SearchBox:

Search Term: " INDIAN "

  Messages 1-50 from 185 matching the search criteria.
Curcumin: The Superfood That Fights Inflammation Darrell Miller 4/30/22
Turmeric Vs Curcumin? Darrell Miller 9/18/20
Frequently Asked Questions For Berberine MetX Darrell Miller 2/17/20
Oat extract can protect against alcohol-induced liver damage Darrell Miller 5/2/19
Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation Darrell Miller 4/30/19
Here's how you can improve digestion naturally! Darrell Miller 4/25/19
Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs? Darrell Miller 4/24/19
The best adaptogens to beat stress Darrell Miller 3/18/19
Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha Darrell Miller 2/11/19
Accumulating evidence suggests curcumin and turmeric can treatpsychiatric disorders Darrell Miller 1/28/19
Turmeric & Curcumin Benefits: Can This Herb Really Combat Disease? Darrell Miller 1/25/19
Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity Darrell Miller 1/10/19
The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels Darrell Miller 1/8/19
Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies Darrell Miller 12/3/18
Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people Darrell Miller 11/23/18
Drink hibiscus tea to naturally lower your blood pressure Darrell Miller 11/16/18
Take Indian kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy VitaNet, LLC Staff 11/10/18
This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/29/18
Here's why you need to add Ashwagandha in your diet VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/28/18
Why the Indian olive is one of the best superfoods of all VitaNet, LLC Staff 9/2/18
Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan Darrell Miller 6/2/18
Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee Darrell Miller 1/28/18
Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse Darrell Miller 1/27/18
Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk: study Darrell Miller 1/26/18
Indiana senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil Darrell Miller 1/3/18
Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract? Darrell Miller 12/16/17
Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts Darrell Miller 11/12/17
Amla, the ancient healing fruit Darrell Miller 8/26/17
6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal Darrell Miller 8/16/17
The six health benefits of turmeric Darrell Miller 8/16/17
Do you know how calcium and cholesterol are connected? Darrell Miller 8/1/17
How To Include Flax Seeds in Your Diet: 5 Ways To Eat Flax Seeds Every Day Darrell Miller 7/23/17
Cinnamon highly beneficial in managing metabolic syndrome says research Darrell Miller 6/25/17
Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again Darrell Miller 6/2/17
Lemongrass: The Herbal Remedy That Works Wonders Darrell Miller 5/27/17
Is Ashwagandha a plant that can make you sleep well? Researchers believe so Darrell Miller 5/2/17
Lose Weight And 6 Other Reasons To Eat Bamboo Shoots Darrell Miller 4/20/17
10 Ways Turmeric Might Be Superior To Modern Medicine Darrell Miller 4/17/17
Cannabidiol bill for epileptic seizures moves closer to becoming law Darrell Miller 4/14/17
HERE’S HOW TO GET RID OF SPOTS AND STAINS IN THE OLD INDIAN WAY (RECIPE)! Darrell Miller 3/16/17
Bad bug, no drugs: The real end of antibiotics? Darrell Miller 3/4/17
Anti-aging 'Holy Basil' herb supports natural detoxification Darrell Miller 1/27/17
Boswellia Reduces 5-LOX Activity Darrell Miller 12/9/16
Say NO to GMO in America Darrell Miller 12/5/16
Fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs with these six powerful and natural alternatives to antibiotics Darrell Miller 11/19/16
The Health Benefits of Boswellia Darrell Miller 9/9/16
Health Benefits of Boneset Darrell Miller 9/8/16
Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress Darrell Miller 9/6/15
Boswellia - The Anti-Inflammatory Herb Darrell Miller 7/23/15
Protect The Prostate With Herbs: Curcumin Darrell Miller 7/21/15



AUROMERE Aromatherapy Incense Indian Cedar
   10 g $2.50 33% OFF $ 1.67
Europharma / Terry Naturally Healthy Cholesterol with Alma Indian Gooseberry
   60 Caps $41.95 20% OFF $ 33.56
Living Flower Essences Indian Paintbrush
   0.5 oz Liq Unflv $11.59 27% OFF $ 8.46
Flower essence INDIAN PAINTBRUSH DROPPER
   0.25OZ $8.95 31% OFF $ 6.18
Flower essence INDIAN PAINTBRUSH DROPPER
   1OZ $14.95 31% OFF $ 10.32
Flower essence INDIAN PINK DROPPER
   1OZ $14.95 31% OFF $ 10.32
Flower essence INDIAN PINK DROPPER
   0.25OZ $8.95 31% OFF $ 6.18
Living Flower Essences Indian Sandalwood
   2 ml $46.49 $ 30.49
AURA CACIA Indian Sandalwood (in Jojoba Oil)
   0.5 ounce $17.78 33% OFF $ 11.91
Living Flower E Indian Sandalwood Tester
   (Btl-Glass) 2ml $45.49 41% OFF $ 26.84
GOOD CLEAN LOVE Indian Spice Love Oil Pump
   50 ml $24.99 33% OFF $ 16.74
GOOD CLEAN LOVE Indian Spice Love Oil Roller Ball
   10 ml $19.99 33% OFF $ 13.39
PLANETARY HERBALS Old Indian Syrup for Kids
   4 oz $11.50 31% OFF $ 7.94
PLANETARY HERBALS Old Indian Syrup for Kids
   8 oz $21.98 31% OFF $ 15.17
PLANETARY HERBALS Old Indian Wild Cherry Bark Syrup
   16 oz $46.98 31% OFF $ 32.42
PLANETARY HERBALS Old Indian Wild Cherry Bark Syrup
   4 fl oz. $12.98 31% OFF $ 8.96
PLANETARY HERBALS Old Indian Wild Cherry Bark Syrup
   8 fl oz $24.50 31% OFF $ 16.90
BARE ORGANICS Organic Amla Powder Indian Gooseberry
   8 oz $19.99 19% OFF $ 16.19

Curcumin: The Superfood That Fights Inflammation
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 30, 2022 09:39 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Curcumin: The Superfood That Fights Inflammation

Do you suffer from inflammation? If so, you're not alone. Inflammation is a common problem that can cause pain and discomfort in the body. Fortunately, there is a natural remedy that can help: curcumin. Curcumin is a compound found in turmeric that has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. We will discuss the benefits of curcumin and how to add it to your diet.

What is inflammation and what causes it?

Inflammation is a natural process that helps the body heal. It occurs when the immune system responds to an injury or infection. The symptoms of inflammation include redness, swelling, and pain. While inflammation is a necessary part of the healing process, chronic inflammation can lead to serious health problems. Chronic inflammation is often caused by lifestyle factors, such as smoking, obesity, and stress. dietary factors can also contribute to chronic inflammation, including a diet high in sugar. Sugar causes the body to release inflammatory chemicals that can damage tissues and lead to disease. Therefore, reducing sugar intake can help to reduce the risk of chronic inflammation.

What are the symptoms of inflammation?

Inflammation is a natural process in the body that helps to protect us from injury and illness. It occurs when the immune system detects harmful stimuli, such as pathogens or damaged tissue, and triggers a series of reactions which boost the production of white blood cells. However, if inflammation becomes excessive or chronic, it can cause a range of physical symptoms, including redness and swelling at the site of inflammation, increased pain sensitivity, headache, fatigue and fever. Other common symptoms include irritation in the eyes and mouth, digestive issues like diarrhea and nausea, rashes or skin lesions, changes in appetite and mood swings. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms on a regular basis, it is important to take anti-inflammatory supplements to help control inflammation. One such supplement is curcumin.

How can curcumin help to reduce inflammation in the body?

Curcumin is a compound that can be found in turmeric, a bright yellow spice commonly used in cooking. This powerful phytochemical has been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory properties, and can help to reduce inflammation throughout the body. One of the main ways that curcumin achieves this effect is by blocking an enzyme known as cyclooxygenase, or COX. This enzyme is responsible for producing pro-inflammatory compounds called prostaglandins that are often associated with pain and swelling. By preventing their production, curcumin can help to control acute and chronic inflammation in the body, thereby reducing the risk of conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and cancer. In addition to blocking COX activity, curcumin helps to reduce oxidative stress by inducing production of antioxidants like superoxide dismutase. Overall, these mechanisms make curcumin an excellent natural treatment for chronic inflammation and a host of related health problems.

How to add curcumin to your diet?

