Herbs and Your Liver Situated in the upper right side of the abdomen is your liver. The liver is the largest internal organ of the body and is the cleaning filter system of the blood stream, everything you eat and drink, any chemicals you are exposed to or medications you take need to
Herbs and your hormones Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste Tree also called Monks’ pepper). The Berries of the Vitex –agnus-castus contain essential oils that can be used to correct problems arising from problems associated with the pituitary gland, which secretes hormones that help to contr
Herbal Medicine at Chittaway Centre Pharmacy Herbal medicine is the use of plants (herbs) to treat disease and enhance health. Herbal medicine can be used to treat a wide range of disorders such as skin problems including eczema/psoriasis/acne, depression, insomnia, arthritis, high bl
Zinc and Hormonal Health Zinc is important for the maintenance of many body functions including immunity, healthy blood glucose levels, cell growth, healthy prostate and sperm, wound healing, acne and a regulator of hormone health Zinc plays a very important role in the way your hormo
Co Enzyme Q10 and Your Health CoQ10 is a vitamin like substance that our bodies need to be able to produce energy and maintain a healthy metabolism. CoQ10 provides nutritional support for healthy heart function and is involved in reducing cholesterol and damage from oxidative stress.
Cinnamon And Diabetes People with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes have been advised to include cinnamon in their diet, after an overseas study found that the spice could improve glucose and lipids levels. After 40 days, people who ate 1,3 or 6g of cinnamon a day reduced their mean fasting serum
How natural progesterone supplementation can help with PMS Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a rather broad set of symptoms including several or all of the following; bloating, weight gain, headache, back aches, irritability, depression, breast swelling or tenderness, loss of libi
Benefits of Broccoli A recent study has found that a high intake of cruciferous vegetables is linked with a 15% reduction in breast cancer. Like most vegetables, crucifers are a great source of fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, however one member, the h