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What vitamins should I take?

by Laura Palmer

Whatever’s going on with your health, there are sure to be supplements that you can try to help you feel at the top of your game. But what are they? Google: 'What vitamins should I take for General Health?' and the internet will most probably present you with a humongous shopping list of vitamins, minerals, and herbal helpers. You’ve got no idea what any of them are, you’re concerned you’ll bankrupt yourself trying them all out, and where on earth will you store all those pill bottles? Sound familiar?!

This is where patches come in and our handy guide to what our happy customers take to target specific health concerns. We've been busy behind the scenes, crunching the numbers and analysing what combos our customers have bought over the last 5 years. We added in our research-based recommendations, and voila, a bitesize guide to what vitamin bundles to take and for what.

Scroll through the list below, find the wellbeing issue you need a helping hand with, and we’ll recommend the best patches for you with a clear and concise explanation of how they work and what they can do for you. Order your patches, stick them on, and feel better. Job done! You can even read our customer reviews so you know these supplements actually work and aren’t a waste of time and money. And if you love a discount (who doesn't?!), don't forget that if you spend over £50 you can save 5%. All you need to do is use the code MULTI5 at checkout.

What vitamins should I take for General Health?

Want to feel less tired, have more energy, and have stronger immunity? These patches are your must-haves for maintaining good health. Using one patch could make a significant difference to your wellbeing, wear the patches in the bundle together and you'll be unstoppable!

Multivitamin Plus  A comprehensive, broad-spectrum supplement, that combines powerful doses of 25 essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Ideal for maintaining general health and catching any deficiencies you might have, this excellent Multivitamin is the foundation of any vitamin bundle.

Omega 3 Plus  Supports your joints, bones, and eyesight, lowers inflammation in your body, and, when taken alongside a multivitamin, it can boost your immunity, and brain power and even improve mood!

B12 Energy Plus  Give your physical and mental energy a lift, protect your nerves and brain cells, and ease the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Your body can't store B12, so it's well worth taking a standalone supplement to boost your levels.

Vitamin C Plus No more days off work or constant colds – this powerful anti-oxidant will keep your immune system function at its best and give your skin a boost too! One of the big 4 we recommend to keep your general health in check.

Top tip – From autumn to spring (when you don't get enough sun to make vitamin D yourself) add our Vitamin D3 Calcium patch to this bundle to feel your best.

What vitamins should I take for Menopause?

Looking for a shortcut back to feeling like your old self again? This patch trio is your go-to to banish menopause symptoms 24/7. Taken together they support that holy grail 'good night's sleep' and a brighter mood and mindset while relieving pesky menopause symptoms like hot flushes, breast tenderness, anxiety, and mood swings.

Menopause Day This blend of vitamins, minerals, and herbal remedies has been expertly combined to bring targeted relief from hot flashes, headaches, fatigue, brain fog, and heart palpitations, help to reduce anxiety, and balance mood swings. All natural and effective.

Menopause Night Switch to this patch at bedtime to benefit from all the goodies in our Meno Day patch, PLUS melatonin, valerian root, and hops flower to aid a restful night's sleep, and mood-boosting B vitamins and curcumin to help you wake up feeling balanced.

Tri-Magnesium Calm in patch form – not only will this patch help to regulate your mood swings, it also improves migraine symptoms and nerve function (no more restless legs!), and helps you sleep better too.

Top tip – Wear the Tri-Mag patch at night with Menopause Night to further support sleep.

What vitamins should I take for Iron Deficiency?

Tired of feeling tired? According to the WHO, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting 30% of us and leading to fatigue, palpitations, and weakness. This iron-boosting trio will help you top up your levels fast and effectively, with none of the unpleasant digestive side effects of oral supplements:

Multivitamin Plus To allow your body to absorb iron properly, you need to ensure your levels of other essential vitamins like C and D are where they should be. This comprehensive catch-all multivitamin will help prevent deficiencies and aid iron absorption.

Iron Plus Packed with highly bioavailable iron biscylicate and ascorbic acid, which aids iron absorption to the max. Gentle on the tummy, this patch has all the benefits, with none of the negatives of traditional iron supplements (upset tummy, constipation, etc.).

B12 Energy Plus B12 is essential for healthy red blood cells and not getting enough can also contribute to developing anaemia. Take B12 alongside Iron Plus to safeguard your health from both deficiencies.

Top tip: Iron can sometimes interfere with the absorption of other nutrients, to ensure you're getting the most from your patches wear your iron patch alone for 8 hours, and then follow with your other patches.

