(Natural News) In recent years, the use of oriental herbal medicines for the treatment of various conditions has become prevalent in many countries. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), an additional health care system that relies on mind/body practices and natural products, involves the use of these medicinal herbs as well as other forms of natural therapies. CAM is now applied in a wide variety of cases, including pre- or post-conventional cancer treatments, the management or prevention of diabetes and obesity, and when addressing neurological disorders. In an article published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea looked into the potential of oriental herbal medicines to treat pediatric neurological disorders. Their review contains a summary and evaluation of the effects of these herbs, as demonstrated by multiple studies. →
September 28, 2019 by: Kristine Payne
(Natural News) Many people consider turmeric (Curcuma longa) to be the most powerful herb on the planet. Others may even argue that it could potentially be the most effective nutritional supplement to ever exist. Such claims are not unfounded. This ancient super spice has been used in India for thousands of years not only for its exotic flavor, but also for its medicinal properties. →
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September 18, 2019 by: Evangelyn Rodriguez
(Natural News) Liver fibrosis is a silent condition that only causes symptoms when it progresses to cirrhosis. Fibrosis refers to the buildup of scar tissues caused by chronic inflammation or injury, while cirrhosis means irreversible scarring due to liver conditions or excessive alcohol consumption. The complications associated with liver cirrhosis are severe, hence early treatment and prevention are necessary. →
(Natural News) Antrodia cinnamomea, also known as camphor fungus, is a parasitic fungus that thrives in the inner cavity of Cinnamomum kanehirae, a tree endemic to Taiwan. It is considered a medicinal mushroom and is used by Taiwanese people to treat liver disease, in particular, liver injury caused by excessive alcohol drinking. In a recent study, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University investigated the anti-inflammatory effect of A. cinnamomea, which contributes a lot to its hepatoprotective ability. The researchers also explored the molecular mechanisms underlying this anti-inflammatory activity. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. →
September 13, 2019 by: Edsel Cook
(Natural News) Patients with a candida infection need to eat as many anti-fungal foods as possible. These healthy foods kill the yeast by starving them of sugar and breaking down candida’s cellular walls.
One of the best anti-fungal foods is coconut oil. It contains caprylic acid and lauric acid which support the immune system. →
September 12, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons
(Natural News) Oxidative stress is known to play a role in the development of diseases, including chronic inflammation and cancer. Emerging evidence suggests that antioxidant therapy can play a crucial role in treating those diseases. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that medicinal plants – including matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum), ginseng (Panax ginseng), jujube (Zizyphus jujuba), freckled milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus), and ginkgo biloba – have antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. →
(Natural News) CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of many cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. CBD is one of the most researched cannabinoid compounds, along with THC (or, tetrahydrocannabinol). While THC does have medicinal value, it is primarily known for its psychoactive effects. Conversely, CBD is not psychoactive and is famous for its myriad of health benefits and medicinal uses. Research has shown that CBD can be used to treat a variety of diseases and conditions, ranging from seizure disorders to depression.