Research confirms that a Mediterranean diet can successfully prevent as well as treat type 2 diabetes, as well as reduce the need for diabetes medication.
Journal of Plant Medicines | Current Issue: Vol. 6. No. 4
Researchers from the University of Mississippi’s School of Pharmacy have conducted an extensive analysis of medicinal plants and found that a number of them regulate insulin, glucose and fat metabolism.
Maternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential herbal oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in menses.
Nutrition scientists have determined that Ginger stimulates increased athletic performance and Ginger and Cinnamon decrease muscle soreness following intense exercise.
We already knew that vitamin D was important to health – given the over 70 diseases now associated with their deficiency. Now research is proving the sunshine vitamin’s role in food allergies.
University researchers have confirmed that the Chilean Pepper Tree, used traditionally as a healing agent, has significant healing properties, including the ability to counteract Candida yeast infections.
Clinical and laboratory research from India has proven that an Ayurvedic formula used for liver infections halts the sometimes-deadly hepatitis B virus.
Acorns from oak trees have the unique property of being able to kill bacteria. They can also kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Increasing research is confirming that diets naturally high in potassium decrease the risk of having a stroke. Foods naturally high in potassium are listed.
Japanese researchers have determined that Lavender essential oil can alleviate premenstrual emotional mood changes, confirming other research (and centuries of clinical use) showing Lavender aromatherapy produces overall calming effects.
NSAIDs like ibuprofen and others relieve pain by inhibiting COX-2. Now we find Thyme oil not only inhibits COX-2, but beats out ibuprofen in relieving painful menstruation.
Researchers from Mexico’s prestigious Monterrey Institute of Technology have determined that black bean sprouts are anticarcinogenic against breast cancer, liver cancer and colon cancer cells.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS) fatalities are higher and researchers are scrambling for antiviral treatments. Meanwhile, research proves licorice is an effective antiviral against SARS, a similar coronavirus.
While sperm counts appear to be dropping, there are several natural strategies that science has shown may significantly increase fertility in men. Here is the latest accumulation of research on nature’s ability to boost fertility.