HERBALS

 

African Mango 150mg 60 cap
Irvingia gabonensis (IG) is the Latin name of the tree grown in Central and West Africa that produces a fruit similar to amango & nicknamed African mango. The African Mangocontains Leptin, the “satisfaction hormone”. Leptin is a protein hormone that plays a large role in letting the body know when it’s had enough to eat. High levels of leptin send signals to the brain of fullness, so you are less likely to fall victim to mindless eating and food cravings. The African Mango may delay stomach emptying. This delay may help prevent blood sugar spikes. Blood sugar spikes can lead to food cravings.

 

 

Apple Cider Vinegar plus 60 cap
Apple cider vinegar is a tonic made from crushed, fermented apples and traditionally used as a folk remedy for a variety of health concerns. Rich in minerals and trace elements such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, chlorine, sodium, sulfur, copper, iron, silicon and fluorine, apple cider vinegar is a healthful addition to any supplementation regimen. Potassium helps to re-establish a healthy inner ecosystem, your key to strength and immunity; the pectin in apple cider vinegar promotes elimination and healthy bowels; the phosphorus prevents the formation of putrefactive bacteria. 

Bitter Melon 60 cap
Bitter Melon, also known as Karela or Momordica Charantia grows in tropical and subtropical climates. The name ‘bitter’ comes from the bitter taste of this vegetable, considered the most bitter among all edible vegetables. Bitter melon notably contains phytonutrient, polypeptide-P; a plant insulin. With its insulin-like functions and sugar-blocking capabilities, bitter melon may be useful in balancing blood sugar levels. Losing weight also causes insulin-resistant cells to regain sensitivity, further promoting blood sugar balance.

Chlorella 300mg 60 cap
Chlorella is a single-celled freshwater algae that contains a large amount of proteins and amino acids that not only help detoxify, but assist in boosting the immune system. Chlorella also contains a large percentage of chlorophyll, essential in aiding digestion, cleansing the bowels & purifying blood. Chlorella also contains the powerful digestive enzymes chlorophyllase and pepsin which assist in increasing good intestinal bacteria, controlling bad breath and decreasing the instances of constipation. 

Cinnamon Extract 60 caps
Cinnamon is derived from the inner bark of the cinnamon tree, an evergreen tree of the Laurel family. Cinnamon Extract is one of the world's most widely used digestive aids and may help support healthy blood sugar levels by improving the effectiveness of insulin action. Cinnamon extract contains potent antioxidants which may help to support cardiovascular function.

Cranberry 800 60 cap
Cranberries are fruit native to North America, rich in antioxidant phytochemicals, including anthocyanins (natural pigment responsible for the red & blue colour of many fruits & flowers) and proanthocyanidins (powerful, natural tannins that inhibit bacteria from adhering to urinary tract walls, where it could multiply & lead to poor bladder health). Proanthocyanidins interfere with the bacteria’s adhesive action, causing a decrease in the adhesive force between the bacteria and the cell walls, so the organisms are instead flushed harmlessly from the body.  

Echinacea 350mg 60 cap
Echinacea is a genus of nine species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, all native to North America. Popularly known as the purple coneflower, it has been traditionally applied as a herbal remedy by the North American Plains Indians, who used its roots to make a poultice for a number of wounds resulting from insects and snakes and also for treating sore gums and colds. Echinacea is thought to serve as a stimulant to the body's immune system by activating white blood cells, whereby making it more difficult for foreign bodies to infect cells.  

Garcinia Cambogia 60 cap
Garcinia Cambogia (tamarind fruit) looks like a miniature pumpkin, and it’s a member of the melon family. Both the fruit and rind are rich in the organic compound HCA, hydoxycitric acid. HCA is a natural appetite suppressant that reduces cravings, makes you feel full and decreases the capacity of the body to convert energy into fat.

Ginger Root Extract 250mg 60 cap
Ginger root extract is derived from the root of the herb Zingiber Officinale, which grows widely in southwest India. It is considered helpful as a preventative for motion sickness, nausea, morning sickness and as a digestive tonic. Ginger root extract can help the digestive process by breaking down proteins. It alleviates nausea and morning sickness by relaxing stomach muscles.  

Ginkgo biloba 350mg 60 cap
Ginkgo is one of the oldest living tree species and unlike many other medicinal herbs, ginkgo leaves are not frequently used in their crude state, but rather, in the form of a concentrated, standardized ginkgo biloba extract (GBE). Ginkgo may enhance blood circulation to the brain, which may promote mental alertness, clarity and concentration. It also promotes delivery of oxygen and glucose to nerve cells, for nervous system support. In addition, Ginkgo is a rich source of antioxidant flavonoids and may be particularly helpful for health concerns associated with decreased blood flow to the brain.

Ginseng (Siberian) 350mg 60 cap
Siberian ginseng is a distinct plant, commonly found in Siberia as well as parts of China and Korea. Besides promoting enhanced energy, concentration and memory, Siberian ginseng is considered an "adaptogen," or a substance that may help individuals cope with physical and emotional stress. Ginseng is also widely used to support healthy immune function and may stimulate the body's activity of immune cells, including T-lymphocytes and neutrophils. Ginseng may also contribute to overall cardiovascular health.

