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Endometriosis - More Than Just Oestrogen Dominance

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs in 1 in 10 menstruating women. The only way to accurately diagnose the condition is via biopsy of the endometrial lining, therefore it is likely many more women are suffering in silence.This debilitating condition occurs when pieces of the womb lining (endometrium) is found outside of the womb. This displaced tissue responds the same way as it does in the womb.. it sheds and bleeds each month causing severe pain.Often associated with oestrogen dominance, which is true - that this condition is dependant on oestrogen, however there is more to it than just oestrogen dominance. GENETIC FACTORSChances are that if you have been diagnosed with endometriosis, your mother, aunty, sister or grandmother have been...

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Five Herbs To Improve Your Health This Autumn

Drink more water - Sound familiar? You’re not alone. 75% of people are chronically dehydrated and only manage to drink up to 2 glasses of water daily. As we enter the cooler months, water consumption tapers off even more, leaving us feeling tired, sluggish and forgetful.. with dry skin and more wrinkles! As we get deeper into Autumn, start boosting your water intake with these five caffeine-free herbs to support your health and wellbeing. WHY CAFFEINE FREE?Caffeine: found in coffee, black, green and white tea is a diuretic. This means you tend to visit the bathroom more often to open your water channels after drinking a cup or two. Take note of the colour: Amber or burnt orange? You’re already...

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Love the skin you're in

Skin; It covers our entire body. It is the largest organ we have, and although our skin is important for aesthetic purposes, there is more than what lays on the surface, that is of greater importance.SKIN SCIENCEOur skin is made up of three main parts: the epidermis, the dermis and the hypodermis layer. The first layer (epidermis) consists of five layers of keratin-containing cells, as well as Langerhans (for immunity), Merkels (for the reception of touch), and melanocytes (responsible for skin colour).The second & third parts of the skin (dermis & hypodermis) contains sensory neurons, blood & lymphatic vessels, along with connective tissue and fibres. This connection between the outside environment, our absorbent cells and our blood  vessels means there...

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Why we love Artemis

As a retailer we want to simplify our offerings and make it easy for our customers to select what they need. We do the research and believe with Artemis we have found the best herbal company in New Zealand. We love how they are a New Zealand made and woman owned business. We love the story behind Artemis and the commitment Sandra and her team have to quality. Artemis invests in scientific research & follows scientific studies to ensure they are at the forefront of the latest knowledge. At the same time they take a holistic approach using proven remedies passed down from generation to generation. Combining this deep knowledge with science makes their products relevant and accessible today. Artemis...

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