Botanical Name: Olea Europaea Other Common Names: african olive, brown olive, common olive, European olive, olive tree, small-fruited olive, wild olive Habitat: Olea Europaea is native to southern Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. African olive (subspecies) is native to Africa, Madagascar, western Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Description: Olive leaves are from the common … Read More... about Olive Leaf Extract & Oleuropein Benefits & Uses
According to the International Diabetes Federation, an estimated 80 million Indians suffer from diabetes - most of them being afflicted with type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes is classified as a chronic incurable disease that requires lifelong treatment. (1) While anti-diabetic drugs have improved patient outcomes greatly, there is a growing need for natural treatments for 2 primary reasons – the … [Read More...] about Diabetes Type 2 – 7 Effective Natural Herbs to Control Blood Sugar Levels
Cannabis is a genus or generic term for flowering plants in the Cannabaceae family. The two popular names of the Cannabis plant are Hemp and Marijuana. Hence, Hemp and Marijuana come from Cannabis. Cannabidiol, which is also known as CBD, is one of the many cannabinoids, or chemical compounds, found in marijuana and hemp. These chemical compounds trigger the cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors, … [Read More...] about What is the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?
Arnica Montana, commonly known as arnica, is a flowering plant with yellow flowers. It ideally grows in mountain areas, certain places in North America and Europe being the ideal regions. It is also known by the name of wolf’s bane or leopard’s bane since the flower is thought to be beautiful and powerful This plant is known for its ability to provide pain relief, injuries, bruising, … [Read More...] about Here’s is What You Need to Know About Arnica Montana
Since trauma is an unfortunate fact of life, so is post-traumatic stress disorder. An estimated one in 17 Americans experiences PTSD at some point in their lives. (1) It’s only in the last 50 years or so that science has really defined PTSD, so psychologists are still working to understand it and build an armory to fight it. One potential new weapon is CBD oil, a natural, non-intoxicating … [Read More...] about Case Study Shows CBD Oil as a Successful Therapy Option for PTSD
Although a label containing the words “all natural” may make a product seem perfectly safe, there are still health risks associated with many common health supplements. Just like other medications, supplements can carry their own set of risks. The most commonly reported negative effects associated with supplements occur in the liver. Since the liver is the organ responsible for breaking down … [Read More...] about The Risk of Taking Supplements for Those with Liver Disease
Gastrointestinal conditions like pancreatitis may not receive as much attention as lifestyle disease like heart disease, but they can have an even greater impact on quality of life. Pancreatitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the pancreas, impairing the organ’s ability to produce digestive enzymes and insulin. In chronic cases, the condition worsens over time, adversely affecting … [Read More...] about Herbal Remedies for Pancreatitis
A look at adrenal fatigue and how it can be healed with medicinal herbs and plants. Adrenal fatigue is a condition that has been covered in medical literature for over 100 years. In recent years, however, the prevalence of adrenal fatigue has increased. The prevalence of adrenal fatigue in recent years could be a result of several factors including poor nutrition and the stressful lifestyles … [Read More...] about Plants and Herbs that Can Help to Heal Adrenal Fatigue