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2012-06-15 10:11:18

University of Michigan Health System study shows a drug used for centuries activates the body´s own protective mechanisms in blood vessels An ancient heart drug that´s inspired the work of herbalists and poets for centuries may treat a condition that plagues millions of overstressed and overweight Americans today. Since the 13th century, the herb Foxglove has been used to cleanse wounds and its dried leaves were brewed by Native Americans to treat leg swelling caused by heart...

2012-06-01 23:00:58

Distributed by Standard Process Inc., Garlic Forte provides therapeutic effects on key body systems. PALMYRA, Wis. (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Garlic gives a distinctive, flavor-packed boost to any culinary dish. It is also one of the oldest known medicinal plants, revered for its therapeutic effects on key body systems, including the gastrointestinal, respiratory, immune and cardiovascular systems. To ensure it is providing the highest quality herbal supplements, MediHerb has improved its Garlic...

2012-05-28 23:03:02

Interested in the chemical constituents of Arnica? Ways of treating back pain with herbs? Or the potential side effects of Korean Ginseng? You´ll find all this and more in Clinical Herbs — Elsevier Australia´s new application for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Elsevier Australia has this week launched Clinical Herbs — an excellent new medical app for local students and practitioners alike. Offering a refreshing alternative to...

2012-05-11 23:03:18

The use of saw palmetto in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) improves not only urinary symptoms but also concomitant sexual dysfunctions, latest research shows. Roggwil, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 A new study — published in the journal Phytotherapy Research -- showed for the first time that a treatment with a saw palmetto preparation (Prostasan®) lead to an improvement not only of urinary symptoms but also of sexual dysfunctions.Benign prostatic hyperplasia...

2012-04-24 09:50:55

Research shows that many treatments can help prevent migraine in certain people, yet few people with migraine who are candidates for these preventive treatments actually use them, according to new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Neurology. The guidelines, which were co-developed with the American Headache Society, will be announced at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans and published in the April 24, 2012, print issue of ®, the medical...

2012-04-21 23:02:31

Line of products was previously known as Tahitian Noni Bioactive Beverages PROVO, UT (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 Morinda Bioactives (formally Tahitian Noni International) released a new line of products called Thrive Adaptogenics at their 2012 International Leadership Conference Salt Lake City, Utah. The Thrive Adaptogenics line was previously known as Tahitian Noni Bioactive Beverages but now also includes two new additions¬ - Thrive Adaptogenics Max and Max Concentrate. Thrive...

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Phytotherapy Research
2012-05-01 10:17:25

Phytotherapy Research is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original research papers, short communications, reviews, and letters on medicinal plant research. Topics include pharmacology, toxicology, and the clinical applications of herbs and natural products in medicine, from case histories to clinical trials, including studies of herb-drug interactions and other aspects of the safety of herbal medicines. Short communications dealing with the pharmacology and screening...

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