There is showing that taking zinc lozenges or syrup as soon as a cold starts can make your symptoms go away faster.
Overview of dietary trace minerals.
In allergen-sensitized mice, it was able to inhibit respiratory tract epithelial cell death by inhibiting caspase-3.
If you are not taking in enough zinc, from or your diet, you may not experience these zinc benefits.
This disorder is typically diagnosed shortly after birth in which these individuals are more likely to experience congenital malformations, emotional disturbances, problems gaining weight, lactose intolerance and further malabsorption problems.
There isn't enough evidence to recommend use of oral zinc for children with diarrhea who have a healthy, varied diet.