If you’ve ever walked through a forest of cypress you’ll know the aroma. Turns out, these essential oils have significant health benefits, including cardiovascular health and inflammation – along with improved moods.
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The medicinal Ulam raja herb is known for its abilities to treat metabolic diseases. Now we find the clinical evidence that this leafy green treats diabetes and at least seven other conditions.
Low testosterone levels are not only a concern for body builders. As men and women age, testosterone levels decrease, along with strength and muscle size. Can Ashwagandha boost testosterone, strength and muscle? Learn the facts about testosterone and this Ayurvedic herb.
Bacteria endotoxins – waste matter produced by bacteria – can flood our bodies and cause disease. This is exacerbated by leaky gut syndrome. The combination of the two has now been scientifically linked to a number of metabolic and inflammatory diseases, including heart disease.
Among women, breast cancer is the leading form of cancer. Billions have been spent on cancer research, yet preventing cancer provides one of the few clear strategies. Breast cancer in particular has now been scientifically linked to the consumption of red meat and processed meats.
Previous research found citrus peels contain anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Now we find citrus peels fight many species of bacteria – sometimes even better than prescriptive antibiotics. Find out which bacteria citrus peels can fight.
Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.
Flaxseeds reduce insulin resistance, new research shows. They also significantly alter our gut bacteria. Find out how – and discover why the probiotic supplement in this study didn’t work.
The ancient acupuncture meridians and the Qi, along with nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging research has recently discovered a new circulatory system – revealing scientific evidence for the existence of meridians and nadis.
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Holy Basil – also called Tulsi – has been a revered medicinal plant in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts suggest numerous clinical uses, and now we find modern scientific research confirms at least 18 medicinal uses for this amazing plant.
Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.
Kiwifruit is not only delicious and colorful. Recent research has found it will significantly boost the health of our cardiovascular system.
A recent 60 Minutes story hints that oxycontin use is linked to a surge in heroin overdose. See the science behind this link and how doctors who prescribe opioids have a higher incidence of addiction to them.