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Acai

Acai berries are the fruit of the Euterpe oleracea palm tree. Acai berries are small, round, black-purple fruits, similar in appearance to a grape, but smaller and with less pulp. The ripe fruits are a deep purple color, or green, depending on the kind of açaí and its maturity. They contain a single

Keywords (8) Antioxidant, Obesity, Adiposity, Blood Health, Red Blood Cell Production, Antiadipogenic, Antiobesogenic, Antiobesity

Acemannan

Acemannan (ACE) is a polysaccharide (carbohydrate) located within the soft pulp of the inner leaves of Aloe plants. Many of the beneficial properties of Aloe have been attributed to the acemannan present in the gel. Composition Acemannan is a β(1,4)-acetylated mannan-based polysaccharide derived fr

Keywords (11) Antiviral, Antineoplastic, Antitumor, Bone Health, Cancer, Bone Regeneration, Diabetes, HIV, Immunostimulant, Oral Health, Osteogenic

Acetic Acid

Acetic acid (Ethanoic acid) is a colourless liquid organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH (also written as CH3CO2H or C2H4O2). When undiluted, it is sometimes called glacial acetic acid. Vinegar is no less than 4% acetic acid by volume, making acetic acid the main component of vinegar ap

Keywords (4) Carbohydrate Metabolism, Lipid Metabolism, Antibacterial, Short Chain Fatty Acids

Adenosine Triphosphate

Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) is an organic chemical that serves as an energy source for many cellular processes. The human body recycles its own body weight equivalent in ATP each day.[1] Sources: 1. Study Type: Review Title: Opening and closing the metabolite gate Author(s): Susanna Törnr

Keywords (2) Energy, Mitochondria

Agaricus Blazei Mushroom

Agaricus Blazei Mushroom [1] (also known as: Agaricus subrufescens, Agaricus brasiliensis, Agaricus rufotegulis, almond mushroom, mushroom of the sun, God's mushroom, mushroom of life, royal sun agaricus, jisongrong, or himematsutake) is an edible species of mushroom related to the champignon (Agari

Keywords (20) Antitumor, Antiinflammatory, Anticancer, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Autoimmune Diseases, Immunomodulator, Leukemia, Prostate Cancer, Fibrosarcoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Lung Cancer, Immunopotentiation, Anti-Infection, Antiallergic, Antiasthmatic, Asthma, Gynecological Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Alanine

Alanine is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It contains an amine group and a carboxylic acid group, both attached to the central carbon atom which also carries a methyl group side chain. Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergis

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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera (syn. Aloe barbadensis) is a succulent plant cultivated throughout the world. Most of the beneficial properties related to the aloe plant have been associated with the polysaccharides present in its gel.[1] Healing Properties Anticancer Numerous studies have shown that different component

Keywords (19) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Diabetes, Oral Health, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Lung Cancer, Acne, Antimicrobial, Burn Treatment, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Edema, Hypoglycemic, Insulin Sensitizing, Fatty Liver Disease, Skin Health, Wound Healing

Aloe arborescens

Aloe arborescens, also called Candelabra aloe or krantz aloe, is a large, multi-headed, sprawling succulent—related to Aloe Vera—that can sometimes reaches tree size.[1] In Japan it is referred to as Kidachi-aloe.[2] Healing Properties Antiglycation Alow arborescens extracts have demonstrated sign

Keywords (3) Antiinflammatory, Anticancer, Chemoprotective

Alpinia oxyphylla

Alpinia oxyphylla is a herbaceous plant that produces the "Yi Zhi Ren" fruit, also known as Black Cardamom or the 'seed of wisdom.' Healing Properties Antioxidant Anti-T2DM (Prevents Type 2 diabetes mellitus)[1] Gut Health Modulates gut microbiota Brain Health A. oxyphylla is effective for cognit

Keywords (10) Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anti-T2DM, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Neuroregeneration, Nerve Regeneration, Diarrhea, Gut Health

Anise

Anise (Pimpinella anisum), also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Its flavor has similarities with some other spices, such as star anise, fennel, and liquorice. Composition Anise contains an abundant concentrat

Keywords (31) Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Brain Health, Analgesic, Anesthetic, Anticonvulsant, Epilepsy, Anti-Epileptic, Antiepileptic, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Digestion, Headache, Phytoestrogen, Learning, Antifungal, Menstrual Cramps, Dysmenorrhea, Hyperglycemia, Hyperlipidemia, Migraine headaches, Cholesterol, Muscle Relaxer, Mercury Poisoning, Safrol, Ulcers, Neuroprotective, Spatial learning

Anthocyanins

Anthocyanins are water-soluble pigments that, depending on their pH, may appear red, yellow, orange, magenta, violet, purple, blue or black. Anthocyanins are found within different plant organs; flowers, leaves, fruits, roots, tubers and grains. Food plants rich in anthocyanins include the blueberr

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Antiviral

Many natural compounds have been isolated from medicinal plants for their antiviral activity.[1] Lycorine Kaempferol Quercetin Luteolin‐7‐glucoside Demethoxycurcumin Naringenin Apigenin‐7‐glucoside Oleuropein Oleuropein is a type of phenolic bitter compound found in green olive skin, flesh and seed

Keywords (1) Antimicrobial

Apples

Apples (Malus domestica) are one of the most significant fruits in all of the world.[1] Healing Properties Antioxidant Many types of antioxidant compounds are present in apple fruit and apple peels.[1] Apples contain a large number, and high levels, of phenolic compounds with antioxidant activity.

Keywords (12) Antiviral, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Fiber, Liver Health, Hepatoprotective, Antihepatotoxicity, Anti-Infectious, Anti-influenza, COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus, Coronavirus

Apricot

Apricot is a fruit of several species in the genus Prunus (stone fruits). Species & Cultivars Prunus armeniaca Prunus armeniaca means Armenian plum. Also called ansu apricot, Siberian apricot, and Tibetan apricot. Prunus armeniaca is one of the most important Mediterranean fruits.[1] It is also t

Keywords (13) Antitumor, Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Cerebrovascular Disease, Heart Health, Antihypertensive, Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Phloretin, Vasorelaxation

Aronia Berry

The Aronia Berry (also known as the Chokeberry) is known for its dense content of polyphenols, especially anthocyanins. The total polyphenol and proanthocyanidin content are among the highest measured in plants to date. Aronia Berries contain a high concentration of phenolic compounds (anthocyanins

Keywords (16) Cancer, Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Antiaging, Antidiabetic, Colitis, Heart Disease, Endothelial Health, Vascular Health, Weight Loss, Obesity, Metabolism, Glucose Regulation, Blood Sugar

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Also known as Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry, Composition The green berries contain amino acids, a proteolytic enzyme, condensed tannins, and flavonoids. They contain a high proportion of free

Keywords (23) Antibacterial, Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Immunomodulator, Asthma, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Adaptogen, Anxiety, Antibiotic, Sedative, Anxiolytic, Aphrodisiac, Arthritis, Cardioprotective, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Hypothyroid, Insomnia, Insulin Resistance, Longevity, Reproductive Health

