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Summer time is an exciting season with the festive mood all around us. It is the time of year when we go to the beach, party left, right and centre, and have reunions and gatherings. But of course its the time of year that also means travelling with our children and embarking on those long … Read morePrevent Travel Sickness this Summer
A supplement called African Mango is a weight loss product that has sparked the curiosity of Kiwis after it featured on a popular show – Dr Oz. After doing some research on products, we have decided to get Super African Mango 1200mg in stock and see what all the fuss is about. What is it … Read moreSUPER AFRICAN MANGO 1200 60 CAPS
New in store Levrix Allergy Tablets. Here is Jeff our pharmacist to tell you a little more about the New Antihistamine and how it works.
Levrix is a new product that has arrived in store this week. After searching on the internet I realised there was not a lot of information around about this product, so I thought I would throw a video together to let you know about this new generation of antihistamine.
Sometimes if we are prone to allergies and take antihistamines frequently, we may start to find the antihistamine does not work as well as it use to. The product uses a slightly different main ingredient which is said to work when other antihistamines do not.
Levrix uses the Active Ingredient levocetirizine 5mg to give
Spring is the season for hayfever and the symptoms can really interrupt your day. If your current antihistamine is not cutting it. Give us a call on 0800 000 980 to speak to one of our pharmacists about Levrix and talk about its benefits, side effects and interactions or check it out in our online catalogue.
High blood pressure is a common problem as we age, and if your over 45 then a home blood pressure monitor is a great idea, especially if you are on medications that can effect your blood pressure. Omron wrist blood pressure monitors are easy to use and mean that anyone can take their own blood pressure reading at home at the press of a button.
How does a Wrist blood pressure cuff work?
Here is a video to explain how wrist blood pressure monitors should be attached and how to take an accurate reading.
What Omron models are Wrist Blood Pressure Cuffs?
Currently we stock the following models of Omron Wrist Blood Pressure Monitors, both are automatic and use intellisense technology to take accurate readings at home.
Magnesium is such an important nutrient that the body needs to function optimally. But because the modern day lifestyle requires so much from the body, a lot of people are suffering from magnesium deficiency. However, the body cannot produce magnesium and so the need to get it from outside sources like your diet or supplementation. And magnesium … Read moreMagnesium Deficiency and Magnesium Oil: What you need to know
In this modern age, getting a tan no longer requires long hours of sun bathing, you simply use a self-tanning product. When it comes to tanning there are a number of ways to go about it, baking yourself in the sun, lathering up with tanning oils, sitting in a sunbed, or lathering on the fake … Read moreHow to FAKE IT! Your Self Tanning Guide!
Did you know Blis k12 Throat Guard Supports Winter Immunity? Because not all bacteria are bad bacteria, Blis K12 contains naturally occurring good bacteria to help support your throats natural defenses. Learn more about how these Blis k12 products work or buy online from our online catalogue. SHOP BLIS K12 PRODUCTS
Moroccan Hair Oil is the revolutionary hair product that is on everybody’s mind. We are seeing it in the magazines and on television. So there must be something really amazing about this product that made it so popular. But before we all get excited about it, let us learn more about Moroccan hair oil? … Read moreGive Your Hair a Revitalising Lift with Moroccan Hair Oil
What makes Maxigesic different from ordinary paracetamol brands? Do you know what the various uses for Maxigesic are? Maxigesic is a pain reliever that has been developed in New Zealand. It is a patented combination of 500mg Panadol and 150mg of ibuprofen in one tablet. Paracetamol is the pain relief ingredient used in Panadol whilst … Read moreMaxigesic VS Ordinary Paracetamol? How do they compare?
Do you notice your mum yawning in the mornings? Have you ever ask her why? It may be because your dad snores like a chainsaw, so your mum does not get enough sleep at night. But because your mum loves your dad, she feels like she has to suffer the consequences of marrying into a … Read moreDoes Your Father Snore Like A Chainsaw? Give him Aveo TSD!
The Secret To Streak Free Fake Tan On Your Check, Neck, Arms and Upper Body Winter is here and the sun is long gone… and unless your planning a trip to an island somewhere – diving into a bottle of fake tan may be your only option for a glowing tan. When it comes to … Read moreHow To Fake Tan Your Chest, Neck, Arms and Upper body
Have you ever had to sit across from a fake tanning faux pas at a party? wedding? or at the beach. Horrible isn’t it! What is worse is when it happens to you. Once of the most common questions I get asked by people buying fake tan is how do I put it on? When … Read moreEver Wondered How To Apply Fake Tan?
Do you often feel discomfort inside your mouth? Is it something you usually experience when you are stressed or anxious? This might be a sign that you are suffering from mouth sores or mouth ulcers. That tenderness when something salty hits your mouth ulcer, or the feeling as your tongue rubs across the ulcer. How is … Read moreAre Mouth Ulcers and Sores Causing You Discomfort? Try Bonjela
Do your children suffer from the bloating, stomach cramps, and discomfort associated with lactose intolerance? I remember my childhood during holidays. I suffer much too often from these conditions because I have got too much ice cream, cheesecake, and other creamy festive foods to consume. And even as an older child, whenever I will go … Read moreChildren Lactose Intolerance and The Lacteeze Supplement