Active Ingredients

 

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Alpha linolenic acid (ALA)

Alpha linolenic acid (ALA) is an omega-3 fatty acid, and a member of the group of essential fatty acids (EFAs). These are so called because they cannot be produced within the body and must be acquired through diet. Related products: Flaxseed Oil

Anthocyanosides

Anthocyanosides are potent antioxidants with a particular affinity for the eye and vascular tissues. Anthocyanosides are the main active components in bilberryare typically concentrated in a 25- 36 percent standardized extract. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete

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Bergamot

Bergamot bitter orange is a fragrant fruit the size of an orange, with a colour similar to a lemon or lime. Bergamot works by blocking a key enzyme in the production of cholesterol. It inhibits the HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme linked to the liver’s cholesterol production, thus inhibiting the liver’s ability to produce cholesterol. Related products: Cholesterol Control Advanced

Beta carotene

Beta carotene acts as a precursor to Vitamin A which can support healthy eye function of a baby or child. Beta-carotene is a provitamin A which is source of vitamin A to help maintain eyesight, vitamin A also can help in the development and maintenance of night vision. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Biotin (B7)

Biotin (B7) is necessary for cell growth, the production of fatty acids, and the metabolism of fats and amino acids. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

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Calcium

Calcium is required for bone strength. The body uses calcium for the heart, blood, muscles and nerves. Without the proper amount of calcium intake, the body will strip calcium from the bones where it is stored, causing the bones to get weaker. Calcium also helps the development and maintenance of bones and teeth, especially in childhood. Related products: Kids Calcium Complete, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Cholecalciferol (D3)

Cholecalciferol is a form of Vitamin D, also called Vitamin D3, which helps in calcium absorption and a diet low in calcium can lead to osteoporosis later in life. Vitamin D also supports the health and function of the immune system. Vitamin D is mainly produced in our skin by a reaction that requires sunlight. People who limit their exposure to sunlight may have an increased need for vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D helps to support and maintain bone mineral density, playing a role in the calcium balance in the body. Vitamin D also promotes calcium absorption in the gut and maintains adequate serum calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal mineralization of bone. Related products: Vitamin D 1000IU, Kids Calcium Complete, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Chromium

Chromium is an essential nutrient required for carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Chromium also is a main component of glucose tolerance factor which may assist with the uptake of glucose into the cells. Chromium is involved in carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism as well as aiding the transport of glucose into the cells. Related products: Glucose Balance Support, Cholesterol Control Advanced, PMS Relief, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Cinnamomum cassia

Cinnamomum cassia is traditionally used in herbal medicine to assist with appetite. It may assist with mild gastrointestinal disturbances, such as indigestion, bloating and flatulence. Related products: Glucose Balance Support

Citrus bioflavonoids

Citrus bioflavonoids are powerful polyphenolic compounds found in lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, and tangerines. Bioflavonoids serve to protect cells from free radicals that can damage DNA and compromise the life cycle and functioning of cells and systems of the body. Related products: Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin

Colostrum

Colostrum is the milk produced by new mothers during the first few days after birth. It is rich in immunoglobulins, antimicrobial peptides, and growth factors. It provides a concentrated source of nutrients for new born babies, as well as antibodies to support immune function and growth factors to aid healthy gastrointestinal development. Colostrum supports healthy immune function, digestive system and the gastrointestinal tract. Related products: Colostrum Chewable Tablets

Copper

Copper is a trace mineral that is part of several enzymes and proteins that are essential for adequate use of iron by the body. Copper also supports connective tissue formation and aids in the development and maintenance of cartilage, bones and teeth. Related products: Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Cranberry

Cranberry has antioxidant activity and therefore can assist in fighting free radicals in the body. As a traditional herbal medicinal product, cranberry can be used as an adjuvant in minor urinary tract complaints.Related products: Cranberry PLUS 30000

Curcumin

Curcumin has an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action that can assist in protecting the body from the damaging effects of free radicals. Related products: Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin

Cyanocobalamin (B12)

Cyanocobalamin (B12) is involved in cell growth, replication and DNA synthesis and therefore supports the normal/healthy growth of baby/child. Cyanocobalamin (B12) which is required for red blood cell formation. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

