Solal FluciHerb

Solal FluciHerb

Solal FluciHerb™

Previously Natural Antibiotic and Anti Viral / Flu Formula

Helps reduce the duration and intensity of colds and flu by assisting in the treatment of bacterial and viral infections. It also protects against infection during high risk times (eg. during winter). It works in 4 ways: antibacterial, antiviral, boosts immune system and alleviates symptoms. Elderberry and olive leaf penetrate viral cells and suppress enzymes responsible for viral replication. Ginseng stimulates the immune response and reduces symptoms of fever and sinusitis. Propolis has antibacterial effects. Andrographis is a herbal extract that reduces the duration and symptoms of colds and flu. Vitamin C and zinc are antioxidants required for healthy immune function.

Indications

FluciHerb™ is a herbal medicine to help relieve symptoms of colds and flu.

Product Composition

Each capsule contains the following as active ingredient:

Elderberry extract (Sambucus Nigra) 37.5mg
Olive leaf extract 50mg
Panax ginseng 25mg
Propolis 100mg
Andrographis extract 50mg
Vitamin C (from 152 mg calcium ascorbate) 125mg
Zinc 1.25mg

Inactive ingredients: cellulose, magnesium silicate, magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide.

Contains plant extracts and natural fillers, with no colourants added – therefore the colour of the capsule contents may vary slightly from batch to batch.

Sugar-free.
Suitable for vegetarians.

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.

Pharmacological Action

Olive leaf has been shown to be effective in treating some bacterial, fungal and viral infections. Panax ginseng may be protective against some bacterial infections due to early suppression of acute inflammatory responses and later enhancement of macrophage activity. Propolis contains flavonoids which are thought to be responsible for antimicrobial effects. Research indicates that andrographis has inhibitory activity of proprotein convertases, which are essential for processing protein precursors into bioactive mature products involved in bacterial and viral infections. Elderberry extract has both antiviral and immunomodulating effects. Vitamin C has been shown to increase lymphocyte mobility. Vitamin C may also exert immunostimulant effects via increases in phagocyte function, leukocyte mobility, and possibly antibody and interferon production. In human research, zinc decreased levels of the suppressor T cells and increased the ratio of helper to suppressor cells.

Dosage Directions

Adults:
Take 1 capsule twice daily.

 

Now Allibiotic CF

Now Allibiotic CF

Now Allibiotic CF

NOW® AlliBiotic CF™ is an herbal combination formulated for the support of a healthy immune system to help fight the symptoms of colds and flu. This botanical formula has Garlic Extract, which has been used for centuries to promote overall wellness. We’ve also included Elderberry, Olive Leaf Extract and Oregano Oil to complete this comprehensive formula. ImmunEnhancer™, a non-digestible soluble fiber from Larch, has also been included as a prebiotic supplement for the support of healthy intestinal flora – a key component of normal immune function.

Ingredients

Each softgel contains:

Olive Leaf Extract (Olea europaea) (18% oleuropein) 40 mg
Garlic (Allium sativum, bulb) 40 mg
Oregano Oil (Origanum vulgare) (containing 55% Carvacrol) 40 mg
Arabinogalactan (Larix Spp.) (ImmunEnhancer™) 10 mg
Elderberry Extract (Sambucus nigra) 50 mg (50:1 extract; equivalent to 2500 mg)

Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Rice Bran Oil, Softgel (gelatin, glycerin, water, carob Powder), Enteric Coating (talc, water, polyethylene glycol, methacrylic acid copolymer), Yellow Beeswax,Soy Lecithin and Rosemary Oil.  ImmunEnhancer™ is a trademark of Lonza.

Directions

Adult Dosage: Take 1 softgel 2 times daily with meals as needed. Take a few hours before or after taking supplements containing iron, zinc, calcium or copper.

 

 

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Benefits of Turmeric

Benefits of Turmeric

True Food Turmeric Powder 200g
Benefits of Turmeric

If you’re cooking a curry this evening, you might want to sprinkle in some extra turmeric. Research is showing what countries such as India and Sri Lanka have long known – that this yellow spice has more benefits than boosting food flavour. Used for more than 4000 years to treat a variety of ailments, curcumin – the active ingredient in turmeric – could potentially ward off dementia and prevent cancer.

