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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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Protect your sacred heart from hypertension and heart disease

Heart warming herbs for heart health and reducing hypertension 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 options. We …

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Get rid of your pot belly

Is your pot belly making you tired and heavy? With some understanding of the causes, some essential lifestyle changes and specific supplements, you can be in those stubbies by christmas looking like a healthy man instead of humpty dumpty or “Dad Bod”. Just in case, this article is very applicable to children, teens, women and …

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Ways to relieve the symptoms prevent relapse of shingles

Shingles is not fun and can become a far more serious condition than chicken pox. The good news is that from our Bodywise Herbal Dispensary, there are ways to relieve the symptoms of the effects of the virus, fatigue and pain, and prevent the relapse of shingles with herbal medicine and nutritional supplements. Our naturopaths prescribe antiviral, immune boosting herbal medicines and …

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Exasperated by winter coughs, croup and asthma – herbs to the rescue!

Exasperated by winter coughs, croup and asthma – herbs to the rescue at Bodywise. Many parents feels helpless when faced with croup and asthma, but thankfully there are many herbs that reduce the spasmodic cough and wheezing allowing everyone to get some sleep. Herbal medicine can be used by infants and children, all the way to …

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