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Ashwagandha’s anti-ageing effects revealed

Supplements of Ashwagandha root extract may work at a genetic level to slow the cellular ageing process, new research reveals.

30 November, 2016

Frankincense supplement could reduce asthma corticosteroid use

A highly bioavailable supplement derived from frankincense could, over time, help asthmatics reduce their corticosteroid use, a new study suggests.

20 October, 2016

Neem plant compound shows promise for prostate cancer

Nimbolide, a bioactive compound derived the neem plant, could reduce the size of prostate tumours by up to 70% and suppress its spread or metastasis by half.

18 October, 2016

Fenugreek supplement cools hot flashes

The herbal remedy fenugreek has been shown to significantly reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women, and improve their quality of life.

19 September, 2016

Ashwagandha supplement assists weight loss

‘Emotional eaters’ who took 600mg of this traditional herb daily had fewer food cravings and experienced significant weight loss over a relatively short period of time.

13 September, 2016

Plant compounds could help stop colon cancer spread

In a new study silymarin, derived from milk thistle, was found to work synergistically with curcumin, derived from turmeric, to kill colon cancer cells.

10 August, 2016

Rhodiola reduces mild anxiety and stress in students

Daily supplementation with Rhodiola rosea extract may help us cope with stress as well as improve other symptoms associated with mild anxiety, according to a new study from the UK.

27 June, 2016

Ashwagandha supplement improves men’s muscle strength

For men engaged in strength training, supplements of ashwagandha root extract may help improve muscle strength, size, and recovery.

1 June, 2016

Yerba maté tea speeds muscle recovery post-exercise

New evidence suggests that yerba maté tea could help repair muscles and improve strength recovery immediately after eccentric exercise.

19 May, 2016

Herbs can boost both mood and memory

Peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender could have a beneficial impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits for older people in particular.

4 May, 2016