Helping To Shape The Way We Live Welcome to the Elixir Health Store blog. We are an independent health food store bent on making a difference. Ever since Marshall McLuhan coined the word 'Global Village', we have all endeavoured to strengthen our understanding of linked communities. Communication flies across social media, opening our eyes to others' lives in every corner of the earth. The world is changing fast as technology, our attitudes and behaviour brings challenges to life on the planet.

As good health is necessary to all our lives, it is we are told the groundwork to all our happiness, we'll endeavour to keep you up-to-date with news, views and reviews on common health topics and products wherever you are in the world.

Good health to you all!

Best Pick-Me Up Tonic!

A NATURAL FOOD TO NOURISH THE BODY ...

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The secret to hair, skin & nails!

Ask any woman if she is happy with the condition of her hair, skin and nails and you are likely to get a mixed response. Few can say with hand on heart that they are totally happy... ...

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The menopause multivitamin!

GETTING THROUGH THE MENOPAUSE comes as a relief to many women as it's often a difficult time. Hot flushes, night sweats, mood changes, bone health, heart health, disturbed sleep. ...

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Optimise your Omega-3

WHEN YOU START RESEARCHING THE BENEFITS OF ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS you soon discover we don't get enough of them, that is to say, the omega-3s and the 6s in our diet. ...

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How to avoid colds!

Do you fall prey to every bug around? Do infections linger for ages before you finally get better? Are you constantly sneezing or itching, and generally feel unwell? ...

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Intimate Dryness!

Supplementing with Sea Buckthorn Oil, which is extracted from the berry of the sea buckthorn plant, is believed to help maintain natural lubrication during the menopause ...

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Poor digestion?

Is there a natural alternative to antacids? Is my heartburn caused by too little or too much stomach acid? Read Randi Henderson's blog post and see for yourself...Good digestion is the cornerstone of optimal health. When the digestive system is not functioning well, the result can be detrimental to the whole body. ...

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Gippy tummy?

You don’t have to be on holiday to have tummy troubles – but it certainly seems to be an issue! What is going on? ...

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Magical Beauty Oil!

Women around the world want smooth, young looking, silky soft, glowing, wrinkle free skin and Mother Nature has provided a wonderful rosehip oil to achieve this. ...

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History of New Era Salts!

In the late 19th century mineral cell salts were identified by a biochemist, Wilhelm Schuessler, as nutrients essential for our health and well being. ...

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Natural antibiotic?

Occasionally, somebody will fix me with a beady eye and ask: “so what supplements do you take, then?” and I’m never quite sure if it is because they want to copy me – or avoid it at all cost! ...

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Hot, bothered & sweaty!

It is not hard to see how menopausal symptoms can make life a misery, particularly coming at a time when perhaps children are leaving home, parents are becoming old and frail, and at the same time realising that you are not getting any younger yourself. ...

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Love the flower remedies!

The Dr Bach Flower Remedies have a big following and there's good reasons for that. Dr Bach discovered 38 remedies, each for a specific emotional and mental state. They take effect by treating the individual, not the disease or the symptoms of the disease. ...

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Gout relief?

The Montmorency cherry has been found to help maintain uric acid at healthy, normal levels. If you have ever suffered from painful gout or arthritis you will know how important that is! ...

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Deathly skincare!

Have you read those disturbing articles about cosmetic creams which can cause instantaneous combustion? It's a horrible subject to highlight but it could quite frankly save your life to know about it. ...

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Polluted home?

There is no doubt that there is air pollution in the home. There are numerous studies which have measured the pollution, from brominated and organophosphorus flame retardants , through particulate matter ...

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Stop that itch with Moogoo!

At Elixir, we sell a range of skincare products called MooGoo, which is aimed specifically at irritable skin conditions.  We have been inundated with positive feedback ever since – everything from eczema, psoriasis, cradle cap, nappy rash, acne, and fungal skin conditions. ...

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The Alternative To High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects 16 million Britons - one in five - and is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. ...

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A Plant Multivitamin!

There are nutrients that come from plant material that have been shown to be necessary for supporting human life...these foods are sometimes known by the nickname of Superfoods. ...

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D-Day Is Everyday!

Many of you may have noticed the increasing attention being given to the importance of vitamin D3 in the media in the last couple of years. ...

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So many tissue salt names?

Tissue salts, Cell Salts, Homeopathic Medicine, Homeopathic Remedies, Biochemic Salts, Wilhelm Heinrich Schüßler, Dr Reckeweg, Schuessler Tissue Salts ...

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What are the Tissue Salts? A Short Review

Origins of the popular tissue salts, loved around the world... ...

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BEAT THE BLUES!

Another supplement which is gaining a significant reputation for its anti-depression qualities is saffron. That’s right, the herb you probably know best from your granny’s saffron buns and the paella you had on your holiday in Spain. ...

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Oh, To Be Dozy!

Summer, Autumn, Winter or Spring. Sleep problems can strike us in any season, at any time. And no matter how many sheep you count you still lie there, wide awake. ...

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