Evaluating the safety and efficacy of Zataria multiflora (Shirazi thyme) as cough medicine

In this review, a researchers from Iran evaluated the potency of Zataria multiflora, also known as Shirazi thyme, as an alternative medicine for the management of acute cough. This article appeared in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Cough is a defensive reflux mechanism that facilitates the removal of foreign objects and secretions from the bronchi and bronchioles. … Continue reading Evaluating the safety and efficacy of Zataria multiflora (Shirazi thyme) as cough medicine

Study: Thyme Oil Shows Success in Killing MRSA

Source: Study: Thyme Oil Shows Success in Killing MRSA by Dr. Edward Group Nearly 20 thousand Americans die each year due to complications that stem from Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or better known as MRSA. This “super Staph” has received a lot of media coverage, and for good reason, it’s scary. A regular Staph infection isn’t remarkably dangerous … Continue reading Study: Thyme Oil Shows Success in Killing MRSA

10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health

Source: 10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health by Dr. Edward Group There are few things a sprig of thyme won’t make immensely better. This versatile herb blends well with a myriad of flavors and is packed full of health-promoting compounds, vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Thyme belongs to the genus Thymus which is part of the … Continue reading 10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health

Stopping 5G rollout will protect the public from harmful radiation that can cause CANCER and DNA DAMAGE

Earlier this month, much of the focus during the unveiling of Apple’s new iPhone 12 was on its 5G capability. Promising dizzying speeds and higher-quality streaming, they assured the public that 5G is the way of the future. Wireless carriers wasted no time getting in on the act, offering incredible promotions on the handsets in … Continue reading Stopping 5G rollout will protect the public from harmful radiation that can cause CANCER and DNA DAMAGE

Healing herbs: Alternative herbal remedies for hypertension

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the University of Copenhagen have identified a bioactive trait common among many herbs. This trait, researchers say, is responsible for the antihypertensive properties demonstrated by these herbs. Their finding, detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a promising alternative strategy for treating hypertension, a condition in which blood pressure … Continue reading Healing herbs: Alternative herbal remedies for hypertension

Essential oils for the treatment of fungal diseases

Essential oils are known for their use in aromatherapy and massage therapy. When inhaled or applied topically, these natural products exert beneficial effects on mental health. Essential oils can also be used as remedies for common health problems, such as headache, constipation, sinus infections and skin infections. In fact, various essential oils are well-known for their antimicrobial properties. In … Continue reading Essential oils for the treatment of fungal diseases

Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

The outdoor season is upon us, and the joys of getting outside are literally on our doorstep. What a wonderful time to bask in the glory that is mother nature, and revel in her relentless beauty and ability to nurture the body and mind. That is, until the insects show up, then the beauty of being outside … Continue reading Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

Quench your thirst with a refreshing glass of cucumber water

Cucumber water is a popular detox drink infused with antioxidants and essential nutrients. Recent studies show that this health drink can confer several health benefits, from glowing skin to weight loss. If incorporated into a balanced diet, cucumber water helps to promote optimal health. It also takes no more than 15 minutes to make a … Continue reading Quench your thirst with a refreshing glass of cucumber water

6 Natural and effective alternatives to ibuprofen

Over-the-counter medicines (OTCs) are a double-edged sword: They are readily available and can relieve your symptoms quickly, but once you have become reliant on them, they can make you sicker with adverse side effects. Ibuprofen is one such OTC medicine: While it’s used at a rate of billions of doses every year to treat pain, … Continue reading 6 Natural and effective alternatives to ibuprofen

Activity of Melaleuca, Cymbopogon, Cinnamomum and Thymus essential oils against pathogenic fungi

In this review, researchers at SNDT Women’s University in India discussed the potential of various essential oils as antifungal agents against known pathogens. The article was published in the Journal of Essential Oil Research. Mortality due to fungal infections, especially among immunocompromised individuals, has risen in recent years. Scientists are worried about the possibility of having no effective … Continue reading Activity of Melaleuca, Cymbopogon, Cinnamomum and Thymus essential oils against pathogenic fungi