Catch a wink with cherries: Drinking tart cherry juice found to promote better sleep

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that affects more than 30 percent of adults worldwide. People with insomnia find it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep or wake up too early and are unable to go back to sleep for at least three nights in a week. Insomnia not only takes the fun out of going to bed, … Continue reading Catch a wink with cherries: Drinking tart cherry juice found to promote better sleep

Headaches 101: Major causes and natural cures

Did you know a common side effect of most prescription medications is dehydration? Feeling dizzy or lightheaded? Is your urine dark yellow with a strong smell? It’s probably those evil pharma medications that were made in a laboratory to cover up the symptoms of your bad eating habits and lack of enough clean, filtered water. … Continue reading Headaches 101: Major causes and natural cures

Cannabis found to be an effective treatment for headaches and migraine pain, say researchers

  Few things can derail a person’s day like a bad headache or migraine, and over-the-counter remedies often provide little relief. However, scientific studies are now pointing to cannabis as a potential solution for this common and frustrating problem. One particularly promising study, which was led by Carrie Cuttler Of Washington State University, is the first … Continue reading Cannabis found to be an effective treatment for headaches and migraine pain, say researchers

Warts: Causes and 10 natural remedies

Warts are noncancerous, rough bumps that form on the skin. In most cases, a pathogen known as the human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for warts, which it causes when it enters a cut or break on the skin. Most warts are harmless and will disappear on their own after a certain period. However, some people might choose to remove … Continue reading Warts: Causes and 10 natural remedies

Turmeric may be the key to preventing diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria

British and German researchers may have found the key to defeating antibiotic-resistant bacteria and preventing the diseases they cause. In their study, which appeared in the journal ACS Applied Bio Materials, the researchers said that their newly developed tiny capsules loaded with curcumin — the active compound in turmeric — can treat infections caused by antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori. … Continue reading Turmeric may be the key to preventing diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Medicinal plants from the sedge family are rich in antioxidant and antimicrobial agents

The Cyperaceae, or sedge, family is a family of flowering plants that grow in wet regions around the world. It contains around 5,000 different plant species, many of which have shown remarkable biological properties in in vitro and in vivo studies. According to researchers, plants from the sedge family owe their health-promoting properties to the high amounts of … Continue reading Medicinal plants from the sedge family are rich in antioxidant and antimicrobial agents

Assessing the antimicrobial activity of flaxseed

Researchers in India evaluated the antimicrobial activity of flaxseed against known periodontal pathogens. They reported their findings in an article published in the International Journal of Herbal Medicine. Research suggests that the use of antibiotics is beneficial in the management of periodontitis.However, antibiotic resistance has now become a major global issue, and it is believed to … Continue reading Assessing the antimicrobial activity of flaxseed

Compound in lemon verbena may help normalize lipid metabolism in diabetics

Lippia triphylla, commonly known as lemon verbena or lemon beebrush, is a flowering plant native to South America. It was brought by the Spanish and the Portuguese to Europe in the 17th century, where it is cultivated for its lemon-scented oil to this day. The leaves of lemon verbena can retain their odor for years; hence, they are currently used … Continue reading Compound in lemon verbena may help normalize lipid metabolism in diabetics

Eating bitter melon is a great way to keep diabetes at bay

Momordica charantia, commonly known as bitter melon or bitter gourd, is a fruit-bearing tropical vine that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family. It is closely related to cucurbits typically found in the human diet, such as pumpkins, melons, squash and zucchinis. The fruit of this medicinal plant is popular as a disease-fighting superfood. In fact, extracts from different parts of … Continue reading Eating bitter melon is a great way to keep diabetes at bay

Top 5 Ways to HEIGHTEN your chances of catching Covid-19

The science is in, and if you’re not already pretty much dying from cancer, diabetes or heart disease, then you probably aren’t going to die if you catch Covid-19. If you subtract all the deaths that were labeled Covid-caused that were not caused by Covid, what you’re left with is another viral flu, that went … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to HEIGHTEN your chances of catching Covid-19