echinacea added to azithromycin is more effective than azithromycin alone in kids with recurrent tonsillitis

If your child suffers recurrent tonsillitis, then the king of immune herbs may help put an end to the pain.

peanuts improve memory, stress, depression and anxiety

Tree nuts get lots of good press; peanuts get lots of bad press. If you eat lots of peanuts, what are they doing to your brain? The answer is . . . .

herbs that help migraines

You’re in severe pain, your head is throbbing, you’re sick to your stomach and every light and sound bothers you. You have migraines. You and so many others. Migraine is unbelievably common: 8.3% of Canadians and 12%-22% of Americans suffer from migraines. 91% of those can barely function when they’re struck by an attack. What can you do? Lots!

garlic improves all features of metabolic syndrome

If, like so many other people, Dracula had metabolic syndrome, he should have stuck around for the garlic: he may have lived longer.

apples prevent cardiovascular disease and raspberries help prevent and treat diabetes

Several fruits have received the attention they deserve as healthy foods. But sometimes the really common fruits get overlooked. Here are two fruits in your fridge that are really good for your health.

flaxseed oil reduces free radical damage and increases total antioxidant capacity

When the forces of free radicals in your body are too strong for your antioxidant system, several serious chronic illnesses can result. Flaxseed oil can help restore the balance.

palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) and luteolin help people who had COVID recover their sense of smell

One of the main symptoms of COVID is loss of the senses of smell or taste. About 30% of people who have had COVID continue to experience the loss as a long term consequence of the virus. A small study has now found that there may be a natural solution.

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) and lipoic acid may help calm cytokine storm of COVID-19

People whose COVID symptoms become severe often experience a cytokine storm, an exaggerated inflammatory immune response. This out of control inflammatory immune response may be what leads to the acute respiratory distress syndrome and multiple organ failure that comes with severe COVID. Two lesser known, but powerful, nutrients may help.

spirulina improves sleep, stress and quality of life in people with colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a common and painful inflammatory bowel disease. A safe, inexpensive, effective way of improving life would be worth its weight in . . . green!

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