Medicinal mushroom used in traditional Taiwanese medicine protects the liver from inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer — NaturalNews.com – September 16, 2019

(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. →

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Beat Candida and balance your gut health with these 20 anti-fungal foods — NaturalNews.com – September 14, 2019

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. →

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Ginseng, jujube, gingko and astragalus all found to have antioxidant and anti-tumor effects — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

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. →

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Best herbs and foods to eat for improved kidney function — NaturalHealth365 – August 21, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Obviously, it’s crucial to have healthy kidney function for overall wellbeing.  Unfortunately, too many people pay little attention to daily lifestyle habits that threaten kidney health.  And, as a resultmillions and millions of people suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

The truth is, one of the biggest mistakes made – that damage the kidneys (day in, and day out) is dehydration.  If you’re concerned about your kidney function – there are two essential tests: blood pressure plus, urine albumin and serum creatinine ratio.

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CBD is proving to be an effective natural treatment for depression – NaturalNews.com – August 20, 2019

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(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.

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Arthritis? Try cannabis to improve your condition — NaturalNews.com – August 18, 2019

(Natural News) There is a system within the human body that regulates pain and modulates the immune system. This little-known system of the body is a major gateway for regulating inflammation in the cells. This body system is often left out of human anatomy textbooks. This system is like a door that connects the nervous system with the immune system. This innate portal of healing is called the endocannibinoid system. The key to unlocking this door is found in cannibinoids, which are plant-based or endogenous compounds that bring down inflammation in the cells and communicate healing to the body.

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Five healthy reasons why ginger should be part of your meals — NaturalNews.com – August 2, 2019

(Natural News) Ginger is a herbaceous plant that’s native to Asia. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine as a treatment for various ailmentsIn Indonesia, people use ginger to address rheumatism and fatigue, while in Burma, ginger is mixed with other herbs to treat the common flu. As food, ginger is a wonderful ingredient to add to dishes. It not only adds a unique flavor to every dish, it also confers a lot of health benefits.

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