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Arthritis pain – relief from chamomile oil

New research shows chamomile oil can reduced the need for analgesics, ease stiffness and improve levels of physical activity

18 November, 2015

Rainforest honey boosts antioxidant levels in smokers

Tualang honey, which is rich in antioxidants, may help reduce some of the harm smokers cause themselves – and via passive smoking, others – through the free radicals generated by cigarettes

13 November, 2015

Herbs to improve focus and hyperactivity in children

Two recent studies suggest that some herbal remedies may help children with hyperactivity and difficulty concentrating.

3 November, 2015

Chestnut leaf extract fights drug-resistant Staph bacteria

US researchers have found that European chestnut leaves contain substances that stop bacteria creating the toxins that cause tissue damage.

24 August, 2015

Traditional sweetgrass shows off its mosquito-repelling power

USDA researchers have discovered that an essential oil distilled from a native plant known as sweetgrass can repel mosquitoes as well as DEET

19 August, 2015

Elderberry keeps air travellers breathing easily

New evidence shows that elderberry extract can help prevent respiratory infection commonly linked with long haul flights.

27 July, 2015

Garlic extract combats antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of bacteria known to cause urinary tract infections, according to Indian researchers

27 July, 2015

Echinacea/elderberry combo as effective as Tamiflu for influenza

A new study shows that a combination of echinacea and elderberry is as effective as the conventional antiviral medicine Tamiflu in the early treatment of influenza

22 June, 2015

Europe’s medicinal plants in decline, says new report

A new report shows that a combination of ‘plant poachers’ and loss of habitat is threatening many of Europe’s most useful medicinal herbal plants

2 June, 2015

Chamomile tea ensures longer life for women

Here’s a health benefit most women didn’t expect from drinking a daily cup of chamomile tea – a lower risk of premature death from all causes

26 May, 2015