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it’s time for Herbalism to come out from behind the curtains and take its place firmly in effective modern health care.

More people are complaining about the state of our medical industry and its growing failure to deliver on long-term effective remedies. Modern pharmaceuticals are rapidly changing, as science reveals why organic chemicals work better than modern engineered chemicals designed to imitate plant chemicals, and why naturally present supporting organic chemicals are so essential to effective remedies.

Doctors are under pressure, as we hear increasingly. They struggle to keep up with growing demand as baby boomers reach retirement, their health declines and they begin to fear increasing dependency. This sector will comprise 22% of New Zealand’s total population by 2021. This market of people wanting to live longer, weller (I use this word because it best describes an improved state of wellness), is huge.

Years of conditioning have taken away much of man’s natural instinct for self-empowered wellness and healing. Animals still have this instinct and man can regain it with gentle education.

Herbalists have traditionally flown “under the radar”, perhaps to avoid scrutiny and suspicion of something that, before scientific research and because it was not fully understood, had an air of mysticism and witchcraft about it. For the first time in history, thanks to scientific research, Herbalism is credible and explainable.

Through time, doctors and herbalists have been known to oppose each other. Both can facilitate different roles in health and wellness care, with minimal cross-over, so we should be able to achieve more to help patients, working together, with herbalists in a supporting role, assisting with nutrition and speeding recovery, and ongoing education about balancing of body chemicals to achieve longer periods of wellness and less doctors’ visits; easing mind, body, soul and the pocket, while taking a load off the system, and tax payers. The newest growing market is the young social media users, who are becoming very toxin aware and, as they start their own families, are intent on ensuring their kids don’t suffer unnecessarily.

We think it’s time for Herbalism to come out from behind the curtains and take its place firmly in effective modern health care.


"I think your magnesium spray might be the only thing keeping me alive at the end of this pregnancy. If I forget to use it I am up and down to the toilet, severe cramps in my feet and calves and my hands going numb and tingly. I wake up tired and groggy and am foul with my kids. If I use it before bed I sleep like a log and never wake up and I feel more vibrant, my kids get more mum time before baby comes along. It’s such a simple thing but it’s actually changing this whole experience for me. I am going to require this in IV form for the afterpains please""

- Amy -

"I can't recommend The Herblists enough, the product is amazing however what takes this to another level is the outstanding customer service. I've not stopped raving about both the oil & the service, thank you so much""

- Angelique -

Hi there! I just wanted to send a quick message to say THANK YOU for the Vapor Rub! This has been a godsend for my snuffly 4 year old! She gets so upset when she’s congested and we’ve tried every product available to get some relief but this has actually worked! And we love that its all natural! – Lynette S"

- Lynette -

"The magnesium spray and the lip balm are AMAZING - I'm sleeping better, my achy bones are peaceful and my lips are loving the balm ♡ Thank you!!""

- Louise -

I have been using you pet magnesium on my anxious pup for a week or so now and OMG! I have noticed a difference in his behaviour already! He hates the wind and when we last had a windy night he slept right through it when he would usually be up barking all night. Great product thanks. – Stephen B"

- Stephen -

"Beautifully packaged spray and the spray is so good - sleeping so well and really effective for my crampy legs. Overnight shipping and very well priced. Highly recommend.""

- Jesse -

"mr4 is usually really hard to settle at night and can take 30-40mins to get him asleep, I've sprayed his feet with the magnesium spray the past 3 nights at pj time and he's fallen asleep within 5mins - it's truly amazing!!!""

- Darelle -

"i love the magnesium and boron spray i suffer badly from cramp and restless legs and i haven't had an issue since using the spray. i also bought a bottle for my mother who has really bad arthritis in her fingers and she said the spray has helped so much that she now has alot less pain and can actually touch the effected joints with no along with the swelling in joints decreasing. highly recommend this product""

- Sacha -

"Love this spray my 4 year old doesn't wake up with growing pains anymore I had my first pregnancy with no calf muscle cramping highly recommend ""

- Stephanie -