Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients. More specifically, vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals) and minerals are inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are absorbed by plants or eaten by animals.
Natural remedies are generally safe to use alongside more conventional medical therapies. A natural remedy can be made from whole plants or plant extracts, superfoods, vitamins and minerals etc. in various forms such as effervescent, syrups, tonics, capsules, tablets, powders and more.
Tissue salts, also known as 'cell salts' or 'biochemistry salts', are the same minerals that are found in rocks and in soil. These minerals should be present in our bodies in a perfect balance, which is the prerequisite for complete health and well-being.
Probiotics are involved in supporting the immune system, controlling invasion by unfriendly bacteria and other micro-organisms, and manufacturing many vitamins including B-complex vitamins, and vitamins A and K.
Nutraceuticals are products, which other than nutrition are also used as medicine. A nutraceutical product may be defined as a substance, which has physiological benefit or provides protection against chronic disease.
Minerals are substances (micronutrients) are needed for our normal growth and functioning. If we do not get sufficient amounts of minerals (due to the soil itself in which our food is grown being deficient), we need to supplement.
The practice of using medicinal herbs to promote health, prevent and/or treat disease involves the use of tinctures, teas, capsules, tablets, poultices, compresses, infusions, powders, syrups, ointments, gels and more.