Adding curcumin to your diet is a great way to reap the many health benefits of this powerful natural compound. There are several different ways that you can incorporate more curcumin into your daily routine, from simply adding it to your favorite recipes to taking a supplement. For example, you can start off by incorporating turmeric into your cooking, as turmeric is one of the richest sources of curcumin in nature. Additionally, there are many curcumin supplements available on the market that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine. Ultimately, by making these simple changes in your diet, you can enjoy all the great benefits of curcumin for overall health and well-being.

The benefits of taking curcumin regularly

Curcumin is a compound found in the spice turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, and it has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and INDIAN medicine. Recently, curcumin has begun to gain recognition in the Western world as well. A growing body of research suggests that curcumin may have a wide range of health benefits, including the ability to improve cognitive function, reduce inflammation, and even ward off cancer. Curcumin is generally well tolerated, but it can interact with certain medications. However, for many people, taking curcumin regularly can be a safe and effective way to improve overall health.

To fight inflammation, reduce sugar consumption and take curcumin

To help reduce inflammation in the body, it is important to reduce your sugar intake and take curcumin supplements. These steps are vital because chronic inflammation has been linked to a wide range of health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. Additionally, sugar consumption can also worsen inflammation by triggering the release of inflammatory chemicals like cytokines and free radicals.

One of the best ways to fight against inflammation is to take curcumin supplements on a regular basis. Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory agent found in turmeric, a spice that is commonly used in INDIAN cooking. Research has shown that curcumin can be just as effective as anti-inflammatory drugs in reducing levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), a potent inflammatory chemical released by cells. Furthermore, studies have also shown that taking curcumin regularly may benefit overall health and prevent certain age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.

Overall, reducing your sugar intake and taking curcumin supplements are two effective ways to fight inflammation and improve overall health. By following these simple steps, you can help protect yourself from the many negative effects of chronic inflammation.

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6401)


Turmeric Vs Curcumin?
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 18, 2020 02:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric Vs Curcumin?

Turmeric "Curcuma longa" is the plant that has been a part of INDIAN and Asian cuisine and medicine for thousands of years. Turmeric rhizomes like the root of the plant contain compounds called curcuminoids. This family of compounds is called (Curcumin), and has been shown to have powerful benefits for the brain, heart, cellular immune response, and healthy inflammation response in numerous clinical studies around the world.*

So in a nutshell, Turmeric is the "whole Root" and Curcumin is a compound in the root that does all the heavy lifting to fight inflammation, improve immunity, benefits the heart and brain, ect. Look for a supplement that is standardized to the curcumin to ensure bang for the buck.

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6365)


Frequently Asked Questions For Berberine MetX
TopPreviousNext

Date: February 17, 2020 04:55 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Frequently Asked Questions For Berberine MetX

Q: What is the source of your berberine?

A: Our source for berberine is a bark and root extract from Berberis aristata, otherwise known as "INDIAN Barberry." While there are many botanical sources for this beneficial compound, INDIAN Barberry provides a continuity wiht practitioners and individuals through the ages and into the present day.

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6354)


Oat extract can protect against alcohol-induced liver damage
TopPreviousNext

Date: May 02, 2019 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Oat extract can protect against alcohol-induced liver damage





Eating oats may prevent liver damage caused by drinking, according to research published in the journal Nutrition Research. Indian researchers tested the effects of oat extract on mice with alcohol-induced liver damage. First, they pretreated mice with phenolic-enriched ethyl acetate fraction of oats at two levels every day for 12 days. Next, they induced liver damage in the same mice with doses of 50 percent ethanol every 12 hours. Their results showed that pretreatment with oat extract at higher dosages decreased the levels of liver injury.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oats, which goes by the scientific name Avena sativa, has been found to be effective in preventing alcohol-induced liver damage.
  • A mice model was used in understanding the effects of oats on liver damage but it is stated that the real pathways for this is not well understood.
  • The research team first gave oats extracts to mice for 12 days then they induced liver damage on them and then they measured the alcohol-induced liver injury.

"Research has found an association between consumption of oats and lower risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and gastrointestinal disorders."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-13-oat-extract-can-protect-against-alcohol-induced-liver-damage.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6244)


Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 30, 2019 04:22 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Spice beats chemo: Study reveals turmeric is more effective atkilling cancer cells than chemo or radiation





A new study has revealed that there is an herbal cure for cancer that can be even more effective than traditional treatment methods such as chemotherapy and radiation. Turmeric has the ability to attack the cancer stem cells that cause the production of new cancer cells to form, successfully preventing cancer cells from multiplying and spreading to other areas of the body. This is mainly due to the healing component called curcumin which is naturally found in turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • The thought and mention of cancer strikes fear in many people because it evokes the thought of many years of brutal treatment and death at the end.
  • Patients are starting to have hope in the treatment of cancer with the discovery of treatments involving natural herbs like turmeric.
  • The inflammation fighting properties of turmeric are well known and recently it is found that the existence of a primary polyphenol in turmeric extract is promising for treating cancer.

"This ancient Indian spice has been the subject of many studies in recent years as it continues to demonstrate its strength when it comes to fighting and preventing a host of diseases."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-22-turmeric-is-more-effective-at-killing-cancer-cells-than-chemo.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6229)


Here's how you can improve digestion naturally!
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 25, 2019 04:57 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's how you can improve digestion naturally!





Due to the stresses of everyday life and unhealthy eating, more people than ever are experiencing digestive issues. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy and natural ways to avoid antacids, antibiotics, and other medicines that come with negative side effects. Ginger is one substance that has been used for generations for a whole host of digestive problems, including bloating and general discomfort. It works best if it's ingested before a meal. Peppercorns are another spice that can help improve overall digestion and boost the metabolism. Carrom seeds are commonly used in Indian dishes and are known for alleviating constipation and activating digestive enzymes. Finally, clove is great for flatulence and indigestion.

Key Takeaways:

  • One facet of our modern life is that we tend to ignore minor digestion related issues until they become something serious.
  • Using antacids and antibiotics, people look for quick solutions to issues such as acidity, heartburn, constipation, and other related problems without understanding the cause of the problem.
  • This article includes natural herbs and spices that are a way to boost the body’s defenses and provide protection from digestion related issues.

"Modern lifestyle comes with its own set of sorrows and poor metabolism and digestion are one of the primary signs of deteriorating health conditions."

Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/food-news/heres-how-you-can-improve-digestion-naturally/articleshow/68303768.cms

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6188)


Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 24, 2019 01:46 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Did you know that turmeric is just as effective as 14pharmaceutical drugs?





Turmeric, a spice used in many Indian dishes, contains a high concentration of a substance called curcumin which possesses medical benefits rivaling many pharmaceuticals. Research suggests that turmeric has the potential to replace cholesterol and steroid medications, chemotherapy drugs, and antidepressants. There is even evidence it can be effective in reversing liver damage. Plant-based treatments are now in the process of revolutionizing modern medicine. In the near future, prescriptions for popular drugs such as Lipitor and Prozac could be replaced with prescriptions for Turmeric.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric shows great health benefits that include fighting inflammation, diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers.
  • One current problem is that many over-the-counter turmeric supplements come from poorly-vetted Chinese suppliers and are contaminated with lead and other metals.
  • Turmeric holds promise as a complement to or replacement for a variety of antidepressants, anti inflammatory drugs, and other pharmaceuticals.

"Without a healthy fat/oil, curcumin may pass right through the body and not be absorbed into the small intestine and into the bloodstream, where it is most effective. Coconut oil, olive oil, and avocado are great to consume along with turmeric. Curcumin absorption is also boosted by piperine, the principle component found in black pepper."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-01-turmeric-is-just-as-effective-as-14-pharmaceutical-drugs.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6170)


The best adaptogens to beat stress
TopPreviousNext

Date: March 18, 2019 05:09 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The best adaptogens to beat stress





Foods are often talked about for their health benefits, but little emphasis is ever placed on the mental health benefits of such foods. To reduce the stress in your life you need adaptogens into the diet. Adaptogens are herbs, spices, and mushrooms that can help relieve stress in a natural way. Ashwagandha is a powerful herb that is an antioxidant and aphrodisiac that helps with stress. The root is ground and ingested. Tulsi is another herb that is known for physical well being and can assist those with high anxiety. Two mushrooms, Reishi and Cordyceps, are very potent Adaptogens and reduce fatigue while reducing stress. It helps both physically and emotionally. Finally, the Indian gooseberry known as Amla is cheap and effective. High in vitamin C, it also enhances cognitive functions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Doctors and dietitians alike spoke volumes about the benefits of foods to help physical health but say little about foods for mental health.
  • Adaptogens are spices, herbs, and mushrooms that are used in medicine to provide stress-relief in the natural way but they are often underrated.
  • Ashwagandha is a herb that is a powerful antioxidant and aphrodisiac that can also contribute to stress relief and improve mental well-being.

