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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

Plant flavonoid increases connections in the brain

A natural flavonoid, apigenin, has potential to treat diseases like schizophrenia, depression, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s say scientists.

21 April, 2016

Aloe vera improves glycaemic control in diabetics

A new analysis of the available literature shows that aloe vera can help with glucose control in both prediabetes and type-2 diabetes.

19 April, 2016

Does ancient algae offer new hope for hard-to-treat cancers?

A unique type of blue-green algae has shown real promise in the treatment of rare types of brain and breast cancers.

8 April, 2016

Curcumin could help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

New laboratory research suggests that the active ingredient in the distinctive yellow root, turmeric, can kill and clear out tuberculosis infection from cells.

30 March, 2016

Frankincense extract prevents radiation-induced skin damage

Radiation treatment for breast cancer can induce complex skin wounds, but a cream containing frankincense extracts has been shown to reduce the damage.

25 March, 2016