shiitake mushrooms prevent the side effects of chemotherapy and may help prevent the cytokine storm of COVID-19

Research, some old and some new, is highlighting the potential importance of shiitake mushrooms for some of the most pressing concerns of today: COVID and cancer.

black seed (Nigella sativa) helps control asthma

Asthma can be debilitating. And the number of people struggling with it is exploding. Luckily, there are several natural treatments that can help prevent and manage asthma. Here’s an exciting new one.

valerian effectively treats tension-type headaches

Valerian is best known as one of the best remedies for insomnia. But it may be an effective remedy for the most common type of headaches too.

curcumin is a powerful antiinflammatory that improves several mediators of inflammation

Curcumin is one of the most important natural anti-inflammatories. But does it really work, and what is it doing in your body?

boswellia safely and effectively treats osteoarthritis

In biblical times, it was valued along with gold; in modern times, it is one of the most undervalued herbs. But this undervalued herb just may reverse your osteoarthritis.

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.

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