Adding to their heart-healthy benefits, Harvard researchers have determined that increasing our intake of nuts decreases our risk of diabetes and pancreatic cancer.
Category: Plant Medicine Research
Medical research has found that the seeds of Nigella sativa improve glycemic control among diabetics. The study gave 94 human diabetics either one gram, two grams or three grams per day of Nigella sativa in capsules for three months.
Scientists have confirmed that peppermint oil significantly reduces intestinal spasms. This adds to the clinical evidence that peppermint oil is helpful for irritable bowel syndrome.
We can argue about diet all we want, but a huge study proves that plant-based fats are healthier than animal fats when it comes to heart disease.
Research from Finland has confirmed that a compound from the bark of the Spruce tree and similar tree barks is a powerful and functional prebiotic that feeds our healthy gut bacteria.
Researchers from Italy’s University of Pescara have determined in a clinical trial of 76 allergic asthma patients that a maritime pine bark extract significantly reduces asthma symptoms.
German researchers have determined that a formula of three herbs successfully treats children with learning difficulties, behavioral problems, anxiety, depression and attention deficit issues.
Two large research reviews by medical scientists have determined that omega-3 fatty acids from plants reduce the incidence of heart disease and heart attacks while fish oil has only a slight (“insignificant”) effect.