Ashwagandha protects against neurological disorders including Parkinson's Alzheimer's Huntington's and anxiety

Neurological diseases affect the brain, nerves and spinal cord. This ancient herb might protect you from them.

saffron significantly reduces severity of stroke symptoms

When a blood clot blocks blood flow to the brain, the brain is damaged, and you have an ischemic stroke. If you have an ischemic stroke, you may want to have this beautiful flower near by.

Vitamin D prevents COVID, keeps you out of the ICU and prevents death

Over 200 health scientists and medical experts have signed an open letter calling for “immediate widespread increased vitamin D intakes” to fight COVID ( The letter is endoresed in an introductory letter by former US Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona.

fennel is as good as drugs at relieving the pain of dysmenorrhea or painful periods

Surprisingly, this traditional herb recently emerged as a promising herb for menopause. Now we know it’s as good as drugs for painful periods!

grape seed extract improves cholesterol and cardiovascular risk factors in obese and overweight people

We often eat the fruit and throw away the seeds. If you’re overweight, this seed may be more valuable than the fruit that surrounds it. Even better, you can enjoy the fruit and take the seed in a pill.

Artemisia annua (wormwood) has antiviral activity against COVID virus

There is a long and strange history of antimalarial drugs and pandemics. Could the antimalarial herb wormwood add to that history during the COVID pandemic?

yarrow improves multiple sclerosis and MS relapses and delays disease progression

We don’t even know why they thought to try this herb for Multiple Sclerosis. But it’s a good thing they did because it works!

glycyrrhizin in licorice prevents inflammatory cytokine storm of COVID-19 and prevents SARS-COV-2 viral replication

Long before licorice was a candy, licorice root was a herb. Now this herb may be a sweet treatment for COVID.

dark chocolate protects you from stress induced cardiovascular disease

Who’s feeling any stress these days? Stress can lead to increases in heart rate and blood pressure. It can also impair functioning of your arteries. These harmful effects can increase your risk of cardiovascular events.

bacopa boosts memory and cognition in children, adults and people with Alzheimer's

Some valuable herbs just haven’t caught on. If you’d heard of this one, you’d remember because it charges your memory.

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