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Quest Vitamins LTD,
8 Venture Way,
Aston Science Park,
B7 4AP.

Tel: 0121 359 0056
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Registered in England No. 2530437



Inflammation is a protective response of the body to injury or to infectious, allergic, or chemical irritation. The symptoms are redness, swelling, heat, and Pain resulting from dilation of the blood vessels in the affected part with loss of plasma and white blood cells into the tissues. Certain types of inflammation result in pus formation, as in an Abscess.

White blood cells destroy harmful microorganisms and dead cells, preventing the spread of the irritation and permitting the injured tissue to repair itself.

Treatments for inflammation vary, depending on the underlying cause of the affliction. Anti-inflammatory medications such as aspirin, other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and some steroidal drugs are often prescribed.


Aloe Vera (4)
Garlic (3)
Slippery Elm


Evening Primrose Oil
Fish Oil
Selenium (2)
Vitamin C (1)
Vitamin E

HOMOEOPATHY: Inflammation of Skin

Ferrum phos.
Useful in any early inflammation.
Slight redness and discomfort, developing quite slowly.

Merc sol.
Early inflammation in a very sweaty Skin.

Hepar sulph.
Very tender inflamed area.
If given early, may prevent Infection developing further.


1. Crary EJ, McCarty MF: Potential clinical applications for high-dose nutritional Antioxidants, Medical Hypotheses, 13(1), Jan 1984, p 77-98.
2. Kiremidjian-Schumacher L, et al: Supplementation with Selenium augments the functions of natural killer and lymphokine-activated killer cells, Biological Trace Elements Research, 52(3), June 1996, p 227-239.
3. Elnima EI, et al: The antimicrobial activity of Garlic and onion extracts, Pharmazie, 38(11), Nov 1983, p 747-748.
4. Davis RH, et al: Anti-inflammatory activity of Aloe Vera against a spectrum of irritants, Journal of American Podiatry Medical Association, 79(6), June 1989, p 263-276.

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