Hormonal balance in women

Vitex helps relieve premenstrual symptoms

The life changing herb Vitex has been used for generations in India and Europe and is the angel herb for calming and balancing hormonal problems in women and those teens, male or female who are prone to acne. Barely a day goes by when we are not offering Vitex. Vitex, also known as Vitex Agnes Castus or …

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Naturopathy and herbal medicine

Get to know our qualified medical herbalist and naturopath The healing properties of  naturopathy and herbal medicine have developed by humans for over 3000 years and approximately seventy five percent of the world’s population still relies on traditional plant use in medical treatment. A naturopath or medical herbalist will prescribe herbs to work together for each person correcting …

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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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What Exactly Is Herbalism?

Herbalism is a mysterious area of natural medicine. You wouldn’t be blamed if it immediately brings to mind a vision of gnarled old women foraging for spiky little plants for yucky brown potions.   While the brown potions are definitely a ‘thing’, Herbalism today is far from that primitive image. The industry is booming, with …

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Want to shed a few kilos to feel good ?

It may be easier that you think… Follow the guidelines below and enjoy healthy food and exercise while you return to a healthy body and mind and lose a few kilos while you are at. 1. Set regular small health goals that lead to a big goal by a manageable date. Tick off the small …

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Great news for weight loss management

At Bodywise we support people who wish to use a scientifically based weight loss programme along with positive coaching, and specific herbs and supplements to enhance digestion, normalise blood sugar levels, promote healthy thyroid function, and very importantly support mood through this path to wellness. Talk to us if you need help to reach your …

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Relief from Period Pain – Herbal Treatment

Period pain is a painful reality for 90% of women yet few seek health advice thinking it is normal. It is not normal, infact it tells us you have a hormonal imbalance. Period pain is not something you have to put up with, lifestyle and dietary changes, nutritional supplements and herbal remedies can help! What …

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Be Bodywise: Reduce stress, improve work performance and health by taking lunch outside.

Be Bodywise: Reduce stress, improve work performance and health by taking lunch outside. Are you tempted to eat lunch at your desk, take the briefest of breaks or not take any lunch break at all? You are not alone. However this habit, as you are entitled by law to take proper lunch breaks, may actually …

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Stevia Leaf – Natures answer for a sweet tooth

Bodywise stocks Stevia Leaf – Natures answer for a sweet tooth Is there another plant on our earth like Stevia? Well after 1,500 years of use in Paraguay we think Stevia has stood the test of time. The leaves are a delicious and nutritious food, a fantastic no calorie sweetener, an incredible external and internal medicine, …

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How to reduce stress, be Bodywise

At Bodywise we encourage you to be kind to your body & soul by reducing stress Stress is the most often cited link to feeling unwell and all health problems from immunity to depression, hormonal imbalances to inflammation, and problem behaviour to obesity. In an era of abundant stressors from excess food and alcohol to overwork, …

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