green tea

April 9, 2018

Oral Health

Botanical extracts have shown positive research in aiding oral health.  Oral bacteria and fungal infections have been reduced with the essential oils such as lavender, geranium, tea tree, and peppermint, as well as the constituent: thymol as found in thyme. Oral Health Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research […]
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 […]
December 13, 2018

Cancer Fighting Plants: Summary of a Scholarly Article

What are some cancer fighting plants? A recent article, published in the Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine in 2015, lists potential plant based anti-cancer sources.  I found it a powerful read, summarizing human studies on plants with anti-cancer effects.  In this blog, I have picked out some key pointers from the article […]