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Open Again @ Level 2

Open Again @ Level 2

We are excited and pleased to open our Gisborne dispensary under level 2 and to see our lovely and loyal local customersšŸ˜ There will be a few changes to how we serve you, starting with limiting the number of people in the store, providing hand sanitizer to you before...

Orange Vitamin C Jellies

Orange Vitamin C Jellies

Melrose Vitamin C + Bioflavonoids is an easy to use nutrient powder that contains a unique blend of antioxidants including rutin and hesperidin. Vitamin C is an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body cannot make or store, so it is important that an adequate...

Level 3 Update

Level 3 Update

We want to take a moment to share our gratitude to all our loyal customers who have supported us over the past few weeks, sent in kind words of encouragement and shared with us and to others how our products positively impact their lives ā€“ we are truly thankful,...

Zinc me, oh humble pumpkin!

Zinc me, oh humble pumpkin!

At this time in the world when we are all learning about restrictions and the appreciation of less I thought it a timely reminder about keeping rather than throwing away - today we are keeping pumpkin seeds! I grow my own pumpkins every year, leaving the seeds in the...

Nasturtium

Nasturtium

Tropaeolum majus - Nasturtium Ā  (Annual, frost tender) This beautiful brightly coloured flowering plant is so easy to grow, with its leaves, flowers and seeds all edible having a lovely hot flavour similar to horseradish. I let mine take up part of a vegetable bed as...

COVID 19 Update

COVID 19 Update

We are fortunate to be able to operate our prescription and dispensary service while adhering to the strict measures of operation under level 3 with one staff member working at each of our two dispensary sites. Our home-based dispensary in the BOP is taking online...

IMMUNE SUPPORT VIA FOOD

IMMUNE SUPPORT VIA FOOD

As natural health practitioners, a part of our practice is to look at the whole person when prescribing remedies. This includes medical conditions, diet and lifestyle choices and work/home commitments to name just a few. All these factors have an impact on our immune...

Make your own ADDITIVE FREE Kawakawa Balm

We have had such great feedback on our post - The Difference Between Creams and Balms we thought we would show you how easy it is to make your very own Kawakawa Balm. Used traditionally to draw infections from the skin, when applied topically Kawakawa is considered a...

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper

What in your cupboard treats blood pressure, heart attacks, stops cuts bleeding instantly, and helps you loose weight? CAYENNE PEPPER The Benefits of Capsicum have long been known but new research shows it to be a miracle spice for regulating both high and low blood...

Chemical Free Household Cleaners

Chemical Free Household Cleaners

It can be really hard finding the balance between, environmentally friendly and inexpensive cleaning products at the supermarket, granted you can spend a little more than the basic, chemically produced products for enviro products but they still come in plastic and...

BENEFITS OF WHITE VINEGAR

BENEFITS OF WHITE VINEGAR

For about $3.00 a bottle, white vinegar is a great product to have in your cupboard for a variety of different purposes you may have never even thought of. Medical Soothe a bee or jellyfish sting. Dot the irritation with vinegar to relieve itching. Relieve sunburn....

10 SUPER FOODS FOR HEALTH

10 SUPER FOODS FOR HEALTH

Apples - Pectin and vitamin C reduce cholesterol; pectin protects against pollution by eliminating heavy metals; malic and tartaric acid relieve indigestion and break down fats. Two apples a day may help arthritis; rheumatism and gout; grated apple stops diarrhea....

About Thyme…

About Thyme…

A powerful antiseptic, expectorant, diuretic, sedative and antioxidant makes thyme a must have in your home. Thyme has been used for hundreds of years to help support the immune system, to fight bacterial, viral and fungal infections. Thymol, the main component of...

The Good Oil on Borage Oil.

The Good Oil on Borage Oil.

Over the past few weeks we have been harvesting the last of our borage. Used medicinally in ancient times to incite courage and bravery (which comes in handy when braving the cold, wet weather!) and to also bring about joy and merriment! We useĀ certified organic...