Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is produced from fermented apple juice. It is commonly used in cooking. It is also a very popular homeopathic treatment for a range of health ailments. However, there is little reliable scientific evidence that supports any of the various health claims associated with Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple Cider Vinegar and Acne As …

Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is a form of purified charcoal that has been treated to increase its abosrbent capacity. Activated charcoal is used as a treatment for certain kinds of poisoning. Once ingested, its aborbent properties allow it to sequester (trap) certain types of toxins. Activated charcoal also has a wide range of uses in Naturopathic medicine. …

Zinc

Zinc Supplement

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is required by many human enzymes and cellular processes. Zinc is a popular nutritional supplement is purported to help boost the immune system. Zinc and Acne Zinc is one of the most common supplements used in the Naturopathic treatment of acne. Both topical and oral Zinc formulations are …

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga is a discipline that combines physicality and spirituality. There are many different types of Yoga, but most forms of Yoga rely on a similar system of physical exercises that emphasize balance, flexibility and meditation. Yoga is routinely incorporated into holistic treatment plans for a wide range of ailments. Yoga and Acne Yoga is rarely …

White Willow Extract

Young White Willow Trees

White Willow Extract is prepared from the bark of the White Willow tree (Salix alba). The bark from many species of Willow (Salix spp.) is a natural source Aspirin, a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID). Preparations of willow bark have been used in the traditional medicine of indigenous people for thousands of years. Preparations of pain-killing …

Vitamin K

Vitamin K Capsules

Vitamin K is a fat soluble dietary nutrient that is essential for the binding of proteins to calcium. Vitamin K deficiencies can lead to bone weakening and blood coagulation problems. Vitamin K and Acne Vitamin K is rarely used as a Naturopathic treatment for acne. There is no reliable evidence that indicates Vitamin K supplementation has a …

Vitamin E

Vitamin E Supplements

Vitamin E is a fat soluble dietary nutrient that is found in many types of plant-based oils, nuts, vegetables and fish. Vitamin E refers to a group of tocopherol and tocotrienol compounds, which have antioxidant properties and are essential for many important biological functions. Vitamin E is one of the most popular vitamin supplements. Vitamin …

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Capsules

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is important for many biological systems, including the immune system. Vitamin D is not naturally present in many foods, but it is commonly added to certain types of food (eg. Milk, Breakfast Cereal). In humans, Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin when it is exposed to …

Vitamin C

Vitamin C Tablets

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for several biological processes in the human body. Vitamin C is one of the most commonly used nutritional supplements. Vitamin C is an antioxidant and it is added to many products as a preservative. Oral Vitamin C supplements are purported to boost the immune system and …

Vitamin B Complex

B Complex Vitamins

Vitamin B Complex is a term that describes dietary supplements which contain all 8 types of Vitamin B. The eight distinct forms of Vitamin B are: B1 (Thiamine) B2 (Riboflavin) B3 (Niacin) B5 (Pantothenic Acid) B6 (Pyridoxine) B7 (Biotin) B9 (Folic Acid) B12 (Cobalamin) Each form of Vitamin B has a different function in the …