Posts Tagged "vitamin c"

Immune Support

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in Featured

Immune Support

Natures Aid Beta-Glucans Immune Support+ New and improved formulation and packaging. The best way to prevent disease is to ensure our immune system is strong and healthy and able to repel infective micro-organisms to the best of its ability. There are several nutrients that have been shown to be beneficial in supporting the immune system and we have combined these nutrients in a convenient one a day formula to provide support for the forthcoming cold and influenza season. Included in this formulation is 150mg of the increasingly popular Beta (1,3 /1,6) Glucans, a key aid in our defence...

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Pukka’s Seasonal Wellbeing

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 in Featured

Pukka’s Seasonal Wellbeing

The elder tree has a rich and varied history of culinary, medicinal and folklore uses. For centuries it has been associated with warding off evil and providing protection from witchcraft. In more recent times it has become better known for warding off the evil of colds and providing protection from flu. The berries are a rich source of Vitamin C, Anthocyanins and Flavonoids all of which are powerful antioxidants that protect the body from free radicals. Elderberries have a strong affinity for the respiratory system and encourage the process of expectoration reducing acute and chronic mucous...

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Welcome to summer!

Posted on May 23, 2016 in News & Events

This winter and spring saw more coughs and chesty problems than many of us in the IAHS can ever remember in the past, but brighter days are reflected in people’s faces and moods as well as immune systems. Early flashes of sunshine remind us to stock up on safe, low chemical sun protection and Deet-free insect repellent in the hope of balmy days to come. As I write, the main pollen season caused by grasses is imminent. In recent years we have seen hayfever symptoms become increasingly common for children, and they can present a serious problem for exam students. Children can use vitamin C...

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Winter Good Health

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 in News & Events

Although we had a wonderful Indian summer, seasonal coughs and colds made their usual appearance on time, as the school year began and bugs were shared round. IAHS members are often asked what we think about the flu jab, and though we can’t comment specifically, what we can do is offer a wide range of effective immune boosters. Some are well known such as vitamin C which we can now source in drop form which even babies can use. Others are combinations such as vitamin C, zinc and elderberry. Olive leaf as an anti-viral is increasingly popular, and of course nobody needs to be reminded of...

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Here to help

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in News & Events

Despite increasingly restrictive regulations, health stores are still a great source of safe and effective remedies. Elderberry, manuka honey (the genuine, laboratory-tested New Zealand brands), propolis, olive leaf extract, vitamin C, zinc, echinacea (including the increasingly popular Irish Botanica product) plantago, beta glucans, garlic, ivy and thyme – all these and other remedies have been doing what antibiotics can’t manage: keeping viral colds and flu at bay and easing troublesome sinuses, sore throats and chest infections. Feedback from you, our customers, on what works (and what...

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