According to the World Alzheimer’s Report 2009, 3.6 per cent of South Asians over the age of 60 suffer from dementia, compared with 6.4 per cent of Australasians and 7.2 per cent of Western Europeans. Similarly, the World Health Organization says that cancer rates in India are considerably lower than those in more developed countries such as the US.

But is it turmeric that’s having this effect? Cancer researcher Ralph W. Moss believes so. He says turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory, it inhibits the growth of new blood vessels in tumours and it’s a powerfulantioxidant.But before you start gulping it by the spoonful, Aloysa Hourigan, Nutrition Australia senior nutritionist, says it’s not that simple. “Curcumin is just one antioxidant, and it might have some function, but I don’t think there’s one super thing that’s going to fix everything.

Also, a lot of the studies have been done on animals and test tubes, so from a western medicine point of view the evidence is not strong enough. But it’s been used in Chinese and Indian medicine for a long time, so it may well have some benefit.” While more testing is needed, here are seven potential health reasons to start sprinkling away.

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Turmeric

1. Wards off Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers believe that curcumin’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties may be strong enough to break down the amyloid plaques in the brain that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. “If the blood vessels remain less clogged, then certain parts of the brain might be fed more easily with oxygen and that would keep the brain functioning better,” explains Hourigan. The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of California is currently planning clinical human trials.

2. Helps to prevent cancer

In his book, The 150 Healthiest Foods On Earth (Fair Winds), nutritionist Jonny Bowden says there are at least 30 studies showing that curcumin may have an anti-tumour effect, “either reducing the number or size of tumours or the percentage of animals who developed them”.

While more human research is needed, he points to a 2006 study showing that curcumin inhibited the growth of human colon cancer. A New Jersey study found that, when combined with vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower, it may help treat and prevent prostate cancer.

There are also indications that it may help to prevent breast, skin and pancreatic cancer, childhood leukaemia and multiple myeloma. “While no-one is claiming that turmeric cures cancer, there is plenty of reason to believe it is a useful adjunct to a healthy diet,” says Bowden.

3. Reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes

Curcumin also has a positive effect on cholesterol, says Bowden, and animal studies have shown that it may help lower cholesterol and prevent the build-up of LDL (“bad” cholesterol) in the blood vessels. It could therefore stop the build-up of plaque (atherosclerosis) that can block arteries and cause heart attacks and strokes.

4. Combats inflammatory diseases

Turmeric’s natural anti-inflammatory qualities mean it may work as well as some anti-inflammatory medications, without the side effects. Early research shows it may help with inflammation of the eye (uveitis), inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis) and multiple sclerosis.

One study, using a formula which contained turmeric, showed it reduced the pain and disability associated with osteoarthritis, but it hasn’t been studied on its own yet.

5.Fights colds and flu

Preliminary studies show that turmeric may help reduce the severity of bacterial and viral infections.

6. Helps indigestion and weight loss

Curcumin stimulates the gallbladder and produces bile. Because bile helps digest fat, experts believe this improves digestion and may help control weight. At least one study found it treats indigestion, reducing symptoms of bloating and gas.

7. Assists diabetes sufferers

Turmeric may improve glucose control or insulin activity; in animal research it was shown to cause blood sugar levels to drop. If you add turmeric to your diet, Hourigan suggests monitoring your blood sugars. When combined with diabetes medication, it may cause levels to drop too low, resulting in hypoglycaemia.

If you are looking to supplement Turmeric, try Bio-Curcumin.

Absorption of Bio-Curcumin® is up to seven times greater and it retains twice as long in the blood (8 hours vs 4 hours) than conventional 95% Curcumin extract. This has been confirmed via Human clinical studies. This breakthrough formulation is the most effective and affordable way to supplement with curcumin.

You may view the Bio Curcumin by following the link

 

Pegasus Immune Defense

Pegasus Immune Defense

Pegasus Immune Defense

INDICATIONS:

A homeopathic remedy for boosting the immune system when challenged e.g. overseas travel and long flights, during winter exposure to colds & flu, prior to sporting events or children at crèche exposed to infections.