Asian Plum

Asian Plum (Ume fruits, or Umeboshi) The term Asian plum may refer to two varieties of stone fruit from East Asia: Prunus mume, Prunus salicina.[1] Both varieties are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Prunus mume extract is a potent oral antimicrobial agent that can be used to control or prevent

Keywords (6) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Fatty Liver Disease, Liver Protection, Cirrhosis, Hepatitis

Asparagus

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.) Composition Asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of: * Asparagine * Beta-Carotene * Calcium * Chromium * Copper * Dietary fibre (fiber) * Folic acid * Iron * Magnesium * Manganese * Niacin * Phosphorus * Pota

Keywords (1) Diuretic

Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin is a keto-carotenoid. It belongs to a larger class of chemical compounds known as terpenes built from five carbon precursors, isopentenyl diphosphate, and dimethylallyl diphosphate. Healing Properties Antioxidant Astaxanthin is the most powerful natural carotenoid antioxidant.[1] Antii

Keywords (26) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Skin Health, Neuroprotective, Hypertension, Cardioprotective, Fatigue, Anti‑Fibrotic, Antiproliferative, Carotenoids, Depression, Diabetic Retinopathy, Dyslipidemia, Endurance, Exercise, Eye Health, Eyesight, Fibrosis, Immune Response, Macular Degeneration, Nicotine Toxicity, Renal Interstitial Fibrosis, Retinal Toxicity, Renal Health, Testicular Hemorrhage

Astragalus

Astragalus propinquus is a flowering plant. It is a fundamental herb used in traditional Chinese medicine. Astragalus, either alone or in combination with other herbs, may benefit the immune system, heart, and liver, and be useful as treatment for cancer when added to conventional methods.[^1] Heal

Keywords (2) Anticancer, Breast Cancer

Auricularia auricula

Auricularia auricula[1] (also known as Jew's ear) Healing Properties Antibacterial Antiviral Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item: Sources: 1. Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance of mushroom polysaccharides: A holistic appraisal Author(s): Damini Kothari, Seema Patel, So

Keywords (2) Antibacterial, Antiviral

Avocado

Avocado (Persea Americana Mill.) is a native fruit of Central and South America.[1] Composition Avocados are rich in fat (approximately 15% by wt.).[1] Avocados contain predominantly monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA; 9.6% by wt.), which represent 62.8% to 63.6% of the total fatty acids found in a

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Heart Health

Bacopa

Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri L.) is also known as thyme-leaved Gratiola or water hyssop (Waterhyssop). Bacopa has been used for augmentation of learning, memory, and brain health for thousands of years. Composition Standardized extract of Bacopa monnieri contains at least 55% bacosides. Healing Propert

Keywords (29) Antitumor, Alzheimer's, Colon Cancer, Anticonvulsant, Epilepsy, Anti-Epileptic, Antiepileptic, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Learning, Neuroprotective, Adaptogen, Anxiety, Anxiolytic, Depression, Amnesia, Apoptosis, Stress, Antianxiety, Colorectal Cancer, Antidepressant, Male reproductive health, Spermatogenesis, Memory, Cognition, ADD, ADHD

Bael Fruit

The Bael Fruit comes from a species of tree (Aegle marmelos L.) native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Also known as Bengal quince, golden apple, Japanese bitter orange, stone apple or wood apple. Composition * The bael tree contains furocoumarins (Note: Furanocoumarins, or furocou

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Bananas

Bananas are the leading fruit produced and consumed globally, and are an important source of carbohydrate energy, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and other micronutrients.[1] Healing Properties * Antiinflammatory: Ingesting Bananas and Water before an exercise bout, helps attenuate the post-exer

Keywords (6) Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Fiber, Exercise Recovery, Glycolysis, Potassium

Bay Leaf

Bay Leaf is an aromatic leaf commonly used in cooking. It can be used whole, or as dried and ground. Bay Leaves may come from several different plants such as: * Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis, Lauraceae) * California bay leaf – the leaf of the California bay tree (Umbellularia californica, Lauracea

Keywords (11) Antiviral, Diabetes, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Anti-Infectious, COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Blood Glucose, Diabetes Mellitus, Terpenes

Bee Pollen

Bee Pollen refers to the fermented pellets of flower pollen gathered and packed by honeybees. The pollen undergoes a fermentation process when mixed with saliva secretions from the bees. This fermentation process, helps break down the walls of flower pollen grains to make the nutrients more bio-avai

Keywords (1) Antiviral

Bee Propolis

Bee Propolis is the resinous substance accumulated by bees from different types of plants.[1] Propolis functions in sealing holes and cracks and for the reconstruction of the beehive.[1] It is also used for smoothing the inner surface of the beehive, retaining the hive’s internal temperature (35° C

Keywords (31) Antibacterial, Antitumor, Oral Health, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Immunomodulator, Antimicrobial, Wound Healing, Antifungal, Antidiabetic, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Antimycotic, Antiulcer, Antitumoral, Antibiofilm, Biofilm, Bacterial Vaginosis, Collagen Synthesis, Antiallergy, Antihistaminergic, Antihistamine, Antiprotozoan, Dental Health, Periodontitis, Gingivitis, Gynecological Care, Gastric Ulceration, Vaginitis, Parasites, Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Beet Root

The Beet Root (beetroot) is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet and also known as the table beet, garden beet, red beet, or golden beet. It is one of several of the cultivated varieties of Beta vulgaris grown for their edible taproots and their leaves.

Keywords (3) Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Mitochondrial Health

Bergamot

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a fragrant citrus fruit the size of an orange, with a yellow or green color similar to a lime, depending on ripeness. Although native to South‐East Asia, 80% of bergamot is produced in Calabria, southern Italy, where it grows extensively. Bergamot is known to have a hig

Keywords (31) Cancer, Antiinflammatory, Anticancer, Skin Health, Brain Health, Learning, Hyperlipidemia, Ulcers, Neuroprotective, Weight Loss, Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, High Cholesterol, Lungs, Appetite Control, Lung Inflammation, Naringin, Cystic fibrosis, Neurotransmitters, Hippocampus, Mental Health, Glycine, Aspartate, GABA, Taurine, Glutamate, Schizophrenia, Metabolic Syndrome, Hair Health, Collagen Production, Weight Management

Beta-glucans

Beta-glucans (β-Glucans) are naturally occurring in the cell walls of cereals, bacteria, and fungi, with radically different physicochemical properties dependent on their source. β-Glucans are the most studied immunomodulators with significant synergetic effects with numerous bioactive molecules.[1]

Keywords (2) Anticancer, Immunomodulator

Bifidobacteria

Bifidobacteria were discovered in 1899 in the faeces of breast-fed infants. Bifidobacteria is a genus of gram-positive, nonmotile (non-spore forming), anaerobic bacteria. They are ubiquitous in the gastrointestinal tract, vagina and mouth of mammals, including humans. Bifidobacteria are one of the m

Keywords (1) Probiotic

Bilberry

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Composition * Bilberry fruits contain larger amounts of catechin-type tannins.[1] Healing Properties Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (Anticholinesterase) Bilberry extract demonstrates moderate Acetylcholinesterase inhibition. * Inhibiting the acetylcholinesterase e

