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 …

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 …

Vitamin A

Vitamin A Supplement

Vitamin A a fat-soluble nutrient that is essential for a wide range of biological functions. It is necessary for normal growth and development, a healthy immune system, eyesight and much more. It is found in many foods, especially green, leafy vegetables. Vitamin A and Acne Vitamin A supplementation is frequently used as a Naturopathic treatment for acne. …

Red Clover

Red Clover

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) is a flowering plant that is native to Europe, Western Asia and Northwest Africa. It is now naturalized worldwide. Red Clover is a common agricultural cover crop because it fixes nitrogen in the soil and is a rich source of pollen and nectar for bees. Red Clover is widely used in Naturopathic Medicine …

Oregon Grape

Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) Berries

Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) is an evergreen shrub that is native to western North America. The Oregon Grape is the official plant of the state of Oregon (USA). The bush has spiny leaves and blooms of yellow flowers that develop into dark blue berries. The berries of Oregon Grape are edible, but they are quite tart. Oregon …

Multi-Vitamins

Once Daily Multivitamin

Multi-vitamins are nutritional supplements that combine many vitamins, minerals and other nutrients into a single formulation. Regular intake of a balanced multi-vitamin at the recommended dosage is an excellent way to maintain healthy levels of essential nutrients in your body. Multi-vitamins are rarely used as a direct treatment for acne, but they are often incorporated …