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Collagen from the sea?

This interesting new product from Modern Herbals is a way of looking after the appearance of your skin from the inside. Many collagen products are from a Bovine source and so a marine source makes it suitable for those who eat fish but not meat and it is also in a vegetarian capsule. Marine collagen [...]

How to avoid Dry Winter Skin

Now the Winter time is here it is time to look at your skin care routine.  Why not try these 7 top tips to avoid dry or flakey winter skin. 1. Hydrate inside and out. The key ingredient to healthy looking skin is water. When it’s hot outside our bodies lose moisture rapidly, so we [...]

National Cholesterol Month and Six Super ways to change your diet

Heart UK is promoting a National Cholesterol month for October and here at Modern Herbals we have natural and complimentary supplements that can help you to live a healthy life and manage healthy cholesterol. The first place to make changes however is in your diet and here are the top six changes that you [...]

Thirsty Skin?

One of the most essential actions in a skin care regime is to keep the skin hydrated at all times.  This can make a huge difference to the appearance of your skin. Hyaluronic Acid is (HA) an ingredient used in skincare products to do just this.  As a molecule, HA can hold up to 1,000 [...]

New Study: Ingested Hyaluronan Moisturises Dry Skin

(Study Published Nutrition Journal 11th July 2014) Because aging is associated with a decrease of HA in the skin, a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study of middle-aged and elderly female subjects with dry skin was conducted. Hyaluronan (HA) is present in many tissues of the body and is essential to maintain moistness in the skin [...]

As recommended, Syno-Vital for wear and Tear

Hyaluronan (HA) is a major factor in arthritis and as we age, is rapidly depleted in the body, causing stiff aching joints, dry eyes and wrinkly, sagging skin. Found in the synovial fluid, it plays an active role in maintaining joint health by helping to reduce friction, acting as a natural anti-inflammatory agent as well [...]

Modern Herbals is Celebrating Ten Healthy Years

This is our 10th anniversary year and we are really excited to have reached this important milestone. We are still a family run business and we strive to bring you the very best products. A decade of innovation in hyaluronan and we are as passionate now as we were 10 years ago about the health [...]

Looking after Acne

Acne, also known as Acne Vulgaris in medical circles, is a very common skin disorder, and almost every teenager can expect to experience acne to some degree or other. At the ages between 25 and 34 years that figure declines to 80 out of every 1000 and between 35 to 44 years of age the [...]

Tackling and Preventing Sunburn

Sunburn refers to any damaging of the skin which results from excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun. The hallmark of sunburn is a reddening of the skin, but you can also experience swelling too. The reddened area of skin then becomes painful and can persist being painful for several days. In extreme cases [...]

Hyaluronic Acid and Synovital: Everything You Need to Know

Studies and Reviews on Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Will the Real Hyaluronan please stand up? There are many Hyaluronic Acid products available now on the market. A review from the Journal of Applied Nutrition examines the different kinds of HA available and talks about their effectiveness: “..dietary supplements containing HA are not equivalent due to the [...]