In November and December the following health research has caught my eye. 1. A new study showed that Andrographis reduced triglyceride levels in patients with raised triglyceride levels (one of the measurements of high cholesterol). 2. A new study of celery seed has shown that when given to patients with
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This month the following research on herbs and health has caught my eye. 1. A Cochrane review of 14 studies including 2050 people found that the following herbs were effective at reducing lower back pain. Devil’s claw, lavender, comfrey root, chilli, and white willow bark. 2. A study of 60 people
In July the following research on herbs and health has caught my eye. 1. A new report in the USA has been looking at antibiotic resistant infections and links to the overuse of antibiotics. “Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, CDC Director, points out, “It’s clear that we’re approaching a cliff with
This month the following research on herbs and health has caught my eye. 1. A new laboratory study has found that an extract from hawthorn berries reduced breast cancer tumours. 2. Vitamin E has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s according to the Alzheimer’s research centre in New York. 3.
This month the following research studies on herbs and health have caught my eye. 1. With MRSA infections a growing problem in hospitals this piece of Australian research shows that both lemongrass and tea tree oils applied after surgery prevented infection, including MRSA. 2. New laboratory research in Korea has found