licorice

GERD be gone! Herbs for heartburn

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the esophagus and is the most common reason for heartburn. GERD occurs when a muscular ring called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is weakened, which allows irritating, acidic stomach contents to pass up into the esophagus, resulting in heartburn. Other symptoms include regurgitation of food into the [...]

GERD be gone! Herbs for heartburn 2018-02-15T15:53:11+00:00

Healing ulcers safely and naturally

An ulcer results from damage to the protective lining of the stomach and produces abdominal tenderness, pain or “burning” about 45 minutes after meals, or during the night. There is usually blood present in the stool as well. Peptic ulcers typically occur in the duodenum, the first portion of the small intestine, but can often [...]

Healing ulcers safely and naturally 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

Licorice Stops Cancer Growth: Herb said to offer “new hope” for future therapies

A molecule extracted from licorice root has the ability to stop some cancers dead in their tracks, according to a collaborative research study conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Mohamed Rafi, assistant professor in the department of food science, discovered the new molecule, ß-hydroxy-DHP (BHP), in common dietary supplements made from licorice [...]

Licorice Stops Cancer Growth: Herb said to offer “new hope” for future therapies 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

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