burns.

Product presentation must only refer to  'mild' burns.

93

Soothe/relieve skin inflammation

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

94

Soothes/relieves heat rash

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

95

SPF 10 Broad spectrum low protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

96

SPF 15 Broad spectrum medium/moderate protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

97

SPF 20 Broad spectrum medium/moderate protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

98

SPF 25 Broad spectrum high protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

99

SPF 30 Broad spectrum high protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

100

SPF 4 Broad spectrum low protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

101

SPF 40 Broad spectrum high protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

102

SPF 50 Broad spectrum high protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

103

SPF 50 PLUS Broad spectrum very high protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

104

SPF 6 Broad spectrum low protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

105

SPF 8 Broad spectrum low protection sunscreen

Scientific

Label statement: Sunscreen products only.

Label statement: Prolonged exposure to the sun should be avoided, it is important to wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun. Product should be kept out of the eyes.

106

Vulnerary/wound healing

Traditional

 

Table 13 – Indications relating to the urinary system

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Aid/assist flushing of the urinary tract

Scientific or Traditional

 

2

Bladder tonic/Enhance bladder health

Traditional

 

3

Decrease/reduce symptoms of medically diagnosed cystitis by reducing urinary PH

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed cystitis.

4

Decrease/reduce urinary odour

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious infections.

5

Enhance/promote/increase urine output

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

6

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve burning sensation upon urination associated with medically diagnosed cystitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed cystitis.

7

Helps decrease/reduce/relieve symptoms of medically diagnosed cystitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed cystitis.

8

Helps enhance/promote bladder health

Scientific or Traditional

 

9

Helps enhance/promote healthy urogenital flora

Scientific or Traditional

 

10

Helps reduce occurrence of medically diagnosed cystitis

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention (or words to that effect).

Product presentation must only refer to medically diagnosed cystitis.

11

Kidney Tonic

Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

12

Maintain/support bladder health

Scientific or Traditional

 

13

Maintain/support healthy bladder function

Scientific or Traditional

 

14

Maintain/support healthy urine output

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

15

Maintain/support healthy urogenital flora

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

16

Maintain/support kidney function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

17

Maintain/support kidney health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

18

Maintain/support urinary tract function

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

19

Maintain/support urinary tract health

Scientific or Traditional

 

20

Maintain/support urogenital health

Scientific or Traditional

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

21

Relieve urinary frequency

Scientific or Traditional

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

22

Renal tonic/Enhance bladder health

Traditional

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

23

Urinary alkaliser

Scientific or Traditional

 

Table 14 – Traditional Chinese medicine indications

Column 1

Column 2

 

Indication

Column 3

 

Type of evidence

Column 4

 

Other requirements

1

Activate meridians/channels

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

2

Allay excitement

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

3

Balance Yin and Yang

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

4

Calm/soothe/nourish the liver

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

5

Calm/soothe/nourish/balance spirit

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

6

Clear Damp-Heat from liver

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

7

Clear/cool Blood Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

8

Clear/cool/drain/purge/empty Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

9

Clear/dispel/transform Body Fluid

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

10

Clear/drain Damp Heat in Gall Bladder

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

11

Clear/drain Damp Heat in Large Intestine

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

12

Clear/drain Heat in Gall Bladder

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

13

Clear/dry/drain/eliminate/resolve/dry Dampness

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

14

Clear/expel Damp-Heat from  Spleen

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

15

Clear/expel Damp-Heat in  Bladder

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

16

Clear/expel Dampness transforming into Phlegm

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

17

Clear/expel Heat in Small Intestine

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

18

Clear/expel Heat-phlegm

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

19

Clear/expel muscle Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

20

Clear/expel phlegm stasis obstructing the collaterals

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

21

Clear/expel stagnant Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

22

Clear/expel Stomach Cold

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

23

Clear/expel Stomach Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

24

Clear/expel Wind-Cold-Dampness obstruction

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

25

Clear/expel/dissolve/resolve Cold Phlegm

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

26

Clear/expel/dissolve/resolve Phlegm

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: If symptoms persist, seek the advice of a healthcare professional.

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

27

Cool Blood aspect

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

28

Descend liver Yang

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

29

Disinhibit Water

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

30

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Damp-Cold

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

31

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear External Cold

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

32

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear External Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

33

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear External Wind

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

34

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Fire

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

35

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Internal Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

36

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Lung Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

37

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear stagnated blood

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

38

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Stomach Damp

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

39

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Wind

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

40

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Wind Cold

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

41

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Wind Damp

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

42

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Wind Heat

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

43

Dispel/expel/extinguish/disperse/clear Wind-phlegm

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

44

Disseminate Lung Qi

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

45

Dissipate Cold

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

46

Eliminate/reduce/remove/resolve/dissipate blood stasis

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

47

Engender Fluid

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

48

Enhance  generation/transformation of Nutritive Qi

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

49

Enrich/nourish/tonify kidney

Traditional Chinese medicine

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

50

Generation of Blood

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

51

Harmonise Intestines

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

52

Harmonise middle burner (Spleen and Stomach)

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

53

Harmonise/soothe the stomach

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

54

Increase/augment protective Qi

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

55

Invigorate Heart Qi

Traditional Chinese medicine

Product presentation must not imply or refer to heart disease.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

56

Invigorate/activate Blood

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

57

Moisten Dryness

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

58

Moisten Dryness in the Triple Burner

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

59

Moisten intestines

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

60

Moisten Lung

Traditional Chinese medicine

Product presentation must not imply or refer to serious forms of respiratory disorders/diseases, such as: asthma, pneumonia, COAD, COPD, influenza.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

61

Moisten/nourish Large Intestine Dryness

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

62

Move/promote/increase/augment/generate/ promote Qi

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

63

Nourish Yin

Traditional Chinese medicine

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

64

Nourish/tonify/replenish kidney Yin

Traditional Chinese medicine

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

65

Nourish/tonify/replenish liver Blood

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

66

Nourish/tonify/replenish liver Yin

Traditional Chinese medicine

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

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

67

Nourish/tonify/warm/boost/invigorate kidney essence

Traditional Chinese medicine

Product presentation must not imply or refer to kidney disease.

Label statement: Please seek the advice of a registered traditional Chinese medicine practitioner if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

68

Open body orifices

T