Grapefruit Plus 60 cap
Grapefruit is an excellent source of many nutrients and phytochemicals. Grapefruit is a good source of vitamin C, pectin fiber, and the pink and red hues contain the beneficial antioxidant lycopene. There is evidence that the seeds have high levels of antioxidant properties.

Green Tea Extract 60 cap
Green Tea is made solely with the leaves of Camellia sinensis that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green Tea is rich in catechins, & poly-phenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which provides powerful antioxidant protection, guarding healthy cells from free radical damage.

Guarana 400mg 60 cap
Guarana is native to tropical forests of the Amazon, and is also cultivated in Brazil, where it is traditionally prepared by roasting, crushing and drying the seeds. The resulting “cakes” are made into a tea, taken to counter fatigue or to treat diarrhoea. Guarana has recently become a popular alternative to coffee.

Gymnena Sylvestre Extract 60 cap
Gymnema Sylvestre is a herb native to the tropical forests of southern and central India. When used as part of your diet, it may help support healthy glucose metabolism by mediation of insulin release and activity and enhancement of healthy pancreatic function. Additionally, Gymnema Sylvestre extract can help neutralize the craving for carbohydrates.

Hoodia Gordonii 450mg 60 cap
Hoodia Gordonii is a leafless spiny succulent plant (not a cactus) with fleshy finger-like stems. Rows of thorns are present along the stems, bearing flesh coloured flowers. Hoodia Gordonii grows naturally in the harsh desert conditions of the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa. For many generations the nomadic SAN tribe's people of the region have used the Hoodia Gordonii plant to suppress appetite and thirst during long hunting trips which could last for several days. 

Milk Thistle 60 cap
Milk thistle is a flowering herb that is native to the Mediterranean region. The seeds contain an antioxidant flavonoid complex known as silymarin, used traditionally to promote healthy liver function. Silymarin may inhibit the depletion of glutathione, an amino acid that plays a part in the body's overall defense system, as well as the liver's ability to detoxify. As an antioxidant, silymarin may have free-radical scavenging properties, allowing it to absorb harmful reactive atoms than can damage other molecules. It supports the liver's ability to function properly and may help the liver with synthesis of new proteins.

Olive Leaf 60 cap
Olive leaf extract is derived from the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea). While olive oil is well known for its flavour and health benefits, the leaf has been used medicinally in various times and places. The active constituent of olive leaf is oleuropein, which has been researched and may have bacteriostatic and antioxidant activity. Research also indicates that  olive leaf extract reduced blood pressure in people with hypertension.

Passion Flower Extract 60 cap
Passion flower extract comes from the dried aerial parts of  Passiflora incarnata (passion flower). The flower got its name because of its resemblance to the crown of thorns, reminiscent of the passion of Christ. The main active component of Passion Flower extract is Chrysin, a monoflavonoid. The extract also contains the following active ingredients: alkaloids, flavonoids, sterols, amino acids, saparin, and cyanogenic glycoside. Passion flower extract has been used to help treat fatigue and nervousness.

Resveratrol & Grapeseed Extract 60 cap
Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant that is produced by some plants to protect against environmental stresses. Resveratrol is found in the skin and seeds of red grapes as well as in wine, berries, peanuts and some plants. Grape seeds, from red grapes, are a natural source of protective compounds that function as powerful antioxidants, which may help protect healthy cells from free radical damage.

Saw Palmetto 60 cap
Saw Palmetto extract is an extract of the fruit of Serenoa repens. It is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. Saw Palmetto has been used for hundreds of years as both a food source and as a medicinal plant. Some recent studies have shown that it may have beneficial effects for those suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male pattern baldness.

Spirulina 350mg 90 cap
Spirulina is a blue-green algae due to the presence of both chlorophyll (green) and phycocyanin (blue) pigments in its cellular structure. Chlorophyll (green) helps cleanse the body of toxins, phycocyanin (blue) supports protein absorption and healthy immune function and beta carotene (orange) encourages antioxidant activity. Spirulina contains all eight essential amino acids, making it a complete protein, plus B-complex vitamins, beta carotene, vitamin E, carotenoids, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, gamma linoleic acid (GLA) and calcium.

St John's Wort 350mg 60 cap
St John's Wort, Hypericum perforatum, is a wild flowering herb with distinctive yellow blooms which has been used for the past 2,000 years as a medicinal herb. The petals and leaves of the plant contain a number of unique substances such as hypericin and hyperforin and it is thought that these substances are responsible for its mood enhancing action.

Valerian Root Extract 60 cap
Valerian is a herb prepared from the roots of the flowering plant native to Europe, Asia, and America. Valerian extract may act as a sedative in states of agitation and as a stimulant in cases of extreme fatigue. It may also help improve sleep patterns without the unpleasant side effects associated with sleeping pills.

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