Healthy hair starts from within. Like our bodies, our hair requires nutrients to grow well and stay strong. Our cells are constantly reproducing and they do this according to the quality of nutrients we take in. So, it’s important to get the foundation right. What we take internally can help our bodies produce healthier cells and provide the foundation to help us look our best.
The benefits —
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a natural form of sulphur found in plants, animals and humans. Sulphur is found in many substances which occur naturally in the human body including collagen and some amino acids. It is one of the major building blocks of glycosaminoglycans.
Biotin, which is an essential vitamin, is part of the B Vitamin family. From the Ancient Greek word ‘biotos’ meaning ‘life or ‘sustenance’, biotin supports the maintenance of normal hair and so could help give your hair a new lease of life. It also supports normal skin and mucous membranes. Biotin contributes to normal energy-yielding and macronutrient metabolism as well as helping with the normal functioning of the nervous system and psychological function.
Zinc is an essential mineral. Our bodies don’t store excess zinc so it should be consumed regularly as part of our diets. Zinc supports the maintenance of normal hair so is often used to help with hair growth. Other benefits include it’s role in supporting the maintenance of normal nails, skin, bones, vision and cognitive and immune system functions. Zinc has a role in the process of cell division and contributes to normal DNA synthesis, fertility and reproduction and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Copper supports the maintenance of normal hair and skin pigmentation and connective tissues. It also contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and iron transport in the body. Copper supports the normal function of the immune system and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Nettle Leaf contains many nutrients and has been traditionally used since ancient times.
We used a low-acid form called Calcium Ascorbate which is helpful for those with a sensitive stomach and those wishing to ingest less acidic substances. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the function of blood vessels, bones, gums, skin and teeth. It also supports normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal functioning of the nervous system, immune system and psychological function. Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and increases iron absorption.
Choline is a macronutrient that is part of the B Complex range. It is an essential component of cell walls. Choline contributes to normal homocysteine and lipid metabolism and to the maintenance of normal liver function.
Vitamin B5 helps support your adrenal glands which can help protect against mental and physical stress. It helps reduce tiredness and fatigue and contributes to the maintenance of normal energy-yielding metabolism. It also helps support normal mental performance and the synthesis and metabolism of steroid hormones, vitamin D and some neurotransmitters.
Horsetail provides a source of Silica.
The base blend
Our natural base is a blend of Spirulina, Wheatgrass, Barleygrass and Chlorella which contain a variety of nutrients.