Digestive & Gastro

Digestive & Gastro

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Witch hazel

ZAR80.00

Acne, skin healing, blisters, insect bites and oily skin.

Diarrhoea, cold, mucous, colitis, vomiting and coughing.

Combats varicose veins and cracked skin.

Valerian

ZAR80.00

Most useful relaxing nervines.

For insomnia, PTSD, intestinal colic, insomnia, stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, epilepsy, PMS and cramps of painful periods.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation. May cause drowsiness. Do not use in conjunction with other sedatives.

Turmeric

ZAR80.00

Anti-inflammatory

May enhance bone and joint health.

May help prevent hardening of arteries in people suffering from diabetes.

Helps combat cell degeneration. Nay help stop cholesterol from forming gall stones.

Beneficial in the overall fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or with people having congestive heart disease.

Thyme

ZAR80.00

Eases respiratory infections like coughs and bronchitis, allergic rhinitis and hayfever.

Soothes PMS, increases flow of urination and menstruation.

Assists digestion and calms abdominal cramps.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation

Slippery elm

ZAR80.00

May boost the adrenal glands.

Lubricates the mucous membranes so it assists dysentery, enteritis, gastric catarrh, gastritis, gastrointestinal irritation and mucous colitis.

May neutralize stomach acids and reduce over-activity in the bowel. 

Very beneficial so help heal stomach ulcers. 

Beneficial for treatment of the respiratory tract including bronchitis, coughs, irritation of the pharynx and sore throat.

May soothe irritation of the urinary tract.

Warning: Not to be taken during pregnancy or lactation.

Shitake

ZAR80.00

Source of copper and amino fatty acids, pantothenic acid, selenium and zinc.

Anti-oxidant.

Contains Vitamin B2,  B5  and B6.

Senna

ZAR80.00

Stimulates peristalsis, triggering bowel movement therefor helping with constipation.

Anti-inflammatory, detox, cleansing, hemorrhoids. Pre and post operative cleansing.

Laxative.

Sage

ZAR80.00

A popular remedy against gingivitis and mucosal inflammation of the mouth and throat.

Treats upset stomachs, flatulence and diarrhoea. 

Treats night sweats and excessive perspiration.

The drug has been used as an antidiabetic.

Warning: Do not use internally in large amounts for prolonged periods.

Rosemary

ZAR80.00

Treats stomach cramps and flatulence. Stimulates appetite and the secretion of gastric juices.

Useful against headaches and nervous complaints.

Improves memory.

Raspberry

ZAR80.00

Reduces PMS and strengthens the longitudinal muscle of the uterus. 

Beneficial in the treatment of mouth ulcers and bleeding gums.

Gargle for sore throats.

Warning: Never use during early pregnancy.

Peppermint

ZAR80.00

For flatulence, digestive aid by stimulating bile and digestive juice secretion.

May be useful for colic, flatulent dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Eases nausea and vomiting during pregnancy and travel sickness. May treat lack of appetite.

Alleviates rheumatism and supports underactive gall bladder.

Relieves Cold and flu symptoms, fever and nasal catarrh.

Beneficial in the treatment of painful periods during PMS and nervous headaches.

Eases exam-time nerves and keeps the mind and memory clear.

Warning: Peppermint may reduce milk flow in nursing mothers.

              Do not give to children under 3 years.

Pau D' Arco lapacho

ZAR80.00

Fights fungal infections like candida.

Alleviate symptoms of rheumatism, bronchitis, gastritis, ulcers and liver ailments.

Strengthens the immune system especially during chronic fatigue syndrome, fybromyalgia, cancer and tumors, HIV and anti-biotic use.

Warning: Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.

              High doses may cause nose bleeding, sudden nausea and vomiting.

              Consult a health practitioner when using blood thinning medication.