Herbal Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Catnip is also known as catswort, or catmint, a plant of Nepeta, belonging to the family of Lamiaceae, native to Europe and Asia. It has been use in herbal medicine as insect repellant and to treat digestive disorders, children restlessness and nervousness, fevers, cold and flu, skin irritations stimulate sweating, promote menstruation, etc.. Ingredients Beside …

Herbal Cinnamon and Alzheimer’s Diseases

Kyle J. Norton Adding spicy cinnamon into your diet may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s Diseases, new study suggested. although, it is best known for its anti diabetic effect, cinnamon has also consisted certain chemical constituents associated to prevent Insulin resistance causes of complication such as obesity(1) and neurodiseases(2). The herb has been use in folk …

Herbal Cinnamon and Infertility

Kyle J. Norton Cinnamon, a kitchen spicy in many cultures, may been best known for its effect in reduced levels of blood glucose in diabetics and lipid peroxidation through its antioxidant activity(4) . Its underline mechanisms in enhancing fertility in patient with yang deficiency are unknown. Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple …

Angelica for Menopausal Symptoms?

Kyle J. Norton Most women living in West entering the stage of peri menopause onward, may experience certain menopausal symptoms due to the reduced production of certain steroid hormones because of aging. According to the statistic, approximately 70% of menopausal women are experience some kinds of symptoms such as hot flash, vaginal dryness, problem sleeping, …

Apricot and Plum, the next Generation of Oral Hygiene

Kyle J. Norton People with problem of oral hygiene may consider to add Apricot and Plum into their diet, new study suggested. In fact, the foods not contain measurable amount of nutrients which are important to maintain the proper growth and body functions, but also enhance the immune system in fighting against invasion of foreign …

Herbal Cinnamon and Diabetes

By Kyle J. Norton Cinnamon, a kitchen spicy in many cultures, may have gained many believers, including medical professions because of its anti diabetic effect, through regulating the blood glucose levels in healthy and diabetic subjects. According to herbalists, intake of 1/4 tsp. in the morning and evening may reduce the blood sugar significantly with …

Whole food Papaya and Diabetes

Kyle J,Norton People with Type II Diabetes may be thinking to adding whole food papaya into their diet. the recent study suggested(1) , The finding not only showed the effectiveness of unripe pawpaw fruit (Carica papaya) in inhibition α-amylase, α-glucosidase, but also induced lipid peroxidation in a dose-dependent manner, in rat pancreas(1). The key enzymes …

Herbal Ginseng and Erectile Dysfunction

In the finding of a whole food and herb, comparing to the presently pharmaceutical medicine in use with little or no adverse effect(4), scientific communities have been looking into herbal ginseng used extensively in traditional Chinese medicine for treatment of sexual dysfunction of both sex. According to statistic, in US alone, more than18 Million Men …

Food therapy – Celery

Celery is a species of Apium graveolens, belong to the family Apiaceae. It is cultivated all around the globe as a vegetable. Celery can grow to 1/2 m tall with stalks (leaf on the top) arranging in a conical shape joined at a common base. Nutrients 1. Carbohydrates 2. Sugars 3. Fiber 4. Fat 5. …

Weight loss in Foods points of view

By Kyle J. Norton The prevalence of extreme overweight and obesity has caused concerns of scientific community in the South East Asian population, due unhealthy diet and life style change over 2 decades of economic prosperity. Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in many Asian countries, affecting even younger age than in Western populations …