Supplements can make a huge difference to our lives, especially if they are carefully chosen.
Oils improve our mobility, nourish the skin and help to balance hormones.
We are very aware that proper absorption is truly important. Our vitamins and
our herbs are the very best, the very purest, manufactured by great herbalists. Our flower essences, which help balance us on an emotional and energetic level, have a worldwide following.
We always look at the ingredients in our products, so you won’t find any artificial colours or flavours and no unnecessary additives.
Good value is also important, we offer superb range of supplements that are realistically priced as well as being good quality.
Both Natures’ Own and Viridian have charities at the heart of everything they do, so yes, ethically sourced as well.
Come and talk to a member of our team, we will help you make the right choice for you. We already have many happy customers, which prove to us that a good diet along with correct nutritional support can make life a whole lot better.
Let us help you make great choices.
"Nature provides everything we need to protect and maintain our health." A.Vogel Herbalist and Natropathic Doctor
BioForce continues Dr A.Vogel’s work, they develop and produce remedies made from plant extracts (phyto-products) and herbal medicinal products made using fresh plants. Natural, eco-friendly cultivation is at the heart of their business.
They use fresh plants and take a particular interest in environmental issues. These products speak for themselves, Echinacea is one of our fastest selling lines, it supports the immune system, and Milk Thistle complex is just the ticket for supporting the liver. We stock a great range and our staff are trained to help you make the right choices. Check out their website for great info, interesting articles and research. www.avogel.co.uk
If you are looking for a supplement that contains 100% active ingredients, no nasty additives, UK manufactured, supports green business practices, cares about supporting the community, supports organic production where possible, non-GM and non-irradiated then look no further, the marvellous UK company Viridian guarantees all of the above and from what our customers say their products do exactly what they say on the tin.
Nature's Own was born in 1979 out of the desire to help the Bristol Cancer Help Centre with its work. The medical director there wanted purer vitamin and mineral supplements to support people who came to the Centre, without all of the nasty preservatives and fillers, and made with a higher grade of materials.
“The reason this role of nourishing the body is so important is that, due to lifestyle and modern farming techniques, we are lucky to get half the nutrition our parents and grandparents did in the 50's and 60's.” Nature’s Own
Natures Own have achieved this goal with their Food State and Wholefood range of supplements, which are used by Practitioners and Doctors all over the world and are available to you right here at The Natural Life Shop.
We listen to our customers and stock the products they tell us are great, Bio Care is another UK company that has been around for some 25 years whose range is valued for its emphasis on presenting nutrients in their most bio-available forms, using unique manufacturing processes that mean they are suitable for people who are highly sensitive or have food allergies and intolerances. The addition of unnecessary artificial colours, sweeteners and flavourings is avoided wherever possible.
We do of course stock many more popular brands but there just isn’t enough room here to list them all so you will need to pop in and browse the shelves, and if you cant find what you are looking for , then please ask and we will do our best to get it for you.
Green foods are an ideal place to start if you are on a detox. Making your own green smoothie from kale, spinach, watercress and celery.
To go that extra mile you may also like to add in some Chlorella ( helps to takes mercury from you system) and spirulina which has a list of health benefits ranging from supporting your immune system, to helping with allergies, and there is even some evidence to show this little organism can help with balancing your cholesterol levels. We sell capules and powders and an awesome detox liquid too.
Well we all know that starts with good food, and you are in the right place for that. If however you need a little extra help we stock some fantastic supplements that may help.
Optibac are a great company that only make antibiotics, even one that you can take while you on antibiotics. Customers tell us Optibac traveller can really help with holiday tummies too.
Silicea - Gastro-Intestinal Gel – great for stomach aches, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, heartburn, for acute and chronic gastro intestinal illness like the inevitable winter tummy bug.
We also stock a great range of liquid Aloe, digestive enzymes, Slippery Elm bark powder and even charcoal tablets.
So if your belly is giving you grief pop in to find some natural relief.
Unrefined coconut oil is about the best product we know for balancing your Ω 6-3 ratio.
So if you are looking for a product to help with your PMT or cardiovascular health look no further. From flax to evening primrose, sea buckthorn to Udo’s oil, in capsules or in liquid form we are sure you will be able to find the right one for you and your family.
Chronic joint pain effects many of us either due to auto-immune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis or simply wear and tear due to aging, we are sure you will find something to help you here.
We stock a great range of glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM supplements as well as organic Turmeric, and Boswellia.
For instant topical relief, Pernaton is just the ticket, it has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, there have been studies to show that it can help muscles recover after injury, and treat a number of joint and muscle related problems.
Weleda's Arnica oil is a great muscle rub to sooth away the trails of the day or why not treat yourself to relaxing Arnica bath soak. Better You magnesium oil range not only helps if you suffer from cramps or restless legs but can also aid in getting a good night sleep. And Biofreeze is great for instant relief.
especially important after a caesarean birth or antibiotics. We have gentle homeopathic remedies for colic and teething, cough medicine with no nasties, and a delicious liquid vitamin supplement Kindervital, for when they are going through a faddy phase.
Sometime the little people in our lives need a helping hand too,and this is where our supplements can really help. We stock specialist probiotics to help your babies’ immune system and digestion,
We have a super range of herbals and supplements to help support your immune system. A.Vogal have brought a new hot Elderberry and Echinacea drink to take when you feel yourself falling for a nasty cold or flu, customer feedback is very positive on this product and we highly advise you have a bottle in your medicine cabinet ready for the inevitable.
Sambucol is an old favourite, working on a different mechanism of the immune system and can be taken alongside your Echinacea.
Manuka honey and propolis are both bee products that help fight infection, Viridian Propolis and Elderberry throat spray is great to take at the first signs of a sore throat. A good night’s sleep is sometimes what we need to get over a virus and this can be disturbed by irritating coughs and tickles.
Potters do a great range of cough remedies, for tight chesty coughs to catarrh. Full of natural ingredients to help your body ‘kick that cough’.
We stock a large range of homeopathic remedies in differing potencies alongside mother tinctures and topicals. These gentle remedies can be taken alongside conventional medicines to help your own bodies healing mechanisms.
Tissue salts are a range of homoeopathically prepared minerals, and we all know our bodies need minerals to function optimally. In this potentised form, the ‘salts’ facilitate absorption and utilisation on a cellular level. We have some great feedback from our customers who simply love this range.
At the Natural Life shop we believe in treating the whole person from the inside out. We have all felt that ‘out of sorts’ feeling, we all know that sometimes we can just get up in the morning and feel snappy or weepy. Dr Bach, Ian White Bush Flower, and the folks up at Findhorn all believe in dealing with the emotional aspect of dis-ease. Help your own body's healing mechanisms.
Flower essence are extremely safe to use and there are no interactions with conventional drugs. We stock the individual essences alongside a super range of combinations.
"Five Flowers" is the tried and tested rescue remedy combination. Findhorn's First Aid and Calm Me Down also do the trick and come in handy pocket sized sprays. All these essences were designed to help you help yourself, so why not take a minute to browse the shelves, or even better pick up one of our information guides.
The western diet is now so high in omega 6 with the introduction of seed oils, sunflower, corn etc, and grain fed livestock that we find ourselves with the task of trying to maintain that healthy 4:1 ratio of omega 6:3. There is some great evidenced based information here http://authoritynutrition.com/