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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…

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…

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…

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…