This unique four-product range may help with the relief of breakout- and acne-prone conditions. The unique blend of oils assists with the healing process, combats inflammation so the skin heals quicker while being cleansed and nourished. This four-step programme consists of an oil cleanser, skin tonic, day/night nourishing cream and a tissue oil.   HEMP […]

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Nearly everyone experiences some sort of Gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort at some point or another. It can manifest as abdominal pain and cramps, bloated belly and flatulence, chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heartburn, acid reflux and nausea. Apart from the impact on quality of life, a third of those who suffer say they can’t find […]

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Skin manifestations are often a consequence of internal dysfunction Every year, one in four of us will seek treatment for a chronic skin complaint such as eczema, psoriasis, acne or rosacea, but many holistic health experts believe that addressing common symptoms such as inflammation, redness and scaly skin won’t solve the problem. A good integrative […]

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The term ‘poultice’ (not to be confused with poultry!) refers to naturopathic treatments that have stood the test of time, as many grandmothers can tell you. Although well-known as a remedy for abscesses or as an anti-inflammatory treatment for horses, these days it’s not as well-known as a treatment for humans. So, if you’re this […]

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Some diseases and conditions are commonly considered to be exclusive to the domain of women. Who would ever think of men getting breast cancer, or osteoporosis for that matter? Men often think that their bodies should work like a well-oiled machine, and thus find it difficult to cope when they malfunction – even more so […]

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  The origin of salt therapy, known as halotherapy, dates back to the mid-19th century when it was used to relieve asthma, lung disease and allergies. This natural, non-invasive treatment is still used today to enhance health and well-being. Inhaling the healing properties of salt can sometimes make halotherapy (‘halo’ is Greek for ‘salt’) a […]

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Argan oil is one of the rarest and most expensive fixed oils in the world yet it is the current buzz ingredient in the skin care world, thanks to its incredible moisturising and cell-rejuvenating properties. Argan oil, derived from the seeds of the argan tree, Argania spinosa, is a unique vegetable oil and one of […]

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Soon the best, plump South African grapes will be on our supermarket shelves, and we can’t wait. But the multifaceted grape has much more to it than just the sweet and juicy flesh. Deep within the fruit lies a heart of gold – the seeds. Do you spit out grape seeds (in a genteel way, […]

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The tamanu tree is indigenous to tropical Southeastern Asia. It is found in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, South India, Sri Lanka, the Melanesian and Polynesian islands, and Madagascar. The tree grows to 25 or 30 meters in height. Its branches are covered with shiny, oval dark green leaves, and it blooms twice a year. White flowers, […]

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