July7, 2022

Constipation is difficult bowel movements or the absence of stools for more than two days. The causes of the disease are different. In a healthy person, isolated cases or short-term disturbances in the activity of the intestines can occur due to nervousness, as well as
during a long trip, a change in the usual environment, a change in diet, which often happens on vacation, as well as a change in life rhythm.
Constipation can be a symptom of some diseases, such as tumors of the large intestine, obstruction of the small intestine, impaired intestinal motility, etc.

Buckthorn bark is an herb that has minor side effect used for centuries to treat digestive problems, especially constipation and hemorrhoids. The bark is also beneficial to the colon as it contains anthraquinone, which helps eliminate impacted fecal matter while treating spontaneous bowel movements.

July 6, 2022                                         

Bacopa monnieri (common name, bacopa) is a medicinal plant used in Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine of India, as a nootropic. It is considered to be a “medhya rasayana”, an herb that sharpens the mind and the intellect. Bacopa is an important ingredient in many Ayurvedic herbal formulations designed to treat conditions such as memory loss, anxiety, poor cognition and loss of concentration. It has also been used in Ayurveda to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

The thyroid is an important gland which produces hormones that play a role in a wide array of metabolic processes. It is not uncommon for people to experience different thyroid problems, and besides following doctor-recommended medications, making certain lifestyle changes is a good way to manage that condition.. There are many herbal medicines that may treat thyroid disorders including Bacopa. Some thyroid supplements contain bacopa as well.

June 30, 2022

Numerous studies have shown that essential oils from aromatic and medicinal plants exhibit different biological and pharmacological properties, e.g., antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, antioxidant, and wound healing effects, such as in sunburns, chemical burns, radiation burns, and eczema. In folk medicine, plant extracts and essential oils play an important role as therapeutic substitutes in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases due to their antiatherogenic, hypocholesterolemic, hypotensive, and anti-inflammatory properties. The advantage of EOs in pharmacological applications is their fat solubility, low molecular weight, and small size. Moreover, isolated essential oils compounds are able to pass through the skin, mucosa, and cell membranes and thus enter the systemic body circulation.

Juune 23, 2022

The Gaultheria procumbens wintergreen plant is a member of the Ericaceae plant family. Native to North America, especially cooler parts of the Northeast United States and Canada, wintergreen trees that produce bright red berries can be found growing freely throughout forests.

 The term "wintergreen" once commonly referred to plants that remain green (continue photosynthesis) throughout the winter. The term "evergreen" is now more commonly used for this characteristic. The plant's common name of wintergreen refers to the plant's ability to remain "green in winter", as suggested by the Dutch wintergroen, and German Wintergrün.

What is another name for oil of wintergreen? Also sometimes called eastern teaberry, checkerberry or gaultheria oil, wintergreen has been used for centuries by tribes native to North America for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and more.

June 13, 2022

Sleeping is necessary for life, like eating or breathing, and can be easily affected both by the physical environment and by age. Sleep disorders are common in the population and can generate problems with both sleep quality and overall health. The International Classification of Sleep Disorders-3 classifies these problems into 7 categories: insomnia, sleep-related breathing disorders, central disorders of hypersomnolence, circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, sleep-related movement, parasomnias, and other sleep disorders. One of the most common disorders is insomnia, which is defined as “difficulty in falling asleep or maintaining the sleep state during the night” and affects a significant percentage of the general population.


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