INGREDIENTS:

Remedy Symptoms covered by specific remedy
Anas Barb 200c Anti-viral agent which boosts immunity against influenza.
Echinacea angustifolia 6c Helps with septic conditions, feelings of weakness, aching muscles, dizziness & confusion, fever & chills. Assists the body to restore full function & wellness.
Influenzinum 7c The current inactivated strain of influenza to boost immunity against the ‘flu.
Propolis 6c Propolis has anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory effects. Strengthens the immune system and assists with allergies.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As a general rule, if a positive response has not been seen within 24-48 hours, please consult with your homeopathic practitioner or your General Practitioner.

DOSAGE:

One dose is 3-5 pillules sucked under the tongue in a clean mouth, this applies to adults, children and animals alike.
If in contact with sick people, dose 3 times a day for 2-3 days.
If flying overseas, dose 3 times daily starting the day before travel and continue dosing during the flight and for 2 days after arrival at your destination.
For protection during the winter months and for children at crèche, dose once a week for a maximum of 3 months.

Liposomal Vitamin C

Liposomal Vitamin C

Liposomal Vitamin C

Coyne Healthcare Liposomal Vitamin C is an efficiently absorbed form of vitamin c.

Liposomal Vitamin C uses the highly effective liposomal encapsulated vitamin system to bypass the destructive stomach and straight to the gut where the vitamins are absorbed more effectively. Studies indicate that low or insufficient intake of vitamin C is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Vitamin C is widely used to protect the body against colds and flu. Whilst the exact mechanism by which vitamin C works to support the immune system is not entirely known, studies do indicate that supplementing vitamin C can reduce the incidences and duration of colds.

Vitamin C is essential for eight major enzymes systems on which we depend upon. Enzymes are protein molecules that are required for the body to function correctly. Without enzymes, we would not be able to breathe, drink, digest and even excrete.

Benefits of Liposomal Vitamin C:

  • Bypasses the digestive process for increased bioavailability
  • Utilizes lipids that are easily absorbed into the body’s cells
  • Prevents stomach upset that is common with pills, powders and tablets
  • Delivers nutrients directly to cells
  • Protects against free radicals
  • Provides immune system support

Directions: Take 1-2 liposomal capsules daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

 

Using liposomes for the delivery of nutrients and medicine is nothing new. In fact, one study combined a cancer drug and vitamin c in liposomal form and achieved greater absorption of the medicine within the body’s tissues when compared to the exact same solution in non-liposomal form. The liposomal cancer drug produced a 40% inhibition in tumor growth while the free solution showed no anticancer effect whatsoever.

 

Serving size 1 Capsules – Servings per container 30. Amount per serving: Liposomal Vitamin C (500mg L-ascorbic acid 230mg Phosphatidylcholine Complex) 730mg. Ingredients: L-ascorbic acid, Phosphatidylcholine complex (sunflower lecithin, medium chain triglycerides), vegetable cellulose (capsule).

 

 

Good Health Opti C 1000mg 100 tabs

Good Health Opti C 1000mg 100 tabs

Good Health Opti C 1000mg 100 tabs

Good Health Opti C 1000mg is an advanced, highly absorbable Vitamin C that provides potent 24 hour immune support and antioxidant protection. Many types of vitamin C only stay in your body for about 4 hours. Opti-C is designed for increased absorption and bioavailability lasting up to 24 hours. It also contains bioflavonoids for enhanced Vitamin C absorption. It’s non-acidic and therefore more gentle on the stomach.

Colds or flu

Upper respiratory tract infections

Run down or depleted immune system

Viruses, bacterial, fungal infections

Antioxidant support

General health and wellbeing

 

Recommended for

Long lasting (24 hour) immune support

Immune support

Antioxidant support

Ingredients: (per capsule)
Calcium Ascorbate Threonate complex  1000mg
Citrus Bioflavanoid Extract  120mg

Formulated without

Gluten, egg, dairy, soy, wheat, artificial flavours, artificial sweeteners or artificial colours.

Dosage

Adults: take 1-2 tablets daily.

 

 

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract 90 caps

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract 90 caps

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract 90 caps

 

Vegan, Kosher, Veg Caps

Olive Leaf Extract in a base of olive leaf powder.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

 

one vegetarian capsule provides:

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Standardised Olive Leaf extract (18% oleuropein) 200mg
Olive leaf powder 100mg
in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry

ANTI MICROBIAL

ANTI VIRAL

CARDIO PROTECTIVE

 

Dosage – 200mg standardised extract one to three times daily.