What vitamins should I take for family health?

Family life can be busy. The juggle is real and making sure you and the kids are getting all the nutrients you need from your food can prove tricky – especially if you've got a vegetable-phobe on your hands! This is where patches can come in handy to fill the gaps in your diet. Pop one on you and the kids for the peace of mind you're getting all the good stuff with minimum effort, and no pills to swallow!

Multivitamin Plus: Everything you need to feel well, this broad spectrum supplement contains a whopping 25 essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Ideal for maintaining your general health, seeing off the bugs the kids bring home all year round, and keeping your energy levels up.

Kids Multivitamin Plus: Designed specifically for children, this patch is jampacked with 27 vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and brain-boosting Omega-3 perfect for clever clogs. No more forcing them to eat their least fave veggies, or take tablets they hate swallowing, with everything they need to grow strong, healthy, and full of beans.

Top tip – From autumn to spring (when you don't get enough sun to make vitamin D yourself) add our Vitamin D3 Calcium patch to this bundle to feel your best.

What vitamins should I take for Sleep?

There's nothing like the day after a good night's sleep: you're productive, energised, and ready for anything. This 'dream team' sleep bundle provides your body and brain with everything you need to drift off and stay that way without that groggy 'morning after' feeling you get with some sleep aids. While B12 provides a natural lift to increase energy and wakefulness the next day.

Sleep Starter Plus Improve your sleep quality and duration with this expert blend of melatonin, 5-HTP, magnesium, and tried and tested herbal sleep aids hops, and valerian. No more clock-watching at 3 am, these clinically proven sleep-enhancing ingredients will help you to drop off easily and stay soundly asleep all night long.

Magna Calm This patch will help your bedtime worries float away. Packed with mood stabilising magnesium, natural stress and anxiety relievers L-Theanine, DHH-B, passionflower, and Myo-inositol, which can encourage the production of happiness hormones like serotonin and dopamine.

B12 Energy Plus Set yourself up for a good day with this energising B12 patch. Bursting with a comprehensive B vitamin complex that will get you moving and also help to increase mental clarity, boost your memory, and brighten your mood.

Top tip – For sound sleep, pop on your Sleep Starter and Magna Calm patches at night (ideally an hour before bed) and kickstart your morning with the B12 patch.

What vitamins should I take for Sleep without melatonin?

Prefer your sleep support without melatonin? If you're living with certain health issues, melatonin isn't recommended. Try this melatonin-free patch bundle instead, it's packed with all the vitamins and minerals you need to promote calm, relaxation, and deep, sound sleep at night. Team with B12 when you wake up for a gentle energy boost that will help you start the day feeling alert and productive.

Magna Calm Say goodnight to those bedtime worries for good. This patch is packed with relaxing magnesium, natural stress and anxiety relievers L-Theanine, DHH-B, passionflower, and Myo-inositol, which can encourage the production of happiness hormones like serotonin and dopamine. Aaaand relax!

Tri-Magnesium Magnesium is a renowned natural sleep aid that relaxes the central nervous system and sets off chemical reactions that increase sleepiness. This patch contains three of the most bioavailable types of magnesium, ensuring you get the optimum dose to improve your sleep.

B12 Energy Plus Struggle to get moving in the morning? The B12 patch will make sure you're up and at 'em and full of focus and energy all day long. Like your morning coffee, but with no jittery side effects!

Top tip – For sound sleep, pop on your Magna Calm and Tri-Magnesium patches at night (ideally an hour before bed) and kickstart your morning with the B12 patch.

What vitamins should I take for Joints and Bones?

Whether you're dealing with wear and tear from an active lifestyle or time is simply taking its toll on your joints and bones as you get older, everyone wants to stay mobile and fit for as long as possible. This comprehensive joint and bone bundle supports all aspects of your tissue health, strengthening from within, to help you remain strong and avoid injury and inflammation.

Collagen Plus Essential for healthy connective tissue in your skin, tendons, ligaments, and muscles, your collagen levels decline as you get older. Top yours up with this collagen-boosting patch, which also helps promote the creation of other proteins that help the structure of your muscles and joints, such as elastin and fibrillin.

Glucosamine & Chondroitin Taken together, this dynamic duo can reduce inflammation, maintain the cartilage in your joints, and support the production of synovial fluid – helping your joints to move much more smoothly – no more clicky knees!

Omega 3 Plus Fish oil is a tried and tested supplement for keeping joints healthy – your Grandma probably swore by it! – and can also help with muscle growth, by increasing the body's capacity to transport nutrients to muscle cells.

