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Green tea drinkers have stronger bones

Regular consumption of green tea, which is rich in beneficial polyphenols, could help keep your bones stronger as you age, according to new Chinese research.

21 April, 2017

Elderberry extract aids blood sugar management

New research from Norway has shown that polyphenolic extracts from elderberries could help with blood glucose management.

20 April, 2017

Try curcumin gel for burns and scalds

A topical curcumin gel applied quickly to mild to moderate burns and scalds has been shown to be remarkably effective in relieving symptoms and improved healing of the affected skin.

17 March, 2017

Australian manuka – another powerful antibacterial honey

New research shows that honey produced from manuka plants in Australia is at least as powerful as its New Zealand cousin, in terms of antibacterial action.

9 January, 2017

Daily cinnamon protects working memory

Daily cinnamon consumption could help maintain working memory – necessary for planning, problem solving and reasoning – even in those with health challenges like diabetes.

14 December, 2016

Study shows herbal extracts can mimic insulin’s effects

Compounds extracted from the herbs purslane and tindora appear to reduce blood sugar levels, according to a study that shows they act in an insulin-like manner.

12 December, 2016

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