"With stress being a major part of our lives today, it is imperative to make sure we get enough adaptogens into your diet."

Read more: https://www.femina.in/wellness/diet/the-best-adaptogens-to-beat-stress-114667.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6079)


Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha
TopPreviousNext

Date: February 11, 2019 11:11 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha





Physicians typically prescribe patients mainstream pharmaceutical drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as a way to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but new research is showing that another effective route may be available. Ashwagandha roots can be put into a powdered extract that can be combined with lactose in order to treat symptoms of OCD. A six week trial proved that after 30mg of ashwagandha each day, patients who suffered from anxiety noticed that their symptoms improved at the end of the trial.

Key Takeaways:

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that impels hideous thoughts in the sufferer in which he or she is compelled to act on immediately.
  • The pharmaceutical drugs for treating OCD are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors but they fail to work sometimes and only provide minimal enhancement.
  • Traditional ayurvedic medicine though has solutions in form of herbs for the treatment of problems connected to the nervous system.

"Patients may finally get their obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) under proper control thanks to an ancient Indian herbal remedy."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-09-natural-remedy-for-ocd-may-lie-in-ashwagandha.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=6016)


Accumulating evidence suggests curcumin and turmeric can treatpsychiatric disorders
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 28, 2019 08:10 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Accumulating evidence suggests curcumin and turmeric can treatpsychiatric disorders





There are so many people out there that are suffering from mental disorders. There have always been these types of people and the treatment for them has remained largely the same. They go and they talk to people who try to help them deal with their inner demons. However, it is really tough. Now, there are studies that are showing that curcumin and turmeric can actually help treat these individuals who have these disorders. This would be massive for them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Plenty of people around the world are suffering from major mental health issues.
  • The amount of individuals out there that do not realize the good effects that something like curcumin can have is incredible.
  • The more research that scientists do indicate that these natural compounds actually have massive use cases.

"Thankfully, researchers have discovered that a compound in the popular Indian spice turmeric has the potential to effectively treat psychiatric disorders like bipolar disorder and depression."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-06-accumulating-evidence-curcumin-turmeric-treat-psychiatric-disorders.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5992)


Turmeric & Curcumin Benefits: Can This Herb Really Combat Disease?
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 25, 2019 10:22 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric & Curcumin Benefits: Can This Herb Really Combat Disease?





Tumeric is a spice that is found in almost all Indian dishes. it gives a meal a nice spicy flavor. But, Turmeric, as well as its sister herb Curcumin, do more than flavor foods. Recent research proves that the health benefits of the herb can change life for the better. The herb can greatly reduce signs of depression, boost the skin health, fight off inflammation, and do so very much more for your good health!

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric is touted by many to be the most powerful herb on earth that can be used to fight and reverse disease.
  • The Curcuma longa plant is used to produce turmeric and it is grown in India and other SouthEast Asian countries.
  • Several compounds are found in turmeric which are known as curcuminoids and the most active of them all is curcumin.

"Currently, there are over 12,500 peer-reviewed articles published proving turmeric benefits, especially one of its renowned healing compounds, curcumin."

Read more: https://draxe.com/turmeric-curcumin-benefits/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5988)


Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 10, 2019 08:47 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Peppermint essential oil exhibits powerful antifungal activity





Researchers in India had a problem: fungi in grains that are stored in bulk where making people sick. grains once coated with industrial chemicals to prevent this dangerous fungi from forming prevented the food borne illness, but posed a separate threat to human and animal health in their own right. They decided to try peppermint oil, which possesses anti microbial, anti fungus, and anti oxidative properties to coat the grains for storage as a natural and healthy alternative and have had stellar results in not only repelling the fungi, but vermin as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • The fungi, Fusarium Sporotrichoides, causes the blight that ravages important cereal crops in storage like barley, maize, oats, rice, and wheat.
  • When these blight attacks cereals, they cause the cereals to produce a metabolic product that is toxic to animals and humans.
  • Although synthetic chemicals are used to protect these cereals from contamination by the blight, it has been shown that these chemicals are just as toxic to humans.

"Indian researchers believe the essential oil of the plant can serve as a natural fungicide for Fusarium head blight."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-02-peppermint-essential-oil-powerful-antifungal.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5951)


The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 08, 2019 09:58 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The Arjun tree holds potential for lowering blood sugar andcholesterol levels





According to the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Arjun Tree extract may have benefits for moderating your blood sugar and also your cholesterol levels. Diabetics are at dramatically higher risk of dying from heart conditions, perhaps because hyperglycemia tends to raise blood pressure and damage the circulatory system. The study in question focused on Wistar rats that received a high-fat diet, and found that Arjun Tree extract improved insulin sensitivity and liver triglycerides, and exhibited a pronounced anti inflammatory effect.

Key Takeaways:

  • Of the different plant-derived extracts used in traditional Indian medicine, Arjunarishta is a medicine that is produced from the Arjun tree is used for treating cardiovascular disorders and diabetes.
  • Type 2 diabetes has been identified as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases because people with it have a higher percentage of getting cardiovascular diseases.
  • Looking for and finding natural products that could be used against diabetes is very important because apart from causing cardiovascular diseases, it can damage blood vessels in the heart.

"In this study, which was published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, the researchers were able to determine that Arjun tree extracts exhibit anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic activity."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-24-arjun-tree-lowers-blood-sugar-and-cholesterol-levels.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5942)


Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies
TopPreviousNext

Date: December 03, 2018 02:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Compelling study confirms the therapeutic effects of curcumin inremoving fluoride from our bodies





According to statistics recently released by the CDC, 66.3% of U.S. citizens are being exposed to fluoride poisoning through the country's public water supplies. The good news is that a study in Pharmacognosy Magazine points to curcumin as a natural solution to this growing problem. According to this Indian study, curcumin can protect our brains from fluoride poisoning. If you cannot afford to install a whole-house water filter in your home, curcumin may be a safe and affordable option to protect your family from the dangerous neurological effects of fluoride.

Key Takeaways:

  • In our bodies, there are so many chemicals that have to work together at any given time.
  • The public water in the United States is causing a large number of people to have fluoride issues.
  • The bottom line is that fluoride chemicals should have no presence in the water that people drink.

"The researchers looked specifically at fluoride-induced toxicity on the mice’s brains, including the chemical’s impact on lipid peroxidation, or rancidity, in brain tissue. They also evaluated markers of malondialdehyde, or MDA, a well-known marker of oxidative stress and oxidative damage, in the brains of mice from each test group."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-26-curcumin-removing-fluoride-from-the-body.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5869)


Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people
TopPreviousNext

Date: November 23, 2018 08:51 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people





Almonds are a versatile, portable, tasty and nutritious snack food. However, new research suggests that the salad topper may also have more to impart to eaters, particularly if the eaters in question number among the millions struggling under the burden of type 2 diabetes. Of the more than 400 million who struggle with the disease, worldwide, nearly 80 million cases can be found in the country of India, alone. One study, using Indian subjects with type 2 diabetes and elevated cholesterol levels, discovered some interesting results. The subjects were given whole un-roasted almonds in place of 20 calories in an otherwise balanced eating plan. The subjects heart health showed marked improvement. Another study used Chinese participants and allowed 60 grams of almonds a day. Blood sugar levels and cardiovascular aspects were not affected by this study's regime. However, for some subjects with otherwise well-controlled type 2 diabetes, blood sugar serum levels dropped. Almonds may improve inflammation, which is a factor in cardiovascular disease. They also provide vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Key Takeaways:

  • For the people who have diabetes, they have a lot of work to do to deal with it everyday.
  • Understanding the effects of diabetes and what it does will allow people to realize how stressful it could be.
  • There are a lot of studies coming out that indicate almonds to be good for the heart for people who are diabetic.

"While the almond diet offered better overall nutritional quality, neither diet with or without almonds improved blood sugar status, nor most cardiovascular risk factors as was expected. However, researchers found that among a subset."