Vitamin D3 Calcium patch Calcium is crucial to build and maintain your bones, while Vitamin D3 helps your body to absorb calcium. This highly effective patch contains the optimum quantities of calcium and D3 to work together to protect your bone health and prevent osteoporosis.

Top tip – Pop your patches on before taking exercise, so these key nutrients are readily available to help repair any damage and prevent injury.

What vitamins should I take for Seniors?

As you age, your stores of the many essential nutrients you need to feel your best can decline and it can become more difficult for your body to absorb them. Our senior's bundle helps to support healthy blood, bones, brain, immune system, and the body's ability to use energy, so you stay fit, strong and mentally sharp for longer.

CoQ10 Plus: Mitochondria, the cells that give you energy, can become damaged and stop working as part of the aging process. CoQ10 helps to protect and revive them, resulting in better heart health, improved cognition and brainpower, smoother, younger-looking skin, and more!

Vitamin D3 Calcium patch Vitamin D and calcium are essential throughout life, but especially as you age when bones can become weaker. In the UK it's difficult to meet your vitamin D needs through sunlight and diet alone, this patch will help protect you from osteoporosis and boost your immunity.

NAD Total Recovery  This supplement can help to increase your energy, repair damaged DNA in your cells, improve focus and mental clarity, and even brighten your mood.

Omega 3 Plus: Clinically proven to help with futureproofing your health, a regular Omega-3 supplement can help to support your heart health, preserve your vision, lower your cholesterol levels and blood pressure, and even help guard against cognitive decline.

Multivitamin Plus Your body's ability to absorb and make use of nutrients decreases with age. This comprehensive multivitamin will top up 25 of the most essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Helping you maintain your health and avoid deficiencies.

Top tip: Wear your NAD patch at night when your body can make the best use of it. While you sleep NAD helps repair and recharge your cells, so you wake up feeling revitalised.

What vitamins should I take for Skin Hair and Nails?

Fed up with problem skin, brittle nails, and dry, breakage-prone hair? Stop splashing out on 'miracle' potions that don't make a difference and treat the root cause of the problem instead. These 4 beauty must-haves will nourish your skin, nails, and hair from within, helping you look younger, more radiant, and full of vitality:

Collagen Plus Women can lose up to 30% of their skin's collagen within the first five years of menopause. Packed with collagen and hyaluronic acid, this patch promotes plump, smooth skin, and helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles,

CoQ10 Plus Alongside collagen loss, free radicals from pollution and UV rays are one of the main culprits in skin aging. Fight back with CoQ10's antioxidant superpowers, which help protect your skin cells from further damage and neutralise skin damage so you look fresher and more youthful.

Biotin Plus Biotin helps build keratin, the protein responsible for good skin, hair, and nails, and aids the production of fatty acids that nourish the skin. Clinically proven to increase the strength of the hair and nails, it's a must to encourage your locks to grow longer or maintain your mane.

Glutathione Plus Your go-to patch for lightening dark patches and brightening the skin overall. Research has shown supplementing with glutathione for just 12 weeks can reduce the appearance of age spots and wrinkles, and even increase skin elasticity.

Top tip: Wear your beauty patches at night, so you look your most radiant and refreshed the next morning.

What vitamins should I take for Fatigue?

Lacking in get up and go? Whether you're worn out from a mega-busy lifestyle, or you get plenty of rest and STILL feel wiped out, our anti-fatigue bundle can help. This trio of fatigue-fighters are all tailored to help you regain your get up and go and get the most out of each day:

NAD Total Recovery  NAD is essential for converting the nutrients absorbed by your cells into energy. Levels decline due to age, stress, etc… and you can feel sluggish and tired out. Top yours up with this handy patch and feel energised again.

CoQ10 Plus Your energy comes from mitochondria, tiny organelles found in all your cells. CoQ10 can help to improve mitochondrial function, so your muscles will get more of the energy you need to power you through the day and you won't feel so knackered.

B12 Energy Plus B12 helps your cells release energy for your body to use. Pop on this patch alongside our other fatigue busters and get ready to feel an almost instant energy boost – no more falling asleep by lunchtime!

Top tip: Wear your NAD patch at night when your body can make the best use of it and swap out for a B12 in the morning for an energy injection.

What vitamins should I take for Brain Function?