Olive leaf can be irritating to the stomach lining and should be taken with meals.

 

Potential applications :Viral infections (influenza, colds), Candida infections, Herpes Simplex, Dysbiosis, SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth), Modulation of the microbiome, Cardiovascular support (angina, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and arrhythmia), Glucose homeostasis, Modulation of HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin, biomarker for type II diabetes.

 

Known contraindications: A small number of individuals (5% of subjects) reported vertigo, headaches and muscle cramps during a study, however such symptoms had disappeared or stabilized by the endpoint1.

 

Interactions: Anti-coagulating medications, Blood pressure lowering medications1.

 

Useful links:

Probiotics, Garlic, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Oregon Grape, Chromium GTF, Grape Seed Extract, Resveratrol, Potassium Magnesium Citrate, Clove Bud Complex and Hawthorn Berry.

 

Note: The use of potent anti-microbial agents can cause a ‘die-off’ response known as ‘Herxheimer’ effect, due to the release of toxins from the destroyed organisms.

 

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract 30 caps

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract

Viridian Olive Leaf Extract

 

Vegan, Kosher, Veg Caps

Olive Leaf Extract in a base of olive leaf powder.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

 

one vegetarian capsule provides:

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Standardised Olive Leaf extract (18% oleuropein) 200mg
Olive leaf powder 100mg
in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry

ANTI MICROBIAL

ANTI VIRAL

CARDIO PROTECTIVE

 

Dosage – 200mg standardised extract one to three times daily.

Olive leaf can be irritating to the stomach lining and should be taken with meals.

 

Potential applications :Viral infections (influenza, colds), Candida infections, Herpes Simplex, Dysbiosis, SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth), Modulation of the microbiome, Cardiovascular support (angina, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and arrhythmia), Glucose homeostasis, Modulation of HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin, biomarker for type II diabetes.

 

Known contraindications: A small number of individuals (5% of subjects) reported vertigo, headaches and muscle cramps during a study, however such symptoms had disappeared or stabilized by the endpoint1.

 

Interactions: Anti-coagulating medications, Blood pressure lowering medications1.

 

Useful links:

Probiotics, Garlic, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Oregon Grape, Chromium GTF, Grape Seed Extract, Resveratrol, Potassium Magnesium Citrate, Clove Bud Complex and Hawthorn Berry.

 

Note: The use of potent anti-microbial agents can cause a ‘die-off’ response known as ‘Herxheimer’ effect, due to the release of toxins from the destroyed organisms.

 

Viridian Rhodiola Root 90 caps

Viridian Rhodiola Root 90 caps

Viridian Rhodiola Root 90 caps

 

Vegan, Kosher, Veg Caps

Combination of rhodiola rosea extract (standardised to 1% rosavins, 1% salidroside and 40% polyphenols) with whole rhodiola root powder in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

 

one vegetarian capsule provides:

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Standardised Rhodiola rosea root extract (1% rosavin, 1% salidroside, 40% polyphenols) 250mg
Rhodiola rosea root powder 130mg
in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry

ADAPTOGENIC

DEPRESSION

GWENERAL WELLBEING

MALE & FEMALE SEXUAL HEALTH

Dosage

One to three capsules daily at mealtimes or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Rhodiola rosea extracts used in most human clinical trials were standardised to contain 3 percent rosavins and 1 percent salidroside.

 

Potential applications

Stress, adrenal support, fatigue, sports performance, depression, cardiovascular maintenance, colds and infections, cellular health, learning and memory, blood sugar control, amenorrhea, male/female sexual dysfunction, adjunct treatment with chemotherapy, liver protection, antioxidant, protection against gum disease, improving auditory function.

 

Known contraindications

Although rare, certain individuals who experience nervous excitability, feverish states, and hypertension, should not use rhodiola unless supervised by a qualified practitioner. Persons who experience coronary spasm and fluctuations in arterial pressure should also use under supervision.

Not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation.

 

Interactions

Rhodiola may interact with ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENTS and ANTI-ARRHYTHMIC AGENTS.

Studies report that rhodiola may act in the body in a similar way, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution.

 

ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENTS

These drugs include atenolol, esmolol, betaxolol, penbutolol, carteolol, bisoprolol, pindolol, metoprolol, timolol, sotalol, acebutolol, nadolol, propranolol, labetalol, carvedilol, methyldopa, clonidine, guanfacine, guanabenz, brimonidine tartrate, dipiprazole, levobunolol, levobetaxolol, metipranolol.

