Researchers from Scotland’s Dundee Dental School and Hospital studied the ability of different fruit smoothies to wear away dental enamel and cause tooth decay.
Category: Plant Medicine Research
Research finds that cumin – a spice often used in curry – stops the growth of breast cancer cells. Find out more about this powerful medicinal herb.
Sepsis and septic shock are difficult to treat and thus kill hundreds of thousands of people every year. New research finds a flower extract of safflower can save lives if used during treatment. Find out how thousands could be saved with this natural medicine.
New research from the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows that the biochemicals in green tea change a women’s estrogen metabolism, revealing at least one of its mechanisms for reducing the risk of breast cancer.
A new study from international university researchers has confirmed that organic tomatoes are not only more nutritious than their conventional counterparts: they also taste better.
In one of the world’s largest and longest studies on diet, research funded by the Spanish government has confirmed that the Mediterranean diet can dramatically reduce the risk of stroke, heart attacks and other cardiovascular-related events.
Despite the bashing of fruits cause they contain fructose, research confirms that eating fresh or whole fruits reduces inflammation and heart disease. Find out which fruits do this the best.
Mushrooms add a nice flavor along with nutrients to any dish. Now a phase I clinical study has found that a certain mushroom will reduce PSA levels in men who’ve had prostate cancer.
Our diet will have consequences into the future. New research finds that eating more fiber can affect a woman’s risk of breast cancer years later. Find out when, why and how much – and see our Fiber Top 500 list.
White Cinquefoil is an herb that grows throughout Central Europe and used for centuries in traditional medicine. Recent research confirms the Potentilla alba herb is useful for the treatment of several thyroid conditions including goiter.
When a cough gets nasty, many reach for a cough syrup. Pharma versions can contain synthesized chemicals such as bromhexine. A clinical study finds an ancient herbal cough formula beats bromhexine syrup.
Alzheimer’s disease treatments continue to evade pharmaceutical researchers, yet an herbal medicine formula has been found to improve memory for Alzheimer’s patients in a clinical study. Find out what’s in the formula and why it works.
Multiple studies have shown that eating a diet rich in a particular plant nutrient reduces the risk of heart attacks and lowers blood pressure.
New research has confirmed that lycopene, the carotenoid that makes tomatoes red, lowers the risk of hardening of the arteries. A 2011 study from researchers at the San Camillo de Lellis Hospital Cardiology Unit...
The ancient use of toothbrush twigs such as Miswak has been proven out. New research finds that Miswak deters gingivitis and periodontal disease, and kills antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.
Scientists have discovered that magnesium helps reduce the risk of strokes.