New study shows aged garlic significantly reduces blood pressure

Not only does garlic keep the advances of unwanted admirers and vampires at bay, a new Australian study has found Kyolic aged garlic extract is also highly effective in controlling high blood pressure in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. So many uses. The National Institute of Integrative Medicine,(NIIM), based in Melbourne, has just published the results […]

How a compounding pharmacist can help your patients adhere to their medical plan

The compounding pharmacy sector could play a more important role in increasing adherence to treatments for chronic diseases, by providing a niche solution to one of the key obstacles to adherence identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In their report, ‘Adherence to Long-Term therapies – Evidence for Action’, the organisation claims that strategies to […]

Salicylic acid in the treatment of acne and psoriasis

We regularly receive enquiries from people who’ve heard about salicylic acid and how it can be used to treat acne and psoriasis. Anyone who’s had to deal with either of these skin conditions, particularly when they occur in an area that’s highly visible, knows how tricky they can be to get rid of. Off the […]

Lyme disease in Australia – treatment for a controversial disease

For many years Lyme disease was thought only to exist in the United States however evidence is now mounting that the debilitating disease is infecting people right here in Australia. In 2012, the Lyme Disease Association of Australia reported that over 200 people in Australia had tested positive for Lyme disease with the majority of […]