Bio-Health Herbal Medicinals

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Bio-Health, founded 25 years ago, is one of the few truly independent British manufacturers of top quality Herbal Medicines and Vitamin & Mineral dietary supplements. Our Pure-fil herbal, vitamin and mineral capsules are completely additive-free with guaranteed 100% active ingredients – nothing is altered, nothing added, nothing taken away. All of our products are manufactured to strict pharmaceutical standards in premises licensed and inspected regularly by the Department of Health. Unlike many manufacturers, we test them to ensure they conform to the stringent criteria of the British and European Pharmacopoeia and British Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Quality, safety and efficacy are paramount. Our products have been endorsed by such organisations as Action Against Allergy and the Hyperactive Children’s Support Group.

The two-part, hard-shell vegetable cellulose capsules are suitable for both vegetarians and vegans. For people who have difficulty swallowing tablets or capsules, they may be easily pulled apart and the contents sprinkled onto food or added to a drink.

Our Pure-fil herbal capsules contain powdered organic, wildcrafted or cultivated plant material. They are GM-free and have never been irradiated. All raw material is tested for biological contaminants, pesticide residues and heavy metals.

Our licensed ‘Classic’ and ‘Star’ ranges are selected for their efficacy in treating self-limiting conditions. The formulae comprise remedies possessing specific affinities with the traditional practice of blending herbs. They are manufactured to pharmaceutical standards using the best material available. We also offer a range of lanolin-free herbal ointments to help with a wide range of conditions.

Our range of Pure-fil Vitamin and Mineral capsules are also free from binders, fillers, glidants, sweeteners or any type of additive - each capsule consists only of the supplement itself. The formulations have been assessed by a leading European Biochemist, and we are confident our range is the best available. We don’t believe in high level vitamins or minerals. We do believe in the value of supplements with meaningful amounts of selected nutrients.

We are involved in a number of environmental initiatives and have received several awards in recognition of our achievements in this area. Our Managing Director, Victor Perfitt, was recently awarded an MBE for his contribution to Herbal Medicine.

The Bio-Health team includes a both a medical adviser and Members of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists who are on hand to offer information, advice and support. 



Colour-coding reflects product labels: Medicinal Herbs, Vitamin Supplements, Mineral Supplements, Licensed Range , Star Range


BioHealth Product



Agnus Castus, Echinacea, Liquorice, Red Clover, Echinacea, Blue Flag Root, Echinacea ointment

Address diet


Herbal Antioxidant, Ginkgo, Coenzyme Q10



Milk thistle, Valerian, B-Vitamins, Bio-Caps Multi



Extra Iron


Arthritic/Rheumatic conditions

Herbal Antioxidant, Black Cohosh, Celery seed, Devil’s Claw, Ginger, Liquorice, Turmeric, Willow Bark, Glucosamine HCL, Runo, Arnica Ointment



Iceland Moss, Primula



Cinnamon, Garlic, Primula, Marigold ointment

Probiotic. Low sugar, yeast-free diet

Cardiac health

Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin E, Extra Selenium, Hawthorn


Circulatory health

Capsicum, Ginger, Ginkgo, Hawthorn, Prickly Ash, Whole Garlic, Garlic, Vitamin E


Colds, flu, infections

Cinnamon, Echinacea, Primula, Whole Garlic, Garlic, Vitamin C



Chamomile, Fenugreek,  Wild Yam



Psyllium husk, Senna leaf, Natural Herb Laxative

Probiotic, Increase fluids, address diet


Iceland Moss, Primula, Lobelia Compound



Cramp bark, Melilot, Prickly Ash, Vitamin E, Extra Magnesium



Buchu leaves, Dandelion leaf, Lowater

Probiotic, Low-sugar diet


St. John’s Wort, Damiana, Skullcap, Damiana, Strength



Cinnamon, Cranesbill, Psyllium husk, Raspberry Leaf, Slippery elm

Increase fluids, probiotic

Digestive health

Goldenseal, Liquorice, Slippery Elm, Turmeric, Digestive



Wild Yam, Fenugreek



Capsicum, Chamomile, Sage



Echinacea, Red Clover, Echinacea, Blue Flag Compound, Evening Primrose oil, Chamomile ointment, Chickweed Ointment

Probiotic; address diet


Korean Ginseng, Damiana, Strength, Coenzyme Q10, Extra Iron


Fertility, Low Libido

Damiana, Damiana, Strength, Extra Zinc Plus


Fluid Retention

Dandelion leaf, Lo-water

Drink plenty of water!!


