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Why we need Vitamin D

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

One of the most vital roles of Vitamin D is protecting your bones, both by helping your body absorb calcium and by supporting muscles needed to avoid falls. Vitamin D is made in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet B rays. In children and adults exposure of the hands, face [...]

Can Exercise Increase Bone Density?

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

There is no denying the benefits of regular exercise for improving our overall health.  But we often take for granted how beneficial exercise can be in maintaining strong bones. Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Young women and men who exercise regularly generally [...]

Types of iron : Heme vs Non-heme

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

What is heme iron? Heme iron is the type of iron found in blood and muscle. It makes up a large portion of the iron in a typical western diet. The “heme” in hemoglobin refers to this form of iron. Heme iron-rich foods include oysters, beef, liver and sardines. While [...]

Vitamin B12

March 26th, 2019|0 Comments

We need vitamin B12 for oxygen to be transported throughout the body. But our bodies do not create this nutrient so we get it primarily through our diet. Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal foods, including meats, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy. However, it can also be found in [...]

Bergamot, the new miracle fruit?

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Bergamot is a flavoring ingredient derived from a citrus plant that grows almost exclusively in the coastal region of Calabria, Italy. Commonly used as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, the extract of the bitter citrus fruit, bergamot, is credited with raising good cholesterol, removing fatty deposits in the liver [...]

How can I live better with Arthritis?

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

In Australia, one in six people have arthritis. Many people think arthritis is a normal part of getting older. This is not true. In fact, two out of every three people with arthritis are between 15 and 60 years old. So, what is it? ‘Arthritis’ is a name for a [...]

What is causing my hay fever?

October 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Suffering from hay fever allergy this wild flower season? Contrary to popular belief, Australian native flowers may not be the main culprits! The correct name for seasonal hay fever is seasonal allergic rhinitis. However, as the common name wrongly implies, the cause is not hay but pollen! The word pollen [...]

Antioxidants

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

What are antioxidants and where can we find them? Antioxidants are substances that are found in food and in vitamin and mineral supplements. They can neutralise free radicals in your body. What are free radicals? They are the byproduct of chemical reactions inside your cells and some can be harmful [...]

Blooms Viral Guard

July 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Keep your immune system functioning at its best this cold and flu season with Blooms ViralGuard Immune support. Blooms ViralGuard contains Elderberry, Astragalus and Rehmannia together with immune system supporting nutrients zinc and vitamin C. This amazing combination helps support and maintain the immune system and aids the activity of [...]

Caruso’s Sugar Detox

April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Introducing Caruso's new product which helps reduce sugar cravings, balance sugar levels and help support liver function. Caruso's Sugar Detox is a 2 in 1 bilayer tablet with key ingredients to ensure healthy maintenance of the liver, metabolism of sugars and reduction in sugar cravings. Sugar Detox comes with an [...]

Flu Vaccines

April 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Don't get caught this flu season. We have received 2016 flu vaccines in the pharmacy. Call us on 9367 1185 to book an appointment to have the flu vaccine administered by one of our accredited pharmacists. No prescriptions needed.

Avene Skincare range

March 29th, 2016|0 Comments

We are excited to announce that we are now carrying the Avene Skin care range in the pharmacy. Avene products are based on the Thermal Spring waters from the small village of Avene in France. Avene thermal spring water is a natural soothing and softening ingredient which has been incorporated [...]

Osmo Patch promotion

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

If you are looking for a natural, drug free and pain free alternative to relieve pain and inflammation associated with bursitis or other inflammatory conditions; then Osmo Patch may be the answer. The OSMO Patch has been especially developed to draw fluid out of the body, reducing swelling and the [...]

Sukin Skin Care range

March 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Save the date!!!! Monday March 14th ..... If you are looking for quality skin products which are free from artificial colours, preservatives and parabens which don’t cost the earth; then the Sukin range may be what you’re looking for. Sukin Skincare range is Australian made and owned and is Australia’s [...]

Maxfactor Special

February 16th, 2016|0 Comments

THIS WEEK Spend $20 on any Maxfactor products in our store and receive a Maxfactor Kohl pencil absolutely free!! We look forward to seeing you at Mends Street Pharmacy.   Offer valid to 29/2/16 or while stocks last. One gift per transaction.  

Orgamix Superfoods

February 10th, 2016|0 Comments

We are proud to introduce the Orgamix range of products in our store.  Orgamix offer some of the finest quality whole foods which are delicious and are all certified organic. Orgamix is a wholly Australian owned business and only deal with Fair Trade Companies. We are excited to announce there [...]

Time to Quit?

January 12th, 2016|0 Comments

With the start of a new year many of us plan to kick some bad habits and start the path to our healthier selves. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to stop smoking. It is well known that in addition to improving overall health, quitting can reduce [...]

Feeling a little stressed this holiday season?

December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Feeling tired and stressed this festive season? Recharge and Relax with Ethical Nutrients. Recharge & Relax contains Magnesium and Rhodiola which may: Improve mental performance when stressed and fatigued Reduce physical and mental fatigue Maintain a healthy stress response Be beneficial during times of stress Assist cellular energy production Ethical [...]

Keep hydrated!!

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Remember to keep hydrated this summer ….. with a healthy diet we can generally replace the water and electrolytes our bodies loose throughout the day. However, some conditions such as vomiting and diarrhea, fever, excessive sweating, too much alcohol and reduced fluid intake can lead to dehydration. Spending too much [...]

Fun in the sun

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Time in the Sun is fun ..... but a bit too much exposure can cause sunburn.  Under the Australian sun, sunburn can happen in as little as 15 minutes of exposure. Whether the sunburn is mild or severe, it can cause irreversible skin damage. This summer protect yourself from sunburn [...]

Script reminder service

November 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Let us look after your prescriptions for  you. We can keep your prescriptions for safe keeping and send you an SMS reminder when they are due to be filled. You can also let us know when you'd like to pick up your prescriptions so we can have them ready for [...]

Taste the ‘Sweet Life’…..

November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Taste the sweet life …. Back due to popular demand…… We will have another taste testing of Sweet Life products on Monday November 23rd at 10am at the pharmacy. Come and taste the naturally sugar and gluten free cakes or have a taste of Xylitol - the natural sugar free [...]

  • Allergy and hay fever season - Mend Street Pharmacy

Allergy and hay fever season

October 26th, 2015|0 Comments

With the hay fever and allergy season now well and truly here, come in and have chat about treatment options. From non-drowsy antihistamines to nasal sprays and sinus washes, many options are available to help with the symptoms and make this allergy season a breeze! Allergy Control? by Ethical nutrients [...]

  • Test you Zinc level in Mends Street Phramacy

Had your zinc levels tested lately?

October 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Zinc is a super nutrient which is invaluable for keeping your immune system strong,?improving the health of your hair, skin and nails, aiding the healing process and reducing?free radical damage. Sub-optimal levels of zinc are very common at all ages, especially in the?elderly; and as many as 75% of females [...]

  • Flu Vaccination in Mends Street Pharmacy

Flu Vaccines

October 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Protect yourself from the flu this winter by making sure your flu vaccination is up to date. At?Mends Street Pharmacy we are now offering a flu vaccination service. Call us to book in an?appointment. For your convenience and to cater for those with a busy schedule lunch time?and After Hours [...]