Lemon Balm

Lemon balm, balm, common balm, or balm mint, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae and native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia, but now naturalized in the Americas and elsewhere. It grows to a maximum height of 70–150 cm. – Wikipedia Overview What is Lemon Balm? Lemon balm … Read more

Ashwagandha

Verified by Dr. Sundru M. Devi. M.D. Microbiology, PhD Biotechnology, Mar 1, 2019 Ashwagandha is a powerful and popular natural nootropic offering many health benefits. Especially on its ability to eliminates stress, anxiety, and reducing depression symptoms. It boosts testosterone levels, supports muscle mass, reduces body fat and increases strength and performance. Overview What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha (also … Read more

Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit known to enhance the culinary experience of food. It increases the satiety of a meal (by enhancing the taste experience). Its use as a fat burner does not seem to extend to humans. Table of Contents Overview What is Garcinia cambogia? Garcinia Cambogia, also known as Malabar Tamarind, is a … Read more

Huperzine A

Pending review. Contribute to this article. Huperzine A is a natural neuroprotectant based on plants that can improve memory and increase general cognition. Huperzine A was first recognized in the 1980s as an alkaloid compound extracted from the Chinese club moss Huperzia serrata, but Chinese herbal medicine has been using plant extracts for centuries. [toc] Overview What … Read more

Shilajit

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like substance that comes from rocks in high mountain ranges. [toc] Shilajeet is a thick, sticky tar-like substance with a colour ranging from white to dark brown (the latter is more … Read more

Reishi Mushroom

Eastern medication uses a wide variety of crops and mushrooms. Most frequently, you’d hear of Lion’s Mane Mushroom, and Reishi Mushroom. It has a range of prospective health advantages, including enhancing the immune system and potential cancer-prevention poperties. [toc] Overview What is Reishi Mushroom? Reishi mushroom, also known as Ganoderma lucidum and lingzhi, is a … Read more

Cannabidiol (CBD)

Pending review. Would you like to contribute to this article? CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabis extract. It is a potent anti-inflammatory that fights cancer, helps with IBS, schizophrenia, anxiety, and needless to say, promote quality of sleep. Top ↑ Overview What is CBD Cannabidiol? CBD is one of the (more or less) 113 cannabinoids identified … Read more

Cordyceps Mushroom

Pending review. Contribute to this article. Cordyceps is a mushroom used in Traditional Chinese Medicine that is touted to be anti-aging and pro-vitality; these quite vague claims have not yet been looked at in human interventions. It can regulate testicular testosterone production, but has complex mechanisms. Overview What is Cordyceps Mushroom? According to the theory of Chinese … Read more

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba is the most commonly ingested herb for brain health. Research proves that its neuroprotective, improves memory, boosts cognitive function, to name a few of its diverse benefits. Overview What is Ginkgo Biloba? Ginkgo biloba derives from the family of medicinal plant  Ginkgoaceae – which is highly loved, appreciated, and respected traditional Chinese medicine. It is … Read more

Melatonin

Melatonin plays several roles in the body, including helping to regulate blood pressure, boost immune function, antioxidative, and manages cortisol levels, in addition to regulating the body’s circadian rhythm. That’s why melatonin is often referred to as the body’s sleep hormone. Overview What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a multitasking hormone produced by the brain’s pinecone-shaped … Read more