Keywords (12) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Antimicrobial, Neuroprotective, Antiaging, Antiulcer, Anticholinesterase, Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, Kidney Health, Antimutagenic, Chelation

Bitter Melon

Bitter Melon or Bitter cucumber (also known as the balsam pear, bitter gourd, and karela) is the fruit of the Momordica charantia plant. It is a part of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), which includes melon, pumpkin, squash, and cucumber. The fruit has a distinct warty exterior and an oblong shape

Keywords (20) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Diabetes, HIV, Antiinflammatory, Antimicrobial, Hypoglycemic, Antibiotic, Antidiabetic, Glucose Regulation, Blood Sugar, Endurance, Exercise, Parasites, Mitochondrial Health, Antimalarial, Anti-HIV, Epstein-Barr, Herpes, Leishmaniasis

Black Pepper

Black Pepper Healing Properties Antimicrobial Digestion Bioavailability Black pepper can potentiate bioavailability-- AKA increase absorbtion during normal digestion--of herbs, foods, and certain pharmaceutical drugs.[1] Gentle laxative Antioxidant Antispasmodic (supresses muscle spasms) Carminati

Keywords (14) Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Arthritis, Diaphoretic, Antispasmodic, Absorption, Bioenhancer, Bioavailability, Carminative, Circulatory Stimulant, Expectorant, Fever, Laxative, Mucus Congestion

Black Tea

Black Tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than oolong, green, and white teas. Black tea is generally stronger in flavour than the less oxidized teas. All four types are made from leaves of the shrub (or small tree) Camellia sinensis. Two principal varieties of the species are used – the small

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Blackberry

The Blackberry is an edible soft fruit, consisting of a cluster of soft purple-black drupelets.[1] Healing Properties Brain Health Antioxidant Free radical scavenging. Anti-glycation Glycation is associated with several neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), where it pote

Keywords (5) Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Antiglycation

Blackcurrant

Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum), also known as black currant or cassis, is a woody shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its berries. Composition The raw fruit is particularly rich in vitamin C and polyphenols. Consumption Blackcurrants can be eaten raw, but are usually cooked in sweet or savo

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Blechnum orientale

Blechnum orientale[1] Composition * Contains Quercentin Healing Properties Antitrematocidal (anti-parasite) * Significant and intense trematocidal activity, taking lesser time to kill trematodes than drugs such as oxyclozanide. Antioxidant Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Au

Keywords (3) Antioxidant, Parasites, Antitrematocidal

Blueberry

Blueberries (Cyanococcus Vaccinium) are all native to North America, and were introduced into Europe in the 1930s. Healing Properties Antioxidant Free radical scavenging.[1] Brain Health The polyphenols and other phytochemicals contained in blueberries can be detected all throughout the brain.[2]

Keywords (18) Diabetes, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Gut Health, Brain Health, Digestion, Learning, Neuroprotective, Cardioprotective, Glucose Regulation, Fiber, Memory, Cognition, Probiotic, Brain Plasticity, Cognitive Decline, Neurogenesis, Prebiotic

Boswellia

Boswellia serrata, is a plant that produces Indian frankincense. It is also known as Indian oli-banum, Salai guggul, and Sallaki in Sanskrit. The plant is native to much of India and the Punjab region that extends into Pakistan.[1] Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse

Keywords (1) Anticancer

Broccoli

Broccoli Composition * Broccoli sprout juice contains sulforaphanyl-amine.[1] * Broccoli sprouts are naturally enriched in glucoraphanin,the biological precursor to the anticancer compound sulforaphane.[1] * Vitamin C * Flavonoids * Glucosinolates Healing Properties Anticancer (anticancer) An

Keywords (16) Anticancer, Prostate Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer, Weight Loss, Obesity, Hepatoprotective, Antihepatotoxicity, Colorectal Cancer, Cervix Carcinoma, Hepatocarcinoma, Hepatic Protective, Liver Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Health, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Bromelain

Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapples, it exists in all parts of the fresh plant and fruit.[1] Bromelain is used for reducing swelling (inflammation), especially of the nose and sinuses, after surgery or injury. The term "bromelain" may refer to either of two protease enzymes extracted from the

Keywords (3) Digestion, Parasites, Pain Management

Buckwheat

Buckwheat[1] (Fagopyrum esculentum), or common buckwheat, is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. A related and more bitter species, Fagopyrum tataricum, is a domesticated food plant common in Asia and Central and Eastern Europe. Despite the name, buckwheat is not related

Keywords (1) Alkalizing

Button Mushroom

Button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus, Champignon) Healing Properties * Anticancer: (Anticancer)[1] * Antioxidant: Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance of mushroom polysaccharides: A holistic appraisal Author(s): Damini Kothari, Seema Patel

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Anticancer

Butyric Acid

Butyric acid (Butanoic acid) Butyrate is produced in the colon through microbial fermentation of dietary fiber. Butyrate is then primarily absorbed and metabolized by colonocytes and the liver for the generation of ATP during energy metabolism; however, some butyrate is absorbed in the distal colon

Keywords (6) Carbohydrate Metabolism, Lipid Metabolism, Antibacterial, Short Chain Fatty Acids, Energy, DNA

Cabbage

Cabbage (Botrytis oleracea) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item:

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Cacao

Cacao Healing Properties Antioxidant Skin Health Circulation Dietary flavanols from cocoa contribute to improved dermal blood circulation.[1] Hydration Dietary flavanols from cocoa positively affect cosmetically relevant skin surface and hydration variables.[1] Photoprotective Dietary flavanols f

Keywords (12) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Brain Health, Heart Health, Immune Response, Endocrine System, Immune System, Photoprotective, UV Protection, Circulation, Skin Hydration, Erythema

Calendula

Calendula (Calendula officinalis, common marigold) is a flowering plant in the daisy family. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried. Composition The flowers of C. officinalis contain flavonol glycosides, triterpene oligoglycosides, oleanane-type triterpene glycosides, saponi

Keywords (18) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antitumor, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Skin Health, Antifungal, Hepatoprotective, Antiseptic, Antitumoral, Anti-HIV, Diaphoretic, Resolvent, Stimulant, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Antiphlogistic

Cannabidiol

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 different identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants and accounts for up to 40% of the plant's extract. Composition Cannabidiol is a phytocannabinoid. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

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Cannabis

Cannabis is mostly used for recreation or as a medicinal drug, although it may also be used for spiritual purposes. Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, can refer to the use of cannabis and its cannabinoids to treat disease or improve symptoms. Cannabis has psychoactive and physiological effects

Keywords (1) Neuroprotective

Carrot Seeds

Although the carrot plant is primarily grown with the aim of obtaining roots, Carrot Seeds are produced when the flowering process is induced; and the plant turns from the vegetative phase to the reproductive phase thus producing a rod or floral tassel at the end of it and umbels which carry the see

Keywords (12) Alzheimer's, Dementia, Antimicrobial, Brain Health, Antifungal, Liver Health, Hepatoprotective, Neurogenesis, Brain Aging, Insulin Signaling, Anti-Fungal, Hepatoprotection

Carrots

Carrots are a root vegetable, usually orange in colour, though purple, black, red, white, and yellow cultivars exist. Carrots are a domesticated form of the wild carrot, Daucus carota, native to Europe and southwestern Asia. The plant probably originated in Persia and was originally cultivated for i

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Cat's Claw

Cat's Claw(Uncaria tomentosa) is a woody vine found in the tropical jungles of South and Central America. In several languages it is known as cat's claw because of its claw-shaped thorns. It is also known as vilcacora. The Polish journalist Roman Warszewski derives that name from the Quechua words "

Keywords (2) Fatigue, Nausea

Catechin

Catechin is a flavan-3-ol (flavanol), a type of natural phenol and antioxidant. It is a plant secondary metabolite. It is part of the chemical family of flavonoids.

