Tagged: influenza

herbal medicine and the flu

Japanese Herbal Medicine Fights off Flu

Researchers from Japan’s Fukuoka University have found that a Japanese herbal blend called Maoto reduces the duration of influenza. The researchers randomly gave 28 adults with influenza either the Maoto herbal medicine, or one of two neuraminidase inhibitor pharmaceutical drugs found to reduce...

prebiotics and immunity

Prebiotics Reduce Colds and Flu

Scientists have found that prebiotics boost our immunity significantly, resulting in fewer colds and flu each year. Prebiotics studied in university students Most of us recognize that cold and flu viruses run rampant around a university campus. Kids are constantly getting sick during...