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Understanding Autoimmune Disease

Understanding Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmunity is not as black-and-white as conventional medicine may have you believe, rather, Amy Myers, M.D. refers to a “autoimmune spectrum,” and she believes that the amount of inflammation you have determines where you fall on the ‘spectrum’. Autoimmune diseases effect your immune system. Aside from the nervous system, the immune system is the body’s…

Being an Active Senior

Being an Active Senior

Older people make up a considerable proportion of Australia’s population—in 2017, over 1 in 7 people were aged 65 and over. With the life expectancy age in Australia currently estimated between 85-89, 15% of Australia’s population is made up of seniors. Yes, age is just a number, and you’re only as old as you feel. Unfortunately,…

Magnesium – Topical vs. Oral

Magnesium – Topical vs. Oral

Adequate magnesium levels are critical to overall health. Unfortunately, today, 80% of adults are deficient in magnesium. Knowing these staggering rates of deficiency, it’s no wonder that there are a variety of supplements on the market for increasing your magnesium levels. We’re going to look at the difference between oral magnesium (taken by mouth) and topical magnesium (applied…

Lets Talk About IBS

Lets Talk About IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 1 in 5 Australians and is twice as common in females than males. IBS is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, abnormal contractions in the bowel, chronic inflammation of the bowel, constipation or diarrhea, or an alternation of both. These symptoms can be embarrassing, inconvenient and distressing. The exact cause of…

Products for Pets

Products for Pets

Pets are part of the family and we are often asked; “Can I give my pet your products?”, well, the answer is YES! Products we recommend for your pets; Organic Turmeric capsules with Black Pepper and Ginger The capsules are vegetable based and will help mask the strong aroma of the Turmeric, making them easier to hide…

What You Need To Know About Hemp

What You Need To Know About Hemp

In the ever-changing world of SUPERFOODS, it’s hard to keep up with which ones we should be eating and why. Although, these superfoods are beneficial for the body and possess essential vitamins and minerals, very few of them stay popular for long before they’re swapped up for the next big thing!  Throughout this transitional superfood…

What is Inflammation?

What is Inflammation?

Inflammation is a defence mechanism in the body. The immune system recognizes damaged cells, irritants, and pathogens, and it begins the healing process. When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. This inflammatory response is generally referred to as acute inflammation and…

What Happens As We Age?

What Happens As We Age?

Yes, age is just a number and you’re are only as old as you feel! Unfortunately, our bodies don’t always stay on track with this theory. Getting older means getting used to changes in your body, both physical and mental. But what is going on in there as the year’s pass? The physical changes in your…

Turmeric Nutritional Panel

Turmeric Nutritional Panel

Are in interested to know the nutritional fact about Turmeric? Then look no further, because we have compiled all of the information we could find into one infographic. Below you will see an analysis of the nutrients found within Turmeric. Everything from your daily % value to your vitamins and minerals, to your fats and proteins.

The Basics About Fibromyalgia

The Basics About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a complex disorder that causes both physical and psychological symptoms which may include but are not limited to; widespread body pain, muscle fatigue, sleep issues, brain fog, and anxiety.  The pain associated with fibromyalgia tends to be on specific tender points on the body, including on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, and…

Combating Restless Leg Syndrome

Combating Restless Leg Syndrome

If you’re one of the 7% of Australians who suffer from RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome), you will understand the frustration associated with the symptoms. People with RLS feel uncomfortable sensations in their legs, especially when sitting or lying down, accompanied by an irresistible urge to move about. The most distinctive feature of the condition is…

Let Food be Thy Medicine

Let Food be Thy Medicine

Considered to be one of the most influential figures in the history of medicine, Hippocrates was quoted saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. Hippocrates is still, to this day, considered to be the father of medicine as a “rational science” by both medical professionals and historians. Many say that Hippocrates was ahead…

Turmeric for Brain Health

Turmeric for Brain Health

What does Turmeric do to the brain? Studies have shown that it has brain protective property, reduces inflammation, and promotes antioxidant defence. It regulates neurotransmitters and vital protein levels that support brain health. It attenuates anxiety and stress as well as improving the efficiency of some antidepressants. It ameliorates sleep deprivation and protects cognition and…

Magnesium – Essential Mineral

Magnesium – Essential Mineral

Magnesium is an essential mineral for general good health and is crucial to nerve transmission, blood coagulation and energy production. An abundant element on our planet, magnesium is also present in every organ in the human body. In fact, it is considered a vital mineral for over 300 biochemical reactions in our body, that regulate our…

Turmeric is more than just Curcumin…

Turmeric is more than just Curcumin…

Please note: This article is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Results may vary from individual to individual. Turmeric is widely used for its anti-inflammatory properties which come from the Curcumin nutrient found in the root. However, what many people don’t realise, is that Turmeric is also jam-packed with over 15 other…

Essential Trace Minerals

Essential Trace Minerals

UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONS OF ESSENTIAL TRACE MINERALS   When dinosaurs roamed the earth 70 million years ago, they likely walked on soil abundant with minerals. Plants and fruits likely contained at least 77 minerals, which became water-soluble as they transmuted through the root system to become part of a luscious, succulent, vibrant and life-sustaining source…

Curcumin Extraction Explained

Curcumin Extraction Explained

There is some confusion about the differences between Turmeric and Curcumin. The simple answer is that Turmeric is a natural whole-food and Curcumin is a single extract found in the Turmeric root. Turmeric in its natural state (the root) is a whole-food containing a range of nutrients including; Zinc, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin…

