Japanese Knotweed Benefits: Snapshot

Resveratrol has been studied extensively in cancer cells of leukemia, oral squamous carcinoma cells, neuroblastoma cells, and skin, breast, and prostate cancer cells. Because resveratrol is an anti-inflammatory compound, it may be useful for preventing cancer in the three stages of cancer development. It has been shown to slow the progress of atherosclerotic plaques and … Continue reading Japanese Knotweed Benefits: Snapshot

Bladderwrack Benefits: Snapshot

Bladderwrack has a general softening, draining, nourishing effect on the body. It also increases the body's rate of metabolism and promotes the cleansing and clearing of toxins. Because bladderwrack helps stimulate a sluggish metabolism, it can be helpful as part of a weight-loss program.

Black Cohosh Benefits: Snapshot

Black cohosh is a popular women's herb. It is known to help restore healthy menses and to soothe irritation and congestion of the cervix, uterus, and vagina. It also improves circulation in general and lowers blood pressure by temporarily dilating blood vessels.

Olive Leaf Benefits: Snapshot

Olive leaves lower blood pressure and helps to improve the function of the circulatory system. They are also mildly diuretic and may be used to treat conditions such as cystitis. Possessing some ability to lower blood sugar levels, the leaves have been taken for diabetes.