Discover Lactoferrin

What is Lactoferrin?

Lacto (milk) ferrin (iron)

Lactoferrin is an important protein found naturally in human and cow’s milk and in other “protective” fluids produced by the body such as tears and saliva. It is a natural component of every person’s “immune defences” system. Lactoferrin is abundant in mother’s breast milk, where quantities are at their peak in early milk.


Lactoferrin: ideal for healthy gut immune function

  • Extensively studied natural cows milk protein, evaluated in over 80 clinical studies. Also found naturally in breastmilk.
  • Used globally in infant formula and in supplements suitable for all ages. Consumed worldwide in over 50 countries.
  • Efficacious with no adverse reactions established in trials in adults, children, and infants

Effects of enteric-coated lactoferrin supplementation on the immune function of elderly individuals

Ongoing global research demonstrates lactoferrin’s immune benefits in adult populations, especially the elderly who often suffer from age related immune loss. An age related decline in immune function increases the risk of infectious diseases, one of the leading causes of death. A 2015 clinical trial demonstrated daily supplementation with 300mg lactoferrin can help activate specific […]

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Effects of lactoferrin on infectious diseases in Japanese summer

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled parallel-group comparative study by Oda et al. published in 2020 evaluated the efficacy of bovine lactoferrin (bLf) on the prevalence and duration of infectious diseases in adults during the Japanese summer. Healthy adults aged 20-65 years were enrolled in the study and randomised into three groups. 290 people completed study. […]

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