Read more: https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/almonds-may-boost-heart-health-in-diabetic-people-5444785/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5853)


Drink hibiscus tea to naturally lower your blood pressure
TopPreviousNext

Date: November 16, 2018 09:51 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink hibiscus tea to naturally lower your blood pressure





High blood pressure causes a number of negative aspects to the health, but it can be pretty difficult to reduce the numbers. There are medications the doctor can prescribe to treat high blood pressure, as well as special diets to follow to aid in the process. One of the additions that you should make to the menu is hibiscus tea. This special tea tastes great and has been proven to significantly improve the health, including by lowering the blood pressure.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Indian Journal of Pharmacology recently published the results of a study done in Nigeria, centering on the hibiscus.
  • The study showed that drinking hibiscus tea can naturally reduce Ace and lisinopril levels.
  • These reductions caused drinkers of hibiscus tea to experience significant drops in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

"While Western medicine advocates for the prescription of various drugs that are linked to harmful side effects, there are effective and natural ways that can help lower blood pressure, such as hibiscus tea."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-12-drink-hibiscus-tea-to-naturally-lower-your-blood-pressure.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5837)


Take Indian kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy
TopPreviousNext

Date: November 10, 2018 09:51 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Take INDIAN kudzu if you're diabetic: It keeps your kidneys healthy





Diabetes is a serious and chronic condition, which as it progresses can wreak havoc on an array of bodily systems. One potential victim of the havoc is the kidneys. They endure a great deal of oxidative stress in a body that is constantly fighting the effects of diabetes. This ongoing stress overtime does damage the kidneys and can eventually destroy them The condition of oxidative stress endured by kidneys functioning under an ongoing onslaught of diabetic effects is known as diabetic nephropathy. In a worse case scenario it can lead to total renal failure. The organic tuber, Indian Kudzu, is an Aryuvedic medicine staple, besides housing a wealth of antioxidants. Researchers from a Banaras Hindu University recently decided see whether the oxidative power of Indian Kudzu might be able to stand tall against the stress endured by kidneys undergoing diabetic onslaught, thereby protecting them from the ravages of the stress. The study, which used rodent subjects, proved that though oxidative stress in the diabetic rodent subjects was high, the kudzu was able to reduce or reverse some of the damage, due in part to its ability to improve human antioxidant enzyme activity.

Key Takeaways:

  • Diabetes can have many negative effects, including diabetic nephropathy, which can damage and even destroy the kidneys.
  • The condition is caused by oxidative stress, a state that regular consumption of the Indian Kudzu can help slow down and block, making it an effective adjunct to hypertension protocols.
  • The premise that the Kudzu would prove protective was upheld in a study done at A Banaras Hindu University that made use of rodent subjects.

"The tubers are a treasure trove of antioxidants that reduce the effects of oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species related to aging and various ailments."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-06-indian-kudzu-for-diabetics-it-keeps-kidneys-healthy.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5825)


This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 29, 2018 09:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found topromote wound healing in diabetics





This humble medicinal herb found in open grasslands found to promote wound healing in diabetics

There are a bunch of different methods that pop up for healing purposes all over the world. Depending on where you are from, and who you know, you have definitely heard of a bunch. The fact of the matter is that not all healing patterns work for everyone. Everyone's body is different and it is not indicative of anyone if they are not taken well to a certain healing technique. Find what works for you to heal.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Indian wildlife herbs that are found for healing purposes are incredible.
  • It is difficult to say whether these products actually have a positive effect or none at all.
  • Some people find that it is useful while others feel as if it is all propaganda.

"The asthma plant is known to Indian tribespeople as barokhervi. It is widely used as a medicinal herb. The entire plant is used to treat wounds. Extracts are also used to amend all kinds of illnesses such as the plant’s namesake disease, asthma, as well as bronchial infections and coughing."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-11-this-humble-medicinal-herb-found-in-open-grasslands-found-to-promote-wound-healing-in-diabetics.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5777)


Here's why you need to add Ashwagandha in your diet
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 28, 2018 08:52 AM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Here's why you need to add Ashwagandha in your diet





Here's why you need to add Ashwagandha in your diet

Ashwagandha is something that you have never heard of. It is not uncommon to not have heard of this as it is absolutely insane to even give this a second thought. The name itself is absolutely ridiculous and people do not take it seriously. However, there are now some diet freaks out there who are saying that it is actually beneficial to have it in your diet. It is difficult to tell them otherwise as they swear by it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ashwagandha or Indian ginseng has been used in ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It’s benefits are now backed with scientific research.
  • It was discovered that taking 500-600 mg of ashwagandha everyday can help relieve stress and anxiety.
  • The herb can also increase fertility. A daily dose of 5g recorded an increase in sperm count and sperm quality in men.

"A study done by the Journal Of International Society Of Sports Nutrition showed that ashwagandha supplements helps in growth of muscles and strength. 57 gymgoers between the ages of 18-50 were taken for the study."

Read more: http://www.thehealthsite.com/fitness/diet/diabetes-muscles-strength-stress-anxiety-fertility-heres-why-you-need-to-add-ashwagandha-in-your-diet-sj0918/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5776)


Why the Indian olive is one of the best superfoods of all
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 02, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why the INDIAN olive is one of the best superfoods of all





Why the Indian olive is one of the best superfoods of all

In today's day and age, many people are going through a phase of where they want to eat very healthy and are willing to go to a very far extent to ensure that they stick to a diet. Now, there are things like Indian olive which is considered to be a super food. Of course there is acai and most people know what that is. However, Indian olive is a new one that has been received well by many.

Key Takeaways:

  • Natives to Asia Minor, olive trees have spread all over the Mediterranean, beginning around 6,000 BC.
  • Studies printed in the New England Journal of Medicine have indicated that consumption of olive oil significantly reduces risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Consumption of the olive, particularly as oil, has the ability to reduce the inflammation and pain of chronic arthritis.

"For the study, the researchers looked at the phenolic contents, antimicrobial, and antioxidant activities of the olive plant. They used three crude extracts of the leaf and bark extracts of the olive tree: chloroform, ethanol, and methanol extracts."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-30-why-the-indian-olive-is-one-of-the-best-superfoods.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5740)


Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan
TopPreviousNext

Date: June 02, 2018 05:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan





Microbiome, Herbal Medicine, and Probiotics Combine to Extend Lifespan

Scientists at McGill University were able to significantly increase the life expectancy of Drosophila fruit flies by using probiotics and the prebiotic Triphala mixture, an element of traditional Indian medicine. The experiment was based on the theory of the gut-brain axis, a two way superhighway of communication between the neurons and the digestive tract that helps the body respond to its environment and handle stress. Changes associated with the aging process, such as depletion of beneficial gut flora in the gastric microbiome, can interfere with the body’s ability to handle stress, inflammation and damage effectively. It is thought that the pro- and pre- biotics mixture helped mitigate these changes to the gastric microbiome.

Key Takeaways:

  • The theory of the Gut-Brain Axis (GBA) posits that the digestive tract and nervous system engage in constant and extensive communication.
  • The aging process tends to alter the gastric microbiome in harmful ways as populations of beneficial gut bacteria die off, potentially impacting all parts of the GBA.
  • As the body ages, it becomes more vulnerable to inflammation, oxidative stress and other forms of damage, many of which can be aggravated by the loss of gut bacteria and other changes in the GBA.

"The researchers, headed by Satya Prakash, Ph.D., a professor of biomedical engineering in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, hope that the combination of probiotics and the prebiotic Triphala formulation could help to prevent or treat human disorders ranging from diabetes and obesity, to neurodegeneration, chronic inflammation, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, and perhaps even cancer."

Read more: https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/microbiome-herbal-medicine-and-probiotics-combine-to-extend-lifespan/81255870

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5625)


Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 28, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Simpler CBD Legalization Bill Clears House Committee





Cannabidiol, or cbd, was recently passed as a legal substance by the Indiana House of Representatives. The bill does have a curious ride that the cbd must contain less than 3% thc, or the active ingredient in marijuana to be legal. There may still be hurdles as it heads to the Senate, but this is clearly good. The best evidence came from a man suffering from ALS, who said it didn't cure him but it did give him better days than without the drug.

Key Takeaways:

  • Indiana legislators have made an important step forward in legalizing cannabis-based medicines.
  • This bill sets a specific limit on the amount of certain substances in a cannabis derivative that can be allowed.
  • The hope is that this will simplify the regulatory landscape for consumers and producers in Indiana.

"A House committee passed legislation Wednesday to legalize cannabidiol, or CBD. The unanimously-approved bill takes a simpler approach to authorizing its use."

Read more: http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/simpler-cbd-legalization-bill-clears-house-committee-138811/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5510)


Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 27, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis bills making headway in the Statehouse





Indiana lawmakers are advancing a bill which would allow study of the use of medical cannabis in that state. Last Thursday, they voted 94-0 to advance the bill towards passage. Additionally, they passed a second bill which would allow for the possession and sale of hemp in the state. Simultaneously, a number of other bills are under consideration regarding the use of different types of oils derived from cannabis. Given the different positions and number of bills under review, it seems that it will be some time before there is complete legal clarity on this topic in Indiana.

