HERBAL HELPERS >> Sleep well for your health

Sleep is essential to brain health and function.  The amount and quality of sleep we get impacts memory retention, learning ability, reaction time, mood, energy levels, and more.  Our bodies are also busy with important tasks such as detoxification, repair and renewal of tissues during the night, which is why we need regular and sufficient […]

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HAY FEVER SEASON IS HERE!

If you are sensitive to pollen and grass seeds, and typically sneeze your way through spring, you might want to start preparing for this season.  It has been reported by the Bureau of Meteorology that July 2016 has been the wettest in seven years.  According to the experts wet winters result in increased grass growth […]

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KEEP IT SIMPLE – EAT THE RAINBOW EVERY DAY

Good nutrition can easily become over-complicated by the overwhelming amount of information available via the media and internet. What to eat, what not to eat, how to eat and when to eat changes almost every day and depending on the source, however, nutritional needs are highly individualised – the latest superfood from the Amazon or […]

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VITAMIN C FOR STRESS

While many know that Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system, fewer are aware that it plays a critical role in adrenal function. Physical, psychological and emotional stress increases your body’s need for Vitamin C as it is used by the adrenal glands to produce stress hormones such as cortisol. The more stress you experience, […]

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MAGNESIUM CALMS THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

If you’ve been feeling scattered, flighty and ‘in your head’, you may benefit from the calming effects of magnesium.  When life stressors leave us feeling tired and wired we struggle to relax and fall asleep, our minds race, our muscles twitch or cramp, we may have pain from tension in the neck or shoulders, and […]

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Fight Cold and Flu – naturally

Eat a variety of vitamin C rich fruits such as oranges, lemons, kiwi fruit and berries. Vitamin C is a powerful immune enhancer with anti-viral action, which will help protect you from coming down with a cold or flu this winter.

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