Hydrangea Benefits: Snapshot

Western herbal medicine considers the diuretic hydrangea as being particularly helpful in the treatment of kidney and bladder stones. The herb is given for many other conditions that affect the genitourinary system, including cystitis, urethritis, enlarged prostate, and prostatitis.

Green Tea Benefits: Snapshot

Green tea's strong antioxidant activity is due to polyphenols, which give the leaf potential as a cancer preventive. The high intake of green tea in China and Japan is thought to be partly responsible for the low incidence of cancer in these countries.

Garlic Benefits: Snapshot

Garlic shows activity against many infectious bacterial, viral and fungal diseases, including staphylococcus, streptococcus, and salmonella bacteria. It also helps prevent blood platelet aggregation, which makes it of use in addressing problems of the circulatory system. It is employed in the treatment of arteriosclerosis, asthma, candida, catarrh, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, tuberculosis, whooping cough, … Continue reading Garlic Benefits: Snapshot

Mistletoe Benefits: Snapshot

Mistletoe reduces the heart rate and at the same time strengthens the capillary walls, improves circulation, and relaxes the muscles. Numerous clinical trials have found that injections of mistletoe extract are beneficial for treating cancer of various organs. No evidence giving mistletoe orally would benefit those with cancer. Combinations: (1) with Skullcap and Valerian for … Continue reading Mistletoe Benefits: Snapshot