Kolorex Blog

A story of courage and hope

By Amanda, 28 September 2016

We recently received this feedback from Dee S, a Kolorex customer in the USA and wanted to share her courageous story.   “April 2010 I was given antibiotics for an infection.  It altered my life and changed its course permanently.  My good flora was decimated and Candida Albicans and Aspergillus Nigus multiplied at an alarming… Read more >>

Forest Herbs Research a Finalist in NZ Innovation Awards

By Amanda, 7 September 2016

Forest Herbs Research Ltd, the company that makes the Kolorex range of natural antifungals, has been recognised as a Finalist in the New Zealand Innovation Awards.  We’re very proud to have made it though as a Finalist and welcome the recognition for more than 20 years spent researching and developing the Kolorex range of products…. Read more >>

Support for New Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill

By Amanda, 27 June 2016

New legislation for the natural products sector is currently making its way through Parliament here in New Zealand.  The legislation is called the Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill and it aims to provide greater certainty, oversight and assurances for both consumers and for the industry itself.   Check out a very useful FAQ on… Read more >>

Correlation Between Candida Infection and Mental Illness in Men

By Amanda, 6 May 2016

A new study has found a link between Candida infection and development of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in men.  Interestingly, the study found no such link between Candida infection and mental illness in women.  The idea of infectious diseases being linked to mental health issues is not new, however this is the first time a… Read more >>

Forest Herbs Research Recognised by Industry Award

By Amanda, 29 March 2016

We are delighted to have won our first award!  On 17th March, Forest Herbs Research Ltd, the Company that makes Kolorex products, jointly won the Cawthron Institute Innovation in Science & Technology Award.  The award recognises the significant amount of R&D undertaken by the Company ranging from clinical studies to process improvements. The award was… Read more >>

Medicinal power of NZ native Kolorex Horopito plant in big demand

By Amanda, 29 March 2016

Press release, 21 March, 2016, Nelson, NZ:  Natural health product innovation company, Forest Herbs Research, is experiencing growing demand for its clinically proven anti-fungal products made from a single variety of New Zealand’s ancient Horopito plant.   The company owns the world’s only sustainably managed commercial plantation of 30,000 native Kolorex Horopito plants on the… Read more >>

Video journey beating candida with Kolorex

By Amanda, 14 December 2015

A blogger in the US has started using Kolorex to help with symptoms related to candida overgrowth. Check out her video footage for yourself on her blog myjourneywithcandida.com, you’ll be surprised at how fast she sees results.

New Findings Link Alzheimer’s With Fungi

By Amanda, 3 November 2015

New findings published by researchers at the Autonomous University of Madrid show for the first time that the brains of people with Alzheimer’s Disease contain fungi including Candida.  In this study, researchers used special staining techniques to look for fungi in the brains of people who had died of Alzheimer’s Disease.  They used the same… Read more >>

Avoiding Sugar Over The Holiday Season

By Amanda, 7 January 2015

‘Tis the season to be merry but along with the merriment can come a tendency to over-indulge in tempting festive sweets and treats! While all is good and well in moderation, for those of us who suffer from candidiasis, it’s important to keep in mind the importance of reducing sugar consumption wherever possible. Here are… Read more >>


By Amanda, 27 May 2014

KOLOREX – MALE THRUSH Thrush is a yeast infection caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. Though yeast infections are more common in women, it’s possible for a man to get a genital yeast infection too. In men, thrush usually affects the head of the penis causing inflammation, a reddish rash, a smelly lumpy discharge,… Read more >>