The Peanut Mill

191 Welland Ave St.Catharines

Phone: 905 685 8848

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GERD be gone! Herbs for heartburn

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Healing ulcers safely and naturally

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]