Often find yourself grasping the word you want to use or keep forgetting what you went into a room for? If your concentration and memory aren't as sharp and focused as you'd like, our Brain Function bundle can help you get your brainpower back:

B12 Energy Plus Proven to prevent neuron loss in the brain, which can be associated with dementia and memory loss, B12 also has an energising effect that can help to beat brain fog and sharpen concentration.

NAD Total Recovery Research shows that NAD can improve memory, increase blood circulation in the brain, and even help reverse cognitive decline when taken regularly – a must to fight off forgetfulness!

Omega 3 Plus Numerous studies prove that Omega-3 increases learning, memory, cognitive well-being, and blood flow in the brain. This patch contains a comprehensive blend of all the essential fatty acids: ALA, EPA, and DHA, from North Pacific/Alaskan krill.

Focus Plus Packed with a powerful combination of brain-boosting vitamins and minerals, alongside an expert blend of nootropics, specially selected for their ability to promote improved memory, creativity, and motivation. This patch will help enhance both your concentration and cognitive function.

Top tip: Wear NAD and Omega 3 Plus at night, when they can get to work repairing and revitalising your brain cells ready for a new day.

What vitamins should I take for Anxiety?

Worrying yourself sick? Anxiety affects over 8 million of the people in the UK and can impact on all aspects of life from work to personal relationships. Our anxiety bundle contains a carefully curated selection of patches to help bring calm and balance:

Focus Plus Bursting with brain-balancing B vitamins for optimum mood and outlook, this patch also contains handpicked nutrients that support the smooth function of your brain and nervous system, and act as neuroprotective agents to shield your mind from toxins that can drive anxiety and mood disturbances.

B12 Energy Plus  Low levels of vitamin B12 can lead to a range of neurological symptoms, including depression, anxiety, and mood swings. Top up your B12 with this easy-to-use patch to feel more balanced.

Magna Calm Get a shot of instant zen with this calming patch, packed with relaxing magnesium, natural stress and anxiety relievers L-Theanine, DHH-B, passionflower, and Myo-inositol, which can encourage the production of happiness hormones like serotonin and dopamine.

Top tip: Wear the Magna Calm at night to promote relaxation and good quality sleep, then brighten your mood, and support cognition with the B12 and Focus patch the next morning.

What vitamins should I take for Detox?

Looking to cleanse your body, lose weight, or kickstart a healthier lifestyle? Our detox bundle contains everything you need to help eliminate toxins from your body and brain and feel your very best again:

Vitamin C Plus It's amazing for your immune system and skin health, but don't forget vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant which can help your liver with the detoxification process and also has natural anti-inflammatory properties, ideal for allergy relief,

CoQ10 Plus Free radicals from pollution, what you eat, and UV light are unavoidable. CoQ10 can help protect your cells from these toxins and in turn, conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and even migraines!

NAD Total Recovery Substances like drugs or alcohol can deplete your natural NAD levels, this patch will help to restore your NAD, enabling your body to repair and produce more of the cells that can be damaged by toxins.

Omega 3 Plus This patch contains all the essential fatty acids: ALA, EPA, and DHA, a must for maintaining your lymph tissues which remove toxic substances from your body and detox the bad fats that cause high cholesterol.

Glutathione Plus Last, but not least, Glutathione is THE most powerful antioxidant, capable of protecting every cell in your body from free radicals and detoxifying the liver by flushing out harmful toxins- a must to kickstart any detox regime.

Top tip: Wear your NAD patch at night, when it's known to work more efficiently.

What vitamins should I take for Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation is the root cause behind so many conditions, from arthritis to heart disease. Our inflammation bundle helps your body fight back and aims to enhance and improve your health by treating the underlying issues, rather than the symptoms:

Omega 3 Plus The must-have in any anti-inflammatory supplement bundle, Omega-3 is a great way to treat pain and joint inflammation, while also providing proven benefits for heart health, brain function, and diabetes.

Glucosamine & Chondroitin Ideal for anyone living with arthritis, or other joint pain, this dynamic duo can help to reduce inflammation and maintain the cartilage in your joints, keeping you pain-free and on the move.

Anti-Aging Plus Packed with powerful polyphenols, anti-oxidants, and vitamins, this expert formulation can help protect your skin, joints, and heart from the pesky free radicals that trigger inflammation and disease.

Glutathione Plus Target the toxins that can cause inflammation with the master detoxifier Glutathione. Just one patch contains everything you need to fight off free radicals and boost your immune system function, reducing inflammation and all the associated symptoms.

Top tip: From autumn to spring add in the Vitamin D3 patch. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in modulating the body's inflammatory response.