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Cayenne

The Cayenne pepper is a type of Capsicum annuum. It is usually a moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes. Cayenne peppers are a group of tapering, 10 to 25 cm long, generally skinny, mostly red colored peppers, often with a curved tip and somewhat rippled skin, which hang from the bush as

Keywords (9) Immunostimulant, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Analgesic, Antifungal, Menstrual Cramps, Dysmenorrhea, Blood Health, Metabolic Stimulant

Celastrus paniculatus

Celastrus paniculatus also known as black oil plant, climbing staff tree, and the intellect plant. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item:

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Celery

Celery[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: S

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Chaga

Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus)[1] Healing Properties Antioxidant Anticancer Antitumor activity. Effective against certain forms of cancers like breast, lung, and stomach cancers.[2] Immunomodulation Promotes homeostasis in the immune system. Gut Health Helps regulate gut microbiota compositio

Keywords (8) Antioxidant, Gut Health, Anticancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Immunomodulation, Pancreatitis, Stomach Cancer

Chamomile

Chamomile Healing Properties Antispasmodic (spasmolytic) Anxiolytic Apigenin is a flavonoid contained in the aqueous extract of Chamomile. This flavonoid has demonstrated significant anxiolytic activity.[1] Neuroprotective * The methanolic extract of M. recutita demonstrated significant neuroprot

Keywords (6) Neuroprotective, Sedative, Anxiolytic, Stimulant, Antispasmodic, Spasmolytic

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are the edible seeds of the Salvia hispanica (Mexican Sage) plant. The word "chia" is derived from the Nahuatl word chian, meaning oily. Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids; the seeds yield 25–30% extractable oil, including α-linolenic acid. Healing Properties Brain Health Behavio

Keywords (5) Brain Health, Learning, Intelligence, Speech, Verbal Intelligence

Chinese Skullcap

Chinese skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis) also known as Baikal skullcap, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family. Composition * Flavons (a type of flavonoid) * Baicalein is one of Chinese skullcap's active ingredients. * Baicalin * Wogonin Healing Properties * Antivir

Keywords (15) Antitumor, Cancer, Diabetes, Oral Health, Diarrhea, Ulcerative Colitis, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Insulin Resistance, Colitis, Antiproliferative, Periodontitis, Gingivitis, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Neuroprotection

Chlorophyllin

Chlorophyllin[1] Healing Properties * Blood Health: Disease / Symptom Treatment * Lung Cancer: Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publicati

Keywords (1) Blood Health

Cholecalciferol

Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item:

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Cilantro

Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) Biological Properties Antiinflammatory Anticonvulsant Cilantro extract is highly effective at activating multiple isoforms within a clinically prominent family of human Voltage-gated potassium channels.[1] Wound Healing Cilantro oil and its major active component, lin

Keywords (12) Antibacterial, Antiinflammatory, Wound Healing, Analgesic, Anticonvulsant, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Digestion, Hypertension, Inflammation

Cistanche

Cistanche is a parasitic desert plant found throughout the world. They take over the roots of other plants to get their water and nutrients. Composition The active ingredients are phenylethanoids, monoterpenes and polysaccharides.[1] Healing Properties Antiaging Cistanche deserticola has been foun

Keywords (9) Alzheimer's, Neuroprotective, Fatigue, Antiaging, Pain Management, Antibody Production, Antinociceptive, Kidney Deficiency, Neurasthenia

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (24) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Bone Health, Oral Health, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Neuroprotective, Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Antidiabetic, Weight Loss, Bone Loss, Yeast Infections, Gum Health, Lauric acid, Oxidative Stress, Weight Control, Good Cholesterol, Candida, Antiosteoperosis, Healthy Lipid Profile

Coenzyme-Q10

Coenzyme-Q10[1] Healing Properties Anticancer The anticancer effects of coenzyme Q10 were stronger with the addition of β-glucan. There is significant synergy between coenzyme Q10 and β-glucan. Antiinflammatory Strong Antiinflammatory effects. Antioxidant Skin Health * Coenzyme Q10 protects agai

Keywords (8) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Skin Health, Heart Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection, Collagen Protection

Coffee Fruit

Coffee Fruit (coffee berry) Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Cordyceps

Cordyceps is a genus of ascomycete fungi (sac fungi) that includes about 400 species. Most Cordyceps species are endoparasitoids, parasitic mainly on insects and other arthropods (they are thus entomopathogenic fungi); a few are parasitic on other fungi. The generic name Cordyceps is derived from th

Keywords (3) Antitumor, Anticancer, Circulation

Cranberry

Cranberry Healing Properties Brain Health Antioxidant Free radical scavenging. Anti-glycation Glycation is associated with several neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD, where it potentiates the aggregation and toxicity of proteins such as β-amyloid (Aβ).[1] Glycation is

Keywords (6) Diabetes, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Glycation

Cumin

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the parsley family which produces a fruit that contains aromatic seeds which are dried and used as a spice, they are usually ground into a powder and used in curry. Biological Properties Anti-aflatoxigenic Anticancer Chemopreventive C. cyminum fruits

Keywords (14) Antibacterial, Cancer, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Antimicrobial, Breast Cancer, Antifungal, Weight Loss, Obesity, Anti-Aflatoxigenic, Chemopreventive, Chemotherapeutic, Hypercholesterolemia

Curcumin

Curcumin is a natural polyphenolic compound extracted from the Turmeric (Curcuma longa) root. Healing Properties Bone Health Disease / Symptom Treatment Osteoperosis Curcumin protects bones from osteoporosis, helps regulate blood glucose/lipid levels. Curcumin significantly improved bone biomechan

Keywords (1) Bone Health

Cynodon dactylon

Cynodon dactylon is a grass that originated in Africa. Also known as Vilfa stellata, Bermuda grass, Dhoob, dūrvā grass, dubo, dog's tooth grass, Bahama grass, devil's grass, couch grass, Indian doab, arugampul, grama, wiregrass and scutch grass. Composition Cynodon dactylon contains various types

