Alfalfa is a sprout that is often added to salads. It is also commonly used through the world as animal feed, and it is from this that the name is derived. ‘Alfalfa’ is Ttaditionally used as a nutritive for the maintenance of general well being.
NSP's Aloe Vera Gel contains 100% pure natural Aloe Vera Gel made from a cold-stablised vegetable gel directly from Aloe Vera Barbadensis. Irish Moss is added as a thickening agent to assist in additional skin smoothing and moisturising.
The aloe vera plant is an easy-to-care for house plant that looks similar to cactus, although it is actually related to lilies, hyacinths, onions and asparagus. It has become widely known for its usefulness in minor skin conditions when applied
Globe artichoke can help stimulate bile flow from the gall bladder and assist the liver to digest fats. As a liver tonic, Globe artichoke supports the liver's detoxification processes and can help to maintain normal
Astragalus root has been used to promote immune function and as a tonic to build stamina. Ancient Chinese texts record the use of astragalus for tonifying the spleen, blood and chi. Astragalus contains saponins, sterols, flavonoids, isoflavones
The use of Black Cohosh originates from the North American Indians. The word “Black” refers to the colour of the roots of the Black Cohosh plant, which is also the part that is used therapeutically. It has had a number of uses in the
The wood of the walnut tree is a popular choice for panelling and cabinet making, and the nuts are often used in cakes. The Black Walnut tree produces greenish-yellow fruit. While still on the tree the walnut has a greenish-yellow pulp, however the
Boswellia 2000 tablets may help provide temporary relief from the symptoms of osteo and rheumatoid arthritis such as pain, swelling, joint stiffness and reduced mobility. Boswellia serrata gum has traditionally been used in Ayurvedic medicine for
The Burdock plant has burrs that will stick to anything that brushes past it, hence its name. ‘Bur’ refers to these tenacious burrs, while ‘dock’ is an old English term for ‘plant’. The British Herbal Compendium
It is the use of Capsicum (also referred to as Cayenne ) that led to the start of Nature’s Sunshine Products. In 1972 Gene Hughes, one of the founders of the company, took it by the spoonful to help his stomach.
The Spanish named this herb Cascara Sagrada, which means “sacred bark” as it was held sacred as a healing herb. It was used by the Native Americans as a solution to the problem of constipation. It is a relative of the herb buckthorn, but
Assists in the management of symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections by reducing their severity and duration. Also for the temporary relief of the pain of arthritis. Inhibits Antimicrobial Activity Supports Memory Function
Cordyceps is a herb that is well respected in Traditional Chinese Medicine, however its popularity increased when it was found the Chinese national women’s track and field team, who broke several records in 1993, had been drinking a tonic made
There are a number of sources that have contributed to the names of this herb. The shape of the Dandelion leaves were thought to be shaped like lion’s teeth and so it was called ‘dent de lion’ by the French, which later became know