Key Takeaways:

  • State lawmakers voted 94 to 0 this morning in Indianapolis in favor of a bill to support medical marijuana study.
  • There are also alot of CBD oil bills in the house right now, so things are looking up for pro marijuana citizens.
  • Lawmakers are starting to catch up to consumers when it comes to passing marijuana laws.

"Thursday morning, a House committee, passed a bill legalizing the sale and possession of hemp by a vote of 12 to 0. State Rep. Jim Lucas, a Republican from Seymour, said his House Bill 1137 includes CBD oil."

Read more: http://wane.com/2018/01/25/cannabis-bills-making-headway-in-the-statehouse/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5509)


Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk: study
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 26, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk: study





Curcumin is one of the chemicals that helps to make up turmeric. While turmeric has shown great benefits in the past, this specific portion is showing great promise in memory and even Alzheimer's disease. It was found to help improve memory in people who didn't have dementia and help clear up the plaques formed by Alzheimer's disease. It is also thought that this spice, highly common in Indian cooking, is another reason why there is such a low prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in India.

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric has been used for generations in traditional Indian medicines and is starting to gain traction in the US
  • Finding have shown that people improve memory function when taking turmeric
  • The curcumin has also show promise in clearing up the plaques formed by Alzheimer's disease.

"Those taking curcumin also had mild improvements in mood, and their brain PET scans showed significantly less amyloid and tau signals in the amygdala and hypothalamus than those who took placebos."

Read more: https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/turmeric-may-help-boost-memory-lower-alzheimers-risk-study/1237371

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5506)


Indiana senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 03, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: INDIANa senator files bill to legalize sale, possession of CBD oil





Indiana is hoping to be one of the first states with legal access to CBD oil. Senator Jim Tomes from Wadesville out forth this legislation in hopes that it will open up this promising drug to all. The drug, derived from hemp, instead of the marijuana, is seen to be promising in many of its tests in a wide range of symptoms for its anti-inflammatory properties. The major change would just get rid of CBD from the controlled substance ban list for ease of use throughout the state.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD is an anti-inflammatory drug derived from hemp and not from marijuana.
  • The drug is currently on schedule and this bill would remove it from that schedule.
  • It is currently only legal in states where marijuana has been legalized

"Republican Sen. Jim Tomes from Wadesville hopes to make the product readily available throughout the state."

Read more: http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Indiana-senator-files-bill-to-legalize-sale-possession-of-CBD-oil-467210573.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5478)


Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract?
TopPreviousNext

Date: December 16, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Can your dog be arrested for using a cannabis extract?





Thomas McDermott, a Democrat and the Mayor of Hammond, Indiana, brought up the legality of using cannabidiol oil (CBD) for treating his Labrador retriever's arthritis at the BGD Legislative Conference in Indianapolis. At the conference was Republican Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill who last month stated that the use of CBD was illegal in most circumstances in his state after a bill passed to allow epilepsy patients to legally use the oil for seizures. McDermott questioned Hill using a story about his dog that suffered from arthritis, noting that his vet recommended using CBD oil to treat the pain. He mentioned that the oil allowed his dog to move around more easily, had more energy, and had improved appetite. McDermott thought aloud that Hill was "grandstanding" on CBD, but Hill simply stated he was following the law as it was written. When McDermott asked if his dog was breaking the law, Hill responded that the Mayor himself was breaking the law - not the dog. McDermott was upset afterwards that Hill accused him for being a criminal for treating his dog with CBD, and he has no plans to change the therapy for his dog.

Key Takeaways:

  • The owners dog currently used CBD and that is restricted in Indiana for use.
  • The dog is currently on it due to arthritis and it seems to cure his condition.
  • The final conclusion was that the owner was breaking the law, not the dog since the dog has no agency.

"The question Thomas McDermott wanted answered Wednesday doesn’t get asked often during policy discussions in Indiana: Could his Labrador retriever be breaking the law by using a pain remedy extracted from cannabis?"

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/12/13/can-your-dog-arrested-using-cannabis-extract/949429001/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5439)


Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts
TopPreviousNext

Date: November 12, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts





Walnuts are being examined by Indian researchers for their health benefits. Well known to have MUFAs and Omega-3 fatty acids, these nuts are heart healthy and can help lower triglycerides. Indian researchers are looking into the benefits of nuts to help with the rise of obesity on the subcontinent. As the wages have gone up in cities, so have the waistlines. By researching and hopefully introducing more healthy options to people's diets, they are hoping to have an impact on the subcontinent as a whole.

Key Takeaways:

  • Walnuts, which contain higher amounts of omega-3 than other nuts, can help prevent serious diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, etc.
  • Walnuts can also improve cognitive function, limit the effects of ageing, and delay the start of dementia, among other benefits.
  • The claims are supported by nearly 200 research papers published in the last 30 years, though it is not clear whether they were prepared or sponsored by the industry o legitimate scientific entities.

"Eating a diet rich in walnuts may help prevent several diseases prevalent in India such as cardiovascular disorders, cancer and diabetes, according to an international team of researchers."

Read more: http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/eating-walnuts-may-help-ward-of-several-diseases-experts-4915514/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5393)


Amla, the ancient healing fruit
TopPreviousNext

Date: August 26, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Amla, the ancient healing fruit





Fruit is very good for you and this one in particular has healing properties. Reading this can help you decide if you should add it to your diet. Eating well is a good way to control many health problems because putting good into your body helps it to be at its best and also helps you to get good out in return. Healthy fruits and veggies are great choices when you're deciding what to eat.

Key Takeaways:

  • Amla, otherwise referred to as the Indian gooseberry, is very nutritious, proving an excellent source of vitamin C, as well as many essential minerals and amino acids.
  • Popular in India, as both a health and beauty aid, the fruit is used to create hair oil products and nutritious drinks.
  • The Amalaki, which is highly significant in Indian religious architecture, is a temple component, reputedly derived from the shape of the beloved fruit.

"In the Hindu religion, the amla tree is considered sacred and worshipped by many, as it is believed that god Vishnu dwells in it."

Read more: http://www.thestatesman.com/life-style/amla-ancient-healing-fruit-1502439133.html/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5180)


6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal
TopPreviousNext

Date: August 16, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal





While most are not aware of the health benefits found in activated charcoal, adherents of the ancient Indian medicinal system of Ayurveda understand the true value of this underrated ingredient. Activated charcoal is excellent at soothing the stomach, as it aids digestive health and can alleviate symptoms of bloating. Activated charcoal also provides benefits to the skin as well. Thanks to its powerful cleansing properties, it can clear up even the most stubborn of breakouts. Adherents of Ayurveda also swear by activated charcoal’s superior teeth whitening potential compared to that of traditional fluoride toothpaste. This versatile ingredient also helps to lower cholesterol, can cure a hangover, and act as a natural filter for your water.

Key Takeaways:

  • Activated charcoal helps to remove toxins from the body, which makes it an excellent treatment for a bad hangover
  • People who suffer from high cholesterol could benefit from adding activated charcoal to their diets
  • For a great natural teeth-whitening treatment, just wet your toothbrush, dip it in activated charcoal powder, and then brush/rinse until clear.

"In other words, activated charcoal can help draw out toxins from your food, water, and body."

Read more: https://www.brit.co/unexpected-health-benefits-of-activated-charcoal/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5132)


The six health benefits of turmeric
TopPreviousNext

Date: August 16, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: The six health benefits of turmeric





There are 6 benefits of turmeric. This spice has a lot of different health benefits that people can gain by eating it. It was once the prized ingredient in India and Pakistan. It has since gained worldwide attention as a super food. It is worthwhile to include this into your diet. It aids in digestion and also helps with your heart. It clears up your skin and also encourages good sleep. In addition, it is great for your mood.

Key Takeaways:

  • This historic addition to Pakistani and Indian cuisine is useful for its digestive properties.
  • The American Journal of Cardiology has noted that use of the spice regularly is beneficial for heart health.
  • Other benefits include antioxidant activity, better sleep, clearer skin and less pain upon menstruation.

"This peppery-tasting, golden-hued spice has multiple health benefits that make it a worthy addition to any diet."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-11-six-health-benefits-of-turmeric.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5131)


Do you know how calcium and cholesterol are connected?
TopPreviousNext

Date: August 01, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Do you know how calcium and cholesterol are connected?