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Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, which is a member of the group of essential fatty acids (EFAs), so called because they cannot be produced within the body and must be acquired through diet. DHA is important for the structure, growth and development of the fetal central nervous system and retina. DHA is a major part of fetal neural tissue, and it maintains good neurotransmitter function. DHA is also a major fatty acid in the retina. Infants acquire DHA from their mothers. DHA may assist in the maintenance of triglycerides within the normal range in healthy individuals. Related products: Omega 3 Concentrate, Ultra DHA for Pregnancy & Lactation, Kids Omega 3 Plus, Male Fertility Support

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Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), an omega-3 fatty acid, which is a member of the group of essential fatty acids (EFAs), so called because they cannot be produced within the body and must be acquired through diet. Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA + DHA) may reduce the risk non-fatal heart attacks, non-fatal strokes and death from cardiovascular disease. Related products: Omega 3 Concentrate, Ultra DHA for Pregnancy & Lactation, Kids Omega 3 Plus

Euphrasia officinalis (Eyebright Herb)

Euphrasia officinalis (Eyebright Herb) is also used for eyestrain and to relieve inflammation caused by colds, coughs, sinus infections, sore throats and hay fever. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete

Evening Primrose oil

Evening Primrose oil is a valuable source of the omega 6 fatty acid gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA). Related products: EPO 1000mg

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Folic acid (B9)

Folic acid (B9) functions as a coenzyme to support the synthesis of DNA and RNA and metabolism of amino acids. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Fish oil

Fish oil comes from cold-water fish. It provides your body with Omega-3 fatty acids that are converted into other important Omega-3 fats that are essential for maintaining general health, and have a beneficial effect on heart, brain and nerve health. Related products: Omega 3 Concentrate, Ultra DHA for Pregnancy & Lactation, Kids Omega 3 Plus

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Gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA)

Gamma-Linolenic-Acid (GLA) is an Omega-6 fatty acid which is a member of the Essential Fatty Acid (EFA’s). Essential Fatty Acids cannot be produced in the body and must be acquired in the diet. They also require cofactors for their utilisation in the body. GLA which may support skin health and integrity has other benefits in the body which help support general wellbeing. Related products: EPO 1000mg

Glucosamine

Glucosamine is a key building block for tendons, ligaments, cartilage, collagen and synovial fluid in the joints. Related products: Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin

Grape seed extract

Grape seed extract has antioxidant activity and helps to protect the body from the damaging effects of free radicals, which also support the health and function of the cardiovascular system. Related products: Grape Seed 40000 PLUS Green Tea, Glucose Balance Support

Green tea

Green tea is a rich and therapeutic source of antioxidant catechins that can support the cardiovascular system and maintain a healthy metabolism. The therapeutic properties of green tea can be attributed to certain antioxidant compounds, known as catechins. Related products: Grape Seed 40000 PLUS Green Tea

Gymnema sylvestre

Gymnema sylvestre is a stomachic, diuretic, refrigerant, astringent, and tonic. It has been found to increase urine output and reduce hyperglycemia. Related products: Glucose Balance Support

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Humulus lupulus (Hops)

Humulus lupulus (Hops) have traditionally been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine to help relieve restlessness associated with nervous tension headache and/or indigestion. Related products: Good Night Sleep

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Iodine

Iodine is an essential component of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), thyroid hormones regulate many important biochemical reactions, including protein synthesis and enzymatic activity, and are critical determinants of metabolic activity. In infants and children, less severe iodine deficiency can cause neurodevelopmental deficits such as somewhat lower-than-average intelligence as measured by IQ, while mild to moderate maternal iodine deficiency has been associated with an increased risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

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Linoleic acid (LA)

Linoleic acid (LA) is an omega-6 fatty acid, which is a member of the group of essential fatty acids (EFAs). They are so called because they cannot be produced within the body and must be acquired through diet. Related products: Flaxseed Oil, EPO 1000mg

Linseed (Flaxseed) Oil

Linseed (Flaxseed) Oil comes from flaxseed. Flaxseed oil is one of the richest sources of the omega-3 fatty acid, Alpha linolenic acid (ALA). Flaxseed oil also contains the omega-6 fatty acid, Linoleic acid (LA) and omega-9 fatty acid, Oleic acid. Related products: Flaxseed Oil

