Dr. Boxall is one of South Africa’s renowned traditional doctors. He is registered with the traditional doctor’s Union of South Africa, practice number: 044093, where he was personally mentored by the president of the TDUSA, Chief Dr. Richard Kutela.
Dr. Boxall has also been nominated to act on the Traditional Doctors Council which operates in collaboration with the South African Department of Health. This collaboration will assist with regulation and protection of aspects within the Traditional Medicine industry.
Traditional African Medicine
The term “traditional medicine” refers to ways of protecting and restoring health that existed before the arrival of modern medicine. As the term implies, these approaches to health belong to the traditions of each country and have been handed down from generation to generation. Traditional systems in general have had to meet the needs of the local communities for many centuries.
African traditional medicine contains a wealth of information on knowing how to integrate the ancient knowledge that has been handed down to us on how nature can help to improve and maintain our health.Traditional medicine has been around for thousands of years and has developed extensively over the last few centuries in conjunction with modern science.
Dr. Boxall’s Participation in Traditional Medicine
Dr. Boxall has taken the wealth of knowledge provided by traditional medicine and fused it with modern science. They have been able to produce organic and natural products (containing powerful ingredients) in a safe, quality controlled environment. In the past 7 years Dr. Boxall has experienced phenomenal growth in response to the developing traditional heath sector. Dr. Boxall upholds all aspects of people’s needs and believes the person’s physical, physiological and social well being should be seen as a whole when trying to achieve total vitality.
Dr. Boxall’s have their own organic growing installation where most of the natural ingredients used within the product range are grown in cultivation, within their perfect indigenous habitat ensuring the delivery of products of the highest standard.
To ensure the protection of bioviversity, the protection of endangered medicinal plants and the confirmation of authentic unadulterated produce, Dr. Boxall is registered with Cape Nature, under the CITES convention and the protection of endangered pharmacopeia (Medicinal Plants) and has the world’s largest growing
facility to support the cultivation of the majority of ingredients contained in their products.
STRESS, ANXIETY & DEPRESSION
Sceletium Tortuosum is a natural Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor (SSRI) and optimises the body’s utilisation of serotonin, an important neurochemical. Sceletium is known to have a balancing effect on other feel-good neurotransmitters like dopamine, norepinephrine, and on adrenaline. Sceletium is non addictive, not hallucinogenic, and no severe adverse effects have been documented.
Griffonia (5HTP) is synthesised to Serotonin. Low Serotonin levels are believed to be the reason for many cases of mild to moderate depression which can lead to symptoms like anxiety, apathy, fear, feelings of worthlessness, insomnia and fatigue. Dr. Boxall’s 5HTP is fortified with VITAMIN B6 which is essential for the conversion of 5HTP into Serotonin.
Avena Sativa improves concentration and overall cognitive functioning and supports cognitive performance in stressful situations. Avena Sativa has been shown to positively affect the activity of brain enzymes closely related to mental health, making it highly effective for professionals and students who have compromised concentration because of stress.
GREEN COFFEE BEAN EXTRACT
Various studies suggest that chlorogenic acid slows absorption of fat from food intake and also activates metabolism of extra fat.
Studies showed that Raspberry Ketone caused the body to produce more adiponectone, a protein that helps regulate metabolism and break down stored fat. What does this mean in plain English? Scientists concluded that Raspberry Ketone improves and even prevents obesity and fatty liver by altering lipid (fat) metabolism.
The active ingredient identified in Hoodia is a steroidal glycoside known as “p57”. This molecule “p57” increases hypothalamic ATP (adenosine tri-phosphate). Increased ATP triggers a message to your brain of satiety. This eliminates the need to consume food to boost glucose levels, therefore balancing the desire to overeat.
IMMUNITY & SERIOUS AILMENTS
Sutherlandia is one of nature’s most powerful immune boosters, Sutherlandia is Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti Viral, making it very effective when treating several severe ailments and flu. Sutherlandia contains a wide range of molecules which could explain the plant’s efficacy, either individually or in combination with one another. L-Canavanine is a potent non-protein amino acid and a L-arginine antagonist with documented anti-viral activities, (including influenza virus and retroviruses), anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anticancer.
The primary medical constituents in unprocessed olive leaf are the antioxidants Oleuropein & Hydroxytyrosol. It also has several other Polyphenols & flavonoids, including Oleocanthal. Oleuropein is a natural wide-spectrum antibiotic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal compound. Unlike synthetic antibiotics, it destroys only the bad bacteria and protects the good.
Pharmaceutical research shows Graviola to be a potent inhibitor of cancer cells. The active compounds are potentially effective against drug-resistant cancer cells invitro.
DR. BOXALL’S EARTH LUNG PROJECT
Dr. Boxall’s believes a healthy earth supports a healthy community and it’s with this in mind that they started the “Dr. Boxall’s Earth-Lung Project”.
“The air we breathe out, trees breathe in and the breath they exhale, we breathe in. Our survival and that of the trees are one.“ – Hopi Indian Chief