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Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you’re looking for a edge in your workout or sports training, a combination of creatine and herbs may help, suggests a new study. Researchers tested the effects of creatine and a combination of ginseng and astragalus in 44 adults, aged 55-84 years. Participants consumed either creatine only, creatine plus the herb extracts, or a [...]

Ginseng fights ulcer-causing bacteria

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori causes gastric inflammation, ulceration and DNA damage and underlies the majority of cases of peptic ulcers. About 20% of people under 40 and half of those over 60 years have the gut bacteria. The World Health Organization has defined H. pylori as a class I carcinogen. Past studies have [...]

Cold Buster! Patented ginseng extract reduces colds

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

The Canadian Medical Association Journal is set to publish a landmark double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the prevention and relief of upper respiratory infections. The clinical trial was conducted on a patented extract of ginseng, sold as the natural anti-cold remedy COLD-fX. The trial results show the ginseng extract reduced the incidence and frequency of recurrent [...]

Herbs effective for stress relief

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Ginkgo is known to help increase circulation and improve oxygen delivery to the brain, while ginseng is known to help boost immunity and endurance, improve mental function and strengthen the adrenal glands. Researchers at the Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow, India, recently compared the anti-stress potential of ginkgo biloba to that of panax ginseng. [...]

Ginseng extract cuts risk of colds

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Recent clinical studies show an extract of ginseng may be able to significantly lower your risk of catching a cold or flu this season. A study at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk found the ginseng extract, known as CVT-E002 and sold as Cold-FX, helped prevent acute respiratory illness in older adults. In two [...]

Fight Fatigue: Siberian ginseng shown to help in trial

By | June 24th, 2015|HNU Archive, Natural Beauty|

If you’re feeling the effects of our high-paced lifestyle that’s almost become the norm, you may want to look into supplementing with ginseng. One of the earlist known medicinal herbs, ginseng is an antioxidant-rich root reputed to help people adapt to stress and reduce fatigue. Researchers at the College of Medicine at the University of [...]

Pregnant Pause: Study suggests caution with ginseng use while pregnant

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Researchers from Hong Kong have warned that women should be cautious about using the herbal remedy ginseng in the early stages of pregnancy after a study found abnormalities in rat embryos. They found that embryos exposed to more than 30 micrograms per millilitre of ginsenoside Rb1, one of the active ingredients in ginseng, had significantly [...]

Ginseng improves memory in stroke-related dementia patients

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A recent study showed that a ginseng compound improved memory scores of people suffering from stroke-induced dementia, Chinese researchers reported. Memory loss, or dementia, may occur after stroke and is a growing problem in China, says lead researcher Jinzhou Tian, MD. In an early animal study, a ginseng compound increased the activities of the brain [...]

Look out Viagra: Ancient remedy aids erectile dysfunction

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Men with sexual difficulties due to trouble achieving erection may find help in Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng), one of the oldest natural remedies. Worldwide, erectile dysfunction, or impotence, affects almost half of men over the age of 40. Often the problem is linked with other medical conditions that affect blood flow or nerve stimulation, [...]