The name rutin comes from Ruta graveolens, the scientific name of the herb common rue, which also contains rutin. Before 1950, rutin was called "vitamin P," although it is not actually a vitamin. It is also known by several specific scientific names such as rutoside, sophorin and quercetin-3-O-rutinoside. Rutin is named after Ruta graveolens, commonly known … Continue reading Rutin for Blood Vessel Health
What is Sweet Wormwood? Sweet wormwood is also known as artemisia annua, sweet annie, sweet sagewort and annual wormwood (Chinese: qīnghāo). It is a common type of wormwood that is native to temperate Asia but naturalized throughout the world.(1) It belongs to the family of Asteraceae and has fern-like leaves, bright yellow flowers and a … Continue reading Sweet Wormwood: Cure for Malaria & Cancer?
People suffering from the mental condition dementia in Australia may benefit from a new Chinese herbal medicine that can help reduce the impact of the disease on memory and learning. Researchers from the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS) Xiyuan Hospital and Western Sydney University's National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) are set to … Continue reading Chinese Medicine To Be Trialed As Dementia Cure [TECH TIMES]
Lycopene is a carotenoid—a family of pigments that give fruits and vegetables their brilliant red, orange, and yellow coloring. Lycopene is also a powerful antioxidant that eliminates dangerous free radicals that can damage DNA and other fragile cell structures. Numerous studies have shown that ingesting lycopene-rich foods can result in positive health benefits. Lycopene is better … Continue reading Lycopene: A Powerful Antioxidant
Fenugreek, an annual herb native to Southern Europe and Asia, is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs and provides a variety of purported health and practical benefits. Now grown in many parts of the world, fenugreek seeds impart a maple-like flavor to baked goods and curries and the plant can be eaten as a … Continue reading Fenugreek Herb & Benefits
Rose hip is the fruit that develops from the blossoms of the wild rose plant. A common ingredient in herbal teas, rose hip is also available in supplement and powdered form. Rose hip contains a number of antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lycopene. Uses Rose hip is touted as a natural remedy for … Continue reading Rose Hip Uses & Benefits
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a nutrient, discovered by Fred Crane in 1957, that has profound effects on our levels of energy, stamina, organ health, immune system functionality and more. CoQ10 can be found in fish, beef and peanuts. CoQ10 is a fat-soluble nutrient produced naturally by our bodies. Found in every cell in the body, … Continue reading Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Ubiquinone & Ubiquinol
Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and in the pineapple stem. People use it for medicine. Uses Bromelain can be used to treat a number of conditions, but it is particularly effective in reducing inflammation from infection and injuries. It seems to cause the body to produce substances that fight pain and swelling … Continue reading What is Bromelain