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Cardiovascular System

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Acid and alkaline forming foods

If you eat over 80% alkaline forming foods, you preserve the normal alkalinity of the blood & will not need to think about diets. Your body will stay in balance & will adjust to its ideal weight.


Alcohol affects our moods, sensations and behaviour. Alcohol addiction is believed to be caused by morphine-like substances, which arise from acetaldehyde & dopamine in the brain.

Aromatherapy oil uses

The word aromatherapy means "treatment using scents". It refers to a particular branch of herbal medicine that uses concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, to improve physical & emotional health & to restore balance to the whole person.

Blood Type information

Some foods are beneficial to people of a certain blood type, while other foods are indifferent and still others are damaging.


Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, mainly deposited in bones & teeth. It functions in nerve transmission, muscle stimulation, blood clotting and cardiovascular health.

Essential Oils for your emotions

Essential oils can be used as powerful concentrated plant oils to counteract negative emotions and lift the spirits.

Fish Oil, Garlic, Antioxidants

A high potency antioxidant, combining fish oil, mixed tocopherols & carotenoids with selenium & garlic for true synergistic antioxidant protection. These nutrients assist in reducing atherosclerosis, maintaining peripheral circulation & capillary function

Foods to help detoxification

The liver acts as the body's primary detoxification organ for the clearance of toxins. Certain vitamins & minerals, as well as plant nutrients, can help support the liver in its detoxification & eliminative processes.

Free radicals & Antioxidants

Antioxidants are a group of vitamins, mineral and enzymes that help protect our body from the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are produced by our own metabolism and from the environment.

Liver cleansing herbs

The liver acts as the body's primary detoxification organ for the clearance of toxins. Certain vitamins & minerals, as well as plant nutrients, can help support the liver in its detoxification & eliminative processes.

Nutritional Support for the Neuromuscular System

Neuromuscular disorders are implicated in a wide variety of conditions, including cardiovascular disorders, premenstrual symptoms & fibromyalgia. Magnesium, calcium & vitamins, particularly the B vitamins, can all be used to deal with such disorders.

Polygonum multiflorum - liver, blood tonic

Polygonum is one of the most widely used Chinese tonic herbs. As an antioxidant and anti-aging herb, Polygonum acts as a liver & blood tonic, lowers cholesterol, tones muscles and maintains youthful strength.

Recommended Calcium Intake for New Zealanders

Calcium is vital in the formation of strong bones & teeth & also for the maintenance of regular heartbeat & the transmission of nerve impulses. It is needed for muscle growth & contraction & for the prevention of muscle cramps.

Soy Isoflavones - for disease prevention

The health benefits of soybean products have been reported for thousands of years & substantial evidence now supports the effectiveness of soy constituents in cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, menopausal hot flushes and oxidative stress.

The Aromatherapy Company Oils

The Aromatherapy Company offers a comprehensive range of essential oils with the following benefits.

The Benefits of Glutathione (GSH) - Master Antioxidant

Glutathione has been called the "master antioxidant" and regulates the action of lesser antioxidants such as Vitamin C & E. Low levels are associated with liver & immune dysfunction, heart disease, premature aging and death.

Water, the elixir of life

Most people do not drink enough water and unknowingly they are chronically dehydrating their body. Water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst in losing wiehgt & keeping it off.

More product information

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Please Note

The health information presented here has been written for the New Zealand health consumer. It is of a general nature and is only intended to provide a summary of the subjects covered and is intended to be used for educational and general information purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice or as a means to diagnose, treat, cure or prescribe for any particular condition or disease. You assume all responsibility for the treatment which may be undertaken as a result of the information on this site, or treatment recommended by any other party. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, no responsibility or liability is accepted, and no person should act in reliance on any statement contained in the information provided. All health ailments should be treated by a qualified health professional.

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