Research is now showing a connection between calcium and cholesterol. This means there maybe help in moderation of cholesterol in the future, which would put people at a lower risk of heart attack and stroke. This research is showing that the lack of calcium binding protein in cells of mice, resulted in higher levels of cholesterol. It was previously thought that cholesterol controlled it's own synthesis but from this research it's now shown that calcium can effect it too.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cholesterol and calcium have a connection and affect one another when one is out of balance
  • The relation between cholesterol and calcium are leading to new breakthroughs in treating high cholesterol
  • Lack of calcium makes cholesterol invisible to the body and a mechanism goes to work creating more cholesterol

"There is a mechanism inside the cell that senses when there is not enough cholesterol present and turns on the machinery to make more, said Marek Michalak, Professor at the University of Alberta in Canada."

Read more: http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/health/scientists-identify-link-between-calcium-cholesterol-4769751/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5069)


How To Include Flax Seeds in Your Diet: 5 Ways To Eat Flax Seeds Every Day
TopPreviousNext

Date: July 23, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How To Include Flax Seeds in Your Diet: 5 Ways To Eat Flax Seeds Every Day





A website promoting Indian culture has published an article with tips on how to include flax in a person's diet. The article contends that flax is a healthy product that fights cancer, helps in weight loss, and lowers cholesterol. The article states that one way to get flax is to put it into a smoothie. Another method is to put it into breads while baking. Each tip is accompanied by a color photograph. Readers are encouraged to share the story on Facebook.

Key Takeaways:

  • Flax seed is a very healthy food and there are many ways to us it.
  • Flax seed is a nutritious food and doesn't have to be boring to eat.
  • Flax seed is full of vitamins and can be used in many food recipes.

"These seeds are also a great source of lignin's, which play an important role in balancing the hormones and improving your immune system."

Read more: http://www.india.com/lifestyle/how-to-include-flax-seeds-in-your-diet-5-ways-to-eat-flax-seeds-every-day-2331731/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=5022)


Cinnamon highly beneficial in managing metabolic syndrome says research
TopPreviousNext

Date: June 25, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cinnamon highly beneficial in managing metabolic syndrome says research





Research has said that cinnamon is highly beneficial in managing metabolic syndrome. Cinnamon is an ingredient that is very common in Indian dishes. Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical conditions that include high blood pressure and excess body fat around the waist. This increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes in people. People were put on a cinnamon trial and they ended up losing weight and became healthier people. Spices and herbs can have a great impact on health.

Read more: Cinnamon highly beneficial in managing metabolic syndrome says research

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4881)


Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again
TopPreviousNext

Date: June 02, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Drink This Ginger Turmeric Mixture Before Bed to Clean Your Liver And Never Wake Up Tired Again





Looking at the picture of this mixture is very appealing. Maybe because of its bright color.The ingredients in the mixture have a lot of health benefits.Such as turmeric which has a lot of benefits such as regulation blood sugar and it is also good for the liver. Ginger is good for the liver and digestion and nausea. The honey would give it a sweet taste. The drink starts out with cocoanut milk which is very popular these days. I was amazed at all the ingredients for this mixture and the health benefits.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6GbyNDrhqs&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • Turmeric milk is a recipe, presumed to have developed as part of an ancient INDIAN system of healing, referred to as Aryurvedic Medicine.
  • Turmeric milk is useful for reducing blood pressure and regulating glucose levels in the body.
  • Turmeric is noted for its positive effects against liver disease and respiratory conditions, as well as muscular and joint pain.

"Have you ever heard of golden milk? This mixture of spices and herbs with coconut oil and coconut milk is a tasty drink which is a rich source of nutrient, and offers a myriad of health benefits!"

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4755)


Lemongrass: The Herbal Remedy That Works Wonders
TopPreviousNext

Date: May 27, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lemongrass: The Herbal Remedy That Works Wonders





Lemongrass is an herb known for its role in many citrus and herbal teas. Originating in Africa, it has a long history in Indian culture, Thai cuisine, and, more recently, Western markets. In addition to this, though, it offers many useful health benefits. Its oil has been used in treating anxiety, its extracts in fighting bacteria and fungus, and its tea in treating fevers. Although most known for its products as a tea, lemongrass oil has become more and more common in recent years.

Read more: Lemongrass: The Herbal Remedy That Works Wonders

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4704)


Is Ashwagandha a plant that can make you sleep well? Researchers believe so
TopPreviousNext

Date: May 02, 2017 11:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is Ashwagandha a plant that can make you sleep well? Researchers believe so





Japanese researchers believe a component in the herb Ashwagandha, called triethylene glycole (TEG) can be effective for inducing sleep. Through their research they believe TEG can be used to treat insomnia and other sleep disorders and are currently researching the effects on stress. Ashwagandha has been used for medicinal purposes in India for centuries, most recently for it's calming properties. It can be taken in supplement form but can be found in a powdered or liquid form to be ingested.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ashwagandha is found in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains.
  • Tablet form is the most common way to take Aswagahnda, also known as Indian ginsing. Powder forms are also available.
  • Aswaghanda is known to treat a wide range of alliments such as tumors and male vertilate.

"Japanese researchers described an active component in Ashwagandha as “a potent sleep-inducing small molecule”"

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-04-17-ashwagandha-researchers-pinpoint-active-molecules-that-promote-healthy-sleep.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4520)


Lose Weight And 6 Other Reasons To Eat Bamboo Shoots
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 20, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Lose Weight And 6 Other Reasons To Eat Bamboo Shoots





Bamboo, a popular sustainable building material is also a nutrient food, packed with minerals, proteins and fiber while containing low amounts of fats and sugars. Fresh shoots need to be stored properly and boiled to remove possible toxins. Canned bamboo is safer but needs to be rinsed before eating. Bamboo shoots are full of lignans which support healthy weight and are low in sugars, calories and carbs, perfect for dieting. They are rich in potassium, as well as several vitamins and minerals. They can lower cholesterol,fight cancer and balance hormone levels. They are natural anti-inflammatories and best if all, can be eaten year round.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bamboo shoots are extremely healthy as they are very low in calories, carbs, and high in protein. Great for people who doesn't want a lot of sugar in their body and high protein.
  • A study was done stating that bamboo actually helps to lower cholesterol, making it a healthy food for people to eat.
  • There has been research done by Indians stating that bamboo shoots could fight cancer.

"While most people in the U.S. recognize bamboo’s industrial role, many are not aware that they are edible, a rich source of proteins, minerals, fiber, and are low in fat and sugars. In fact, Asians — particularly Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese — have been eating bamboo for thousands of years because of the delicious crunchy texture and numerous health benefits."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/reasons-to-eat-bamboo-shoots/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4444)


10 Ways Turmeric Might Be Superior To Modern Medicine
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 17, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 10 Ways Turmeric Might Be Superior To Modern Medicine





Tumeric is a spice that is used in many cuisines, particularly Indian cooking. And while it has never been a secret that Tumeric has an array of benefits to your health, there is new evidence that suggest that it may be better than what we realized. Could Tumeric really be superior to what modern medicine has provided to us? These 10 ideas support the fact, and once you learn them, you may, too, believe in the powers of Tumeric considerably more.

Key Takeaways:

  • -The use of turmeric dates back to nearly 4,000 years ago to the Vedic culture in India. Back then it was used primarily as a cooking spice, with some religious significance.
  • - Google searches for turmeric have increased 300 percent in the last five years, along with other superfoods like coconut oil and apple cider vinegar. So go ahead — jump on the bandwagon.
  • -Now, consider this: All year round you eat organic, whole foods and stay away from junk food. You meditate, you hydrate, you exercise, you get eight hours of sleep a night.

"While there are some skeptics about its medicinal efficacy, there are thousands of peer-reviewed studies to date highlighting turmeric’s versatility in whole-body healing."

Read more: http://www.thealternativedaily.com/ways-turmeric-is-superior-to-modern-medicine/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4420)


Cannabidiol bill for epileptic seizures moves closer to becoming law
TopPreviousNext

Date: April 14, 2017 11:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol bill for epileptic seizures moves closer to becoming law





Author Janet Williams writes about a bill in Indianapolis that would further the usage of medical marijuana for use among patients with epilepsy. The article lists the how the votes were cast and which side they favored. The author also makes a point to mention that the medical marijuana would be high CBD product rather than the typical form which contains majority THC, meaning that the medical product would not be for "getting high", but in fact would be medicine for epilepsy treatment with no psychoactive properties.

