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Immune System Patterns in Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

InterClinical eNews March 2020 Special Edition The wonder of our immune systemOur immune system is miraculous and complex. Research into how it functions reveals a sophisticated security system that constantly scans the body to identify and remove any threat to our well being. Receptors associated with the immune system are concerned with interrogating the environment for evidence of danger, infection or abnormal cell death. They are also present inside the cell where they play...

Nutrients and Herbs Supporting Immune System Health

InterClinical eNews March 2020 Special Edition What is a virus?  Viruses vary widely in shape and complexity. They do not contain the chemical machinery needed to carry out chemical reactions for life. Instead a virus carries only nucleic acid, with a set of genetic instructions, and a coat of protein to protect it. Enveloped viruses have an extra surrounding covering made of a lipid membrane. A virus must have a host...

True Cinnamon and Cassia – exploring their anti-diabetic properties.

InterClinical eNews June 2019, Issue 93 Cinnamon has a long history of domestic and medicinal use going back several hundred years. It is has been used in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine since ancient times and has recently received researchers attention due to its extensive range of medicinal properties such as anti-diabetic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidant, gastro-protective and cholesterol lowering properties. (1) Of the approximately 250 species in the genera, the bark...

Eucommia ulmoides – The Bone Protector

InterClinical eNews May 2019, Issue 92 Eucommia ulmoides-The Bone Protector Eucommia ulmoides (EU) also known as 'Du Zhong' in the Chinese language, has a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as a yang tonic for the kidneys and liver and as a bone and sinew (tendon) strengthener.  In TCM it is indicated for bone weakness and pain in the lower back, joint pain or weakness particularly in the knees, and muscular and tendon weakness in...