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5-HTP a natural mood enhancer
Serotonin helps to calm and soothe our nervous system, creating a sense of contentment. A natural and safe alternative to many new prescription drugs designed to regulate brain serotonin levels is available in the form of 5-HTP.
Alfamax - Multivitamin and Mineral
Alfalfa is a protein rich food, containing enzymes, chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals, especially high in calcium. These minerals help to create an alkalising effect on the body.
Bee pollen is one of the richest and most complete food in nature, containing a wide variety of essential vitamins, especially B vitamins, minerals, enzymes, protein and amino acids.
Bilberry - eye problems
Bilberry has been used for hundreds of years for maintaining the health of our eyes. It is excellent for treating conjunctivitis, eyestrain, cataracts & weak eyesight as well as for nasal congestion & coughs due to its antioxidant properties.
Celtic Sea Salt - natural alternative to table salt
Medical evidence explains why a low-salt diet will NOT help you live longer. The idea that salt in the diet has some positive value is totally ignored. Discover some of the common myths about salt and high blood pressure.
Chlorella - for cleansing & healing
Chlorella is an algae that is five times more potent than Spirulina with added blood building & purifying properties. It is a high protein food, full of essential vitamins & minerals to improve healing, detoxification & immune response.
Co-enzyme Q10 - cell energetics, CVS, immune, wound healing
Co-enzyme Q10 has many useful applications, including enhanced physical performance, reduced fatigue after exercise, cardiovascular diseases, immune dysfunction and wound healing.
Co-Q Max - cell energetics, CVD, immune, FR stress
Co-enzyme Q10 is found in every cell and is highly concentrated in heart muscle. A suboptimal amount will affect muscle status, circulation, cardiovascular health and severely deplete the immune system.
DLPA - nutritional pain control
DLPA helps to protect our natural pain killers, endorphins, allowing pain relief from inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, headaches, back pain and period pains.
Efamarine - EFAs for healthy skin , hair and nails
Efamarine is a combination of evening primrose oil and fish oils to assist in a variety of conditions such as skin problems, arthritis, high cholesterol and blood pressure, heart disease, PMS and Candida.
Green tea - antioxidant
Green tea has antioxidant activity and can help with cardiovascular diseases and cancer prevention as well as as an aid to fat loss.
Hemp Seed oil - EFA
Hemp seed oil can be used on a long term basis to maintain healthy levels of essential fatty acids, without leading to a deficiency or imbalance of omega 6 or omega 3. It tastes like sunflower oil and is green due to its magnesium containing chlorphyll.
Herbal teas are a simple and effective way to use the therapuetic properties of plants to address any health complaints you may have.
Hypericum St John's Wort - depression and nervous system
St John's Wort has traditionally been used for its effect on the nervous system, in particular as a treatment for depression. It is an ideal herb for use in anxiety, irritability, neuralgia, nerve damage, nervous tension & general nervous system debility.
Kava Kava - nervous system relaxant
Kava Kava helps in the treatment of anxiety, without the risk of dampening alertness or of addiction. It is useful for nervous tension and conditions associated with muscle spasms, such as fibromyalgia, as well as a sedative for the insomniac.
Kudzu - alcoholism
Kudzu root has been used tradtionally in China for centuries to aid a variety of disorders, in particular alcoholism, migraines, high blood pressure, gut disturbances and muscle aches.
Lecithin - a vital component for all cell membranes
Lecithin is required by all cells in the manufacture of fatty cell membranes. It is found in the fatty myelin sheaths protecting nerves. It aids in the digestion & absorption of fats, prevents against artherosclerosis and gallstone formation.
Madura tea - tannin free and low in caffeine
Tannins interfere with iron absorption. Also, tannins or caffeine, if taken for up to 1 hour after eating a meal, will bind with minerals & vitamins, especially iron & calcium and eliminate these from the body.
Magnesium is a mineral needed by every cell of your body. It is essential for athletes, people under regular stress, pregnant women & those suffering from diabetes, diarrhoea, malabsorption, vomiting and alcoholism.
New Zealand is notoriously low in many minerals. Minerals are constituents of bones, teeth, soft tissues, muscle, blood & nerve cells. They are responsible for nervous system transmission, muscle responses and hormone production, amongst other things.
Multivite - why taking a multivitamin is so important
Pollution, dietary habits and lifestyle factors make it difficult to receive all the nutrients you need from food alone. Therefore, a multivitamin and mineral formula should be included in everyone's diet to ensure valuable nutrients are not missed.
Pycnogenol - antioxidant from pine tree extract
Pycnogenol is 20 times more effective than Vitamin C and 50 times stronger than Vitamin E. As an antioxidant, it has the capacity to destroy free radicals which can damage tissues and lead to degenerative conditions.
Red Bush Tea - caffeine free and low in tannins
Red Bush Tea is made from a century's old and much respected South African herb. It does not undergo any chemical process to remove the caffeine & is also low in tannins, which means better absorption of nutrients, especially iron.
Spirulina - natures richest food source
Spirulina, with its great number of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, trace elements, essential fatty acids & pigments, aids the body tremendously in its desire to stay healthy. It is such a fabulous food to supplement your diet with.
Vitamin C - antioxidant, connective tissue and wound healing
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin, which means it is not stored in the body & needs to be continually replaced. It plays a vital role in maintaining collagen levels, healing wounds, fighting infections & coping with stress
Vitis - antioxidant from red grape seed extract
Vitus is a natural extract of red grape seeds that delivers antioxidant power without the alcohol of red wine.
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