Probiotics for Gut Health

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. Our body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called "good" or "helpful" bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. More than 70% of the human immune system reside in the gut. Gut health is critical to overall … Continue reading Probiotics for Gut Health

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Amazing Benefits of Papaya Extract

Papaya extract is derived from the fruit of the plant carica papaya, which is native to Central America. This tropical fruit is packed with valuable nutrients and antioxidants and contains powerful enzymes that are used in the treatment of some ailments. Consuming papaya extract is an excellent way to support your body with healthful benefits. … Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Papaya Extract

Milk Thistle for a Healthy Liver

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a member of the aster or daisy family and has been used by ancient physicians and herbalists to treat a range of liver and gallbladder diseases and to protect the liver against a variety of poisons. The use of milk thistle as a natural liver aid dates back 2000 years thanks … Continue reading Milk Thistle for a Healthy Liver

Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba also known as the maidenhair tree is derived from one of the oldest tree species in the entire world. The trees can grow more than 130 feet tall and can live for over 1,000 years. Some trees in China are said to be over 2,500 years old. Ginkgo biloba is a popular supplement and one of … Continue reading Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Glutathione is often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants,”. It is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects. Glutathione is the master antioxidant and detoxifier of every cell in your body. Glutathione is a tripeptide composed of three amino acids: cysteine, glutaminic acid … Continue reading Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Biotin for Hair Growth

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that is a part of the vitamin B family. It is also known as vitamin B7. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails. Biotin acts as a coenzyme in the body … Continue reading Biotin for Hair Growth

Rutin for Blood Vessel Health

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

Sweet Wormwood: Cure for Malaria & Cancer?

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?