[ICON=herbs.gif]Herbs are the oldest form of medicine and have been used for healing in every single culture in the world, since the very beginning of time. Wise women have always played a central role in traditional cultures and knowledge about herbs was passed on from one generation to the next.
Herbs are, in fact, the foundation of numerous pharmaceutical drugs. Aspirin is based on an extract from willow, originally used for pain relief by the Native Americans. Up to 70 percent of drugs in use today have their origins in plants, but Western pharmaceutical practice bears no relation to how native peoples the world over have used them. Modern drug companies only use the ‘active ingredient’ of the plant or herb in a pure form as the basis for the drug . Ancient peoples always, and continue to, use the whole plant. The advantage of using the whole plant is that the side-effects are absent or minimal. That is the big difference between modern and herbal medicine.
Curcumin Megasorb is a highly bioavailable curcumin formula, providing curcumin as C3 Complex®, a patented blend of curcuminoids. Curcumin Megasorb also features BioPerine®, a black pepper extract, studied for its ability to enhance the bioavailability of nutritional compounds.
Lamberts® lecithin granules have a pleasant mild taste and can be sprinkled on cereals, or used to thicken sauces and are therefore useful for anyone wanting to supplement their diet with high levels of this nutrient. We take care to source lecithin from soya that is non GM, an increasingly difficult task as most USA crops are now GM varieties.
With so much pollution and stress in everyday life, it becomes more and more important to support the liver. Milk thistle is thought by many to be one of the best herbs for this purpose. It has certainly become one of the most popular herbs in the UK over the past few years. The liver is involved in energy production, the process of 'Detox', hormone regulation and vitamin production and storage. Helping the liver can only help to make sure these functions are all performed as they should be, helping to keep us fit and healthy.
To help maintain good function of the male reproductive system. May help men to maintain sex drive, and help the prostate gland to stay healthy and at its normal size. Traditionally, many herbs which benefit the kidneys and bladder are also indicated to help the prostate gland. Combines well with Pros Capsules, with which this herb can be taken for increased benefits.