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Ancient Healing for Modern Life with Medicinal Mushrooms

The healing powers of mushrooms have been revered for thousands of years in ancient cultures such as those of Tibet, China and India. And those time-honoured healing powers are more needed than ever.

Lucky for us, our ability to harness the healing potential found in the diverse world of mushrooms has flourished through modern advancements. And […]

The Power of NAC

Immune health is at the forefront of our minds this year. We know that a diet rich in a variety of fruits and vegetables including all colours of the rainbow can help support our immune health. Nature naturally provides us with an abundance of key micronutrients to support our body’s ability to protect us from […]

Probiotics for a Healthy Immune System

A lot is happening in the world, and as a result our lifestyle has undergone significant shifts:

“Constant” stress is felt by more than twice as many Canadians during the pandemic as before, which can often lead to digestive distress.
We’re not eating as healthfully as we did before the pandemic.
We’re more sedentary.

With all […]

Oregano Oil for Cold and Flu

Have a tickle in your throat? A bit of a runny nose? Feeling like you might be coming down with a cold or the flu? Give your immune system the support it needs. Take Platinum Naturals’ one-two oregano oil punch approach and reach for Oregano-8 and Oregano + D3 Throat Spray. Use them to help […]

The Many Roles of Zinc

In 1958, Dr. Ananda Prasad had a 21-year-old patient from an Iranian village who presented as a prepubescent boy with underdeveloped sex organs and an absence of body hair. By 1963 his team discovered this was, in large part, due to a zinc deficiency. This prompted the first recommended daily intake (RDA) for zinc about […]

Better Together: Vitamin D3 and K2

Calcium isn’t the only bone building star in the spotlight anymore! Vitamin D3 and K2 are the dynamic duo that keep our bones, heart, and immune system happy and healthy.

Vitamin D3 and K2 alone are superstars in their own right, but when paired together they work to support the absorption and utilization of calcium and […]

Defend Yourself This Season!

Humankind has been troubled throughout history by the viral infection known as the common cold, but rarely has it and viruses like the flu received as much attention as they do today. On average, Canadian adults contract between 2 – 5 colds each year, with an 85% chance of experiencing at least one within that […]

Vitamin C: The Perfect Support

When most think of Vitamin C, images of citrus fruits, chewable tablets and drink packets tend to come to mind. Humans are unable to produce their own vitamin C and as such, we should give a little more attention to this essential nutrient.

Immune Health

Studies show that Vitamin C will accumulate in various types of immune […]

Boosting Immunity at the Cellular Level

Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric is Flora’s latest liquid herbal formula. This update to the Flor·Essence® formula uses all the same, time-tested, original eight herbs for cleansing and detoxification and adds in medicinal amounts of turkey tail mushroom and turmeric.

Turkey tail is a medicinal mushroom prized for its immunomodulating effects. Polysaccharides  and polyphenols in […]

The Antioxidant Powers of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is perhaps the most well-known of all vitamins. It is important for a multitude of metabolic functions, such as tissue growth and repair, healthy gums and teeth. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant and strengthens the immune system. As important as vitamin C is, there are ways to enhance and improve the […]