Common herbal plants like holy basil leaf and sesame seed have therapeutic effects against inflammation

Inflammation has been linked by many studies to the development of chronic diseases. Under normal circumstances, inflammation facilitates the elimination of pathogens and promotes tissue repair and recovery. But depending on the severity of this immune response and whether it is local or systemic, inflammation can trigger metabolic and neuroendocrine changes. These changes enable the body … Continue reading Common herbal plants like holy basil leaf and sesame seed have therapeutic effects against inflammation

Better take basil: Reduce oxidative stress and inflammation naturally with this amazing superfood

Basil is an indispensable herb in kitchens around the world. From thick sauces to herbaceous salads, basil is an important ingredient in a number of recipes from various cuisines. But studies show that this popular herb not only belongs in the kitchen, but also in a medicine cabinet. In a recent study published in the Journal of Food Science and … Continue reading Better take basil: Reduce oxidative stress and inflammation naturally with this amazing superfood

Holy basil: This Ayurvedic medicine for skin diseases is also a potent anti-cancer agent

Ocimum sanctum, also known as holy basil or tulsi, is an aromatic medicinal herb native to Southeast Asia. Widely used in traditional medicine, holy basil is considered a great tonic for the body, mind and spirit. In fact, it is also called the “queen of the herbs” because of its many therapeutic properties. In Ayurveda — an ancient … Continue reading Holy basil: This Ayurvedic medicine for skin diseases is also a potent anti-cancer agent

The in vitro anti-cancer activities of Ocimum sanctum leaf extracts (holy basil)

In this study, a researcher at Government Degree College, Khairatabad in India investigated the anti-cancer activity of plant suspension cultures of Ocimum sanctum (holy basil) against lung cancer. Key findings were published in the International Journal of Green Pharmacy. Ethanol, acetone and aqueous leaf extracts of O. sanctum were used to treat human lung cancer (A549) cells. Their in vitro anti-cancer activity was evaluated … Continue reading The in vitro anti-cancer activities of Ocimum sanctum leaf extracts (holy basil)

African basil is a potent natural treatment for men with erectile dysfunction

Ocimum gratissimum, also known by its common name African basil, is a multipurpose plant that is not only ornamental, but also medicinal and serves as a culinary spice. In some African countries, the dried leaves of this aromatic herb features in folk medicine and is used to treat different kinds of ailments. Analysis of its … Continue reading African basil is a potent natural treatment for men with erectile dysfunction

Holy Basil: Top 12 Amazing Health Benefits of Tulsi

Source: Holy Basil: Top 12 Amazing Health Benefits of Tulsi by Dr. Edward Group Whether you use it to reduce stress, improve sleep, or boost your immune system, holy basil is an amazing herb with many therapeutic properties. Also called Tulsi, legend has it that the plant is an earthly manifestation of the Hindu goddess who … Continue reading Holy Basil: Top 12 Amazing Health Benefits of Tulsi

Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Source: Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing by Dr. Edward Group Quinoa is an alternative grain and an incredibly nutritious food. If you’re looking for a way to add quinoa to your diet, this amazing quinoa salad will leave you asking for more. I found the original recipe on Two Peas & Their Pod and … Continue reading Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Holy basil is a clinically proven antioxidant, cancer fighter, neuropathy healer, and anti-microbial

Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), also known internationally as tulsi, is highly prized in the natural healing community both for its heady scent and for its healing properties. In the Hindu religion, holy basil is a sacred plant which is used during meditation and is considered a staple in every home garden. Among herbalists, holy basil … Continue reading Holy basil is a clinically proven antioxidant, cancer fighter, neuropathy healer, and anti-microbial

Anti-aging ‘Holy Basil’ herb supports natural detoxification

Holy basil, also known as tulsi, Ocimum sanctum or Ocimum tenuiflorum, is a sacred plant to many Hindus, and is used in a wide variety of religious contexts. It is also an important herb in Ayurveda, or traditional Indian medicine. Although the plant has been used in Ayurveda for centuries, Western herbalists and scientists are … Continue reading Anti-aging ‘Holy Basil’ herb supports natural detoxification

12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation

Inflammation is a key part of your body’s immune response. It’s an indication that your body is trying to protect itself from harmful agents, such as bacteria, viruses and toxins. Without inflammation, wounds would fester and simple infections would become deadly. Acute inflammation, which occurs in response to tissue injury, is a type of inflammation that resolves in weeks. … Continue reading 12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation