Common ailments Find out more about common ailments We offer a range of licensed traditional herbal medicinal products and food supplements that can be used to prevent or relieve the symptoms of many common ailments. We’ve provided a host of articles and information to help you find out more about common ailments and how, in many cases, traditional herbal remedies and food supplements can offer a real alternative to conventional medicines. Aches and Pains We all suffer from aches and pains from time to time. Find out more about the natural remedies available. Cold and Flu The common cold is an infection that affects the upper respiratory tract – the nose, throat, sinuses, trachea, larynx and bronchial tubes. How can natural remedies help to relieve the common cold? Read more about colds and flu. Digestion Over indulgence can lead to stomach aches and problems with digestion. These symptoms can be relieved by natural medicines. Read more about digestion. Holiday Health Although we’re less likely to get a cold in the summer months, there are still lots of ailments that herbs can help relieve both at home and abroad. Read more about Herbal remedies for the summer months. Immunity Taking care of our immunity has never been more important. Discover some top tips for staying fit and healthy at any time. Low Mood All of us have the odd “off” day from time to time, but some find a low mood hard to shake – but natural remedies can often help. Read more about low mood. Migraine Headaches Migraines affect around 1 in 4 women and 1 in 12 men in the UK. Read more about migraine headaches. Menopause The menopause is the name given to the end of menstruation (periods) and is commonly referred to as “the change of life”. Read more about the menopause. Over-indulgence Milk thistle is a well known herb in the UK and is used by people before, during and after heavy eating and drinking sessions. Read more about over-indulgence. Premenstrual Syndrome PMS effects women between their late 20s and early 40s and symptoms can vary greatly. Read more about premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Sleeping Difficulties Most of us experience sleep problems from time to time. It may be just for a few days e.g. jet lag, or a few weeks e.g. exam stress. However, often it is linked to anxiety and lack of sleep makes the situation worse. Read more about sleeping difficulties. Stress & Anxiety Almost everyone experiences stress and mild anxiety at some point and unfortunately it can sometimes prevent you from enjoying life to the full. Read more about stress and anxiety.