Science-based natural health

citrus peels inhibit bacteria

Citrus Peels Fight Bacteria Like Antibiotics

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.

science behind acupuncture meridians

Acupuncture Meridian Circulatory System Proven

Ancient acupuncture meridians, the Qi, nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging has recently discovered a new circulatory system – confirming acupuncture meridians.

holy basil medicinal plant with 17 medicinal properties

Holy Basil has 18 Amazing Medicinal Benefits

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.

knee pain related to death

Knee Pain Increases Risk of Dying in Women

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.

heroin and oxycontin linked

Oxycontin Linked to Heroin Overdose

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.