Key Takeaways:

  • -INDIANAPOLIS — Separate bills to legalize the use of cannabidiol to treat epileptic seizures passed the Indiana House and Senate Thursday.
  • -Our goal has always been to give relief to the desperate parents who don’t seem to see any other way to treat their child, and to give them relief from constant epileptic seizures,
  • -Tomes said that the problem with medical marijuana is that there are too many doors open for abusing it,

"Cannabidiol, or CBD is found in the seeds, stalk, and flowers of cannabis plants like hemp and marijuana. CBD has been found to minimize seizures in epileptic patients and has a negligible level of THC, the compound that creates the “high” feeling in marijuana."

Read more: http://thestatehousefile.com/cannabidiol-bill-epileptic-seizures-moves-closer-becoming-law/30969/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4407)


HERE’S HOW TO GET RID OF SPOTS AND STAINS IN THE OLD INDIAN WAY (RECIPE)!
TopPreviousNext

Date: March 16, 2017 04:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: HERE’S HOW TO GET RID OF SPOTS AND STAINS IN THE OLD INDIAN WAY (RECIPE)!





Pretest any stain-removing agent. Even water may damage some surfaces, so always run a sample test on some inconspicuous spot. The seam allowance or under the hem of a garment, the part of the rug thats hidden under a table or chair, the part of the upholstery that faces the wall, to avoid costly mistakes.Handle stained items gently. Rubbing, folding, wringing, or squeezing can cause the stain to penetrate more deeply into the surface of the cloth and may damage delicate fibers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ArAupDTQ8o&rel=0

Key Takeaways:

  • People get spots that are caused by both internal and external things
  • Lemon and tumeric mixed together and applied to the affected area will naturally remove these spots
  • I have other videos with similar interesting topics that might interest you.

"This simple remedy really works, and it is based on the ancient INDIAN science of healing"

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4169)


Bad bug, no drugs: The real end of antibiotics?
TopPreviousNext

Date: March 04, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Bad bug, no drugs: The real end of antibiotics?





One of the biggest problems we face as a race is the super bug. There are bacterial infections that have become immune to any antibiotics. There is a major rise in hospitals of people coming in with infections that cannot be cured with antibiotics. This is becoming a major problem in the world.

Key Takeaways:

  • In September 2016, a woman in her 70s died of septic shock in Reno, Nevada
  • Within weeks, she was desperately ill, and back in a hospital in Reno
  • The Klebsiella bacteria that killed her had a powerful enzyme that breaks down antibiotics

"The Klebsiella bacteria that killed her had a powerful enzyme that breaks down antibiotics, known as New Dehli metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM), because it was first found in a patient who had travelled to that INDIAN city."



Reference:

//www.health.harvard.edu/blog/bad-bug-no-drugs-real-end-antibiotics-2017022711103

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=4070)


Anti-aging 'Holy Basil' herb supports natural detoxification
TopPreviousNext

Date: January 27, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anti-aging 'Holy Basil' herb supports natural detoxification





Anyone who loves Italian food is probably aware of basil. Hindus actually view the plant as sacred and use it in many religious ways. However, Western herbalists are just now beginning to understand the power this herb has to detoxify and hold off aging. INDIANs already use basil to help with immunity and stress. It is this stress-relieving property that they believe to be the cause of its anti-aging properties. It also seems to have an effect on cortisol in the body. There is still much research that needs to be done on the subject.

Key Takeaways:

  • In Ayurveda, holy basil is used to support immunity, aid detoxification, modulate stress and slow aging.
  • According to Ayurveda, holy basil can be used to boost mood, stamina and endurance by filling the body with a calming energy.
  • Holy basil’s effects on cortisol may partially explain its traditional use in Ayurveda to soothe emotional and digestive upset.

"According to Ayurveda, holy basil can be used to boost mood, stamina and endurance by filling the body with a calming energy. It can help speed up slowed digestion or free up suppressed emotions."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/2017-01-21-anti-aging-holy-basil-herb-supports-natural-detoxification.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3837)


Boswellia Reduces 5-LOX Activity
TopPreviousNext

Date: December 09, 2016 01:35 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Boswellia Reduces 5-LOX Activity

Do you tend to suffer from allergic reactions and inflammatory diseases which come as a result of chemicals which are naturally secreted inside the nucleus of the body cells? Well, certain chemicals, such as 5-lipoxygenase is such a reagent inside the blood and it can lead to things such as inflammation in the leukotrienes and other cancer-promoting conditions of the human body. This can even lead to other kinds of discomforts such as joint pains and aches, lung infections and infections of the intestinal tract. As such, it is very important that its activity as well as the impact on the person is reduced. Luckily, there is a solution for that and this comes in the form of Boswellia.

Acting to counteract the effects of 5-LOX, Boswellia otherwise known as INDIAN frankincense has got a powerful impact on the said chemical which is responsible for the allergic reactions and inflammation of the body cells in the first place. As a result, these reactions are reduced thus promoting a healthy state of being. It is said to be the best natural fighter against the killer cancer and since it comes in an easy to assimilate form, it can get into the body system quickly thus acting to fight reactions just in the nick of time. 

It is truly important to live a healthy life which is free from all kinds of infections and allergies which can develop into further complications for the person. When you have a powerful drug to help with fighting such reactions within your body, you will notice that your body becomes progressively powerful and thus makes you able to withstand certain elements whose imbalances in the body might lead to inflammation. With Boswellia, you are able to become stronger against diseases naturally and you will also observe a gradual progression to a healthier, happier, more wholesome individual.



(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3601)


Say NO to GMO in America
TopPreviousNext

Date: December 05, 2016 10:18 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Say NO to GMO in America

Coming from over 50 countries, countless millions of people have expressed their disapproval over attempted corporate ownership of plant seeds through GMO (genetically modified organisms). Having said that, the corporations involved have assured the public that GMO is safe and want us to believe that it's more efficient at feeding the world by giving higher yields and have greater resistance to extreme weather conditions.

Safety of GMO

According to a growing number of scientists such as world leading expert Dr Don Huber GMO expert, professor of plant pathology at Purdue University, Lafayette, INDIANa, USA, there has been NO peer reviewed evidence to support the idea that GMO crops are safe. On the contrary, a vast catalogue of scientific evidence has built up over the years showing that GMO is unsafe. 

Public consumption of genetically modified crops have been accused of causing ill health in the form of allergies, cancer, birth defects and infertility. It also includes toxicity, reduced nutritional value, environmental damage and political unrest such as that with farmer's and consumer's disputes.

The Revolving Door Effect

Approval bodies like the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) decide whether or not a food or drug is fit to go out on the market for consumption.  GMO is not safe. Nor has it shown to produce higher yield, greater nutritional value or resist drought conditions better than non-GMO according to many experts such as Professor John Fagan, award-winning Geneticist, Maharishi University of Management, Iowa, USA.

Yes, of course we should say NO to GMO. It is spurred on by corporate greed and political self interest with more than its fair share of hidden ulterior motives. The technology is unimaginably potentially dangerous and could be perceived as one of the biggest threats to humanity if allowed to get out of control.

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3577)


Fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs with these six powerful and natural alternatives to antibiotics
TopPreviousNext

Date: November 19, 2016 04:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs with these six powerful and natural alternatives to antibiotics





Long before Alexander Fleming discovered antibiotics in 1927, our ancestors relied on medicinal plants and natural remedies to strengthen their immune systems and prevent or cure diseases. Another excellent and versatile antibiotic is garlic, which has been shown to protect the body by killing harmful bacteria. In addition to killing the bad guys, probiotic bacteria support proper digestion, boost the immune system and enhance the body's resistance to infection. Tea tree oil is a powerful antimicrobial essential oil derived from the Australian Melaleuca Alterniflora tree.

Key Takeaways:

  • For many Americans, antibiotics have become a standard routine when they get sick.
  • Conditions such as a sore throat or bronchitis are usually caused by a virus and cannot be treated with antibiotics.
  • Turmeric, the bright yellow-orange colored spice that most of us know from INDIAN curries, has been well known and documented for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

"Conditions such as a sore throat or bronchitis are usually caused by a virus and cannot be treated with antibiotics."



Reference:

//www.naturalnews.com/055871_superbugs_natural_antibiotics_antibiotic_resistance.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3473)


The Health Benefits of Boswellia
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 09, 2016 10:17 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: The Health Benefits of Boswellia

Boswellia, also known as the INDIAN frankincense, is a popular native tree in traditional medicine. The tree has numerous health benefits due to its anti-inflammatory properties. The following are some of them:

  1. It can be used to manage inflammatory disorders and sore throat infections.
  2. treat diarrhea.
  3. treat arthritis and pulmonary disease.
  4. treat rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis.
  5. treat syphilis, painful menstruation and ulcerative colitis.
  6. treat hay fever and asthma.
  7. It can be used to treat cancer and pimples.
  8. and treat topical wounds.

