Acne

Acne Acne  Omega 3 Fatty Acids Acne is recognised as an inflammatory condition and evidence is mounting that essential fatty acid deficiency, or imbalance, may play a key role in its development. Excess consumption of omega 6 fatty acids is common in typical western diets and is a factor known to promote inflammation. Adequate omega 3 fatty acids are important in Read More

Adrenal Support

Adrenal Support Adrenal Support Siberian Ginseng Although Siberian ginseng is not a true ginseng species, like ginseng it increases tolerance to various stresses (e.g. mental, physical, environmental). This herb helps normalise the way in which the body responds to stress triggers and acts to regulate the manufacture and secretion of adrenal hormones. It also strengthens the adrenal glands themselves, which is especially Read More

Ageing – Longevity

Ageing Ageing – Longevity Antioxidants (e.g. vitamins A, C and E, carotenoids, selenium, l-cysteine) Nutritional antioxidants help prevent free radical damage, which is associated with accelerating the ageing process. They may enhance longevity both by protecting cells, and reducing the risk of certain degenerative diseases. Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) e.g. grape seed and pine bark extracts  OPCs possess an antioxidant activity 20 times greater Read More

AMG

Age Related Macular Degeneration AMG Lutein Of the hundreds of carotenoids found in nature, lutein is perhaps one of the best known, especially for it’s role in eye health. Lutein is abundant in the macula of the eye, the very central portion of the retina responsible for sharp focus. In studies, subjects with the lowest lutein intake have been found to be at the greater risk Read More

Antioxidants

Antioxidants Antioxidants Nutritional antioxidants may protect the cartilage from being destroyed by free radicals as well as helping with the production of new cartilage. Antioxidants are important in the modulation of inflammatory processes and deficiencies of various antioxidant nutrients are often observed in arthritis. A broad range of antioxidant intake is recommended to derive their maximum synergistic properties. Osteoarthritis Summary Nutrient/Herb Typical intake Read More

Anxiety – Panic Attacks

Panic Attack Anxiety – Panic Attacks Rhodlola Serotonin is a mood elevating, calming neurotransmitter and active compounds in this herb (e.g. rosavin and salidrozid) enhance the transport of serotonin precursors (tryptophan and 5-HTP) into the brain. Additionally these compounds are thought to inhibit the degredation of mood-elevating neurotransmitters in the brain, further enhancing the herbs action in anxiety. With respect to serotonin, studies indicate a 30% Read More

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