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Botanicals are an alternative option to prescription drugs for the alleviation of symptoms due to anxiety disorders and insomnia. Melissa officinalis L. has been shown as an antistress and anxiolytic agent.

Jul 06, 15

What role does the microbiome, toxicity and inflammation have in the interplay between gut and mind? The body of evidence is growing that a healthy gastrointestinal system is a core clinical consideration in the treatment of mood disorders. 

Jul 06, 15

Reduced glutathione (GSH) is well recognised for its role as a key antioxidant in the body and for its function as an endogenous detoxifier, helping remove toxins and potential carcinogens and it is rapidly depleted by inflammatory conditions. 

Jun 30, 15

The positive health benefits that probiotics provide to digestive health and wellbeing are well known. With the renowned benefits of probiotics embedded in scientific literature, researchers are starting to look at novel uses for probiotics in humans including chronic kidney disease.

Jun 30, 15

Exciting new research is helping us understand how a broad spectrum probiotic may also play a role in the prevention and management of obesity and metabolic disorders.

Jun 30, 15

An extensive range of clinical trials and in vitro research have investigated the effects of astaxanthin in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, as well as maintaining healthy eye function. The benefits of astaxanthin range from reducing eye strain to having a potential role in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration

Jun 18, 15

A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of an extract of holy basil in the symptomatic control of general stress. 

Dec 06, 14