Female Health

May 14, 2018

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Research

Latin Name: Ginkgo biloba  Family: Ginkgoaceae The ginkgo herb is most researched for its memory enhancing strengths.  It may also help with altitude sickness and glaucoma, but more research is necessary.  Now if I could only remember how to spell ginkgo! The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
May 21, 2018

Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus) Research

Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus or Rosmarinus officinalis (old botanical name) Family: Lamiaceae Rosemary has been a revered herb since ancient times.  It is a strong antiseptic, aids in cardiac health, boosts cognitive function, and more. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Research

Melaleuca alternifolia Family: Myrtaceae Tea Tree oil has long been used as a topical remedy for issues such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, cuts, acne, and insect bites. It may also be helpful against lice, more research is warranted.  Studies have shown it to be active against other insects and microbes […]
June 18, 2018

Lemon (Citrus limonum) Research

Latin Name: Citrus limonum Family: Rutaceae A few dozen research articles were found on lemon. It is most researched for its antimicrobial actions, including antibacterial and antifungal possibilities. This gives it an antiseptic action good for cleaning surfaces and skin. Antioxidant and radical scavaging actions of the flavonoids of lemon […]
June 21, 2018

Orange (Citrus sinensis) Research

Latin Name: Citrus sinensis / Citrus aurantium Family: Apiaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily […]
July 7, 2018

Sage (Salvia officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Salvia officinalis Family: Lamiaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
July 10, 2018

Melissa / Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Melissa officinalis Family: Lamiaceae This plant of the mint family has been traditionally used to help calm the mind and reduce insomnia.  Multiple human studies have shown it has potential in reducing anxiety and depression and in improving memory and cognition.  Lemon balm is also know to help […]