Salt, health and those pink Himalayan salt granules

By |2017-03-21T10:02:38+02:00March 21st, 2017|Bladder & Kidneys, General health|

Humans, like many other animals, crave the taste of salt. In the past, we even traded salt for equal weights of gold. Today we’re still feeling the passion, but we’re confused. Should we have more? Or less? And should we all be going for those nuggety pink granules of Himalayan salt? Is salt really bad [...]

Buchu benefits: Why this local herb should be in your medicine cabinet

By |2018-03-13T17:14:30+02:00March 7th, 2017|Bladder & Kidneys, General health|

Buchu benefits are known for more than 3000 years. Why? What are the health benefits of buchu, and what does modern research reveal about this well-loved local plant? What is buchu? One of our best-known medicinal plants, buchu (Agathosma betulina) is native to south-western South Africa, where indigenous people have used its leaves [...]

Looking after your bladder and kidneys

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00August 30th, 2016|Bladder & Kidneys, General health, Wellness|

Along with your liver, your kidneys and bladder are your body’s waste removal system. They eliminate waste products found in your cells and help get rid of toxins – not only toxins derived from food, pesticides or a contaminated environment, but also those caused by stress. So it makes sense to look after these organs [...]