Siberian ginseng can potentially modulate immune response

Acanthopanax senticosus, more commonly known as Siberian ginseng, is a small, woody shrub whose roots are used to make traditional herbal medicine. A well-known adaptogen, it is often used to strengthen the body and increase its resistance to daily stress. Siberian ginseng is also used to treat chronic diseases like heart and kidney disease, address sleep … Continue reading Siberian ginseng can potentially modulate immune response

Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

Source: Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root by Dr. Edward Group Korean ginseng root (Panax ginseng) — also known as Asian ginseng or Chinese ginseng — is a traditional medicinal herb, used by Asian cultures for more than 2,000 years.[1] “I grew up in a Korean household and my mom’s side of the … Continue reading Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

Health Benefits of Ginseng Eleuthero

  Source: Health Benefits of Ginseng Eleuthero by Dr. Edward Group Chinese healers have prized eleuthero–or Eleutherococcus senticosus, also known as Siberian ginseng–for thousands of years. Though it’s not exactly a “true” ginseng, it possesses adaptogenic properties and has a well-established reputation as an energy enhancer and brain booster. Recent research reveals it does a lot more. … Continue reading Health Benefits of Ginseng Eleuthero

This Ayurvedic herb can regulate immune function and stimulate antibody production

Acacia catechu, commonly known as black cutch, is a deciduous tree from the legume (Fabaceae) family. It is native to India, other Asian countries and East Africa. A well-known medicinal plant, the bark and heartwood extract of black cutch are widely used in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Er cha, a TCM remedy for cough, … Continue reading This Ayurvedic herb can regulate immune function and stimulate antibody production

Four of the best adaptogens that help you beat stress

Learning to manage your stress levels is important. One way to fight stress is to take adaptogens. Adaptogens are a group of nontoxic herbs and roots that are used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. They are used to boost the adrenal system, which is responsible for managing the body’s hormonal response to stress. They help to enhance the body’s … Continue reading Four of the best adaptogens that help you beat stress

Top 12 herbs for weight loss

Source: Top 12 herbs for weight loss by Dr. Edward Group If you want to lose weight, get fit, or reduce bloat, the only long-term strategy to ensure lasting success is by changing how you eat and increasing your activity level. However, several herbs and spices can help your fitness journey by boosting your metabolism, increasing your fat-burning … Continue reading Top 12 herbs for weight loss

Medicinal mushrooms found to strengthen the immune system

Despite the naysayers, several studies have proven that certain herbal remedies used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can help treat various illnesses. A study even determined that two mushrooms often used in TCM, turkey tail (Coriolus versicolor) and lingzhi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum), may have potent immunomodulatory properties. Asian countries such as China, Japan, and Korea often use TCM … Continue reading Medicinal mushrooms found to strengthen the immune system

Medicinal properties of sage revealed

Of all the culinary herbs, sage is perhaps the one with the broadest range of medicinal uses. As you’ll see in the collection of quotes about sage shown below, sage is anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial; plus it helps cleanse your blood and may even prevent Alzheimer’s disease. You may not have known all these … Continue reading Medicinal properties of sage revealed

Adaptogenic Herbs: What Are Adaptogens?

Source: Adaptogenic Herbs: What Are Adaptogens? by Dr. Edward Group What Are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are natural substances that work with a person’s body and help them adapt; most notably, to stress. Adaptogens are a natural ally in dealing with persistent stress and fatigue because they work with regulating important hormones. Adaptogens offer several other health benefits, … Continue reading Adaptogenic Herbs: What Are Adaptogens?