Category Archives: Vitamin and Herbal Therapy

Articles, research, tips on using herbal medicine and vitamin supplementation for supporting optimal health.

Probiotics in the Spotlight

By Dr Nina Lange Why probiotics? There are so many reasons we prescribe probiotics to populate the digestive system with good bacteria. Here is a list of just some of what they can do for you. Make sure you use … Continue reading

5Rs to Healthy Digestion

By Dr Julie Durnan Your digestive tract, or as we lovingly like to refer to it at the clinic – your GUT, is the foundation for great health. So it makes sense that in order to connect with health, we … Continue reading

Bee Propolis: All the Buzz – By Dr Nina Lange, ND

Natural product that bees make to hold their hives together. This strength makes it a very powerful natural remedy! Antibiotic, antiseptic, antiviral Contains flavonoids, phenolic acids, terpenes, benzoic acids, amino acids, vitamins and minerals that aid in wound healing, decrease … Continue reading

Vitamin Injections: A Boost for Your Immune System – By Dr Nina Lange ND

We are often asked about these Vitamin injections (Meyer’s Cocktail) and suggest you ask your ND if this may be a good option for you! *Intravenous injection allows for vitamins, minerals and specific amino acids, homeopathics or trace minerals to … Continue reading

Detoxing: Spring Cleaning for Your Body By Dr Nina Lange ND

Want to feel revitalized, energized, clear headed, calm and balanced?? No matter how healthy you are, taking the time to “cleanse” is essential to maintaining optimal vitality. Stress, poor diet, food sensitivities, environmental pollutants, medications, lack of exercise, alcohol, caffeine … Continue reading

Vitamin C: The Super Vitamin – By Dr. Rick Santimaw ND

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is possibly the most safe and useful nutraceutical around. It is a water-soluble vitamin (your body doesn’t store it), which makes it very safe to use, even in high doses. We can get what we need from our diet, including papaya, bell peppers, strawberries, broccoli, pineapple, brussel sprouts, kiwifruit, oranges, cantaloupe, and kale. However, when preventing or treating certain conditions we supplement higher doses of vitamin C (either orally or intravenously) to attain therapeutiresults. Vitamin C plays many important roles in your body. A few of the major ones are: ●Essential in wound healing and scar formation. ●Repairs and maintains healthy bones and teeth. ●Helps make collagen, an important protein used to make skin, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. ●Very powerful anti-oxidant (protects your cells from free radical damage caused by, radiation, tobacco smoke, or simply aging). ●Strengthens and supports your immune system. Because of its versatility, vitamin C is used to prevent and treat a variety of medical conditions. Listed below are just a few: ●Heart Disease ●Hypertension ●Colds & Flus ●Cancer ●Osteoarthritis ●Asthma ●Age related macular degeneration ●Diabetes

Herb in Profile: Schisandra chinensis

Schisandra chinensis is one of the most wonderful herbs for tonifying the liver, supporting the nervous system and mood, giving support to the adrenal glands, and boosting the immune system. Schisandra’s berries are most therapeutic. At PNC, we use the … Continue reading