Probiotics – For the Whole Family

Probiotics – For the Whole Family

What are Probiotics? The word “probiotic” is a compound of two Greek words: ‘pro’ to signify promotion of and ‘biotic’ which means life. Their very definition is something that affirms life and health, even by today’s modern standards; the World Health Organization defines a probiotic as ‘any living microorganism that has a health benefit when…

All About Apple Cider Vinegar

All About Apple Cider Vinegar

Why Apple Cider Vinegar? “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a familiar saying and it carries some weight to it. Apples contain enzymes, boron, iron, minerals, trace minerals, pectin-soluble fibre and are an extremely good source of potassium. Vinegar is known to have anti-fungal abilities and to kill harmful bacteria and pathogens,…

Turmeric & Healthy Liver Function

Turmeric & Healthy Liver Function

Problems with certain organs in the human body can often dictate the quality of a person’s life, the liver is such an organ. Liver problems are afflicting more and more people each day. Some in the medical community may not be surprised given the widespread issues of obesity and diabetes in modern society. A major…

Veterinarian, Dr Andy Pieris BVSc (hons) on Turmeric for Pets.

Veterinarian, Dr Andy Pieris BVSc (hons) on Turmeric for Pets.

“As a veterinarian, keeping your pet healthy is my number one priority. Pets suffer from many illnesses that can result in compromised health, just like us.  With the assistance of naturally sourced products such as Turmeric, your pet can be on the road to recovery a lot sooner. Recent studies have shown that potential uses…

2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Dear Valued Customers, We value your opinion, which is why we have conducted our annual customer satisfaction survey over the last month. We had such a great response last year and are thrilled with the number of responses again this year. All of the information you have provided helps us change and grow as a…

Why Olive Leaf?

Why Olive Leaf?

Why Olive Leaf Extract? The leaves of the olive tree, called Olea Europaea, have been used medicinally in the human diet since Ancient Egyptian times. As its popularity has grown, so have the clinic studies to ascertain its possible health benefits. Studies have shown that olive leaves contain many potentially bioactive compounds that have antioxidant,…

Probiotics for your Pets

Probiotics for your Pets

What are Probiotics? We usually think of bacteria as something that causes diseases. But our bodies are full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are shown to be good for your health, especially your digestive system. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep…

Turmeric & Curcumin Difference Explained

Turmeric & Curcumin Difference Explained

What is the difference between Turmeric and Curcumin? This is a question we get asked daily, and with a lot of conflicting information available online, it is understandable why people get confused. The simple answer is that Turmeric is a natural whole-food and Curcumin is a single extract found within the Turmeric root. Turmeric in…

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Why Use Coconut Oil? Coconut oil is becoming a staple item in households across Australia due to its range of potential health benefits.   Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fat, with almost 90% of the fatty acids in it being saturated, however, these saturated fats are medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) which…

Turmeric for Cuts, Burns & Skin Irritations

Turmeric for Cuts, Burns & Skin Irritations

What is Skin Irritation?   It is common knowledge to many that skin is an organ of our body, but did you know it’s the largest organ of the body and one of the most important? That’s right, it plays an important role in our healthy bodily functions. Not only does it protect us from…

Turmeric & Digestion

Turmeric & Digestion

What is a Digestion? A healthy digestive system not only keeps us physically healthier, it also helps improve our emotional and mental health.   We often hear about the benefits of healthy digestion, but understanding how digestion works within your body is an important step in realising the importance of healthy digestion. To explain, digestion…

Turmeric and the Gallbladder

Turmeric and the Gallbladder

Can Turmeric Help Your Gallbladder?   Problems with your gallbladder can be painful and frustrating. Understanding how your body works can help you find the best way to overcome this and lead a more fulfilling and healthy life. Your liver is the largest and one of the most important organs inside your body. It is…

How to Make Turmeric Fabric Dye

How to Make Turmeric Fabric Dye

Turmeric Fabric Dye If you’ve used turmeric before you may have noticed it can give your hands a bit of a stain with its bright yellow colour. What you may not know is turmeric has been used as a fabric dye for hundreds of years.   Ingredients: Natural Fabric such as cotton, linen, silk Turmeric…

10 Ways to Use Turmeric

10 Ways to Use Turmeric

How Can I Use Turmeric?   Turmeric is fast becoming recognised as one of the most powerful spices in the world. You’ll often hear it referred to The Queen of Spices and in 2016, Google Food Trends listed it as one of the rising stars.  According to scientific research, it has been claimed that there…

Why We Love Turmeric Latte

Why We Love Turmeric Latte

Introducing the Golden Latte Out with the old, in with the new! Introducing a delight for the golden age, say hello to the Turmeric latte. Anybody who desires to be anybody has now turned on to this marvelous golden delight! The turmeric latte is euphemistically known as the “golden latte.” Comprised from a blend of…

Why the People of Okinawa Japan love Turmeric Tea

Why the People of Okinawa Japan love Turmeric Tea

If you know anything at all about the history of Turmeric, it should come as no surprise whatsoever that the people of Okinawa Japan love their turmeric tea.  You may also be aware that Okinawa is known as the Longevity Island because its inhabitants boast the highest concentration of centenarians anywhere on recorded Earth.  We…

Why Organic is Best for Turmeric

Why Organic is Best for Turmeric

  Chances are you are aware that the word “organic” commands attention everywhere high and low, and for great reason too. Organic spells more fresh produce, which is always beneficial to your body since, as they saying goes, you are what you eat. The organic concept spills over to non-food items as well. Therefore, it…