There are many studies that explore the ins and outs of the female reproductive system, and the natural remedies used traditionally against its related health issues. In contrast, male reproductive issues have not been explored as extensively.
O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness? William Shakespeare, Henry IV
Stress can maim, even kill. People who work under tremendous pressure get sick more often. They’re human time bombs waiting to explode.
The use of medicinal plants as an alternative treatment to various health conditions is a common practice in many cultures.
Given the fact that "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee" has been marketed as a "male enhancement" product, it might be fair to assume consumers who plucked the instant coffee off store shelves had a clear idea of its intended effects.
A natural compound found in herbs and vegetables could help stop the spread of a particularity deadly type of breast cancer.
Triple-negative breast cancers, which account for 15-20% of all breast tumors, are a type of breast disease that often spreads, or metastasises, to distant sites.
Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that luteolin, a natural compound found in herbs such as thyme and parsley, and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, could reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in women.
While on my quest to find more natural ways to prevent and cure any ailment known to man, I ran into an array of plants that I had never seen before. As a child, one of my father’s hobbies was harvesting plants and growing fruits and vegetables. After school, I would go outside to help him even though I did not have much of a green thumb.
When you're starting an herb garden, choose a sunny location in your garden that has soil that drains easily. You can plant your herbs in containers if you don't have room in the ground. Planting herbs with similar needs together will make it more likely that your garden will thrive and that you'll enjoy a harvest of fresh herbs all season long. Try growing herbs that you enjoy eating or cooking with to get the most use and enjoyment out of your garden.
Gymnema sylvestre is an herb from India that has a long and varied history in traditional medicine, including its use as a:
Diuretic Laxative Anti-inflammatory Circulatory system stimulant Diabetes treatment Weight loss aid
The herb's use in weight loss has advocates touting its benefits. Specifically, they claim that Gymnema sylvestre helps to curb your desire for sweets, blocks the absorption of sugar, and helps balance blood glucose levels.
TV, it seems, has its signals crossed.
On one channel you'll see shows like The Biggest Loser fighting obesity and advocating weight loss through diet and exercise.
But turn the channel and you have Paula Deen whipping up some down-home, deep-fried deliciousness featuring cakes, cupcakes, or other sweet treats. What gives?
The reality is that we as a country are bombarded with mixed messages every day when it comes to food. We want to (and often do!) indulge in the sugary goodness that seems to be on every street corner, vending machine, and cookie jar, and then we lament our expanding waistlines and the growing diabetes epidemic.
No wonder everyone is looking for a magic pill to take off the weight. But what if you could stop the cravings that led to the overeating in a safe and effective way?