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

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

Cordyceps mushrooms found to protect from allergens

Cordyceps is a genus of club-shaped parasitic fungi that are known to kill underground insects and arthropods. The most widely collected of these mushrooms is Cordyceps militaris, which is known for mummifying insects and using them as sources of biomass to produce spores. In a recent study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers from Southern Taiwan University of Science and … Continue reading Cordyceps mushrooms found to protect from allergens