Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Olbas Range for common cold and flu

Olbas, with its extensive heritage of providing winter health essentials for all the family, still prides itself as the UK’s number one decongestant oil...

Cold, flu and immune support 

A.Vogel Echinaforce Echinacea drops and tablets is a traditional herbal remedy used for the symptomatic relief of olds, influenza type infections and similar upper respiratory tract conditions, by supporting the immune system. Echinacea purpurea is a herb with a long and honourable history of supporting immune function. Originally used by Native Americans to speed up the healing of flesh wounds, its modern-day use is focused on its ability to improve the efficiency of white blood cells. Echinaforce is made with freshly harvested, organic Echinacea purpurea herb AND root. It is this combination that research find to be most effective. Echinaforce comes in a varietyof formats including tablets, chewable tablets, spray and hot drink however the original format is drops. RRP £10.50 for 50ml. Always read the leaflet. For more information on the Echinaforce range, please contact A.Vogel on 0800 085 0820.

Help for a more natural sleep 

A.Vogel Dormeasan Sleep ValerianHops oral drops is a traditional herbal remedy made fromfresh extracts of Valerian and Hops, used for the relief of sleep disturbances. Valerian and hops are both thought to work via GABA receptors which help to promote calm in the body. The effect of Valerian root on glutamate levels adds to its calming effect. Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter, meaning that it causes nervous agitation and encourages the brain to race. It is the volatile oils found in fresh extracts of Valerian root that have the desired effects and it is also these oils that give Dormeasan it’s strong taste, so it if often recommended to be taken with fruit juice. Unlike some sleep medication, Dormeasan won’t cause a feeling of grogginess the morning after and it is not known to be habit forming. It can be taken just 30 minutes before bed time. Always read the leaflet. RRP £10.50 for 50ml. For enquiries please contact A.Vogel on 0800 085 0820.

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