Many vitamins, minerals and herbal products have therapeutic (as well as nutritional) uses. Of course, some are backed by better science than others. Use the search fields at the right to find the vitamins and nutraceuticals you’re looking for… or simply scroll through the pages.
Note: You should always keep your doctor in the loop if you are taking herbal products to treat specific conditions—especially if you are taking prescription drugs! Many of these contain active compounds which could interfere with your medication(s). Remember…
While many of the products you’ll find reviewed here can be described as “all natural”, that does not mean that they can’t, in certain cases, be dangerous.
L-Lysine Benefits and Side Effects Lysine is one of eight essential amino acids – building blocks of protein – that the body cannot manufacture on its own. L-lysine is a specific configuration of the lysine molecule often used in dietary supplements. As a building...read more
Multi-gram doses of arginine may be helpful in treating certain types of erectile dysfunction. Because arginine can lower blood pressure however, you should not take it without consulting with your doctor should you have any blood pressure issues or take medication to treat it. Click to learn more about this low cost, little discussed male sexual health supplement.read more
Looking for natural arthritis remedies? Then chondroitin is definitely worth a look. For certain types of arthritis, it has been demonstrated to work due to its anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects. Click here to read more about chondroitin!read more
What is Potassium Iodide? Potassium iodide (KI) is a salt of the essential mineral iodine. Your body needs iodine to synthesize the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These two hormones are vitally important for normal development, growth and metabolism. T4 and...read more
What is Noni Fruit? Noni is the Hawaiian name for Morinda citrifolia—a traditional medicinal plant grown in the Pacific Islands, and other tropical regions of the world. Historically, parts of the entire plant have been used to treat a variety of ailments, such as malaria,...read more
A Little about Iodine… Though the element iodine is poisonous in its gaseous state, the iodine ion (iodide) is essential to life. Iodine in foods is converted to iodide in the gastrointestinal tract. In the body, the primary role of iodine involves thyroid function....read more