The Potential Benefits of Chicory

Chicory is often considered an invasive weed, having become naturalized over most of the world. However, the plant appears to have some potential medical uses, from improving constipation to helping control blood sugar and lowering inflammation.

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Natural Options for ADHD: Part 1

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common condition, typically diagnosed in childhood. While standard treatments are available, they carry some risks. A number of natural treatment options appear to have some benefits for reducing symptoms.

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Olive Leaf Extract 

Olive leaves have been used in medicine for thousands of years. Research suggests significant benefits for heart health, blood sugar levels and some kinds of infections.

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb with a long history of use. Recent research suggests a number of potential benefits, including for mental health, insomnia and low thyroid function.

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a pleasant tasting herb that may provide some significant benefits. The herb may help lower blood sugar, decrease inflammation and improve liver function along with having antimicrobial effects.

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Ginger

Ginger is often associated with sweets and candy, yet the herb appears to have potential for helping with nausea, arthritis, migraines, allergies and preventing dementia.

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Vitamin K

While most people associate vitamin K with blood clotting, the vitamin appears to have some additional roles that may have significant benefits on other aspects of health.

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Potential Integrative Treatment Options for Asthma

Asthma is a common condition that can cause debilitating symptoms in response to allergic or other triggers. Standard treatments can help reduce symptoms, but aren't always fully effective. Several natural treatment options have initial clinical studies suggesting benefits for asthma treatment.

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