Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe) is prepared from the inner bark of a tall evergreen tree that grows in western Africa. It has been used traditionally for centuries to enhance virility, and is used primarily in modern times as a natural aphrodisiac – for both men and women. Yohimbe is highly reputed for its ability to increase libido. Its main alkaloid, yohimbine, increases the reflex excitability of nerves in the lower spine and enhances sensation in the genital region, which may lead… Continue reading
It’s easy to understand the importance of DHA when one realizes that the human brain and nervous system are made up of approximately 60% fat; of this, DHA is the primary type of fat. DHA is an omega-3 essential fatty acid (EFA), a type of fat that is considered “essential” because the body cannot manufacture it; it must, therefore, be obtained from the diet. Essential fatty acids include DHA, another important omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentanoic acid (EPA), and the omega-6… Continue reading
We all know that uncomfortable feeling of being constipated – like something is “not quite right,” not to mention feeling bloating and even irritable. This is one of the most common conditions of our fast-paced, modern society. Technically, constipation is defined as having fewer than three bowel movements per week, and is most often due to diet (lack of fiber), stress, inactivity, and dehydration. Constipation, sluggish digestion, and irregular bowel movements can lead to a toxic build up of waste… Continue reading
Kids are continually exposed to all sorts of germs – from the toys (and other things!) they put into their mouths, to being in close contact with other children. This is particularly true with youngsters starting preschool or kindergarten. You can help your child stay healthy this school season with Kids’ Biotic Gold. It’s a great tasting, alcohol-free herbal formulation designed to strengthen and support your child’s natural immune defenses. It’s also excellent for helping to overcome a cold or… Continue reading
For some women, PMS is manageable; for others, it can be physically and emotionally challenging, if not downright debilitating. It’s estimated that over 80% of all American women of child-bearing age experience at least one symptom of PMS monthly. Common symptoms include mood swings, depression, weepiness, fatigue, bloating and water retention, cravings (salt, sugar, fat), headaches, tender breasts, and more. FemCycle Gold™ from Natural Wellbeing can help!
Now that school’s back in, you may find yourself busier and more stressed than ever, trying to keep up with your kid’s schedules! Anxiety & Stress Essentials™ from Natural Wellbeing can help take the edge off. It’s a proven combination of herbs that have traditionally been used to ease anxiety, relax the mind and relieve tension, such as Skullcap, Rhodiola, Oats and Ashwagandha. It also includes L-theanine from Green Tea, renowned for its gentle, calming effects. Anxiety & Stress Essentials™… Continue reading
Are you noticing changes to your hair, including loss or thinning? This is one of the most common changes that both men and women experience, especially as we get older. The most common cause for hair loss in both men and women is ‘hereditary’ hair loss, also known as male or female pattern baldness. It is due to the hormone dihydrotestosterone, DHT, which is made in the hair follicles from testosterone (in both men and women). DHT causes the hair… Continue reading
Hawthorn’s reputation as a heart tonic is well-deserved, as it reliably provides a slow, strengthening effect upon the entire cardiovascular system (heart and its associated blood vessels). Its gentle action means that it often requires several weeks of regular, daily use in order to produce appreciable results. Because of its strengthening effect upon the heart and blood vessels, Hawthorn can be beneficial for both high and low blood pressure. It acts directly upon the coronary blood vessels, the vessels that… Continue reading