Keywords (3) Antiaging, Antilithiatic, Kidney Stones

Dandelion

Dandelion Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

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Daucosterol

Daucosterol is a natural phytosterol-like compound. Daucosterol is a steroid saponin. It has a role as a plant metabolite. It derives from a sitosterol. Healing Properties Antimicrobial Neuroprotective Anticoagulant Anticancer

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Djulis

Djulis (Chenopodium formosanum) Healing Properties Antioxidant Skin Health Photoprotective UV Damage Protection Djulis protects the skin from UV Damage. Ameliorates Dermal Damage.[1] * Djulis Extract can protect skin against UV-induced damage. * This UV protection is mainly from contributions of

Keywords (7) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection, UV Skin Damage, Sunburn, Sunscreen

Docosahexaenoic Acid

Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, and retina. It can be synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid or obtained directly from maternal milk, fish oil, or algae oil. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Tre

Keywords (1) Omega Fatty Acids

Echinacea

Echinacea[1] Healing Properties Antioxidant Immune System Enhanced Cellular Immune Function. Disease / Symptom Treatment Cancer Breast Cancer Echinacea Extract is a potential candidate for breast cancer treatment Echinacea displays different biological activities, such as antiviral, immunomodulat

Keywords (4) Antioxidant, Immune System, Common Cold, Respiratory Infections

Eleuthero

Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item:

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Epigallocatechin gallate

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is a is a polyphenol. It is a type of flavanol, specifically a type of catechin, the most abundant catechin found in tea. However, the compound is significantly degraded by steeping in boiling water, unlike related catechins. Healing Properties Digestion Weight Loss

Keywords (6) Antioxidant, Heart Health, Anorexigenic, Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Health

Epimedium

Epimedium (barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, horny goat weed, or yin yang huo) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment * Parasites: * Toxoplasmosis: Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). Eucalyptus may be a useful candidate for treating Toxoplasma infectio

Keywords (2) Parasites, Toxoplasmosis

Fennel

Fennel Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Featured Item:

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) Composition Healing Properties Anticancer Antitumor Antidiabetic Anti-inflammatory Appetite suppressant Heart Health Hypocholesterolaemic (anticholesterolemic) The Hypocholesterolaemic (cholesterol lowering) effects of fenugreek are attributed to its major ster

Keywords (2) Antiinflammatory, Immune System

Fiber

Dietary Fiber are substances of [plant] origin present in foods that are not metabolized in the large digestive tract and increase volume of the intestinal content. Chemically, dietary fiber means carbohydrate polymers with a degree of polymerization not lower than 3, which are neither digested nor

Keywords (8) Antiinflammatory, Immunomodulator, Digestion, Lungs, Lung Health, COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Microbiome Modulation

Flavonoids

Flavonoids are the most diverse group of phytochemicals. Flavonoids are divided into six classes: * Flavanols (flavan-3-ol) * Flavanones * Flavones * Flavonols * Isoflavonoids * Anthocyanidins Citrus Flavonoids 8-Prenylnaringenin (8-PN) !!! warning ""Precaution: 8-Prenylnaringenin is a phyt

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Flax Seed

Flaxseeds are from the Linum usitatissimum L. plant. Flaxseeds occur in two basic varieties/colors: brown or yellow (golden linseeds). Composition Lignans Flaxseeds have lignan contents several times higher than other dietary sources.[1] Flaxseeds are principally the richest known source of ligna

Keywords (1) Heart Health

Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed Oil, also known as linseed oil or flax oil, is an edible oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant. Composition α-Linolenic Acid Flaxseed oil has been recognized as one of several foods rich in α-linolenic acid.[1] * α-linolenic acid has been reported to have anti-infl

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Folic Acid

Folic Acid (Pteroilomonoglutamic acid) is a compound which belongs to the B group of vitamins, it can be referred to as Vitamin B9.[1] Biological Activity Humans do not synthesize the endogenous form of folic acid; therefore, it is vital to supplement this vitamin in its natural form or multivitami

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Fuzhuan Tea

Fuzhuan Tea (also called Fu Tea, Fu Zhuan Tea, or Chinese Brick Tea) is a type of fermented tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Fu Zhuan Tea is fermented with the fungus, Erotium cristatum (Eurotium cristatum), and contains a unique phytochemical profile attributed to its unique method of pro

Keywords (5) Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Blood Health, Immune System, Cardiovascular Health

Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) Healing Properties Anti-obesity (weight loss) Prevents weight gain related to high fat diet.[1] Antiviral (anti-viral) Anticytomegalovirus Weight Loss Counteracts the effects of an High Fat Diet on body weight, adipose tissue weight, and serum lipid profiles. Hypolipidemic

Keywords (3) Antiviral, Antiobesity, Hypolipidemic

Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Healing Properties Analgesic Antiinflammatory Antimicrobial Antipyretic Ginger has been shown to help reduce fever.[1] Blood Pressure Improves Blood Flow and Blood Pressure Regulation. Carminative Diffusive Digestion Antiulcer The major active component of ginger is g

Keywords (18) Antibacterial, Antiinflammatory, Anticancer, Antimicrobial, Analgesic, Digestion, Antifungal, Heart Health, Sedative, Diaphoretic, Nausea, Bioenhancer, Carminative, Expectorant, Antipyretic, Blood Pressure, Infection, Antithrombotic

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba Healing Properties * Protects Lung Tissue[1] * Ameliorative effect of grape seed extract against pulmonary damage. * Reduced the extent of lung damage. * Increased the contents of glycogen, and improved the ultrastructure alternations of the lung tissue Disease / Sym

Keywords (2) Brain Health, Lung Health

Glucosinolates

Sulforaphane is an isothiocyanate, formed from hydrolysis of glucoraphanin (a major glucosinolate in broccoli).[1] Biological Activity Microflora in the human gut can hydrolyse glucosinolates into bioactive isothiocyanate compounds such as sulforaphane.[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Trea

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Anticancer

Glutathione

Glutathione Healing Properties Antioxidant Glutathione is an antioxidant.[1] [2] Skin Health Glutathione is a photoprotective agent in skin cells.[1] UV Protection Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Preprint: Review Paper Title: An extensive Review of Sunscreen and Suntan Pr

Keywords (4) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection

Goji Berry

Goji Berries[1] (Goji, Lycium Berry, Wolfberry) are from the Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense plants. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (1) Antiaging

Golden Thryallis

Golden Thryallis (Galphimia glauca Cav.) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is a herbaceous, perennial flowering plant. It is used as a vegetable and as a medicinal herb. Centella asiatica (family Apiaceae), commonly known as Indian Pennywort, is an ethnomedical plant that is widely used in India for treating skin problems and for revitalizing

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Grape Seed Extract

Grape Seed Extract Composition Polyphenols * Catechin and Epicatechin * There are specially manufactured catechin-rich versions of Grape Seed Extact which are engineered to contain high concentrations of monomeric catechins. * Catechin (C) * Epicatechin gallate (ECG) * Procyanidin B1 *

Keywords (8) Antioxidant, Obesity, Glucose Regulation, Blood Sugar, Lung Health, Glucosidase inhibitor, Lung Damage, Lung Protection

