Ginkgo Biloba

January 12, 2016 yourhealth 1

Overview Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is one of the oldest living tree species. It is also one of the best-selling herbal supplements in the United States and Europe. Ginkgo has a long history of use in treating blood disorders and memory issues. It is best known today as way to potentially […]

Milk thistle

January 12, 2016 yourhealth 0

Overview Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for 2,000 years as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments, particularly liver, kidney, and gall bladder problems. Several scientific studies suggest that substances in milk thistle (especially a flavonoid called silymarin) protect the liver from toxins, including certain drugs, such […]

Coenzyme Q10 Benefits

January 12, 2016 yourhealth 0

Coenzyme Q10 Overview Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance that helps convert food into energy. CoQ10 is found in almost every cell in the body, and it is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants fight damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with DNA, and […]

Dandelion Root

January 11, 2016 yourhealth 0

While many people think of the dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale) as a pesky weed, it is chock full of vitamins A, B, C, and D, as well as minerals, such as iron, potassium, and zinc. The leaves are used to add flavor to salads, sandwiches, and teas. The roots are […]

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