Lutein and zeaxanthin

Lutein and zeaxanthin are the two major carotenoid pigments in the human macula and retina. They are thought to function as antioxidants and as blue light filters, protecting underlying ocular tissues from photo-damage. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete

Lycopene

Lycopene is an important antioxidant that assists in protecting prostate cells from free radical damage/oxidative stress. Related products: Herbal Prostate Care, Male Fertility Support

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Magnesium

Magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. Related products: PMS Relief, Kids Calcium Complete, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Manganese

Manganese is required for the synthesis of proteoglycans; an important structural component of cartilage and bone. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum)

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for 2,000 years as a herbal remedy for a variety of ailments, including liver, kidney, and gall bladder problems. Milk thistle is a hepatoprotective herb, which supports the detoxification of the liver and assists normal liver function. Milk thistle also protects the liver from the damaging effects of free radicals. Related products: Milk Thistle

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Nicotinamide (B3)

Nicotinamide (B3) is involved in antioxidant mechanisms and detoxification reactions, relating to fatty acid, cholesterol and steroid hormone synthesis. This is found in approximately 200 enzymes in the body. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

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Oleic acid

Oleic acid, an omega-9 fatty acid, which is a common monounsaturated fat in human diet, usually found in olive oil and canola oil. Related products: Flaxseed Oil

Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids are known as “essential fatty acids”, which means that our bodies can’t manufacture them so we have to obtain them from our diet. The best source of Omega-3 fatty acids is oily fish such as salmon, sardines, mackerel and tuna. Fish oil is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, including Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for the maintenance of good health. Omega-3 fatty acids help: Support health of cardiovascular system Help brain, vision and nervous systems develop Maintain cholesterol levels in a normal range Maintain normal blood pressure in healthy individuals Relief of pain, stiffness and inflammation associated with arthritis and rheumatism Manage and symptomatic relief of dermatitis and eczema. Related products: Omega 3 Concentrate, Ultra DHA for Pregnancy & Lactation, Kids Omega 3 Plus, Flaxseed Oil

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Pantothenic acid (B5)

Pantothenic acid(B5) supports the adrenal glands in the making of cortisone and other adrenal hormones that counteract the stress response. Pantothenic acid is involved in hormone synthesis and modulation. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)

Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower) is traditionally used in herbal medicine as a sleep aid in cases of restlessness or insomnia due to mental stress. Related products: Good Night Sleep

Procyanidins

Procyanidins are antioxidant compounds in several plants. Procyanidins antioxidant capabilities are 20 times more powerful than vitamin C and 50 times more potent than vitamin E. Related products: Grape Seed 40000 PLUS Green Tea

Propolis

Propolis is a resinous substance collected by bees from certain plants. Propolis can support healthy immune system function and the body's natural immune response. Propolis also has antioxidant activity and can therefore assist in protecting the body from the harmful effects of free radicals and oxidative stress. Propolis has been traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve sore throat and other minor mouth and throat ailments. Related products: Propolis Capsule 3000

Pumpkin Seed

Pumpkin seed oil has been used in combination with saw palmetto effectively reduce symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Related products: Herbal Prostate Care

Pyridoxine (B6)

Pyridoxine (B6) plays a role in cognitive development through the biosynthesis of neurotransmitters and maintaining normal levels of homocysteine, an amino acid in the blood. Pyridoxine is likely to be of benefit in relieving premenstrual symptoms. Related products: PMS Relief, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

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Rhodiola rosea

Rhodiola rosea is a popular plant in traditional medical systems in Eastern Europe and Asia with a reputation for stimulating the nervous system, decreasing depression, enhancing work performance, eliminating fatigue, and preventing high altitude sickness. Related products: PMS Relief

Riboflavin (B2)

