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Black cutch, an Asian medicinal plant, contains compounds that are effective against the dengue virus

Dengue is a viral infection that’s common in countries with subtropical and tropical climates. It is transmitted through the bite of...

Research confirms folk uses of medicinal plants in Pakistan

The use of plant parts to relieve or treat ailments is something that’s still practiced even today. Asian countries like Pakistan,...

Grow your medicine: Japanese goldthread grown with hydroponics is just as potent as wild variants

Hydroponics is a form of gardening that doesn’t involve soil. Instead, plants are grown in a nutrient solution and a controlled...

African hemp boosts sperm quality, improves antioxidant levels

The Nigerian hemp (Cannabis sativa) is known to cause male gonadotoxicity (damage to the testes), which could be temporary or permanent....

Don’t let the name fool you: Skunkbush sumac is a potent medicinal plant with anti-cancer properties

In the fields of science and medicine, plants are not only valued because of their capacity to prevent and treat diseases, but also...

Relieve anxiety with these 5 herbal supplements

It’s normal to feel anxious about certain moments in everyday life, such as the first day of school or a job interview. However, when you...

Compound in horny goat weed can promote cartilage repair

An osteochondral defect refers to a focal area of damage that affects the cartilage as well as the bone under it. It is usually caused by...

A natural treatment for superbugs, thanks to traditional remedies from Cameroon

The use of traditional medicine is prevalent in many developing countries, thanks to it being accessible and reliable, as well as...

Which plants are effective at treating kidney diseases?

Plant-based foods are much better at promoting health than animal-based foods for a variety of reasons. Besides their abundance in...

False starwort: Explore the many health benefits of the “ginseng of the lungs”

Pseudostellaria heterophylla, also referred to as false starwort or “ginseng of the lungs,” is a well-known traditional...