I would like to know which of your products are gluten-free, as I recently discovered that I suffer from coeliac disease?

All of Eko Farm products contain corn starch instead of wheat starch, which makes them gluten-free and safe for people with gluten intolerance.

How many tablets of Vitamin C-500 mg should I take during the day?

In conditions that require vitamin C supplementation, such as rapid growth in children, great physical strain, pregnancy, frequent infections, iron deficiency anemia, inadequate intake during reduction diet and smoking, is recommended to use 1 tablet per day, dissolved in a glass of water or a warm (but not hot) tea, because of its termolability.

What is the age limit for consuming Propolis C-100 lozenges?

Propolis C-100 is a dietary supplement, based on propolis extract of high biological value. It is intended for use by the general population, although it is especially recommended for children, the elderly, chronic patients, convalescents and people prone to infections of the upper respiratory tract. Age minimum for using Propolis C-100 tablets is 3 years, while the upper age limit practically does not exist. Recommended dose for children is 1-2 lozenges per day, and for the adults 1-3 lozenges per day.

As soon as I entered the third trimester of pregnancy, I was diagnosed with latent iron deficiency. I’m interested if I could start using Eko-Fe++ and how?

Eko-Fe++ tablets are recommended for people with inadequate dietary iron intake, children and adolescents during the rapid growth phase, pregnant women, nursing mothers and the elderly, due to malabsorption. It is important to talk to your doctor before you take any medication, including dietary supplements. If your blood tests show low iron level, it is recommended to take 1 film tablet of Eko-Fe++ 3 times a day, for at least one month, and continue to monitor your iron blood level.

I would like to know should my 13 year old son start using Eko B-Vit tablets, because his doctor advised him to take vitamin B-complex, due to his poor appetite and low body weight?

Eko B-Vit is a dietary supplement based on seven essential B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12) and para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA). It is recommended for children and adolescents during rapid growth and development, people exposed to increased physical and mental strain, convalescents and chronic patients, especially those with nerve disorders and poor appetite. Your son can start taking 1 tablet of Eko B-Vit 2 times a day, for at least one month and continue with regular medical checkups.

I’m interested to know which artificial sweeteners does your product Sweetener contain and to which extent do they mimic sugar’s sweet taste?

Sweetener 150 and Sweetener 600 are table top sweeteners that contain a mixture of two artificial sweeteners – saccharin and cyclamate. Saccharin is about 300 times sweeter than sugar(sucrose) and has no nutritional value. Cyclamate is sweeter than sugar(sucrose) about 30 times, also with no nutritional value. Used together in a suitable ratio, they mimic the taste of sugar, leaving no unpleasant aftertaste. One tablet equals the sweetness of one teaspoon of sugar.

I am 32 years old and I’ve been having skin allergie problems for my entire life. I would like to know what kind of flavours and colours do you use in your products? Are they natural or artificial?

We use high-quality raw materials from market-leading suppliers in all our products. Therefore, we only use natural flavours and colours that meet the highest standards of the Republic of Serbia and the European Union. Our main supplier is Givaudan, headquartered in Switzerland.

Can my 4 and a half year old son use Eko-C-Vit junior and how should he use it?

Eko-C-Vit junior sugar-coated tablets with vitamin C are made for pre-school children (starting from 3 years) and school children, as a complement to a healthy diet. They are recommended for improving children’s immune system, especially during the rapid growth phase, increased physical activity, chronic infections, injuries and fracture healing process. It is also recommended for treating some types of anemia, due to it’s ability to increase iron absorption. Your son can take 1 sugar-coated tablet per day, by slowly melting it in his mouth, until it completely dissolves.

I’ve been having hoarseness and a sore throat for few days. What do you recommend me to use to treat that, knowing that I’m diabetic and would like to avoid unnecessary antibiotic use.

In your case, the best result for treating hoarseness and the so-called burning throat would be produced by taking Propolis C-100 without sugar, along with Ekosept without sugar. Propolis C-100 will help treating your condition, thanks to its antibacterial and antiviral effect. Ekosept will regulate bacterial flora in your mouth and strengthen the oral mucous membranes and gums. It is recommended to slowly melt 1-3 lozenges of Propolis C-100 without sugar and 4-6 lozenges of Ekosept without sugar during the day.

What kind of starch do you use in your products?

All of our products contain corn starch, therefore they are gluten-free and safe for people that suffer from gluten sensitivity.

I was diagnosed with parodontopathy few months ago, so my dentist adviced me to use medicinal toothpaste and rinse my mouth with sage tea. Can I take Ekosept lozenges instead of sage tea? It would be much more convenient to do so.

Ekosept is a dietary supplement, based on sage and peppermint essential oils, in the form of refreshing lozenges. It is used to treat mouth and throat infections, due to its antiseptic effect. Taking 4-6 lozenges during the day will strengthen your oral mucous membranes and gums, and help prevent recurrent infections.

How many tablets of Sweetener can I take during the day, since I’m diabetic and, unfortunately, addicted to coffee and caffeinated beverages?

According to WHO recommendations, it is safe to take up to 22 tablets of Sweetener per day.

After pregnancy I started losing hair and my nails became much more weak and brittle. I would like to know if Eko B-Vit could help me, since I heard B-complex vitamins are good in treating those conditions.

B-complex vitamins act as activators of human metabolic processes, which turn the food we eat into energy necessary for the functioning of all tissues, especially nervous tissue and skin with its adnexa (hair and nails). Almost every woman experience turbulent hormone changes in postpartum period, accompanied by hair loss after 9 months of prolonged anagen phase. It is important to know that this is a normal and temporary phase, that cannot be stopped. However, taking Eko B-Vit will help you grow healthier and stronger hair and nails. It is recommended to take 3 tablets per day, for at least 2 to 3 months.

I’m 63 years old and I suffer from occasional, severe and uncomfortable leg cramps at night. My doctor adviced me to increase potassium intake. Please tell me if I should start taking Eko-K+ tablets and how should I use them?

Eko-K+ is a dietary supplement, which is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium. Therefore, it helps maintain normal muscle function and prevents muscle cramps. It is recommended for people who sweat a lot during strenuous activities and sports practices, as well as those exposed to high temperatures in their workplace or by living in hot climate. Eko-K+ can also be used along with potassium wasting diuretics. Tablets should be taken only as needed, 1 tablet per day, with plenty of liquid.

I’ve been taking 1 tablet of Vitamin C-500 mg on a daily basis, for quite some time now, and I would like to know if I should take more than 1 tablet during the cold or flu, and is it possible to overdose?

Recommended daily intake of vitamin C for adults is 80mg. However, during cold and flu your immune system is lower than usual, and it is recommended to take 500mg per day (1 tablet). Vitamin C hypervitaminosis is very rare, due to its water solubility, which means that every excess dietary intake of vitamin C will be excreted in the urine. Nevertheless, people with kidney disorders and gout should talk to their doctor before taking vitamin C supplement.

Is it better to take Eko-Fe++ tablets before or after a meal?

If you don’t suffer from digestive disorders, it is better to take Eko-Fe++ before the meal, because iron is better absorbed on an empty stomach. People with intestinal conditions should take it during the meal to avoid side effects such as nausea, abdominal pain and opstipation. Eko-Fe++ contains divalent iron compound (+2 oxidation state), in the form of ferrous gluconate, which is better absorbed than other chemical forms and therefore more effective.

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