Autumn Antidotes - Bullet proofing your body in preparation for winter

As we welcome autumn’s cooler embrace, it’s crucial to fortify our health for the coming season.

Incorporating seasonal vegetables like carrots, garlic, spinach, and onions into our meals provides essential nutrients to combat seasonal illnesses.

Add autumn staples like pumpkin, cauliflower, broccoli, celery, and beetroot for an extra boost of antioxidants and vitamins.

Try our Autumn Harvest Vegetable Stew for a hearty and nutritious meal.

To boost your immune system, try our Cold Pressed Vitamin C Shot made from fresh orange juice, turmeric, and cayenne pepper, available at Clicks for R25.99.

Additionally, enhance indoor air quality by using essential oils like Vanilla, Clarity Essential Oil Trio, and Soil Tea Tree Essential Oil in your humidifier.

These oils create a calming atmosphere while supporting immunity. Find Nature’s Edition Scented Oil Vanilla at Dis-Chem for R28.95, Clarity Essential Oil Trio Box at Clicks for R151.00, and Soil Tea Tree Essential Oil at Pick n Pay for R39.00.

With these natural remedies and nutritious meals, you’ll be ready to combat autumn sickness and embrace the changing seasons with vitality and wellness.

Autumn Harvest Vegetable Stew Recipe:

3 large carrots from Checkers, diced (R16.99)
4 cloves garlic from Pick n Pay, minced (R49.99)
2 cups baby spinach from Woolworths, chopped (R34.99)
1 large brown onion from Checkers, diced (R19.99)
1 cup blue pumpkin from Pick n Pay, cubed (R59.99)
1/2 head cauliflower from Woolworths, cut into florets (R36.39)
1 cup broccoli florets from Checkers (R29.99)
2 stalks celery from Pick n Pay, sliced (R24.99)
1 cup steamed beetroot from Woolworths, diced (R29.99)
4 cups vegetable broth2 tbsp olive oil1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried rosemarySalt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)Sauté garlic and onion in olive oil until softened.

Add carrots, pumpkin, cauliflower, broccoli, and celery.

Cook for 5 minutes.

Pour in vegetable broth, add thyme and rosemary, then simmer for 20-25 minutes.

Stir in spinach and beetroot, simmer for 5 more minutes.

Season with salt and pepper, garnish with parsley.

Cold Pressed Vitamin C Shot 100 ml


Kick-start your day with our Cold Pressed Vitamin C Shot made with 100% orange juice, turmeric and cayenne pepper.

To make this delicious juice we use locally grown fruit and vegetables picked at their peak for maximum flavour and a special high pressure process to seal in the flavour without using heat or adding preservatives.


Large Carrots

Pick n pay – R16,99


Pick n pay – R49,99

Baby Spinach

Woolworths – R34,99

Brown Onions

Checkers – R19,99

PnP Blue Pumpkin

Pick n Pay – R59,99

Whole Cauliflower

Woolworths – R36,39

Broccoli Pack

Checkers – R29,99

 PnP Table Celery Bunch

Pick n Pay – R24,99

Steamed Beetroot Wedges

Woolworths – R29,99

Cold Pressed Pineapple, Ginger and Chilli Shot 100 ml

Woolworths – R25,99

Tropical Green

Kauai – R74,00

Ayrshire Mixed Berry Smoothie

Woolworths – R51,99

Bos rooibos shot

Dis-chem – R22,95

As we transition into the drier, cooler months, the importance of maintaining optimal indoor humidity levels cannot be overstated.

Humidifiers, such as the compact Mini Humidifier 2.2L from Clicks, the robust Elektra Warm Steam Humidifier 3L from Dis-Chem, the aesthetically pleasing Light Up Humidifier from Mr Price Home, and the advanced Remedy Health Humidifier from Pick n Pay, play a pivotal role in enhancing indoor air quality.

These devices are essential for adding moisture to the air, which helps alleviate the symptoms of dry skin, irritation in the respiratory tract, and allergies that often escalate during autumn and winter.

Beyond health benefits, they can also preserve the integrity of wooden furniture and musical instruments, making them invaluable additions to any home seeking comfort and wellness during the seasonal change.

Mini Humidifier 2.2L

Clicks – R369,00

Elektra Warm Steam humidifier 3L

Dis-chem – R409,95

Light Up Humidifier

Mr Price Home – R179,99

Remedy Health Humidifier

Pick n Pay – R549,00

Incorporating essential oils like Nature’s Edition Scented Oil in Vanilla, the Clarity Essential Oil Trio Box, and Soil Tea Tree Essential Oil into humidifiers brings a holistic approach to enhancing indoor air quality and overall wellness.

The gentle diffusion of vanilla scents creates a calming and comforting atmosphere, ideal for relaxation and stress alleviation. The Clarity Essential Oil Trio offers a curated selection to boost mental clarity, energy, and balance, essential for maintaining focus and well-being in daily life.

Tea tree oil, known for its antiseptic properties, purifies the air, reducing the presence of harmful microbes and supporting the immune system.

Used in humidifiers, these oils distribute their therapeutic benefits evenly throughout the room, making them necessary tools for achieving a healthier, more harmonious living environment, especially during the drier and colder months.

Natures Edition Scented Oil Vanilla

Dis-chem – R28,95

Clarity Essential Oil Trio Box

Clicks – R151,00

Soil Tea Tree Essential Oil

Pick n pay – R39,00