Elderberries are known as one of nature’s own antivirals. Elderberries have been used for thousands of years as both medicine and in food. Some recent studies have also shown that elderberry is effective at preventing or reducing symptoms of upper respiratory infections.
Building immunity has never been more important than it is today, with the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world. Here are a few thoughts from a Medical Herbalist.
I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts lately about the importance of good gut health. I also had a fascinating conversation with my sister-in-laws father, who is a pharmacist, about healthy guts and the knock on effect of a gut that’s a bit out of sorts.
Pretty much every year by mid-February everyone you speak to seems a to have had all sorts of bugs. Over the last couple of months I’ve heard people say their families have been hit by all sorts including: heavy colds, tonsillitis, slapped cheek, flu, chicken pox and those non-specific viruses or vomiting bugs. By this […]
If you are a regular reader of the blog, you’ll know I’m a real advocate of carefully selected supplements, for keeping your family in tip top shape. If you are looking for an extra immunity booster for the whole family this Winter, you might want to consider BioCare’s new easy to use probiotic, the BioAcidophilus Everyday […]