July 03, 2019
Vinegars contain bioactive compounds such as carotenoids, phytosterols, phenolic compounds, and vitamin C and E, these are extra-nutritional constituents found in fruits and vegetables .
June 27, 2019
Varicose Veins are twisted and swollen veins just below the surface of the skin, usually in the legs and feet.
Veins carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart and muscle action in the legs act as a pump to push blood against gravity towards the heart.
June 20, 2019
What is it?
Quinoa is a grain that has some secret nutritional properties making it known, as a functional food.
June 12, 2019
It seems obvious that getting outside into nature can have a positive impact on our health. But did you know that it can significantly impact physiological and mental functions of the body?
The term “Forest Therapy” has been used to describe the action of being immersed in nature. Many researchers have found some astoundingly positive impacts of this simple act.
June 04, 2019
Stress is a feeling we all may experience at some time in our lives. Often Stress arises when you face a situation you think you are unable to manage. This can then cause you to feel anxious, irritable, forgetful, sleepless and unable to cope. This is where Lemon Balm would be of great benefit.
May 28, 2019
One of the oldest forms of alternative therapy for pain relief has been soaking in warm water.
In fact, research has also shown water therapy to be beneficial in aiding in pain relief for muscular conditions such as fibromyalgia and lower back pain as well as inflammatory pain conditions such as osteoarthritis.
May 21, 2019
For those of us who enjoy a coffee, coffee, can be the only thing you think about when you first wake up, your favourite thing about mornings, and the only thing that gets you out of bed.
Over the years there has been much speculation about whether coffee is good or bad for you?
Studies have shown that coffee can be good in moderation.
May 15, 2019
Colds are contagious during the first two to three days of infection. A cold generally affects your nose, throat and upper airways with common symptoms including cough, fever, sore throat, sneezing, blocked or runny nose and overall congestion. There is however, one herbal ingredient which can be used at this time called Andrographis. Andrographis can shorten the duration of upper respiratory tract infection symptoms as well as assist in the prevention of the common cold and upper respiratory tract infections.