Medicinal mushrooms are the latest phenomenon in complementary medicine – a re-emerging therapy that is increasingly being recognised in scientific literature for its potential use in a variety of conditions.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the physiological effects of stress can include a negative impact on fertility in both women and men. Evidence for adaptogens is something to consider.
Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is typically felt 24-72 hours after unaccustomed or strenuous activity, or muscle overload, and is most commonly felt after eccentric exercise.
Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis characterised by pain, redness, swelling and extreme soreness of the joint following even a light touch. Herbal treatments which show promise for the prevention of this chronic condition including Terminalia bellirica (bibhitaki), Prunus cerasus (sour cherry) and Apium graveolens (celery seed).
Evidence seems to suggest that pyridoxine and pyridoxal are prodrugs for Pyrodoxal-5-Phosphate (P5P), and that it is the P5P which has the intended therapeutic antiemetic effect.
Most of us have heard of vitamin D, but did you know that it needs other vitamins and minerals to do its job properly in the body? Read on to find out which ones, what they do, and how you can make sure you’re helping this important vitamin to work as best it can!
A recent study has shown that formulae containing Echinacea purpurea may be as effective as Oseltamivir, an antiviral medication used to treat and prevent influenza A and influenza B, in the early treatment of clinically diagnosed influenza virus.