Archive for the 'Herbal Remedies for Diseases' Category

Traditional Chinese MedicineTraditional Chinese medicine is a true fount of wisdom and effective remedies for many common health conditions and ailments. Thus, recently it was found out that a flowering Tibetan evergreen shrub, which has been widely used in Traditional Chinese and Indian folk medicines for treating such bacterial diseases as malaria and others, can also be used to combat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and even slow down the processes related to aging. Positive effects can be achieved at the expense of an interesting property of this natural remedy: it can make cells ‘think’ that they are starving. Read the rest of this entry »

February 14, 2012

cooked tomatoesAmerican scientists say that lycopenes in cooked tomatoes can be very effective for cancer prevention. A team of experts at the University of Portsmouth led by Dr. Mridula Chopra found out that lycopenes obtained from cooked tomatoes can not only slow down cancer cells development (those associated with prostate cancer), but also kill those cells, this way reversing the disease. These findings received in the scientific labs can open a new way for creating an effective natural treatment for cancer, according to the British Journal of Nutrition, which published the report about this study earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

January 20, 2012

health benefits of rosehipsRosehip plant is one of the best natural sources of vitamin C and a herbal remedy with a great deal of therapeutic actions and properties. The red small fruits of this plant have been used for ages to treat a great deal of ailments and diseases, starting from the symptoms of common cold, and ending up with various types of inflammations like arthritis, etc. Health benefits of rosehips are numerous, and nowadays, it is one of the most common herbal remedies which can be used in the forms of capsules or supplements, as well as in the forms of rosehip tea, essential oil, extracts, and other herbal preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

December 27, 2011

Olive OilThe Mediterranean diet rich in fresh fruit, veggies, seafood, olive oil, and other healthy products, is considered among the healthiest diets on earth. People of Spain, Italy, Greece and other countries of the region are generally more healthy and live longer. The Mediterranean diet is rich in olive oil, one of the healthiest and the most useful type of foods available for all of us. Health benefits of olive oil are really numerous, and there is a great deal is scientific studies and researchers are being carried out in order to find out more of interesting facts about therapeutic properties of olive oil. Read the rest of this entry »

November 22, 2011

Pine Tree ExtractPine trees are among the most common plants on earth. They grow throughout all areas, to the north and to the south, both in natural environment and in our gardens and parks. Pine trees give us unique and special herbal remedies, including a variety of essential oils, herbal extracts and other herbal preparations with numerous therapeutic actions and healing powers. Scientists from Australia have recently found out that a pine tree extract can have positive effects on our memory, help us prevent memory loss and related health conditions, as well as assist people in more effective healing of various types of physical brain injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

November 18, 2011

GarlicIt turns out that garlic can provide us with a great protection not only against vampires and the cold. Garlic has amazing natural powers and therapeutic benefits which make it one of the greatest and the most valuable natural superfoods. According to the newest findings of a study carried out by a group of scientists at Emory University School of Medicine in the United States, garlic oil can be used as an excellent natural remedy to prevent heart damage. At that, this protection is very effective as it prevents all types of damage of heart tissues on cellular level. Read the rest of this entry »