News from the world of natural remedies

Turmeric better than Ibuprofen   


Turmeric is now believed to be more effective as a pain reliever than many over-the-counter medications. This includes items such as Ibuprofen and Advil……Read more


Elderberries help fight Influenza

Folk medicines and herbal remedies have been used for millennia to combat a whole range of ailments…
However, a recent study by a group of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering researchers from the University of Sydney determined exactly how a popular ancient remedy, the elderberry fruit, can help the fight against the influenza virus…….Read more


Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions — and this is associated with healthy cognitive function — compared to non-tea drinkers…….  Read more


Tea Drinkers Live Longer

Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology …….. Read more

Cannabis: building bridges between ancient and modern medicine

Nature’s intelligent design, recognised by older medicinal traditions, is finding its way back into modern western medicine, and cannabis is helping to open the way.
Today more people than ever are turning to cannabis to treat a wide range of conditions. So much so that cannabis is initiating new conversations in modern western medicine about what is the potential role of cannabis and other herbs in conventional medical practice. Read more