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Herbs for Kids: Researchers review data on effectiveness of remedies for kids

A study in the March issue of The Journal of Pediatrics reviews the medical literature to provide information about the effectiveness of some of the most common herbal supplements for children. Researchers reviewed studies published from 1960-2003 that tested the effectiveness of common herbal supplements. While many popular herbal supplements have not been evaluated in [...]

Herbs for Kids: Researchers review data on effectiveness of remedies for kids 2015-09-09T13:49:29+00:00

Get a good night’s sleep naturally

One in three people complains about insomnia, which includes difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or waking earlier than planned. In some cases, insomnia is a short-term problem caused by stress or excitement. However, it may also linger for years and become a major issue that can take a toll on many areas of a [...]

Get a good night’s sleep naturally 2018-02-15T15:53:12+00:00

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases

Nearly one-third of all Canadians suffers from some type of sleep problem, so it’s no surprise that the herb valerian has enjoyed growing popularity for its sleep-inducing and anti-anxiety properties. Valerian works much the same as a mild sedative, binding weakly to two brain receptors, GABA and benzodiazpine, to help induce sleep. However, unlike typical [...]

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases 2018-02-15T15:53:46+00:00

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