Austin, TX — Consumers in the United States spent an estimated 7.7% more on herbal dietary supplements in 2016 than in the previous year, according to the recently published HerbalGram Herb Market Report for 2016.The report, which appears in issue 115 of the American Botanical Council’s (ABC’s) quar
A medicinal plant which grows as weed in wastelands across India could soon provide a potent cure for liver cancer.An interdisciplinary team of scientists from four major institutes has reported that a compound derived from the leaves of Solanum nigrum , known as Manithakkali in Malayalam, has remar
New alcohol guidelines have stressed the importance of cutting back. Could an ancient Chinese herbal remedy help you get that pleasurable buzz while drinking less, asks Michael Mosley. One of the main reasons we drink alcohol is because it makes us feel more sociable. But when we drink too much it also does huge damage. Recent guidelines recommend we stick to 14 units a week, which will be harder for some than others.
Herbal supplements are a type of dietary supplement that contain herbs, either singly or in mixtures. They commonly address specific medical concerns, such as the common cold, menopause, or memory loss. All plants naturally synthesize many (sometimes hundreds) of complex chemical compounds as part of their metabolic activities, some of which may exert a desired physiological effect on human organism.