Sow the Seeds of Better Health with Vitamin E

The ability of plants to synthesize their own vitamin E is among the critical biochemical processes for the evolution of life on earth. The antioxidant properties of the entire spectrum of tocopherols and tocotrienols within seeds gives them the resiliency to exploit a wide variety of ecological niches throughout the world. Vitamin E within seeds protects their […]

What’s the Buzz about Mānuka Honey?

Mānuka honey has unique properties. It is earthier and richer than other honey, with a deeper flavour profile and a thicker, more viscous consistency. It also has unique chemical compounds.

 

For centuries, the Māori of New Zealand used the mānuka tree in aboriginal folk medicine. Bark and leaves were boiled, the vapour inhaled for head colds, […]

Why Castor Oil has been around for Centuries

Castor Oil: An Overview

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use goes back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, […]

Silver can Save your School Year

It’s once again the start of a new school year, which is an exciting time to rekindle your love of learning and reconnect with the friends you haven’t seen in three months.  Everyone will be catching up and sharing their fun summer adventure stories.  However, that’s not the only thing shared during this time of […]

Healthy Hair from the Inside Out

Your hair tells a story about your overall well-being. Healthy, shiny hair is one indication of vibrant physical health, while thinning, brittle, dull and lifeless hair tells an entirely different story.

While you may think that your nutrient intake is adequate, the fact is that even suboptimal levels of specific nutrients make a noticeable difference to […]

Going beyond the sparkle – how Silver actually heals

Silver has been effectively used for thousands of years for its natural immune-supporting and medicinal properties.  Common “colloidal” or ionic silvers contain positively charged silver ions that interact in the body by stripping electrons away from bacterial walls, essentially killing them. However, they are limited in their effectiveness, in and on the body(1).

In contrast, Silver […]

Beauty begins beneath the surface

Collagen is the most common protein in the body. It is an essential structural element of the human body found mostly in the extracellular matrix of most connective tissues. Collagen comprises 80% of our dry skin weight – it is the major structural component of our skin and is what gives our skin elasticity and […]

Breakthroughs in Women’s Health

From hormones and mood to digestion and concerns over aging skin, women’s health has never been simple. Advances in nutraceutical therapy are providing new ways to help relieve many common health concerns. Here is a selection of nutritional solutions you might not have heard about yet.

IBS
Irritable bowel syndrome is more prevalent among women and there’s […]

Benefits of collagen that you may not know

Collagen is hot these days. It seems like everyone is using collagen to improve the look of their skin and make their joints feel great. But our instincts were telling us that there were so many other benefits to supplementing with collagen—so we took a closer look into what the research was saying.

What is collagen, […]

What happens when you “eat” collagen?

You’ve probably seen the ads for collagen in the form of powders and pills. The story is that if you ingest collagen, usually from cows and pigs, you’ll increase your own collagen. But the scientific fact is…

Collagen is a protein. When you ingest collagen, your body breaks it down and simply uses it as food […]