Grapes

Grapes are a fruit, classified as a berry, that grow from Grapevines (Vitis).[1] There are currently 79 accepted species of Grapevines. The common grape vine is known as Vitis vinifera, which has over 5,000 varieties. Healing Properties * Antioxidant Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Green Tea

Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Healing Properties Antioxidant Green Tea contains antioxidants.[1] Phenolics in green tea extract, including EGCG, ECG, EGC, EC, and gallic acid, may synergistically act on the antioxidant activity via chelating redox-active transition metal ions and scavenging reacti

Keywords (15) Antibacterial, Diabetes, Antioxidant, Skin Health, Heart Disease, Endothelial Health, Weight Loss, Glucose Regulation, Anticholinesterase, UV Protection, Anorexigenic, Coronary Artery Disease, Infections, Glucosidase inhibitor, Heart Attack Prevention

Guayusa

Guayusa Guayusa (Ilex guayusa Loes.) is grown in the Amazonian territories of southern Colombia, northern Peru, and Ecuador. Composition The main compounds present in the guayusa extracts were caffeine, squalene and -amyrin.[1] Healing Properties Antimicrobial Antifungal Some extracts obtained fr

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Hawthorn Berries

Hawthorn berries Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Hazelnut

Hazelnut Healing Properties * Antioxidant: * Cytoprotective: protects cells against harmful agents. * The Asian hazelnut, Corylus heterophylla Fisch--a species of hazel native to eastern Asia in northern and central China, Korea, Japan, and southeastern Siberia--exhibited strong antioxidant and c

Keywords (9) Antioxidant, Heart Health, Heart Disease, Endothelial Health, Weight Loss, Obesity, Hepatoprotective, Cytoprotective, Dysmetabolic Syndrome

Hemp Seeds

Hemp Seeds[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (1) Vegan Protein

Holy Basil

Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum syn Ocimum sanctum) is also known as tulsi or tulasi. Composition * Eugenol[1] * Rosmarinic acid[1] * Carvacrol[1] * Oleanolic acid[1] Healing Properties Adaptogen Analgesic (Pain relief) Antimicrobial Antifungal Antiviral (anti-viral) Antioxidant Antispasmodic B

Keywords (37) Antiviral, Diabetes, Oral Health, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Immunomodulator, Antimicrobial, Brain Health, Analgesic, Antifungal, Hyperlipidemia, Ulcers, Neuroprotective, Atherosclerosis, High Blood Pressure, Adaptogen, Anxiety, Cardioprotective, Antidiabetic, Hepatoprotective, Gingivitis, Stress, Herpes, Pain Management, Antispasmodic, Gum Health, Hypercholesterolemia, Cardiovascular Health, Expectorant, Hypolipidemic, Cerebral Stimulant, Digestive Aid, Gingival, Dental plaque, Tooth plaque, Antilipemic, Head Trauma

Honey

Honey[1] Healing Properties Honey binding inhibitors of Covid19 Three active compounds from honey scored a binding affinity (to the virus), which is better than lopinavir, the protease drug. Source: https://biointerfaceresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/20695837113.98279835.pdf Disease / Sy

Keywords (1) Antibacterial

Hoof Fungus

Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes)[1] Composition Beta-Glucans (β-glucans) Shiitake Mushrooms contain beta-glucans proven to suppress cancers, protect organs from toxicity, and provide immunomodulatory effects.[^2] Lentinan is a beta-glucan polysaccharide isolated from the fruit body of shiitake

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Immunomodulation

Horseradish

Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana, syn. Cochlearia armoracia) is a root vegetable used as a spice. It is in the same family of plants as mustard, wasabi, broccoli, and cabbage (Brassicaceae). Composition * Horseradish and Wasabi contain the organosulfur glucosinolate compound, Allyl isothiocyanate.

Keywords (8) Antiviral, Anticancer, Antimicrobial, Heart Health, Chemoprotective, Blood Health, Urinary Tract Infection, UTI

Jambolan

Jambolan (Syzygium cumini) is also known as the Java plum, black plum, Portuguese plum, Malabar plum, or Philippine Duhat. Jambolan fruit contains a high amount of vitamin A and vitamin C. Healing Properties * Anti-hyperglycemic: extract of S. cumini leaves exhibits blood sugar reducing effects.[1

Keywords (5) Diabetes, Hyperglycemia, Astringent, Antihyperglycemic, Retinopathy

Juniper Berry

Juniper berry Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment -### Liver Damage Reperfusion injury Juniper berry oil supplementation helped prevent Hepatic Reperfusion injury, sometimes called ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) or reoxygenation injury.[1] * improved rates of bile flow * juniper b

Keywords (12) Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Immunomodulator, Antimicrobial, Skin Health, Wound Healing, Antifungal, Antiaging, Hepatoprotective, Skin Care, Psoriasis, Skin Inflammation

Kale

Kale Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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King Oyster Mushroom

King oyster mushroom (Pleurotus abalones) Healing Properties * Anticancer:[1] * Antilipemic: * Antiinflammatory: * Antidiabetic: * Antioxidant: * Immunomodulation: Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance of mushroom polysaccharides: A holist

Keywords (5) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Immunomodulation, Antilipemic

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi Fruit[1] Healing Properties * Antioxidant Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Kumquat

Kumquats (Citrus japonica; formerly classified in the Fortunella genus) are an edible citrus fruit that resemble miniature oranges. They are round or oval shaped and can be eaten whole. The peel has a sweet flavor, but the fruit has a sour center. They possess high nutritional content and are common

Keywords (1) Vitamin C

L-arginine

L-arginine[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

L-citruline

L-citrulline Healing Properties Kidney Health L-citruline protects against glycerol-induced acute renal failure. Disease / Symptom Treatment Renal Failure

Keywords (2) Kidney Health, Renal Failure

Lavender

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) formerly known as L. officinalis, Lavendula is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae (mint), native to the Mediterranean. Healing Properties Antidepressant Reduced anxiety and depression-like behavior.[1] Anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) Demonstrated a striking antid

Keywords (7) Alzheimer's, Neuroprotective, Anxiolytic, Insomnia, Depression, Antidepressant, Neurodepressive

Lemon

Lemon[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Kidney Stones Lemon Juice can prevent kidney stones. Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s):

Keywords (1) Kidney Stones

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm also known as Melissa officinalis L. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Dementia Treatment with essential oil of M. officinalis in patients suffering from severe dementia was found to be effective and safe.[1] * Treatment demonstrated an overall improvement in the incidence

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Licorice

Licorice Root Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (1) Anticancer

Lilac Sage

Lilac Sage (Salvia verticillata) Composition The essential oil contains monoterpenes (1,8-cineole, α-pinene, camphor, geraniol, linalool and Υ-terpinene).[1] Healing Properties Anticonvulsant (anti-seizure) extract of S. verticillata resulted in a significant anticonvulsant activity.[1] Antidepre

Keywords (7) Anticonvulsant, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Depression, Antidepressant

Lime

Lime is a citrus fruit, which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 centimeters in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles. The Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), which is a key lime and lemon hybrid, is the most widely produced lime globally. The Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia = Citrus micran