 

ANTI-ARRHYTHMIC AGENTS

These drugs include amiodarone, bretylium tosylate, adenosine, dofetilide, propafenone, lidocaine, tocainide, flecainide, ibutilide fumarate, moricizine, quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, mexiletine, verapamil, digoxin, propranolol, sotalol, esmolol, acebutolol.

Beta adrenergic blocking drugs: A class of drugs, also called beta blockers, that block beta-adrenergic substances such as adrenaline (epinephrine), a key agent in the “sympathetic” portion of the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system. By blocking the action of the sympathetic nervous system on the heart, these agents relieve stress on the heart. They slow the heart beat, lessen the force with which the heart muscle contracts and reduce blood vessel contraction in the heart, brain, and throughout the body.

Antiarrhythmic drugs are medicines that correct irregular heartbeats and slow down hearts that beat too fast.

 

Useful links

Multi-vitamins, B complex, vitamin B5, EFAs, echinacea, licorice, hawthorn, Co Q10, ginkgo, l-arginine/lornithine, antioxidant, grape seed/pycnogenol

 

Viridian Rhodiola Root

Viridian Rhodiola Root 90 caps

Viridian Rhodiola Root

 

Vegan, Kosher, Veg Caps

Combination of rhodiola rosea extract (standardised to 1% rosavins, 1% salidroside and 40% polyphenols) with whole rhodiola root powder in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

 

one vegetarian capsule provides:

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Standardised Rhodiola rosea root extract (1% rosavin, 1% salidroside, 40% polyphenols) 250mg
Rhodiola rosea root powder 130mg
in a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry

ADAPTOGENIC

DEPRESSION

GWENERAL WELLBEING

MALE & FEMALE SEXUAL HEALTH

Dosage

One to three capsules daily at mealtimes or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Rhodiola rosea extracts used in most human clinical trials were standardised to contain 3 percent rosavins and 1 percent salidroside.

 

Potential applications

Stress, adrenal support, fatigue, sports performance, depression, cardiovascular maintenance, colds and infections, cellular health, learning and memory, blood sugar control, amenorrhea, male/female sexual dysfunction, adjunct treatment with chemotherapy, liver protection, antioxidant, protection against gum disease, improving auditory function.

 

Known contraindications

Although rare, certain individuals who experience nervous excitability, feverish states, and hypertension, should not use rhodiola unless supervised by a qualified practitioner. Persons who experience coronary spasm and fluctuations in arterial pressure should also use under supervision.

Not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation.

 

Interactions

Rhodiola may interact with ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENTS and ANTI-ARRHYTHMIC AGENTS.

Studies report that rhodiola may act in the body in a similar way, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution.

 

ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENTS

These drugs include atenolol, esmolol, betaxolol, penbutolol, carteolol, bisoprolol, pindolol, metoprolol, timolol, sotalol, acebutolol, nadolol, propranolol, labetalol, carvedilol, methyldopa, clonidine, guanfacine, guanabenz, brimonidine tartrate, dipiprazole, levobunolol, levobetaxolol, metipranolol.

 

ANTI-ARRHYTHMIC AGENTS

These drugs include amiodarone, bretylium tosylate, adenosine, dofetilide, propafenone, lidocaine, tocainide, flecainide, ibutilide fumarate, moricizine, quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, mexiletine, verapamil, digoxin, propranolol, sotalol, esmolol, acebutolol.

Beta adrenergic blocking drugs: A class of drugs, also called beta blockers, that block beta-adrenergic substances such as adrenaline (epinephrine), a key agent in the “sympathetic” portion of the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system. By blocking the action of the sympathetic nervous system on the heart, these agents relieve stress on the heart. They slow the heart beat, lessen the force with which the heart muscle contracts and reduce blood vessel contraction in the heart, brain, and throughout the body.

Antiarrhythmic drugs are medicines that correct irregular heartbeats and slow down hearts that beat too fast.

 

Useful links

Multi-vitamins, B complex, vitamin B5, EFAs, echinacea, licorice, hawthorn, Co Q10, ginkgo, l-arginine/lornithine, antioxidant, grape seed/pycnogenol