Chronic inflammation is at an epic high in America, largely due to poor diets. Taking boswellia daily can help reduce inflammation helping the body fight off diseases that may arise.


References:

  1. //www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-63-INDIAN%20frankincense.aspx?activeingredientid=63&activeingredientname=INDIAN%20frankincense
  2. //www.livestrong.com/article/114311-boswellia-benefits/

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3276)


Health Benefits of Boneset
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 08, 2016 09:30 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Health Benefits of Boneset

Introduction

Eupatorium perfoliatum a scientific name for Boneset is a North American plant that belongs to the sunflower plant. This native perennial plant was used to treat influenza(flu) in the past. During that time, influenza was known as "breakbone fever"and because of the debilitating effects of the plant in the treatment, the plant came to be known as Boneset. This article will talk about the health benefits of this plant that grows one to five feet tall.

Health benefits of Boneset

We are going to categorize the health benefits of boneset into two:

1. Traditional uses

The INDIANs have had numerous uses for this plant in the past. Each part of the plant had its use. The leaves and blossoms were used as emetics and in parasite expulsion such as tapeworms. They used the entire plant as a tonic and stimulant. Boneset tea was also used to cure snake bites. Other uses of the plant during that time were to treat cold, flu, fever, rheumatism, and arthritis problems.

2. Modern uses

Advancement in technology has further added to the health benefits associated with this plant. In addition to the traditional uses, its antibiotic properties have proven useful in treating problems related to the bowels, liver, stomach and the uterus. The plant is also used to treat certain skin conditions, which we wont list here today.



References

  • //www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/b/bonese65.html

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3274)


Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress
TopPreviousNext

Date: September 06, 2015 09:13 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Adaptogens: Herbs That Can Help In Fighting Stress

It has been proven through various researches that cortisol hormone in your body can cause stress by effecting its physiological system like adrenal glands or thyroid, etc.  The anxiety and irritation caused by the elevation of cortisol can cause a number of health problems including diabetes, weight gain, depletion of energy level and risk of heart problems etc. Most researchers have found adaptogenic herbs as the best and effective natural source of fighting stress caused by the elevation of cortisol in the body. 

A group of plants that can be used for fighting stress caused by the increase of cortisol hormone in the body are known as Adaptogens. They can help in protecting and restoring the body by balancing its hormonal growth. Some of the popular herbs used for this purpose may include Ashwagandha, American Ginseng, Astragalus, Asian Ginseng, Eleuthero, Cordyceps, Maca, Holy Basil, Schisandra and Rhodiola.  


Here's a brief description about these herbs:

Ashwaganda: It is also known as INDIAN ginseng as Ayurvedic medicine science uses it since thousands of years not only for fighting stress but also for regulating your immune system by lowering the level of cortisol hormone.

Ashwagandha

American Ginseng: This adaptogenic herb is also known as Panax Ginseng as it belongs to the botanical family of Panax. Normally two types of Ginseng are used for relieving stress including American and Asian ginseng.

Asian Ginseng: Researches have proved it to be one of the most popular adaptogens that can help in improving your ability to handle stress along with your mental performance due to its antidepressant and antioxidant properties which can lower the levels of your blood sugar and blood pressure. Though American and Asian ginsengs belong to the same medicinal group, their healing properties are different from each other.

Astragalus: The root of this herb is used in various Chinese medicine to reduce the effect of stress along with boosting your immunity level. It can reduce the receptor binding ability of cortisol, a stress causing hormone.

Astragalus

Eleuthero: It reduces the symptoms of adrenal fatigue due to its Panax Ginseng like properties. It soothes the stimulated adrenal glands producing stress causing hormones cortisol and adrenaline.


Cordycep: It is a kind of fungus which has antioxidant properties to help you in fighting stress along with boosting your immune system.

Cordyceps

Maca: It is a root vegetable that is used to reduce the risk of various health problems like arthritis and diabetes etc. caused due to increased stress along with increasing your libido. Along with wide variety of nutrients, it also provides healthy fiber to your body.

Maca

Holy basil: Tulsi is another popular name of this adaptogenic herb. Along with boosting your immune system it also helps you in fighting stress and regulating blood pressure.

Schizandra: The berries of this adaptogenic herb are used for making various stress relieving medicines and general tonics in China.

Rhodiola: According to various health experts it helps in reducing physical fatigue along with stress related problems like mental stress etc. due to its antioxidant properties.


References

//www.natural-health-and-healing-4u.com/adaptogenic-herbs.html

//draxe.com/7-adaptogen-herbs-to-lower-cortisol

//bottomlinehealth.com/maca-the-super-food-that-helps-with-everything-from-fatigue-to-sex-drive


(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3211)


Boswellia - The Anti-Inflammatory Herb
TopPreviousNext

Date: July 23, 2015 03:07 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Boswellia - The Anti-Inflammatory Herb

Boswellia is some times referred to as INDIAN frankincense or boswellin.  It comes from a tree known as boswellia serrata that is found to grow in the dry areas of India.  Boswellia is said to have 55% of Boswellic acid.  For centuries, many INDIAN healers have always taken the advantage of the anti-inflammation property of this tree.  The bark's gummy resin contains anti-inflammation content in higher percentages - its known as salai guggal.

Boswellia

In the modern world, preparations are done from a purified extract of the resin and normally packed in cream or pills which are then used mainly to reduce inflammation; rheumatoid or osteoarthritis arthritis.  Unlike nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen, which is one of the accepted treatments for joint inflammation, - boswellia according to research does not show signs of stomach irritation.  It's also sometimes effective when it comes to back pains and other chronic related intestinal disorders.

Its health benefits, according to research by scientists, has been outlined that this herb has specific and very active anti-inflammation ingredients.  These ingredients are commonly known as boswellic acids.  In the field of animal studies, boswellic acids have been proven to reduce inflammation.  They improve rapidly the blood flow to the joints. They also do block those chemical reactions that always sets the stage for inflammation that cause chronic intestinal disorders.  Boswellia maybe taken internally or even applied topically to the affected joints to help relieve inflammation that is associated with joint disorders.  These always increase joint mobility and lessen the morning stiffness.

In a study that was conducted involving 175 patients suffering rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, exactly 122 participants were found to experience reduced inflammation and stiffness after using boswellia for two to four weeks.  Boswellia's inflammatory component helps reduce stiffness and aching, especially when associated with the low back pains.  Though a lot of researches done shows that boswellia is effective when taken orally, creams also appear to be soothing all together.

Boswellia also seems to reduce the inflammation related with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis disease, of which both are painful intestinal disorders. It's said to be able to accomplish this without actually the risk of gut irritation which is mainly associated with lots of convectional pain relievers.

In the ?year 1997, a study was conducted involving ulcerative colitis victims, 82% those who took this boswellia extract like 3 times in a day, they experienced total and complete remission of this disease.


Read More

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3180)


Protect The Prostate With Herbs: Curcumin
TopPreviousNext

Date: July 21, 2015 06:18 AM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: Protect The Prostate With Herbs: Curcumin

Prostate cancer is considered as the most common form of cancer affecting men. There are various remedies available to address this condition and one of the most notable are natural herbs. Pygeum, saw palmetto and garlic are some of the herbs that fall under this category but perhaps one of the most important natural agents is curcumin.

Curcumin is a natural agent normally derived from the INDIAN spice, turmeric. It is responsible for yellowish color in turmeric powder.

So how does it help to fight cancer?

According to a research carried out at the Anderson cancer center, curcumin is an antioxidant and also has anti-bacteria and anti-viral properties. It also has the capacity to stop the action of an enzyme known as cox-2 known to cause chronic prostate inflammation bringing about cancer.

Curcumin also has the capacity to inhibit, vascular epithelial growth factor. You see, all tumors need an active blood supply, by inhibiting the epithelial growth factor, blood supply is cut to the tumor preventing its growth.

Curcumin has been shown to have the ability of killing cancer cells and also prevent the regrowth of cancer stem cells which usually lie at the center of many tumors that cause prostate cancer.

 

 


//www.canceractive.com/cancer-active-page-link.aspx?n=1571

//drgeo.com/perhaps-the-most-important-herb-for-prostate-cancer-protection

Read More

(https://vitanetonline.com:443/forums/Index.cfm?CFApp=1&Message_ID=3175)



VitaNet ® LLC. Discount Vitamin Store.