Keywords (4) Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Alkalizing

Linden Tea

Linden Tea Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (1) Digestion

Lingonberries

Lingonberries, also known as Vaccinium vitis-idaea, partridgeberry, mountain cranberry or cowberry, is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit. The berries contain plentiful organic acids, vitamin C, vitamin A (as beta carotene), B vitamins (B1, B2, B3), and the elements

Keywords (4) Weight Loss, Obesity, Glucose Regulation, Blood Sugar

Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) Healing Properties Anticancer (anti-cancer)[1] Antioxidant Hypolipidemic Immunomodulating Neuro-protective Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance of mushroom polysaccharides: A holistic appraisal Auth

Keywords (5) Antioxidant, Anticancer, Neuroprotective, Immunomodulation, Hypolipidemic

Lipoic Acid

Lipoic acid is an organosulfur compound which is essential for aerobic metabolism. Also known as α-lipoic acid (α-LA), alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and thioctic acid. Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is synthesized enzymatically in human cells and regulates the mitochondrial enzymes as cofactor.[1] Composition

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Lycopene

Lycopene is a bright red carotenoid hydrocarbon found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons, grapefruits, and papayas, but it is not present in strawberries or cherries. Foods that are not red may also contain lycopene, such as asparagus and parsley.[1] C

Keywords (8) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, Erythema, Prostate Health, Sunburn, UV Light Protection, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Maca

Maca[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Sou

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Magnesium

Magnesium Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (4) Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Disease, Irregular Heartbeat, Arrhythmia

Maitake Mushroom

Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (1) Vitamin D

Mango

Mangos (Mangifera)[1] Composition * Polyphenols (Phenolic Compounds) * Syringic acid * Ferulic acid * Ferulic acid is an antioxidant. * Quercetin-3-glucuronide (a dietary flavanoid) Healing Properties Anti-obesity Modulates lipid metabolism[2] * Suppresses Adipogen

Keywords (7) Weight Loss, Blood Health, Antiobesity, Blood Pressure, Constipation, Menopause, Vascular Function

Mangosteen

Mangosteen[1] Healing Properties Mangosteen binding inhibitors of Covid19 Active compound from mangosteen scored a binding affinity (to the virus), which is better than lopinavir, the protease drug. Mangosteen turns out to be the best possible inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid19). Source: https://b

Keywords (1) Antiviral

Manuka Honey

Manuka Honey (also known as Leptospermum honey) is a honey produced exclusively from the nectar of the mānuka tree, Leptospermum scoparium. Mānuka honey is produced by European honey bees (Apis mellifera) foraging on the mānuka tree (Leptospermum scoparium) which grows uncultivated throughout New Ze

Keywords (8) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antiinflammatory, Immunomodulator, Antimicrobial, Burn Treatment, Wound Healing, Epithelialization

Marjoram

Marjoram Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

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Methyl Sulphonyl Methane

Methyl Sulphonyl Methane better known as MSM, is a naturally occurring Sulphur compound with well-known antioxidant properties.[1] Healing Properties Immunomodulation * Increases Glutathione levels.[1] Epithelialization (Wound Healing) * Induces Wound Healing Kidney Health * Protects against a

Keywords (14) Skin Health, Wound Healing, Hair Health, Kidney Health, Pain Management, Immunomodulation, Renal Failure, Constipation, Glutathione, Nail Health, Keratin Production, Allergies, Hyperacidity, Repetitive Stress Injuries

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Healing Properties Antioxidant Skin Health Photoprotective Anti-Tumor (Anticancer) Silymarin (extract of the milk thistle seeds) strongly prevents both photocarcinogenesis and skin tumor promotion.[1] Disease / Symptom Treatment Skin Cancer Silymarin (extract of the

Keywords (9) Antitumor, Cancer, Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection, Chemopreventive, Photocarcinogenesis, Skin Cancer

Milky Mushroom

Milky mushroom (Calocybe indica) is a species of edible mushroom originally native to India. C. indica is a robust, fleshy, milky white and umbrella like mushroom. Healing Properties * Immunomodulation[1] Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance o

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Moringa

Moringa[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Muira Puama

Muira Puama or "potency wood" (Ptychopetalum) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Mulberry

Mulberry[1] Healing Properties Mulberry fruit supports weight loss and protects against fatty liver disease Mulberry fruit has been reported to effectively reduce body weight by preventing visceral fat accumulation and limiting food intake. Dried Mulberry fruit Powder supplementation has anti-obes

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Mullein Leaf

Mullein Leaf (Verbascum thapsus) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Mustard

Mustard is made from the seeds of the mustard plant. The mustard plant belongs to the angiosperm family, Brassicacea.[1] There are three known edible species of mustard: * White/yellow mustard, (Sinapis alba/ Brassica alba) * Brown mustard, (Brassica juncea) * Black mustard, (Brassica nigra) C

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Naringenin

Naringenin Healing Properties Antiadipogenic Counters adipogenesis (The formation of fatty tissue; lipogenesis).[1] Weight Loss A commercial polyphenolic extract from several Citrus fruits (Sinetrol-XPur), containing about 20% of naringenin, was tested in 95 healthy overweight volunteers (BMI rang

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Naringin

Naringin Healing Properties Antioxidant Naringin exhibits strong antioxidant potential. Antibacterial Anti-inflammatory Angiogenic Naringin exhibited pro-angiogenesis activity on the restoration of blood vessel loss.[1] Heart Health Cardioprotective Promotes optimal mitochondrial function in the

Keywords (25) Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antitumor, Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Immunomodulator, Lung Cancer, Heart Health, Cardioprotective, Insulin Resistance, Heart Disease, Weight Loss, Obesity, Blood Sugar, Antiproliferative, Antiadipogenic, Chemopreventive, Cardiovascular Disease, Lung Health, Anticarcinogenic, Antiatherogenic, Angiogenic, DNA Repair, Angiogenesis

Nicotinamide

Nicotinamide (NAD) is a form of Vitamin B3. Nicotinamide riboside (NR), a pyridine-nucleoside form of vitamin B3 and precursor to NAD+ seems to be the most vitally beneficial form to supplement with. Healing Properties Antiaging Helps ameliorate age-related metabolic decline and disease.[1] * Imp

Keywords (8) Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Antiaging, Heart Disease, Neuroprotection, Heart Failure, Parkinson's Disease, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Nigella sativa

Nigella sativa (black caraway, also known as black cumin seed).[1] Healing Properties Antiviral (anti-viral) Black Seed Oil binding inhibitor of Covid19 One active compound from black seed oil has scored a binding affinity (to the virus), which is better than lopinavir, the protease drug. Source:

Keywords (2) Antiviral, Pain

Nobiletin

Nobiletin is a phytochemical found abundantly in citrus peels.[1] Most abundantly found in tangerines sweet orange peel (Citrus sinensis) and in bitter orange peel (Citrus aurantium).[2] Composition / Absorption Nobiletin is a citrus flavonoid with multiple methoxy groups that has a poor water sol

