Griffonia simplicifolia has historically been used to heal wounds and improve mood disorders, due to its high levels of the serotonin-producing 5-HTP in its seeds. Griffonia simplicifolia can treat other common illnesses, including headaches, gastrointestinal conditions, and sleep disorders. This plant can also be used to decrease hunger cravings.
Lipozene has been attracting attention due to claims that it can curb appetite and boost weight loss without any major lifestyle changes such as diet or exercise. It also can supposedly help control diabetes. But does Lipozene actually work?
Gymnema sylvestre, a plant originally from India, has long been used in traditional medicine and is known as “the destroyer of sugar.” Read on to learn more about the impressive diabetes-fighting and other health benefits of Gymnema.
Fucoxanthin is a compound (carotenoid) found in brown seaweed. It is known for its potential to combat a variety of health issues including obesity, diabetes, and inflammation. Read ahead to discover the benefits and side effects of fucoxanthin.
Disclaimer: This post is currently being reviewed because it does not fit our standards for quality. Castor oil and other extracts of the castor plant are natural supplements with many benefits such as pain reduction, digestive aid, and more. Its uses span from the traditional healers of India to the modern day cosmetics industry. Read […]
The bark of the African plum tree (Pygeum africanum), a traditional African remedy for a variety of conditions, is nowadays widely used for prostate enlargement and other urinary diseases. Read on to learn more about this herbal supplement, its health benefits, and potential side effects.
Pectin is a soluble fiber best known for its ability to reduce diarrhea and relieve constipation. It can also help hunger, weight loss, gut issues, as well as lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Pectin has also been proposed as a natural treatment for diabetes. Read more to discover all the fascinating health benefits and side […]
Partly thanks to its popularization by Dr. Oz, white kidney bean extract is now a common weight loss aid. This supplement purportedly acts as a carbohydrate blocker and reduces the levels of sugar and fatty molecules in the blood. Read on to learn more about the health benefits and side effects of white kidney bean […]
Antibiotics were first discovered when Alexander Fleming noticed mold (Penicillium notatum) inhibiting the growth of bacteria. Pharmaceutical antibiotics were later developed but most have harmful side effects. The overprescription and misuse of pharmaceutical antibiotics have led to many bacteria developing antibiotic resistance. Fortunately, there are many naturally occurring antibiotics with few side effects.