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Aloe vera

ZAR80.00

Contains 12 minerals and 18 vitamins as well as amino acids apart from the complex polysaccharides (glucomannans) also referred to as proteien sugars.

Warning: Avoid prolonged use because it may cause acidity in the body especially O-Blood types. Do not overdose due to the laxative effects of Aloe vera. Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation.

Astragalus

ZAR80.00

Immune booster, diabetis, heart tonic, anaemia, kidney problems, prolapsed organs, slow healing skin eruptions. Improves recovery in cell degeneration patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Basically anti-inflammatory. Helpful against arthritis and fibromyalgia.

Basil

ZAR80.00

Support for indigestion and flatulence, loss of appetite and helpful against internal parasites. Also a good diuretic.

Largely used in India against cough and upper respiratory infections

Warning: Estragole is carcinogenic at higher doses, and should not be taken over long periods of time. Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid giving to young children.

Black walnut

ZAR80.00

Helpful against skin problems. Contains linoleic acid, an important dietary component. Antimicrobial actions against worms and parasites.

May be helpful in cases of acne, eczema, inflammation, sunburn, itchy scalp, gastrointestinal ailments and diarrhoea.

Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation.

Borago

ZAR80.00

Anti-inflammatory properties. Used as an emulcent and expectorant. Properties as a mild sedative and anti-depressant. High content of Vitamin E.

Also used as a diuretic.

Burdock

ZAR80.00

High hypoglysacaemic  and diuretic activities. Considered to be a good herb against skin problems like eczema and psoriasis. Has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Cayenne

ZAR80.00

Rich in Vitamin C and B-Vitamins. It relieves constipation, headaches and fever and sinus congestion.

Assists in the production of mucous which protects the stomach lining. Actively works to heal stomach ulcers. Increases blood flow throughout the body.

May alleviate high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, restless leg syndrome and varicose veins.

Promotes healthy peristaltic activity in the intestines.

Eyebright

ZAR80.00

Eye infections, disorders and irritations.

Combats allergic rhinitis, post nasal drip, middle ear infections, catarrh and sinusitus and hay fever.

Provides increased resistance to cold and flu.

May soothe soar throats

Beneficial in the treatment of over-sensitive eyes, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.

Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation.

Fenugreek

ZAR80.00

Seeds are mainly used to treat loss of appetite, anorexia and to reduce blood sugar levels in type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Lowers serum cholesterol, triglyside and low density lipoprotein. Soothes disturbed digestion. Combats impotence and period and menopause problems.

Reduces fevers, detoxifies, dispels bad breath and body odor. May alleviate bronchitis.

Stimulates the development of the breasts and increased milk flow.

Warning: Not to be used when pregnant. Please don't use during hypoglycemic treatment. 

Feverfew

ZAR80.00

Most famous herb for treating headaches and migraine. 

May help alleviate vertigo, dizziness and tinnitus. Reduces symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. Relieves painful periods and sluggish menstrual flow.

May expel worms.

Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. Possible side effects include mouth ulcers, abdominal pain, digestive upsets and skin rashes.

Green tea

ZAR80.00

Immune booster.  May ease chronic cough and cold.  May reduce blood cholesterol levels.  Acts as general tonic.  Useful in treatment of stomach ulcers.  Assist the digestive system.  Nerve tonic.  Eases of asthma attach.  Protection against cell degeneration.  Protects the liver and helps in managing diabetes.  Powerful anti-oxidant.  Assist for radiant, firm skin.  Can assist in weight management.

Warning:  May interfere with blood thinning medication.

Plantain

ZAR80.00

Treatment of cough, phlegm in the lungs, bronchial asthma and tuberculosis.

Helps purify blood. Beneficial for kidneys, treating eczema and herpes and diarrhoea. 

May be used for constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.

Beneficial in the treatment of thrombosis.

For congestion of mucous of the middle ear, glue ear and infections of the ear.

Useful in skin conditions and in ointments for treating hemorrhoids.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation.