Category: Supplements

Product Spotlight: Valerian for Sleep

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Valerian officinalis is primarily used to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. It has a long history of use in Western and Chinese medicine and was cited for medicinal use by Hippocrates, the father of medicine (ca 460-377 BC.)  Valerian root contains more than 150 chemical constituents. Although some supplements are standardized to valerenic... Read more »

Chelated Minerals: Getting the Most Out of Your Mineral Supplement

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Minerals are essential to human nutrition and help ensure proper metabolism and tissue tone. Unfortunately, the concentration of minerals in whole foods has decreased steadily over the last century. This has made it increasingly harder to achieve the full benefit of minerals from food alone. Furthermore, minerals require a healthy digestive system and stomach acid... Read more »

Product Spotlight: Enhanced Stress Relief

Enhanced Stress Relief is a gentle, non-sedative herbal approach to anxiety, nervousness, and over-stimulation. Designed to synergistically balance key neurotransmitters to provide calm and focus at any time of day or night. Can be used regularly or as needed in times of stress. Ingredients: Lemon Balm is a traditional calmative that increases expression of GABA, an... Read more »

Supplement Considerations for People with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) presents a range of digestive issues that cause general discomfort. Bloating, abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, and constipation are all signs that your digestive system isn't functioning well. These issues make it hard for your body to get the nutrients it needs to support its many systems.

If you can't absorb an adequate amount of nutrients from your diet, supplements may be in order. But those with digestive issues and sensitivities can't pick just any product on the shelves. In this post, we share some considerations you'll want to keep in mind when picking your supplements.