Could Berries Help to Fight Cancer?

Compounds found in a range of berries may soon help to treat cancer and slow the aging process. According to a new study, the magic resides in their naturally occurring pigments. Pigments found in berries offer a new insight into the mechanisms behind cancer. There is little more pleasing to the eye than a freshly … Continue reading Could Berries Help to Fight Cancer?

The Forager’s: Life Root Profile

Senecio aureus Also, Known As: Cocashweed Coughweed False Valerian Golden Ragwort Golden Senecio Liferoot The herb known as the life root is a perennial wildflower species of the daisy family of plants - Asteraceae; it reaches about half to two m in height. A small rosette of basal leaves approximately six to eight inches across … Continue reading The Forager’s: Life Root Profile

The Hidden Power of Daffodils in the Fight Against Cancer…

New research published in the journal Structure has found that a natural extract from daffodils has cancer-killing properties. It lays out the molecular mechanism by which the extract could trigger cancer cell death. You may not be able to tell by looking at them, but daffodils could have the power to destroy cancer, according to new research. … Continue reading The Hidden Power of Daffodils in the Fight Against Cancer…

Plant Profile: Sheep Sorrel

A Rich Source of Vitamin C, E, Beta-Carotene, and Other Carotenoids Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella) is a herb that many Americans consider to be just a common weed, particularly in areas where blueberries grow. However, its medicinal uses have been known for quite some time. In fact, it has recently received extra attention for its … Continue reading Plant Profile: Sheep Sorrel

One Injection Could Kill Cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated tumors in mice.  Could one shot administered directly to a solid tumor mark the end of cancer? Research devising more effective treatments for all types of cancer has been abundant over the past few years, offering new hope … Continue reading One Injection Could Kill Cancer

Health Benefits of Aronia Berries.

Aronia is a type of shrub native to North America that is now grown in Eastern Europe. "Aronia" generally refers to the berries that grow on the shrub. These aronia berries are also known as chokeberries because of their sharp, mouth-drying effect.Aronia berries can be eaten fresh on their own or used as an ingredient … Continue reading Health Benefits of Aronia Berries.

Nettle {Urtica dioica}

Also, Known As: Chinese Nettle Common Nettle Common Stinging Nettle Great Nettle Great Stinging Nettle Hsieh-tzu-ts'ao Nettle Stinging Nettle The herb known as the nettle is a small plant reaching about two to three feet in height with an erect stem; it bears dark green leaves that are marked by serrated margins. The nettle gives … Continue reading Nettle {Urtica dioica}

A New Road To Explore; Stinging Nettles: A New Approach To Cancer.

An innovative approach to cancer treatment utilizes a compound found in stinging nettles. While it's early days, the new treatment could offer more effective and more specific cancer treatment. A compound found in stinging nettles may help in the fight against cancer. A platinum-based drug called cisplatin is often used in the fight against cancer. Though … Continue reading A New Road To Explore; Stinging Nettles: A New Approach To Cancer.

Cancer, Infection, and Autoimmunity in 2018

Cancer, infection, and autoimmunity in 2018: Will we win the war? Vaccines proved to be a game changer in modern medicine. The fight isn't over yet, however; cancer, infectious diseases, and autoimmune conditions still plague humanity to this day. Might 2018 see the tipping point in this war? Biomaterials can be used in a number … Continue reading Cancer, Infection, and Autoimmunity in 2018

Health Benefits of Turmeric Tea

Turmeric is a popular spice made from the rhizome or root of the Curcuma longa plant.Turmeric is native to Southeast Asia and is a member of the Zingiberaceae or ginger family. It has been used as a herbal remedy for thousands of years in Indian Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. India grows 78 percent of the global supply of turmeric. In this article, we … Continue reading Health Benefits of Turmeric Tea