Heart & Circulation

Glutathione a powerful antioxidant for health

Glutathione is one of the body’s most powerful antioxidants for maintaining good health and slowing the effects of ageing, and acute or chronic disease. Anti-oxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals* are a result of normal body processes however may play a part in autoimmune and respiratory …

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High cholesterol levels getting you down

Have you been told you have high cholesterol levels? Many people find their cholesterol levels rise along with their age. After paying attention to diet and alcohol consumption, herbal medicine can be just what you need. Key herbs include globe artichoke, milk thistle and dandelion root which aid liver function and may help lower cholesterol …

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Relief for hypertension and heart disease

Protect your sacred heart warming herbs for hypertension and heart disease Perhaps it is because we are having a very cold winter that some customers coming into Bodywise have presented with heart disease and in particular heart arrythmias and hypertension. Here are some of our thoughts on the classification of hypertension and complimentary herbal, nutritional and lifestyle …

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Nutrition for a happy heart is not really a great mystery

Key point: Healthy blood sugar metabolism maximises our cardiovascular health and makes for a happy heart The foods that we humans are designed to eat come from a diet rich in raw fruits, (4 portions daily) and all colorful vegetables (6 portions daily), including wholegrains, low gluten wheats and oats, a variety of lentils and legumes. Add …

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Cool Tips to avoid dehydration for a Very Hot Summer!

Its a very hot summer and many of us are suffering from symptoms of dehydration. Here are some thoughts on why staying hydrated is so very important! From infants to the elderly, symptoms of dehydation can include tiredness and fatigue and may seem unrelated to insomnia, irregular heart beats, headaches, cramp and muscle pain. These …

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Heart warming herbs – Hawthorn and Ginger – Your heart’s friend

Heart warming herbs                 Hawthorn and Ginger – Your heart’s friend Hawthorn (berries) contain anti-oxidant properties that can regulate rate and quality of the heart’s contractions improving circulation to your heart muscle and blood flow through out the body. Ginger warms and reduces inflammation. Bodywise invites you to enjoy a cup of energising tea while learning how herbals medicine can stimulate your cardiovascular system to not …

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