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Turmeric – Curry herb or cancer cure?

Common to all tropical Asian vegetable markets is the presence of fresh Turmeric roots. The underground stems or rhizomes reveal the distinctive bright yellow / orange color for which most Asian food depends as the basis for curry. Turmeric itself provides the distinctive curry taste and color, while Chili and other spices provide the relative … Continue reading Turmeric – Curry herb or cancer cure?
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Black Seed Oil (Nigella sativa) – an old world herb with very modern uses.

Black Seed Oil is produced from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant and is one of the oldest herbal spices with recorded uses in many herbal systems and culinary traditions from Asia, the Middle East and Persia where it is often referred to as Habbatus sauda. Nigella sativa seeds were found in an archeological … Continue reading Black Seed Oil (Nigella sativa) – an old world herb with very modern uses.

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Curcumin and Resveratrol Synergy

Both curcumin and resveratrol are natural polyphenol compounds found in Turmeric and fruits such as grapes that have generated enormous scientific interest for their therapeutic roles in various diseases, including cancer, nervous system regeneration, Alzheimer's, obesity and preventing cellular aging. Researchers have demonstrated that when curcumin and resveratrol are combined, the synergy between them produces … Continue reading Curcumin and Resveratrol Synergy
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Tongkat Ali Enhances Free Testosterone in Ageing Men

Tongkat Ali and the Role of Testosterone in male health While testosterone production gradually declines after age 30 there are other factors under our control that further lowers usable testosterone and negatively influences our health. By understanding and treating these we can reduce our biological age as opposed to our chronological age. Common symptoms of … Continue reading Tongkat Ali Enhances Free Testosterone in Ageing Men
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Phytoestrogens and Pueraria mirifica

There is a sensitive balance between estrogen and progesterone during a womans life and imbalance between these can cause many health issues. This imbalance may be especially prevalent during peri-menopause. Pueraria mirifica is a unique phytoestrogen that may act as a hormonal balancer for women, conferring the benefits of estrogen without the negative side effects … Continue reading Phytoestrogens and Pueraria mirifica
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Tongkat Ali, prostate health and estrogen levels in men

The connection between prostate health and rising estrogen levels in men is still poorly understood in modern medicine and thus conventional pharmaceutical treatment is missing the root cause and as a result brings a lot of suffering with medications that further reduce an already declining testosterone level. This creates a viscous circle of male hormonal … Continue reading Tongkat Ali, prostate health and estrogen levels in men
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Herbal Liver Protection with Andrographis

The Role of Detoxification in Health: Our digestion / liver / elimination systems are under constant pressure to cope with inflammation and toxicity from multiple sources. Low level digestive health results in inflammatory conditions and imbalances in our digestive microflora that are poorly diagnosed in Western medicine. The liver in particular has to deal with … Continue reading Herbal Liver Protection with Andrographis
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Herbs and functional foods for immune support

The most common health conditions that any health practitioner sees on a daily basis are infections, especially of the respiratory system. This is one area that natural medicine can offer the greatest compliment to pharmaceutical medicine as it can support a healthy immune system and largely prevent the majority of infections in young and old. … Continue reading Herbs and functional foods for immune support
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