Ginkgo biloba is a herbal medicine that’s been used for centuries to treat various health issues. It’s a trending supplement of today because of its health benefits. The extract of ginkgo biloba is obtained from the leaves of the plant, which is then available to people in the form of liquid extracts, pills, capsules, and powder. In traditional medicine, the nuts were used for a healing purpose, but now leaves are used for therapeutic purpose. The medicinal properties of ginkgo are due to its active constituents such as quercetin, kaempferol, and ginkgolides that provides it great antioxidant potential. Benefits of… Read More »

What Is Horsetail? Horsetail is the name of the plant, which is native to Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East and it grows in swampy places. The other name for horsetail is Equisetum arvense. The name horsetail is given to it because it resembles the tail of the horse. It is thin, green grass like with no leaves and flowers on it. It can also be grown as a pond plant and can grow up to 3 feet tall. This plant is not commonly cultivated, but due to its medicinal importance, it can be found in some herbal… Read More »

There’s a new supplement on the market for those who are suffering from memory loss, whether that is caused by old age, chemo or dementia. Cognitive impairment is an issue for nearly 13 percent of Americans studies, according to the Center for Disease Control. This supplement is called apoaequorin, and it is a calcium binding protein that comes from jellyfish. The protein was first discovered in the Aequorea Victoria jellyfish in 1962 and allows the jellyfish to produce flashes of light by releasing calcium. Apoaequorin is the main ingredient in Prevagen, which was the number one selling brain support supplement in… Read More »

In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is known as Yin-Yang-Huo. The practitioners of TCM have used the leaves of horny goat weed as an aphrodisiac to enhance the sexual health and the functioning of the kidney along with preventing bone diseases. What is horny goat weed? Horny goat weed is a “natural aphrodisiac,” and it is tested on animals and that shows positive results for hormonal production and enhance libido. The species of goat weed is known as Epimedium. The Epimedium contains an active substance called Icariin that is responsible for providing it health benefits and a perfect use for humans.… Read More »

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