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What are the benefits of ginseng?

What are the benefits of ginseng?

There are two main: types of ginseng: Asian and American. Many health effects are reported; few have been substantiated scientifically. There is some evidence suggesting American ginseng might boost the immune system: fewer colds. Also, that blood sugar may be lowered. Ginseng MAY improve concentration and learning, but most studies combined with gingko. Help for mood, cancer, heart, ED theorized but not proven. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of tumeric?

What are the benefits of tumeric?

Turmeric: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anticarcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cinnamon?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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What are the benefits of cinnamon?

Cinnamon: Some research has found that a particular type of cinnamon, cassia cinnamon, may lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Other studies have not found such a benefit. It has some anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial effects. So it may add some spice to your health. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of olive leaf supplements? 

What are the benefits of olive leaf supplements? 

Theoretically...: Theoretically olive leaf supplements have antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammtory properties, and has in some studies been shown to reduce blood pressure. Unfortunately, as with many alternative therapies, regulating how much is adequate vs. Harmful is not well-studied, nor is the manufacturing of the supplements consistent. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of green tea ?

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What are the benefits of green tea ?

Many: Tea's have high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants. Green tea is a source of a catechins which are more powerful than vitamins c and e in antioxidants. Studies have found an association between consuming green tea and a reduced risk for heart disease. The antioxidants can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase hdl, improve artery function. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of aromatherapy?

What are the benefits of aromatherapy?

Research on the effectiveness of aromatherapy — the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants — is limited: However, some studies have shown that aromatherapy might have health benefits, including: Relief from anxiety and depression, Improved quality of life, particularly for people with chronic health conditions. Smaller studies suggest that aromatherapy with lavender oil may help: Make needle sticks less painful for people receiving dialysis, Improve sleep for people who are hospitalized, Reduce pain for children undergoing tonsillectomy. Essential oils used in aromatherapy are typically extracted from various parts of plants and then distilled. The highly concentrated oils may be inhaled directly or indirectly or applied to the skin through massage, lotions or bath salts. Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulating smell receptors in the nose, which then send messages through the nervous system to the limbic system — the part of the brain that controls emotions. Many essential oils have been shown to be safe when used as directed. However, essential oils used in aromatherapy aren't regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. When oils are applied to the skin, side effects may include allergic reactions, skin irritation and sun sensitivity. In addition, further research is needed to determine how essential oils might affect children and how the oils might affect women who are pregnant or breast-feeding, as well as how the oils might interact with medications and other treatments. If you're considering aromatherapy, consult your doctor and a trained aromatherapist about the possible risks and benefits. Acupuncture for back pain?, Candida cleanse diet. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of turmeric use?

What are the benefits of turmeric use?

Many many benefits: Turmeric is among the healthiest of herbs. It & its constituent curcumin is an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, thins blood, supports liver detox, protects against cancer & kills cancer cells, protects against alzheimer's, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart failure etc. I recommend meriva, an extract that is very well absorbed. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=78. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of rosemary tea ?

What are the health benefits of rosemary tea ?

Unproven: Alternative medicine sites tout rosemary tea as an aid to digestion and an antioxidant. All of these benefits are unproven. However, if it tastes good to you by all means you are free to consume it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are benefits of oregano supplements vs using the herb in cooking?

What are benefits of oregano supplements vs using the herb in cooking?

Dose: When you are using an oregano supplement, you are taking a lot more, and in a more concentrated version, than you would generally eat. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of lemon grass tea?

Tastes great: Don't expect any obvious favorable or unfavorable health effects. I've had the stuff and like it. Everything has a complicated mix of biomolecules that can be listed by folks claiming something is a "superfood". If you're health-conscious, nothing you can eat and no pill you can take will do you so much benefit as simply staying physically fit. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of black/green tea?

What are the benefits of black/green tea?

Many benefits-esp.Gr: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it's rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Black tea is green tea that has been oxidized and fermented, a process that destroys most of the beneficial catechins ; theanine. In a sense, black tea is green tea that is spoiled. See http://bit.Ly/17jtwfa for more info. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of avena sativa?

Avena sativa: Avena sativa (Oats or Oatstraw) is reported to increase libido and sexual performance. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of flaxseed?

What are the benefits of flaxseed?

Flaxseed: Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. However, these benefits have not been conclusively been proven. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of oil bean?

Oil bean: Need more information. Which oil bean are you talking about. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of chili powder?

What are the benefits of chili powder?

Source of VITAMIN A: Chili powder is a healthy seasoning and contains a fair amount of vitamin a. Your body needs vitamin a for the maintenance of your eyesight as you age as well as to contribute to maintaining the health of your skin, bones, teeth and reproductive systems. Chili powder also contains small amounts of vitamin c (an anti-oxidant) and many minerals. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

Not well studied. : Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea (but hasn't been adequately studied). ...Read more

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Any benefit from menopause teas?

Any benefit from menopause teas?

Unknown: My question to anyone would be: if you have a heart problem and you go to a cardiologist who prescribes an important heart drug to you, are you then going to ask, "are there any heart teas?" of course not. Why then would you ask your gynecologist about "menopause teas." there is nothing more important to a woman than hormone replacement.....With real hormones. ...Read more

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