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(NaturalHealth365) Ashwagandha, a prominent herb in traditional Indian medicine Ayurveda, continues to gain support from the medical community as studies find how beneficial the herb is for overall wellbeing and health. Previous studies have found the herb helps reduce cortisol levels and boosts testosterone levels in humans, and now researchers have found evidence the herb is linked to better quality sleep and reduced anxiety.
One new trial, published in the journal Cureus, discovered that among aging women and men, taking Ashwagandha improved sleep, mental alertness and overall quality of life. For centuries, the herb has been used to promote longevity, health, and rejuvenation, and this new research backs up its traditional use.
One of the world’s most ancient trees, Ginkgo biloba is considered a “living fossil” because it’s been around for nearly 300 million years. Used for centuries, remedies from Ginkgo are thought to improve memory, boost cognitive function, support healthy blood flow, and promote sexual function in men and women. →
(Natural News)Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a folk remedy that has been used for centuries. Because it is a rich source of antioxidant chemicals, ACV is capable of providing a number of remarkable health benefits, such as improving your digestion, supporting your immune system and helping you shed a few pounds. ACV is also incredibly easy to add to your diet. You can use it to make a homemade salad dressing, add it to your favorite smoothie or mix it with raw honey and turmeric to make a potent immune-boosting shot. Here are 10 health benefits you can enjoy when you add ACV to your diet. →
(Natural News)People often mention that eating late at night can be quite bad for your health. However, there arecertain healthy foodsyou can eat that can not only satisfy your cravings but can also improve the quality of your sleep. →
(Natural News) Blueberries are a well-known superfood, and it looks like their health benefits know no bounds. Researchers at theUniversity of East Angliain the U.K. have learned new insights into how blueberries can affect certain health markers associated with diabetes and heart disease. This is on top of another study from Laval University in Canada that has linked blueberries to improvements in physical activity and weight loss. →
(NaturalHealth365) You’ve long heard the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Turns out, there’s a lot of truth to what your grandma was saying when she offered you an apple instead of junk food. And, while apples are one of the most widely-consumed fruits in America, they’re often underrated nutritionally. →
(Natural News) Whether or not your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, one thing is for sure, if you eat all the wrong “food stuff,” it may not matter how often or how hard you work out, because you could be in for a rude awakening. One third of all Americans are considered overweight or “fat,” and at least half of those people who “carry extra luggage” are also considered obese. At least one hundred million Americans are walking around (or just sitting on their couch or in bed all day) with rolls upon rolls of fat, or muffin tops, spare tires, thunder thighs, junk in the trunk, pot bellies, cankles (really fat ankles), and fast food and sweets are not all to blame. →
For a long time, humans have been using whole-plant medicines and CBD oil has become a part of this tradition. CBD oil has grown in popularity in recent years due to its numerous healing properties.
However, if you are a beginner, then you may be wondering if CBD oil contains cannabis ingredients that can make you high. Well, hemp plant or marijuana contains hundreds of cannabinoid compounds, but the THC compounds are the ones that can get you high. →