A 250-mg dose of powdered ginger can be just as effective as sumatriptan in staving off the severity of acute migraines, according to a new study of 100 adult migraine patients.
In a head to head comparison trial, a standardized form of curcumin—a bioactive compound found in the spice, Turmeric--proved as effective as fluoxetine in reducing signs and symptoms of major depression.
In the current era of increasing pathogen resistance to antibiotic drugs, there is a great need for new approaches for preventing colds, flu and other common infectious conditions. Key immune support herbs like Echinacea, Andrographis, and Astragalus can be valuable allies.
Saffron aromatherapy can produce measurable and potentially meaningful changes in young womens' hormonal chemistry, suggesting the possibility that it might be a useful remedy for PMS and dysmenorrhea.