Larch Arabinogalactan Approved for Australian Supplements

June 6, 2012

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Larch Arabinogalactan Approved for Australian Supplements

BASEL, SwitzerlandThe Australian monograph for larch arabinogalactan was updated to allow its use in dietary supplements. The revision, made by the Australian Governments Department of Health and Ageing, and Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), means companies can now market the ingredient in supplements to the Australian public.

Larch arabinogalactan is commonly marketed as benefiting immune health, and a 2010 study on ResistAid (a larch arabinogalactan ingredient from Lonza) increased the antibody response of healthy volunteers to the 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine compared to placebo.

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