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Hepatic Encephalopathy Reduced By Probiotics

Posted April 28, 2013

Probiotics could emerge as a treatment plan to manage hepatic encephalopathy (HE) therapy after a new study announced at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 found they significantly reduced development of the notoriously difficult-to-treat disease.

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Folic acid and melatonin ameliorate carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic injury, oxidative stress and inflammation in rats

Posted February 6, 2013

This study investigated the protective effects of melatonin and folic acid against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatic injury in rats. Oxidative stress, liver function, liver histopathology and serum lipid levels were evaluated.

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Look to nature – Overcome depression with the best anti-depressant

Posted April 30, 2012

Numerous studies and years of extensive research suggest a natural herb known as St. John’s wort not only treats the symptoms of depression, but also can chase those blues (and anti-depressants) away for good, with little to no side-effects.

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Why Should You Use Herbs for Healing?

Posted April 30, 2012

Herbs for healing have been used for literally thousands of years around the world, so its quite strange that some people dismiss them as useless or not needed. Most people could actually benefit from taking various healing herbs on a regular basis, but they never learn about them because it is only the pills and other prescriptions that get television advertisements. Perhaps more people would know about the wonders of various herbs if they had their own commercials on television too.

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Herbs and Depression: An Update

Posted April 30, 2012

Depression affects around 121 million people globally, and is projected to be the second highest cause of disability by the year 2020, according to the World Health Organization. While antidepressants alone or in combination with psychotherapy are effective in the treatment of depression in approximately 60 to 80% of individuals, less than 25% of people suffering from depression can access such treatment. Studies suggest that the herbs saffron, lavender, Echium, and Rhodiola may be helpful in the management of mild to moderate depression in certain individuals.

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Chinese herb mix Tiao-Geng-Tang possesses antiaging and antioxidative effects and upregulates expression of estrogen receptors alpha and beta in ovariectomized rats

Posted April 30, 2012

Herb mixtures are widely used as an alternative to hormonal therapy in China for treatment of the menopausal syndrome. However, composition of these herb mixtures are complex and their working mechanism is often unknown. This study investigated the effect of Tiao-Geng-Tang (TG-decoction), a Chinese herbal mixture extract, in balancing female hormones, regulating expression of estrogen receptors (ERs), and preventing aging-related tissue damage.

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African Plant Used by Bushmen Relieves Back Pain

Posted April 30, 2012

If you suffer from back pain, your doctor is going to pull out his pad and write you a prescription. Is that drug going to ease your pain? It might. But it is likely to produce a host of harmful side effects, with addiction at the top of the list.

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Home remedies relieve tooth and gum pain

Posted April 30, 2012

Most people hate going to the dentist. Even the for the most minor reason, dental appointments can cause a grown man, or woman, to quake with fear. Regular dental hygiene at home is a big step toward preventing dental problems; and, basic home care can be enhanced with a variety of herbal and homeopathic treatments to relieve pain and resolve minor gum and tooth problems.

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Dandelions: Weeds or Herbs?

Posted April 30, 2012

Dandelions, from the French, dent-de-lion (lion’s tooth), are cheery, sunny, playful little plants commonly known as weeds. They grow in abundance on all continents other than Antarctica, and escape notice as one of our Creator’s most abundant gifts. Although they are a wild plant, they are extremely easy to harvest. They grow everywhere: in flower beds, flower pots, lawns, gardens, rock gardens, anywhere their airborn seeds may light.

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Foods and Herbs for Health

Posted April 30, 2012

Many people do not realize it, but the foods you eat on a regular basis and the herbs and spices you put on top of your food have a good deal to do with your current state of health. Using herbs for health is something that has been done for thousands of years, so anyone who wants to find an alternative solution to their health problems should definitely begin their search with various herbs.

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