May 3, 2018

Avocado (Persea americana) Research

Latin Name: Persea americana Family: Lauraceae Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, and good for cholesterol levels.  Avocado oil is super nourishing for skin, especially dry skin and psoriasis. RESEARCH SKIN HEALING In a randomized study of 49 patients, avocado oil combined with vitamin b12 was effective against atopic dermatitis. […]
May 7, 2018

Clover / Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Research

Latin Name: Trifolium pratense Family: Fabaceae Red Clover is useful as an herb for menopausal symptoms.  It also shows a potential cholesterol lowering effect. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research […]
May 14, 2018

Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) Research

Latin Name: Linum usitatissimum Family: Linaceae Eating flaxseed may help with reducing cholesterol and blood sugar levels.  It has also shown in some research to help with estrogen levels in menopausal women, possibly aiding in the reduction of hot flashes and osteoporosis. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a […]
May 14, 2018

Garlic (Allium sativum) Research

Latin Name: Allium sativum Family: Alliaceae Garlic is a stinky herb revered in cooking and also used as an antifungal, insecticidal, and immunity boosting herb.  While research has shown it is good for your blood, potentially reducing fat and sugar levels, there is no scientific evidence to prove it can […]
May 16, 2018

Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Research

Latin Name: Camellia sinensis Family: Theaceae Green tea contains powerful antioxidants that can help fight cancer and aging.  It has also been shown that the catechins in green tea improve signaling systems in the central nervous system and the hippocampus, improving memory and mental performance.  It has also shown to be skin […]
November 9, 2018

Goji Berry Research

A goji berry, also called a wolfberry, is an unusual berry like fruit of the nightshade family, and native to Asia.  It has been eaten to improve health by the Chinese for over 2,000 years. Latin Names: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinese Family: Solanaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below […]