Millions of people take multivitamins, around 1/3 of people in Western countries, and billions of dollars worth are bought each year.
Astragalus racemosa is the botanical name for astragalus, a member of the fabaceae (legume) family of plants.
A simple guide to the best natural therapies.
The skin is the largest organ of the body and creates our first line of defence from potentially harmful environmental agents, like liquids, gases, bacteria and the sun.
When I was asked to cover this topic I wasn’t too confident that I could come up with meaningful results as we are all so different. What works well for one person, can have the opposite effect on another.
Unrefined cacao has so many health benefits that it should be a regular addition to your daily diet.
Essential for optimum health.
Natural products and supplements are no different to medicine, as they can potentially have a beneficial effect on our health but then they can also potentially have a negative effect.
The research just keeps coming in – study after study, showing the enormous effect on our health of good, bad and missing gut bacteria.
Allergies, such as food allergies, asthma, eczema and hay fever are reaching epidemic levels in New Zealand, especially among children.
Are our immune systems struggling? Is our nervous system worn out? Or are the number of allergens increasing?
One of the most common questions we are asked at Health House is