Quantcast

Latest Herbalism Stories

DNA Sequence Finds Endangered Animals In Traditional Chinese Medicines
2012-04-14 05:30:30

Researchers at Murdoch University have revealed the composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) through DNA sequencing technology. They found that some of the 15 TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be aware of the legal and health safety issues before adopting them as a treatment option," Dr Bunce, research leader and Murdoch University...

2012-04-13 11:29:46

Deep sequencing reveals undeclared, potentially toxic, and trade-restricted ingredients within 15 samples of traditional Chinese medicines Researchers at Murdoch University have used new DNA sequencing technology to reveal the animal and plant composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs). Some of the TCM samples tested contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, and traces of endangered animals. "TCMs have a long cultural history, but today consumers need to be...

2012-03-28 10:51:40

Herbal preparations of thyme could be more effective at treating skin acne than prescription creams, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Further clinical testing could lead to an effective, gentler treatment for the skin condition. Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University tested the effect of thyme, marigold and myrrh tinctures on Propionibacterium acnes — the bacterium that causes acne by infecting...

2012-03-23 23:01:39

State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) has recently published a patent of herbal formula for treating prostatitis. New herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill invented by Chinese herbalist Li Xiaoping proven to be extremely effective against chronic prostatitis. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) has recently published a patent of herbal formula for treating prostatitis. New herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory...

2012-03-23 23:01:34

Delicious Living magazine, a trusted consumer health resource for 25 years, awards ReNew Life´s CleanseMORE herbal supplement its Best Fiber/Laxative Supplement Award, 2012. Supplement winners were selected from hundreds of formulas, all competing for best in clinically researched ingredients, efficacy, retailer and medical expert feedback, and product longevity. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Delicious Living magazine, a trusted consumer health resource for 25 years, awards...


Latest Herbalism Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related