Indole 3 carbinol and its influence on estrogen and women breast cancer

Indole 3 carbinol is derived from the breakdown (enzymatic hydrolysis) of the glucosinolate glucobrassicin (a compound containing sulfur), which is found in cruciferous vegetables in fairly high levels. Examples of such vegetables include cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts and collard greens. Indole 3 carbinol (or I3C) is also found in nutritional enhancements. Indole 3 Read more about Indole 3 carbinol and its influence on estrogen and women breast cancer[…]

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What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health – gum disease

You know the importance of brushing, flossing and regular dental visits to prevent plaque buildup and cavities, and keep your breath fresh. But paying attention to your oral health is actually important for many more reasons than that. You’ve heard of the “mind-body” connection? Well, there’s a “mouth-body” connection too, and it’s an often-overlooked pathway Read more about What Your Oral Health Reveals About Your Overall Health – gum disease[…]

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Artemisinin Sweet Wormwood: Herbs that Heal

Ever since the first medicine man or local shaman discovered that certain plants could ail maladies, there has been a massive interest all through history in identifying and using plants with medicinal properties. At the turn of the 21st century, as new diseases emerge and lay waste to millions of people across the world, the Read more about Artemisinin Sweet Wormwood: Herbs that Heal[…]

The extraordinary enzyme serrapeptase

Serrapeptase (also known as the butterfly enzyme, Serratia E-15, Silk worm enzyme, Serralysin etc) is a protein damaging enzyme isolated from microbes indigenous to the digestive system of silkworm larvae. The latter create this enzyme (a stimulant that speeds up or permits biochemical reactions) to assimilate the strong Mulberry leaves that they survive on. Moreover, they Read more about The extraordinary enzyme serrapeptase[…]

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Roll of nutrients in metabolic alteration of cancer cells

What is the best diet to stay healthy and disease free? The answer is not as easy as it seems- this is a debate far from settled. Of course, advances in mankinds’s understanding of nutrition over the years, if not decades, have given us a reasonable idea of what’s good and healthy. The consensus is Read more about Roll of nutrients in metabolic alteration of cancer cells[…]

ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA

Andrographis paniculata medicinal uses

Andrographis or Kalmegh, belonging to family Acanthaceae, is a herb that has been used for centuries in traditional as well as Chinese medicine. Grown mainly in Asia, this plant can grow in pretty much all   types of soils. Its leaves are the main source of its active component, Andrographolide. This compound is very bitter, giving the plant Read more about Andrographis paniculata medicinal uses[…]
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Boswellia serrata tamian extract and its benefits

What exactly is boswellia serrata? Boswellia, also known as Indian Frankincense, is the extract obtained from the Boswellia Serrata tree. Boswellia serrata is a plant that is native to South East Asian countries particularly India and Pakistan, Middle East and Northern parts of Africa. In Sinsikrat, its extracts are known as shallaki. It belongs to Read more about Boswellia serrata tamian extract and its benefits[…]

Sutherlandia

Sutherlandia Cancer Bush as an immune booster

Our immune system is the way our body fights with germs and infections. As this is our line of defense, it needs to be top notch for us to stay healthy. Defects in immune system can lead to diseases, allergies and even cancer. This is why it is important to take care of our immune Read more about Sutherlandia Cancer Bush as an immune booster[…]

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The Essiac tea combination of plants for people with cancer

Essiac tea or Ojibwa tea is titled after the lady Rene Caisse who produced the herbal mixture and its name is unique in the sense that it was coined by spelling the word Caisse backwards. Caisse was a Canadian caretaker, who initiated a complimentary (free of charge) health center in 1934, and which progressed until Read more about The Essiac tea combination of plants for people with cancer[…]