saffron helps people with subclinical depression, stress and low mood

What if finally helping your depression was just a beautiful flower away? A new study adds to the mountain of evidence that this safe, beautiful herb is one of the most important treatments for depression.

NAC helps prevent serious illness and death from COVID

This incredible study showed that NAC may have a remarkable ability to save lives from COVID.

lemon verbena helps insomnia and stress

Lemon verbena has long been used in herbal tea combinations to help you sleep. A new study puts some science behind that tradition.

low levels of folic acid are associated with dementia and all-cause mortality

Folic acid is a safe, inexpensive vitamin with several health benefits. New research is showing that taking folic acid could help you to live a longer and cognitively healthier life.

honeysuckle helps cure COVID

In our backyard, there is a beautiful old tree that, it turns out, could help cure COVID.

Mediterranean diet improves sleep

A healthy diet improves everything else about your health. So, why shouldn’t it improve your sleep? It does!

garlic prevents gastric (stomach) and colorectal cancers

Gastrointestinal cancers are very common. The most common types are gastric and colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world; gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer mortality in the world.

Garlic has been shown to help prevent many types of cancer, including breast, prostate, pancreatic and esophageal. This new meta-analysis shows that it can importantly prevent colorectal and other gastric cancers as well.

chokeberry improves blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and metabolic syndrome

Lots of berries, from blueberries to bilberries and hawthorn berries, have achieved herbal and health fame. One berry that has not attracted the spotlight yet is chokeberry. But it may be time to start taking notice of this emerging herbal star.

saw palmetto berry improves symptoms and quality of life in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia or enlarged prostate

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or enlarged prostate, will affect the quality of life of more than half of all men in their lifetime. 90% of men over 85 suffer through it. But there is a safe herb that works as well as any of the far less safe drugs.

olive leaf extract improves osteoarthritis and walking pain in knee

You know the fruit, and you know the oil. It’s time you got to know the leaf. Olive leaf that is. Did you know that there is more of olive’s healthy ingredients in the leaf than in the fruit or oil? And those ingredients just may be the answer for your aching knees.

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