Posted on February 15, 2021

How can you improve your immune system? On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process and boost your immune system? What if you improve your diet? Take… Continue Reading»

Pencils, Books, Backpacks – Anything that you’ve forgotten?

Posted on February 10, 2021

As the new school year turns into full swing for 2021, we’re looking forward to having our kids return to some normality of routine after what has been a turbulent period of time.  With the reconnection to school and opportunity to mingle with mates, it’s clearly a time for celebration but also a time where… Continue Reading»

Positive Things You Do To support Your Liver

Posted on February 5, 2021

One of the most fascinating organs of the body, the liver  performs an enormous number of tasks to ensure our body is kept in tip top shape. Did you know that the liver is the only internal organ which has the ability to re-grow if part of it is removed?.. It’s truly an amazing part… Continue Reading»

Prepping up for Winter – Immune System Support

Posted on February 1, 2021

Ever heard the saying “Be Prepared? for some of us, this was a motto that was emblazoned on a copper belt buckle which was proudly worn around khaki shorts accompanied by long green socks. Indeed, the saying was coined by the right honorable Sir Robert Baden-Powell way back in 1917. It became the standard for… Continue Reading»

Christmas Trading Hours

Posted on December 8, 2020

To all our new and returning customers, thank you for your support of PPC Herbs in 2020.  We will be closed for business over the extended Christmas holiday break from Friday December 18th to Monday January 11th 2021.  During this time we will only infrequently check our telephone messages and orders on the web-site.  If… Continue Reading»

PPC HerbByte – Lemongrass = Less Gas?

Posted on December 7, 2020

To all of our avid readers, sometimes we like to include articles that are topical and from other sources. We do not subscribe to the content nor do we support in this case non vegetarian views, the article merely outlines an interesting approach to managing our ecosystem. In July 2020, Burger King launched the Whopper® hamburger… Continue Reading»

Got that bloated feeling, could be candidiasis?

Posted on December 5, 2020

Intestinal bloating has a number of causes and includes things like sluggish bowels or constipation. When you don’t have a bowel motion regularly, undigested food particles, bacteria and general waste products accumulate in your intestines and begin to produce gas.  As the problem builds, the less frequent elimination of waste means more gas is being… Continue Reading»

Feeling Dandy?.. Or Need Some Detox?

Posted on December 4, 2020

Dandelion root infused teas or a rich imbibement of pure organic certified Dandelion herbal extract could well be the road to feeling “dandy”… The long history and use of herbal medicine has left a colourful legacy, rich in varying, accumulated, empirical understandings. There are many variations  of herbal solutions that are recommended by experts in… Continue Reading»

All About Adaptogens – Very Clever Herbs

Posted on December 2, 2020

Adaptogens are a category of herbal medicinal and nutritional products promoting adaptability, resilience and survival of living organisms in times of stress. A study conducted by leading herbal researchers set out to explore the influence of certain herbal adaptogens to determine their effect upon stress and age-related diseases. Some of the herbs studied were quite… Continue Reading»