(Natural News) Coconut is a popular health-promoting and versatile medicinal food that provides a variety of benefits, including boosting heart health, reducing stress, and preventing brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. Now, recent research suggests that coconut, specifically coconut oil, has antifungal properties as well. A study published in the American Society of Microbiology’s journal mSphere found that coconut oil can control the overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of pathogenic yeast, in mice. This suggests that coconut oil can be used as an alternative to antifungal drugs to reduce the risk of contracting infections caused by this pathogen. →
March 16, 2019 by: Amy Goodrich
(Natural News) Tropical rainforests such as the South-American Amazon are the world’s most precious medicine cabinets. Today, more than 120 commonly used prescription drugs are derived directly from rainforest plants. As antibiotics start to fail, widespread antibiotic resistance is becoming a real thing. Now more than ever, people are returning to nature to find answers to combat their modern health issues.
(Natural News) The word “antibiotic” is a combination of the words “anti”, meaning “against”, and “biotic”, meaning “life”. It essentially means that antibiotics are “against life” as they are used to fight living bacteria that can cause harmful diseases. The problem is that when antibiotics are overused, this can result in antibiotic-resistant superbugs that can contribute…..Read more
Hippocrates said, “Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food.” Never is this more true than providing what your body needs to fight infection. Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can……Read more
(Natural News) Battling flu symptoms is never a good time, but conventional medicines often leave much to be desired. Even the “gold standard” of flu medicines, Tamiflu, is said to shorten the duration of illness by one day — at most — and that’s on top of the fact that some 99 percent of viral……Read more
(Natural News) Onion (Allium cepa), garlic (Allium sativum), and ginger (Zingiber officinale) are common spices that are added to our food, but they are more than just that. A study conducted by researchers from Noakhali Science and Technology University, Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology, and Bangladesh National Herbarium have proven that these spices have potential…..Read more
(Natural News) Researchers from China have compiled data that reveals the efficacy of Chinese medicines in treating complications from cancer treatment. The findings were published in the Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. One of the leading causes of failure during cancer chemotherapy treatment is multidrug resistance (MDR). In the study, researchers addressed the need to develop….Read more