Medium Chain Trigylcerides, abundantly found in coconut oil, may help treat Alzheimer's and dementia. The ketones they produce act as an alternative fuel for the brain without many side effects.
Thyme is an aromatic and tasty herb. Thyme oil contains a chemical called thymol and has killed bacteria and fungi in the lab. It may have health benefits.
Berberine is a constituent of the Chinese herbs phellodendron (huang bai) and coptis (huang lian), and can be used to promote healing of infections, ease gastrointestinal distress, and lower blood sugar. Numerous studies validate its effectiveness for these conditions and more.
Bitter gourd or bitter melon has bitter medicinal principles. Dry powder, fruit juice and extracts containing Momordica, Cucurbitacin and Charatin are now available in capsules and tablets. Grow Momordica in your garden to harvest from home.
Can herbal supplements reduce your risk of developing cancer? Should healthy people focus more on herbs and lifestyle changes for cancer prevention?
Mushrooms have a history of defying simple categorization. With unique biological and botanical characteristics, mushrooms mystify us, especially their inherent medicinal value for the immune system.
Herbalism is a traditional medicinal practice where plants and their oils and extracts are used for medical purposes. Herbalism goes by different names such as herbology, medical herbalism, phytotherapy, and botanical science to name a few.
Cloves are a tasty spice that enhances the taste of food. Clove oil may temporarily help toothaches, but the oil and the eugenol that it contains may also cause problems.
The FDA calls kratom, a popular alternative medicine, an opioid. The herb was associated with 44 deaths. Are you aware of what you are taking as an herbal supplement?
Compounds capsaicin, piperine, gingerol, and allicin impart their spicy properties to our food when we use them. That's due to the similarities in their chemistry. Does it mean that they also provide us similar health benefits?
Turmeric has been used as an ingredient in food items for ages in India due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-aging, neuroprotective and anti-cancer properties. It has religious significance and is also used as cosmetics in India. Let's find out more in detail.
Comfrey is a beautiful herb with many medicinal properties that helps with many medical issues. Here we discuss the plant, how to use it and what it can do to help you remain healthy.
You know the many benefits of apple cider vinegar, but date vinegar is even more potent. While there are many health benefits to eating dates, learn about the many benefits of consuming date vinegar.
Camel milk health benefits are the antibodies in camel's milk that fight cancer, hepatitis, Alzheimer, autism, diabetes, arthritis & eczema. It's also an anti-aging food. Ready to try this superfood?
Ginger is a miraculous medicinal spice with anti-inflammatory, aphrodisiac, antiviral and analgesic properties. Due to its ability to treat various diseases, it was named Vishwabhesaja (the universal medicine) by ancient Ayurvedic sages in India. Want to know more? Let's explore in detail.