Riboflavin (B2) essential for tissue repair processes, such as general growth and the healthy growth of skin, nails and hair of a baby or child. Riboflavin also is a component of glutathione reductase, an enzyme that helps to provide antioxidant protection in the eye. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is secreted from the glands in the heads of worker bees, and is fed to all bee larvae, whether they are destined to become drones (males), workers (sterile females), or queens (fertile females). The overall composition of royal jelly is 67% water, 12.5% crude protein, including small amounts of many different amino acids, and 11% simple sugars (monosaccharides), also including a relatively high amount (5%) of fatty acids. The main acid is the 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid or 10-HDA (about 2 - 3%). It also contains many trace minerals, some enzymes, antibacterial and antibiotic components, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and trace amounts of vitamin C but none of the fat-soluble vitamins, A, D, E and K. Royal jelly may assist in the maintenance of cholesterol within the normal/healthy range in healthy individuals and improve the LDL: HDL ratio. Royal jelly also supports healthy immune function. 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid (10-HDA) has been reported to have such pharmacological characteristics as anti-bacterial & antioxidant. Related products: Royal Jelly Concentrate

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Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen)

Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen) has been used to treat cardiovascular diseases, particularly relating to the flow of blood. Other historical uses of Danshen include menstrual irregularities, abdominal pain, insomnia and immune function. Related products: Good Night Sleep

Saw palmetto

Saw palmetto is traditionally used in herbal medicine to assist with minor urinary complaints such as weak urine flow, incomplete voiding, frequent day time and night time urination. Saw palmetto has also been used in herbal medicine to aid in the relief of symptoms of benign prostate enlargement. Related products: Herbal Prostate Care

Selenium

Selenium is an essential nutrient and a constituent of more than two dozen selenoproteins that play critical roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA synthesis, and protection from oxidative damage and infection. Related products: Herbal Prostate Care, Male Fertility Support, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Squalene

Squalene is a hydrocarbon, a triterpene, and a natural and vital part of the synthesis of all plant and animal sterols. This includes cholesterol, steroid hormones and vitamin D in the human body. Squalene is a major component of skin surface lipids such as sebum, where it assists in maintaining healthy skin. Squalene may assist in the maintenance of a healthy immune system. Related products: Squalene 1000

Sugar cane wax alcohols (Policosanol)

Sugar cane wax alcohols (Policosanol) a natural compound derived from sugar cane wax, has shown promising results in clinical studies to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride. Related products: Cholesterol Control Advanced

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Thiamine (B1)

Thiamine (B1) supports normal/healthy muscle action. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Tocotrienols

Tocotrienols are members of the vitamin E family, which acted as an inhibitor at the Hydroxy-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) level to inhibit the production of cholesterol. Related products: Cholesterol Control Advanced

Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek)

Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) is traditionally used internally to treat anorexia, dyspepsia, gastritis and convalescence. It is also used as adjunct to a low-fat diet in the treatment of mild to moderate hypercholesterolaemia for loss of appetite. Related products: Glucose Balance Support

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Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry)

Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry) has a long history of use for various eye conditions. The active components, flavonoid anthocyanosides, are potent antioxidants with a particular affinity for the eye and vascular tissues. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete

Vitamin C

Vitamin C aids in the metabolism and synthesis of fats and proteins. Vitamin C also aids iron absorption. Vitamin C is necessary for the manufacture of collagen in the body. Vitamin C plays a role in collagen formation. Vitamin C supports the development and maintenance of bones, teeth and cartilage of in a baby or child, and supports the connective tissue formation of babies and children. Vitamin C is also a potent antioxidant that can reduce the risk of cellular damage from free radicals. Related products: Bilberry Vision Complete, Cholesterol Control Advanced, Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin, Grape Seed 40000 PLUS Green Tea, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an antioxidant, which can assist in protecting the body from the damaging effects of free radicals. helps to protect free radical damage to polyunsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes within the body. Related products: Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree)

Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree) is a popular herbal treatment, predominantly used for a range of female reproductive conditions in Anglo-American and European practice, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and associated cyclic mastalgia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), lactation difficulties, low fertility, and menopause-related complaints. Related products: PMS Relief

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Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is a component in over 200 enzymes in the body. It plays a role in immune function, protein synthesis, wound healing, DNA synthesis and cell division. Zinc also supports connective tissue formation and aids in the development and maintenance of cartilage, bones and teeth. Related products: Herbal Prostate Care, Male Fertility Support, Glucosamine PLUS Curcumin, Kids Chewable Multivitamins

Ziziphus jujuba (SaunZaoRen) 

Ziziphus jujuba (SaunZaoRen) is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to assist with anxiety and insomnia. Related products: Good Night Sleep