With so many products on the market for every ailment imaginable, it can be tough to know which ones are the most tried and true. Now that 2013 has come and gone, let’s take a moment to reflect on the top 5 noteworthy products that have made a positive impact with so many Peoples customers and that have become our favorites of the year.
Peoples’ Favorite Products of 2013 (in no particular order):
- Sabre Sciences iMagT
This powdered combination of Magnesium L-Threonate and the B-vitamin Inositol seems to “turn down the volume” in the brain so that one can focus and concentrate on the task at hand. Magnesium L-Threonate is the only form of magnesium that crosses the blood brain barrier. Improvements can be noticed in many areas including short-term and long-term memory, learning and cognition, focus and attention, sleep, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and panic attacks.
“After being on the iMagT, he showed improvement in being more calm, focused and attentive. He was actually motivated to read and write, which was a first. His improvement was so noticeable that his teachers were calling his mom to ask her what she had started to give him.” ~ Austin, TX
“[My son is] connecting thoughts, [whereas] before it was a struggle for him to comprehend the things he is now understanding.” ~ Austin, TX
- Herbal Harmony Eczemed
Developed in Austin, TX by Dr. Dongxin Ma, LAc, PhD, MD (China), this unique blend of Chinese herbs, taken orally, provides an integrative and natural approach to the treatment of eczema and psoriasis. These conditions are commonly associated with a liver and spleen imbalance in Chinese medicine, so using a topical cream may not get to the route cause of the problem. Customers have reported that just after 3 to 6 weeks of use, when combined with omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics, they saw significant improvements in their inflamed, red, itchy skin.
- Healthy Life & Times Miracle Mist
Don’t let the name deter you. It really has been a “miracle” for many. This specially treated water has been successfully used to improve wound healing, rashes or other topical skin reactions from yeast or allergies. This product is a must for any medicine cabinet or first aid kit!
- Integrative Therapeutics Pro-Flora Women’s Probiotic
We all know probiotics are essential for a healthy GI tract, but did you know they are also beneficial for women’s health? Research has validated that the Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 in Pro-Flora colonize the vaginal tract and support a healthy urinary system. Women suffering from recurring yeast and bladder infections have found this product to be helpful in their prevention when taken on a daily basis.
- Urban Moonshine’s Line of Bitters Products
Based in Vermont, this line of organic bitters and herbal tonics has made quite an impact on those looking for quick fixes to common ailments. Coming down with a cold? Try Immune Zoom. Feeling a little blue? Get some Joy Tonic. Overindulge? The Maple Bitters are a favorite to calm an upset stomach and promote digestion.
by Jessica Wilhelm, BS, CN