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Immunecare Lactoferrin Xtra 30 capsules


Lactoferrin as a raw material has risen very sharply in cost, in fact it is up by 33% compared to the last batch we had, and that in turn was up 25% on the previous batch (we did not increase the price for the 25% rise, but now we have had to). This huge increase in raw material pricing is due to extreme demand from China, where it has just been authorised to be put into baby formula. It is very hard to get hold of at all now, and as such the commodity price has risen sharply. We were lucky to get hold of any, and had to wait three months for it even then. Currently the price of the raw material is the highest it has been. I have had calls from China asking me to supply quantities of 40 and 50 metric tonnes of Lactoferrin. The total world production is only 80 metric tonnes. That doesn’t leave much for everyone else, which pushes the price right up. I am sure that eventually more Lactoferrin producing facilities will be built to cope with demand, and that will bring the price down, but that will take several years to kick in.
Neil Wootten PhD


Lactoferrin is a natural defensive protein present in the body. Lactoferrin Xtra has three to four times the iron binding capability of standard Lactoferrin. Studies indicate that it is particularly superior to normal Lactoferrin in improving bone density and the repair of intestinal epithelial cells.In her book on the H5N1 virus, ‘The Survivor’s Guide to Bird Flu‘, Professor Jayney Goddard notes that Lactoferrin is very useful against influenza. She describes how Lactoferrin increases mucosal immunity, which is vital for resisting viruses, and reduces inflammation, which is one of the ways viruses cause such a problem to the body.

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Detailed Description

Lactoferrin is a natural defensive protein present in the body. Lactoferrin Xtra (potent apo-lactoferrin) has four times the iron binding capability of standard Lactoferrin. This means that it is four times more effective in fighting pathogens, including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.

Lactoferrin is a single defensive immune protein, which is 100% pure and natural. Lactoferrin is already part of your body’s immune defence system, and it is found in the mucosal linings of the body, such as the gut, airways, mouth, and in tears to keep the eyes healthy and protected from pathogens. Far from being a new thing, Lactoferrin has been astounding medical and scientific researchers since 1975, and there are over 1450 peer reviewed, published scientific papers on this remarkable supplement.

Our Lactoferrin is unaffected by any of the current New Zealand dairy issues.

Well researched:

Over 1450 studies in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals show the effectiveness that oral supplementation with Lactoferrin can have. Lactoferrin has US FDA approval as a safe and non-toxic supplement (GRAS).

This research has shown Lactoferrin to have the following functions:

Extensive research on Lactoferrin and Viruses here on the National Institutes of Health website.

Lactoferrin is IOC friendly and FDA approved.

Ron Gellately, the world renowned Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Homoeopath sings the praises of Lactoferrin in his bestselling book ‘Internal Health’. He notes that Lactoferrin kills many disease causing bacteria, whilst at the same time protecting and encouraging the body’s own good, vital gut flora. Lactoferrin is ideal for people who are either unable, or do not wish, to take traditional pharmaceutical antibiotics with all their attendant damaging side effects. Lactoferrin is a well researched, effective and safe natural alternative. Read more studies on Lactoferrin and bacteria from the National Institutes of Health database here. This highly qualified therapist says, ‘If you can only afford one supplement – make it Lactoferrin.’

Read studies on Lactoferrin and a range of yeasts and fungi at the National Library of Medicine here.



  • The strong binding of iron by Lactoferrin prevents free iron from forming free radicals. Free radicals have been strongly implicated as a cause for many diseases and infections.
  • Lactoferrin has been shown to help international athletes recover quickly form mystery blood viruses and Glandular fever.
  • Because it protects the delicate balance of bacteria in the gut, it is ideal to take in place of traditional antibiotics, which destroy this balance and leave you open to recurrent illnesses.

“When my daughter was thirteen, she developed Glandular Fever, and she was so ill that I was on the verge of taking her to hospital. Instead we gave her high doses of Lactoferrin and Colostrum for five days: on the sixth day she was back at school and wanting to play Hockey! That was eight years ago, and there have been no recurrences.” – Neil Wootten

“I have been using Immunecare Lactoferrin supplement for the last two years both personally and for my clients. Its excellent immune supporting effect has helped prevent the upper respiratory tract infections that blight so many. We have found that Immuncare Lactoferrin really does help keep us protected throughout the year, and particularly through periods of stress either in sport or the workplace.’” – Roz Kadir RN Dip ION MSc

Taken as a supplement to a healthy well-balanced diet, Immunecare Lactoferrin can help support the body’s immune system in a unique and powerful way.

Clear peer reviewed scientific research on Lactoferrin on the National Library of Medicine website is based in the following areas:

  • anti-fungal
  • antibacterial
  • antiviral
  • encourages growth of bifidobacteria in the gut
  • boosts immune function systemically

If you have any questions about our products, then please email us at info@immunecare.co.uk or call our Free Helpline 0064 3 3521535.

Dosage instructions
When fighting infection or a specific condition, take a dosage of one capsule per day; for maintenance take one capsule per day. Because Immunecare Lactoferrin Xtra (potent apo-lactoferrin) is three to four times stronger than standard Lactoferrin, only one capsule per day is required. Capsules should be taken on an empty stomach with a large glass of tepid water (approximately 300ml).

Immunecare Lactoferrin Xtra comes in bottles of 30 vegetarian capsules, each capsule containing only 250mg of pure New Zealand Lactoferrin. Lactoferrin contains no lactose, and so is suitable for those with lactose intolerance.
30 Capsules – (250mg pure Lactoferrin Xtra)

For more information about Lactoferrin please view this PDF research paper.

30 capsules $64.95

Lactoferrin may not be suitable for severe asthma sufferers. It should not be taken in conjunction with blood thinning medications.


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