At Greenliving Pharma, we are big believers in the pureness of natural ingredients. We know that what you put into your body has a direct effect on your health and how you feel. By choosing the best natural ingredients and combining them with the latest scientific research, we can support your wellbeing and promote a healthy balanced lifestyle from the inside.
Peppermint is a versatile herb: used in cooking, medicinally, and as flavouring.
Did you know that peppermint is a cross between water mint and spearment? Perhaps that is what gives peppermint its distinctive flavour and refreshing taste.
What is peppermint oil used for
Peppermint is available in many forms: peppermint essential oil, peppermint oil capsules, dried leaves in the form of peppermint tea and it is also used as a natural flavouring in chewing gum and toothpaste.
The benefits of peppermint oil extend further than its refreshing flavour; The benefits of peppermint oil are well documented, with its greatest link to digestive health.
Peppermint oil has been proven to aid the whole digestive system due to its soothing and cooling properties. Additionally, the herb may also eliminate digestive discomfort and help with indigestion, and flatulence. Those with sensitive bowels may find peppermint oil helps to maintain normal intestinal transit.
Studies have shown that peppermint may help with IBS related symptoms. These symptoms can include bloating, trapped wind and indigestion. Some sufferers prefer to take peppermint oil capsules rather than medicated solutions as a natural solution.
Why chose Colomint
Peppermint oil has many benefits and has been proven as a natural remedy for digestive health. Colomint is for you if you suffer from any of these health issues:
• Abdominal pain
• Trapped wind
• Symptoms of IBS (In partnership with the IBS Network)
For you to get the most out of the fantastic benefits of peppermint oil, Colomint capsules have gastro-resistant coating. These slow-release capsules bypass the upper gastrointestinal tract and release the peppermint oil in the lower gastrointestinal tract to specifically target the digestive system.
By choosing Colomint you are choosing a peppermint oil that is sustainably and ethically sourced with recyclable packaging; all packed locally in the UK to reduce carbon emissions in transportation.
Elderberry is one of the most used plants for medicine and can be an immunity booster. Black elderberry is native to the warmer areas of North America, Europe, Asia and Northern Africa. The fruit is high in flavonoids called Anthocyanins, which give the berries their rich purple and red colouring.
What are black elderberries used for
Black elderberries are naturally rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, vitamin A, potassium and other nutrients. Elderberries have traditionally been used by many tribes as a tonic to promote health and vitality. Ancient Egyptians even used elderberries to improve their complexions and heal burns. Native Americans used the branches of black elderberry to make flutes, so it is sometimes called “the tree of music”.
The nutritional value of black elderberries are phenomenal! One cup of elderberries (approximately 145g) contains 10g of dietary fibre and 52mg of vitamin C. That’s 87% of your recommended daily intake! Today, black elderberry is most often taken as a supplement to help treat cold and flu symptoms and to help support the immune system due to its high vitamin C content. That is why we created Family Immune Syrup, to help support a healthy lifestyle.
The black elderberry process
Our Family Immune Syrup is a great source of black elderberries as well as Acerola cherry to support your immune health.
Acerola Cherries are a native tropical plant originating in the Caribbean and Mexico. They are well known for being naturally rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is vital for protecting cells and maintaining healthy hair, bones, skin and blood vessels. The protection of these cells help protect your body against certain infections and viruses. Not only that, but Acerola cherries taste great too!
What are acerola Cherries used for
Acerola cherries are used in many health supplements to give your immune system a boost, due to their high concentration in vitamin C. Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient that the body doesn’t produce it on its own, so it needs to be consumed regularly in your diet to maintain supply.
The fruits are full of potent antioxidants known as Anthocyanins. These give the cherries their bright red colour. One cup of Acerola cherries contains 1,700mg of vitamin C. You would have to drink 14 cups of orange juice to get that amount! In fact, historically Acerola cherries were used to prevent vitamin C deficiency and to treat scurvy: a rare condition that can occur if you do not have enough Vitamin C in your diet.
Acerola cherries also contain vitamin A, as well as small amounts of B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc and iron. You’ll find the vitamin A content in Acerola fruit is about the same as you will find in carrots, which are well-known as one of the greatest vitamin A sources.
The Acerola cherry process
Nigella Sativia (Black Seed)
Nigella Sativa is a plant that flowers annually. It is a part of the Ranunculacae family, native to Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Extracting the oils by cold press technology for purity, Nigella Sativa provides many essential oils including:
– Oleic Acid
– Linoleic Acid (Omega 6)
– Palmitic Acid
– Stearic Acid
Black seed oil contains over 83% unsaturated fatty acids, replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.
The Nigella Sativa Process
WHY CHOOSE BARAKA
Black seed oil has many benefits and has been claimed as a natural remedy in boosting immunity, boosting brain health, and maintaining normal blood cholesterol levels.
Here at Greenliving Pharma, our black seed oil is naturally sourced from the Nigella Sativa plant through cold pressed technology to maintain all the original properties and nutrients. We use Halal certified Bovine Gelatin, making Baraka suitable for a Halal lifestyle.
By choosing Baraka you are choosing a Black seed oil that is sustainably and ethically sourced with recyclable packaging and biodegradable blister packs; all packed locally in the UK to reduce carbon emissions in transportation.