Celery seed, Willow bark

Low-purine diet


Cranesbill, Witch Hazel ointment, Chickweed ointment



Chamomile, Melissa, Skullcap, Willow Bark

Drink plenty of water

High Blood Pressure

Hawthorn, Coenzyme-Q10, Herbal Antioxidants


High cholesterol

Fenugreek seeds, Turmeric, Whole Garlic, Garlic, Coenzyme-Q10 (particularly if taking statins)

Address diet; regular exercise


Melissa, Passiflora, Neurotone

Relaxation techniques


Hops, Passiflora, Valerian, Neurotone, Goodnight, B-Complex

Relaxation techniques

Irritable Bowel

Fenugreek, Psyllium husk, Digestive


Liver health

Milk thistle, Herbal Antioxidants


Low Blood Pressure







Agnus-Castus, Black cohosh, Goldenseal, Red clover, Sage, St.John’s wort, Motherwort Compound, Vitamin E, Extra Calcium, Evening Primrose Oil



Extra Magnesium, Evening Primrose oil



Feverfew, Valerian

Try to isolate cause


Chamomile, Ginger



Black cohosh, Fenugreek, Extra Calcium



Raspberry leaf, Evening Primrose oil



Agnus-castus, Cramp bark, Extra Magnesium, Lowater, Evening Primrose Oil


Prostate Health

Herbal Antioxidants, Buchu leaves, Nettle root, Extra Zinc Plus

Saw Palmetto fruit


Echinacea, Liquorice, Milk Thistle, Red Clover, Echinacea, Blue Flag Root, Evening Primrose oil

Address diet

Respiratory problems

Iceland Moss, Liquorice, Whole Garlic, Primula, Lobelia compound


Skin and Hair

B-complex, Extra Zinc Plus, Vitamin E cream and lotion

Address diet


Herbal Antioxidants, B-complex, Coenzyme-Q10

Try to give up

Stress, Anxiety

Chamomile, Korean Ginseng, Melissa, Skullcap, Passiflora, Valerian, Passiflora, Neurotone, B-complex


Travel sickness

Chamomile, Ginger



Buchu leaves, Lowater


Varicose Veins, Heavy legs

Ginkgo, Melilot, Prickly Ash, Motherwort Compound, Super-Rutin & Buckwheat


Weight Loss

Boldo Aid to Slimming, Blue Flag Root, Lowater, Super Kelp plus Vitamins

Eat less, move more!

Worm Infestation



N.B. Please refer to other, more detailed sources to select the most appropriate remedy. The above information is not intended to take the place of diagnosis and treatment by a qualified practitioner. Some herbs may interact adversely with other medication, so ensure that your health professional is aware of what you are taking.


© Bio-Health Ltd, Sunderland Quay, Culpeper Close, Medway City Estate, Rochester , Kent ME2 4HN         

Tel. 01653 290115     Fax. 01634 290761      email: [email protected]



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Contact: [email protected] Please complete the 'Subject' heading or your email will be assumed to be spam and automatically deleted. Before you contact me, I'd be grateful if you would please check to see if this website has the answer to your question (search box at the top of the homepage) - I have time to answer only a few of the many emails that arrive in my inbox every day. See also the statement below:

For your safety I am prohibited from giving specific medical advice to individuals over the internet or telephone so please do not waste your time or mine by emailing or calling me with detailed information about your health problems - I can only undertake face-to-face consultations for what should be obvious reasons. Diagnoses cannot be made remotely, and I am unable to offer any advice or treatment until I am completely satisfied that I know what I'm dealing with!  The herb profiles and treatment suggestions on this website will help enable you to choose which herbs might be appropriate for minor ailments. For more serious or chronic conditions you should seek professional advice. This is particularly important if you are taking medication from your doctor or pharmacist, as some herbs can interact adversely with other drugs. If you would like to have a consultation with a medical herbalist then you should click here  then scroll to 'Professional Organisations' at the bottom of the page to find a qualified practitioner in your area.

Christine Haughton, MA MNIMH MCPP FRSPH

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Last updated 27th November 2014     ©Purple Sage Botanicals