is a nonpathogenic bacteria that inhabits the gastrointestinal tract, where it aids in digestion and in the production of some B vitamins such as biotin.Acidophilus helps regulate the digestive system and will help with stomach and bowel upsets.It is also very effective in the treatment of Thrush which can be picked up quite easily on foreign holidays as standards of hygiene may not always be up to your own standards.Thrush is a yeast infection which can easily be treated by the friendly bacteria contained in Acidophilus which will eat away at the infection and clear it
is a perennial plant native to Africa and naturalized in many arid regions of North and South America and Asia. The plant has fleshy, tapered leaves, which can reach up to 20 inches in length and usually grow in a rosette pattern. A flower stem, which may be up to three feet high, grows from the center of the plant, bearing long yellow flowers. The leaves have saw-like teeth along their edges and are filled with a clear gel. The gel and a yellow resin (or latex) from the leaves are used for health purposes.Another great summer skin care product which nourishes the skin and restores vitality.Very usefull as an after sun product as it also has a cooling effect on the skin.Used widely for the treatment of many skin conditions such as Dermatitis and Eczema the Aloe Vera plants skincare properties are widely acknowledged but what is not so commonly known it that this plant used in the form of juice can regulate the bowels functioning.
A yellow-orange member of the family of plant pigments called carotenoids, beta-carotene is an antioxidant nutrient that the body converts into vitamin A. Of the more than 600 carotenoids that have been identified, beta-carotene has the greatest pro-vitamin A activity and has been the most extensively researched. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant that is particularly effective in quenching singlet oxygen radicals. It also serves as a source of vitamin A, which is essential for immune function, the growth and maintenance of the skin, and the proper function of the eyes.
As a summer nutrient Beta Carotene provides protection to the skin from the sun's harmful uva and uvb rays but contrary to what you might think Beta Carotene promotes a stronger deeper healthier tan for the skin.It promotes the bodies own tanning qualities within the skin while also providing the protection needed.A must for sun worshippers.
was originally obtained as a by-product of beermaking, and now cultured specifically for use as a dietary supplement,it is a rich source of the trace minerals chromium, selenium, and copper and is very high in protein with 18 different amino acids.Brewer's yeast is also a good source of many B-complex vitamins, most notably thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), and folic acid.Brewer's yeast comes into its own during the summer holidays as it doubles up on its functions.Firstly it is a natural insect repellent due to its high content of B vitamins which deters insects from biting as the vitamins enrich the blood but no for the insect palate.Secondly as it works as a dietery aid the use of Brewer's yeast can help you over situations such as stomach upset or nights in the bathroom dispelling foreign foods and drinks which our systems are not accustomed to.Brewer's yeast will help regulate our system once again.
is a homeopathic remedy with many functions.Here we will look at the product in terms of summer time.Many of us have had the experience of being bitten by insects while away on holidays or spending the day fishing or walking in the countryside.One of the best functions of Combudoron is its use in the treatment of these bites.It can be used easily as a spray which can be applied to the effected area and gently rubbed in to sooth and combat the effects of the sting or bite.Its soothing effects will also help allieviate the itchiness often associated with bites and stings.A very handy travel companion especially for sensitive skin like that of small children.
is an annual/biennial plant that grows in dry, rocky soil throughout southern and western Europe, and in some parts of the United States. The branched stem grows up to three feet in height and bears spiny, scalloped-edged leaves, which are dark green in color and streaked with white along the veins. Milk thistle flowers from June to August, bearing a single spiny, reddish-purple blossom. The fruit of the plant (commonly misidentified as the seed) is used for health purposes. Milk thistle can be used for detoxifying and supporting the health of our Liver.Whether relaxing by the pool,fine dining or partying it up on holiday,we have a tendency to over do our alcohol consumption while holidaying and relaxing.This can also assist in the reduction of the dreaded hangover which is intensified by hot climates as a hangover dehydrates the body.
combines five Bach Flower Remedies; Impatiens; Star of Bethlehem; Cherry Plum; Rock Rose and Clematis.
It can be used to help you cope with immediate everyday situations such as going to the dentist, interviews, making a complaint or wedding day nerves. It can also help in times of crisis or trauma such as bereavement, a relationship breakdown or redundancy. Bach Rescue Remedy helps center the emotions until the crisis is past. Bach Rescue Remedy is the one product that you need to take care of all kinds of emotional stress.Rescue Remedy, is a natural stress reliever that many people keep on hand at home and in travel kits. It can often help both people and animals recover from injury, fright, illness, chocolate ingestion and irritation.
This can be a very handy travel companion helping you cope with your journey.Whether it be flight delays,keeping the children pacified and under control, fear of flying or travel fatigue this bottle will help you cope when it seems nothing else will.Rescue Remedy comes in three forms :Drops,Spray and Cream.
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