As far back as the 5th century BC the Greek physician Hippocrates wrote about the use of a bitter powder extracted from willow bark that reduced fevers and eased aches and pains. Native Americans also used an infusion of willow bark for similar purposes. What was this remarkable "healing" principle within the bark that relieved dis-ease?
Many physicians recommend a baby aspirin a day to reduce the risk of heart attack. But did you know that data shows this has ZERO clinical support?
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
Could turmeric extract become the next "aspirin" in the ongoing effort to prevent heart disease?
New research has determined that COX-inhibitors, which include numerous NSAIDs - Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – deplete Vitamin B-6 levels within the body.
Are you aware that aspirin allergy may translate to food allergies? An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away. Aspirin and salicylic acid allergy appears to be most common in HLA-II type individuals, which includes many non-celiac and celiac gluten sensitive persons.
Already a culinary favorite, new research indicates that garlic is beginning to look like an excellent alternative to statin drugs.
Millions use aspirin daily without realizing its true dangers. The good news is that there is a natural alternative which preliminary research indicates is safer and more effective.
A new study published in Lancet confirms thousands die from ibuprofen use each year, so what are viable alternatives?
There is a little known natural extract of plant waxes known as policosanol, extractable from sugar cane, yams, and beeswax, which has been giving some of the more profitable drugs on the market a biomedical beating since it was first investigated in clinical trials by the Cubans in the 1990's.
Not only is ginger a culinary marvel, its health benefits are stunning. It has been shown to be more effective against staph infections than antibiotics - and without the adverse effects.
Millions of Americans take over the counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve without realizing they can damage the gut, leading to leaky gut syndrome. Here's how you can heal it...
Leaky Gut Syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that millions of people struggle with and don't even know it can lead to many other health conditions.
Aspirin's long held promises are increasingly falling flat. A natural, safer and more effective alternative to this synthetic drug has been known about for at least 15 years!
With global rates of celiac disease (CD) accelerating, a new study reveals a link between this popular pain killer and intestinal damage consistent with those observed in CD.
Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.