Product Reviews and Information

Health benefits of Turmeric/Curcumin

Bio–Curcumin By now most have heard about turmeric which contains the active ingredient Curcurmin and its amazing health benefits! You may have also read that in order to benefit from turmeric, that one needs to factor in absorption, this can seem complicated when you read that this involves needing black pepper and oil in order…

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10 Reasons to take vitamin D

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, can be produced in the body with sun exposure or consumed in food and supplements. Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly common for a variety of reasons. Vitamin D is involved in multiple aspects of health, including: Bone and teeth health Inflammatory control Boosts immune function Enhances mood Supports good sleep…

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Rosemary oil

Rosemary oil, native to the mediterranean region, is one of the most popular essential oils for its wide array of health benefits and its lovely aroma. Some of the benefits of rosemary include its potential to help with the following: Boost memory, improve mood, reduce inflammation, relieve pain, protect the immune system, stimulate circulation, detoxify,…

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Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is an essential oil and well known for its antiseptic properties. It has a fresh odor and a color that ranges from pale yellow to nearly colourless and clear. Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, which is native to Australia. Tea tree oil is very strong and can be toxic when…

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Lavender

Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils. It can help you feel good, kill germs, relieve pain, help you sleep and keep annoying insects at bay. Lavender was said to have been brought over from Arabia to sell to Greek traders approximately 600 BC, later reaching the Hyeres Islands off the coast of…

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Interesting facts and many uses of Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus oil is extracted from the leaves of Eucalyptus trees, also known as Blue Gum trees. Eucalyptus trees are originally from Australia, but now grown all over the world and used for their medical properties. The leaves are dried, crushed, and distilled to release the essential oil. For centuries eucalyptus oil has been used for…

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Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil is extracted from the hip of the rose, which is the fruit left once the rose has bloomed and lost its petals. It comes form a wild plant that grows in Chile. Rosehips were a remedy that was used by the ancient Egyptians, Mayans and Native Americans due to its healing properties, including…

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If not Antibiotics, then what?

Part 3 of 3: Treatment options for minor infections Antibiotic-overuse for minor infections causes inefficiency when antibiotics are used for serious infections. We should therefore look at alternatives before treating minor infections with antibiotics. Overuse of antibiotics is also damaging to the immune more information on this can be found here ( Part 1 and…

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Low testosterone – increase it naturally!

Both men and women have the hormone testosterone, but it is mainly a male hormone. Women also need it, but much lower levels of it than men. Testosterone is famous for supporting libido and sexual function, but there is a lot more to testosterone than this. It also gives energy, helps protect joints and bones,…

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If not Antibiotics, then what?

Part 2 of 3: Boost your immune system Your immune system is your best friend if you look after it. If you neglect or damage your immune system, it will also let you down or even fight back against you. If you look after your immune system it will help you prevent infections, fight off…

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If not Antibiotics, then what?

Part 1 of 3 Warnings about the overuse of antibiotics are in the news more and more.  Antibiotics are powerful lifesavers, if used appropriately.  They can help turn around very serious bacterial infections and prevent damage or even save lives.  

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Jojoba oil – a wonderful and versatile oil

Jojoba oil is a wonderful and very versatile oil. It is absorbed very well into the skin and hair, is waxy and not too oily. Jojoba oil contains natural provitamin A and vitamin E plus other oils to moisturise and protect the skin and even the hair! Jojoba oil can be used in so many…

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