Sleep: do you get enough sleep to leap out of bed and keep you healthy?

By |2018-07-30T21:19:49+00:00July 31st, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Sleep is a necessary part of life and vitally important to your health. Hands up anyone who slept for eight hours straight last night! No? Sadly, lack of sleep has become one of modern life’s constant complaints. And, say the scientists, insomnia lies at the heart of many common ailments too, from weight gain to [...]

Gotu Kola may help Memory, Mood, Circulation and more

By |2018-07-30T10:53:30+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gotu kola, the ‘herb of long life’, is a staple in traditional Eastern medicine since medicine began. In the West, we use it to support peripheral blood flow, helping to warm icy fingers and toes and improve varicose veins. In current news, gotu kola is making a major comeback as studies confirm its benefits for [...]

Gut health: why we keep hearing about the microbiome, prebiotics and probiotics.

By |2018-06-26T13:06:53+00:00May 10th, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gut health is much more than having good digestion and regular bowels. A healthy gut contributes to better health in almost every other organ and system in your body. But how and why? The answer lies in the massive populations of good bacteria that live in your gut - the so called microbiome - and [...]

Beware! Heartburn could ruin your holidays

By |2018-02-13T11:57:30+00:00December 1st, 2015|Digestive system health, Nutrition|

Do you suffer with heartburn? And is it especially bad after big meals and parties? Heartburn, or acid reflux, is an extremely common health problem. Research shows that at least 2.5 million South Africans experience heartburn every day and end up popping antacids to find relief. That figure soars in the holiday season. But there [...]

Peptic ulcer: what it is and how to treat it naturally

By |2016-11-22T13:51:31+00:00July 14th, 2015|Conditions, Digestive system health|

[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Is heartburn causing you painful days and sleepless nights? You could have a peptic ulcer. We explain what a peptic ulcer is and what you can do about it. What is a peptic ulcer? Peptic ulcers are sores in the lining of the stomach, duodenum or oesophagus. Globally, between five and 10% of [...]

Bloated, tired and nausea – Liver Flush capsules

By |2016-06-30T12:39:14+00:00May 10th, 2010|Detox & Cleansing, Digestive system health, Radio talks and advertorials|

A Jacaranda FM listener is concerned because she’s careful about her diet, drinks enough water and exercises regularly but still feels bloated, tired and often even nauseous... Over eating, too much of the wrong foods and excessive alcohol intake or lack of excercize are not the only causes of these type of symptoms. Another factor [...]

Stomach discomfort and bloating – Liver Flush capsules

By |2016-06-30T12:39:14+00:00May 3rd, 2010|Detox & Cleansing, Digestive system health, Radio talks and advertorials|

Another Jakaranda FM listener writes that every year after his annual holiday, he suffers from stomach discomfort and bloating. This is a complaint I hear very often, especially after our long summer vacations that fall over Christmas and the new year. It happens mostly because people tend to eat and and drink quite a lot [...]

Cayenne for pain relief and indigestion

By |2016-06-30T12:39:15+00:00March 6th, 2010|Digestive system health, General health, Radio talks and advertorials, Uncategorized|

Cayenne for pain relief and indigestion A Jacaranda FM listener wanted to know how Cayenne can help for pain relief and indigestion. Cayenne is a brilliant herb for those who suffer from indigestion becasue it has an anti-septic and anti-microbial effect against some microbes like Helicobacter pylorii. H. pylorii has been implicated in as a [...]