The Benefits of Schisandra

The Benefits of Schisandra

Schisandra Panacea for Performance, Protection and Efficiency Schisandra chinensis is the herb that all Naturopaths and Herbalists fall in love with. In fact, my senior lecturer at university loved Schisandra so much she named her dog after it! I would like to share...
Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency Iron is an essential mineral involved in many enzyme functions needed for energy production, healthy metabolism, support overall cellular health and to maintain general wellbeing. Iron is needed to produce a protein in our body called haemoglobin which...
Is Scurvy Making a Comeback?

Is Scurvy Making a Comeback?

Scurvy has long been associated amongst sailors as a predictable illness that developed after a month or two at sea due to insufficient amounts of Vitamin C. The predominant signs and symptoms of scurvy initially are associated with defective catecholamine (adrenaline...
WholeFood vs Synthetic Vitamins

WholeFood vs Synthetic Vitamins

Receiving sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals is essential for optimal health and preventing chronic disease states. These nutrients perform thousands of roles in the body, from building muscle, bone and skin, improving your immune system and converting food...
The Vitamin Paradox

The Vitamin Paradox

Significant amounts of research have shown many disease states to be associated with multiple vitamin deficiencies; but supplementation and fortification of foods with vitamins has been shown to have made things worse and not better.

Turmeric, Hold the Black Pepper Please!

Turmeric, Hold the Black Pepper Please!

Curcuma longa (Turmeric) natural synergy with actives and oils Turmeric is a popular culinary spice and has become a very popular nutraceutical supplement. As with any exciting commodity there is a race to steal market share between the big boys that are making and...
Turmeric for Resilience

Turmeric for Resilience

Turmeric is absolute gold. Turmeric is a very powerful herb; so powerful that even the amounts used in foods is enough to reach an effective dose. It has very low toxicity at crazy high doses; so with the levels we are capable of eating in foods so it is really hard...
Turmeric

Turmeric

So we all know that turmeric is a food; it is the yellow stuff in curry. But do you know just how powerful this herb can be at small doses. The sort of doses you can easily acquire through the diet or supplement with capsules like Cort Rx on the days you don’t want to...