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IMPROVE YOUR BRAIN HEALTH WITH LION’S MANE MUSHROOM

LION’S MANE MUSHROOM BENEFITS Lion’s Mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is a potent brain-boosting, mood health enhancing, immune supportive, nerve regenerating medicinal mushroom with potent nootropic health benefits. Traditionally used in Chinese Medicine for centuries, Lion’s Mane mushroom benefits can help support digestion, enhance the immune system, as well as nourish the five internal organs; spleen, lungs, liver, kidneys and heart.…

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KING AND QUEEN OF MUSHROOMS: REISHI AND CHAGA

When it comes to Chaga and Reishi mushroom, the key differences are in which organ systems they support. Traditionally, chaga mushroom is used to treat intestinal and stomach disorders.  Chaga mushrooms work to support the digestive system and improve the microbial diversity within the gastrointestinal tract. Reishi mushroom is a potent heart and liver tonic. Reishi…

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5 Top Foods For Your Immune System

Top 5 Foods For Winter Immunity: The mercury is dropping rapidly and we are yet again bracing for the winter weather. Along with the chilly weather comes the increased risk of colds and flu, however we can do a lot to reduce our risk of infection with diet and lifestyle. During winter there are some…

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Women’s Hormones Health

 MEDICINAL MUSHROOM BENEFITS FOR WOMEN’S HORMONE HEALTH Our hormones are the master controllers of our wellbeing. Hormones determine whether we’re able to be vibrant and energized, they inform our mood, digestion, stress levels, sleep cycle, whether we’re able to reproduce, gain muscle, lose weight, fight off disease and pathogens, and more! In light of the…

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HEART PALPITATIONS

NATUROPATHIC CASE STUDY: HEART PALPITATIONS a 55-year-old personal assistant is presenting with heart palpitations. Her doctor is saying it is caused by stress. After a good consultation in my clinic, my conclusions were the following:  Excessive alcohol, caffeine and sugary treats intake •    Electrolyte imbalances (particularly deficiencies of potassium and magnesium) •    Relative deficiency of…

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THE LIVER AND ITS BEST HERBS

THE LIVER AND ITS 12 BEST HERBS   AN OVERVIEW The Liver is one of the most important organs in the human body critical to all facets of health and wellbeing. Remarkably, the tireless work and non-stop efforts of the liver works to filter 1.3-1.5 litres of blood every single minute. Just let that sink…

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Rehmannia: Longevity Herb Supports Healthy Bones, Joints, Heart and Immune System

Each Spring vast tracts of Rehmannia flowers spread across Asia, blanketing the landscape with gold and burgundy blossoms that seduce the eye while hiding their true beauty below, deep in the earth. The roots of the bell-shaped flowers of rehmannia glutinosa are among the most valuable of all essence herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and are…

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A New Look at Managing Pain

Palmitoylethanolamide (P.E.A.) for Chronic Pain and Inflammation. PEA, is a naturally occurring fatty acid amide produced within our cells. Since the initial discovery of P.E.A there have been around 500 separate studies on the properties of PEA for human health. It has been shown to help relieve pain, inflammation, fever, boosts the immune system and helps…

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How To Improve Your Brain Function

LION’S MANE MUSHROOM BENEFITS  Lion’s Mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is a potent brain-boosting, mood health enhancing, immune supportive, nerve regenerating medicinal mushroom with potent nootropic health benefits. Nootropics are known as “smart drugs” (compounds derived from natural or synthetic sources) that work to enhance brain health function and improve mental capacities. Lion’s Mane is like rocket fuel for the…

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How to control blood sugar levels?

Baobab as a Glycaemic Response Moderator  Baobab is the African Superfruit that comes naturally as a dry powder, tastes fantastic, has an extraordinary backstory of positive social and environmental benefits in Africa, and a legendary reputation for its immune-boosting properties. But there’s much more to Baobab than just this. It also has a range of…

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Herbs For Stress

THE THREE STAGES OF STRESS Alarm stage: This is the body’s immediate reaction to acute stress and is characterised by symptoms such as an increased heart rate, sweating, nervous fidgeting, or feeling tense, anxious, worried. This reaction is part of the “fight or flight” stress response, which results in a burst of adrenaline through our…

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Blood Pressure Problem

NATUROPATHIC CASE STUDY: BLOOD PRESSURE Jack, a 35 year old, presented with a slightly elevated blood pressure due his stressful position as a technical director.   Some key nutrients that are well researched for their effects on improving Cardiovascular health: *Magnesium: Magnesium is necessary for the health of your muscles and nervous system.  Magnesium helps…

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