Grape Seed Pharmacological Effects and Diseases

Grape Seed Extract

Grape seed extract (GSE) is derived from the ground seeds of red wine grapes. Grape seed extract is especially rich in a very strong flavonoid called OPCs (Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins). When taken with bioflavonoids and  OPC the life of vitamin C is greatly extended. Grape Seed Pharmacological Effects and Benefits Polyphenols in grape seed extract are […]

Alpha Lipoic Acid Therapeutic Benefits and Studies

Thioctic Acid

Alpha-lipoic acid (also known as lipoic acid, thioctic acid, or ALA) is a vitamin-like chemical called an antioxidant. Researchers discovered the importance of alpha-lipoic acid in the 1950s, and recognized it as an antioxidant in 1988. In humans, Alpha lipoic acid is synthetized by the liver and other tissues with high metabolic activity; heart, kidney. […]

Ginger Root Medicinal Importance and Facts

Ginger Root

The ginger (Zingiber Officinale), is a perennial herb that is native to India, Asia and West Africa. This plant is an very good source of several bioactive phenolics, including non-volatile pungent compounds such as gingerols, paradols, shogaols and gingerones. Shogaols and gingerols stimulate production of saliva, bile and fluids made by your stomach, and reduce […]

Aloe Vera Juice Therapeutic Effects and and Medical Uses

Aloe Barbadensis Miller

Most commonly found in Africa and the Caribbean, aloe vera (Aloe Barbadensis Miller) is a plant that belongs to the succulent species, it holds liquid to survive in hot, dry climates. The outer leaf parts include a yellow-green sap (aloe latex) that can have a laxative, irritant property. The inner parts of the leaf include, […]

Panax Ginseng Pharmacological Effects and Researches

Panax Ginseng

Panax ginseng (the Araliaceae family), also known as Korean Ginseng or Red Ginseng, is an plant famous for its capability to help the body adapt to stress. Generally, starts flowering at its fourth year and the roots take 4 to 6 years to reach maturity. Panax ginseng includes triterpene glycosides, and saponins, known as ginsenosides. […]