Keywords (16) Antitumor, Antiinflammatory, Leukemia, Neuroprotective, Heart Health, Atherosclerosis, Vascular Health, Blood Health, Memory, Cardiovascular Health, Antiatherogenic, Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Arteriosclerosis, Anti-atherogenic, Atherogenesis, Anti-tumor

Oleocanthal

Oleocanthal is a type of natural phenolic compound found in extra-virgin olive oil.[1] Healing Properties Antiinflammatory The anti-inflammatory activity of oleocanthal was initially investigated in relation to ibuprofen because these two compounds share similar chemical structure and cause a simil

Keywords (8) Cancer, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Anticancer, Antimicrobial, Breast Cancer, Neuroprotective

Oleuropein

Oleuropein is a type of phenolic bitter compound found in green olives, olive leaves, and argan oil.[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment * Rheumatoid arthritis: Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citat

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Olive Oil

Olive Oil[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment * Rheumatoid arthritis: Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (4) Antioxidant, Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Healthy Oils

Olives

Olives (Olea europaea) are the fruit of a species of small evergreen tree in the family Oleaceae, found traditionally in the Mediterranean region. Composition -Vitamin E is the main vitamin present in table olives. The health properties of Olea europaea L. are mostly attributable to a pool of seco

Keywords (2) Brain Health, Heart Health

Onions

Onions (Allium cepa L.) is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. Its close relatives include the garlic, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. Composition * Polyphenols[1] * Catechin * Epicatechin * Kaempferol * Protocatechuic acid * Quercetin

Keywords (6) Antifungal, Blood Health, Antiobesity, Hypolipidemic, Antiplatelet, Stroke

Orange

Orange is the fruit of various citrus species in the family Rutaceae; but it primarily refers to Citrus sinensis, which is also called sweet orange, to distinguish it from the related Citrus aurantium, referred to as bitter orange. Citrus sinensis includes the commonly cultivated sweet oranges as w

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Oregano

Oregano Healing Properties * [Anesthetic] * [Anticancer] (Anticancer) * cytotoxic to certain types of liver cancer. * [Antimicrobial] * [Antibacterial] (Bactericidal) * [Antiviral] (anti-viral) * [Immune System] * **[Immunostimulant Disease / Symptom Treatment * [Bact

Keywords (4) Antiviral, Anticancer, Antimicrobial, Anesthetic

Panax Ginseng

Panax ginseng is a perennial plant that grows in the mountains of Eastern Asia. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Papaya

Papaya (Carica papaya)[1] Composition * Polyphenols (Phenolic Compounds) * Caftaric acid Healing Properties Antitumor (Antitumoral) Antiviral (anti-viral) Antihypertensive Antiinflammatory Antioxidant Anti-fertility Digestive Health Rich in fiber. Heart Health (Cardiovascular Health) Hel

Keywords (16) Antiviral, Antitumor, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Colon Cancer, Wound Healing, Heart Health, Hypertension, Fiber, Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Health, Allergies, Digestive Health, Viral Disorders, Jaundice, Malaria

Parsley

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) Healing Properties * Antioxidant: * Carminative: * Diuretic: * Emmenagogue: a substance that stimulates or increases menstrual flow. Disease / Symptom Treatment * Amenorrhea: an abnormal absence of menstruation.

Keywords (3) Antioxidant, Diuretic, Carminative

Passiflora incarnata

Passiflora incarnata is also known as maypop, purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine. Healing Properties * Analgesic: * Anticonvulsant: hydroalcoholic extract of P. incarnata at a dose of 0.4 mg/kg not only prolonged the onset time of seizure but also decrea

Keywords (17) Antiasthmatic, Analgesic, Epilepsy, Menstrual Cramps, Dysmenorrhea, Anxiety, Sedative, Anxiolytic, Insomnia, Antianxiety, Antispasmodic, Hypnotic, Vermicidal, Hysteria, Mania, Hyperactivity, Narcotic

Pea Protein

Pea protein isolate (PPI) is a dietary supplement created by separating out the other components from peas and extracting the protein fragments, making them into a heterogenous powder. Peas are the pod fruit from the Pisum sativum plant (most common). Composition Preparation Healing Properties Anti

Keywords (1) Fiber

Peaches

Peaches Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

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Pears

Pears Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Pectasol-c

Pectasol-c (Modified Citrus Pectin)[1] Healing Properties * Antifibrotic: inhibits or reduces fibrosis (scar tissue). * Antitumor (Antitumor, anticancer, Anticancer, Antiproliferative, antiproliferative) * Inhibits bladder tumor growth * P-MCP is a competitive inhibitor of galectin-3, a carbo

Keywords (9) Antitumor, Anticancer, Prostate Cancer, Atherosclerosis, Endothelial Health, Antiproliferative, Fibrosis, Blood Health, Urinary Bladder Cancer

Pectin

Pectin is plant based, and consists of a complex set of polysaccharides. The amount, structure and chemical composition of pectin differs among plants, within a plant over time, and in various parts of a plant. Healing Properties * Antiproliferative * Citrus Pectin fragments such as, rhamnogalactu

Keywords (5) Cancer, Antiproliferative, High Cholesterol, Prebiotic, Hypercholesterolemia

Peppermint

Peppermint[1] Healing Properties * Analgesic * Antiemetic: effective against vomiting and nausea. * Antiemetics are typically used to treat motion sickness and the side effects of opioid analgesics, general anaesthetics, antipsychotic medication and chemotherapy directed against cancer.

Keywords (3) Analgesic, Antispasmodic, Antiemetic

Phenylalanine

Phenylalanine[1] (l-phenylalanine) is amino acid. It is an essential nutrient in the diet of vertebrates. Healing Properties * Heart Health (Cardiovascular Health) * Restores Vascular Function [1] Disease / Symptom Treatment * Heart Disease * Hypertension Sources: 1. Title: l-P

Keywords (5) Heart Health, Hypertension, Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Health, Vascular Function

Pine Bark Extract

Pine Bark [1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Lin

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Pineapple

Pineapple[^1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Piperine

Piperine is an alkaloid that can be extracted from black pepper. Healing Properties Cytoprotective Piperine protects cells against harmful agents.[1] Chemopreventive Piperine demonstrates a chemoprotective effect by modulating lipid peroxidation and augmenting antioxidant defense system.[1] Herba

Keywords (5) Antitumor, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Chemoprotective, Cytoprotective

Plums

A plum is a fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus. Healing Properties Anticancer Induction of apoptosis & inhibition of migration.[^2] Digestion Detoxification Regulations of enzymes involved in detoxification.[^2] Probiotic / Prebiotic Plum extract has been shown to activate the growt

Keywords (4) Gut Health, Digestion, Probiotic, Prebiotic

Polyphenols

Polyphenols are a structural class of mainly natural, but also synthetic or semisynthetic, organic chemicals. They are considered micronutrients. Anthocyanins Flavonoids Catechins Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) Ellagic acid Proanthocyanidins Pterostilbene (PSB) Pterostilbene (PSB) (3′,5′‐dimethoxy

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Pomegranate

Pomegranate[1] refers to the fruit of the Punica granatum plant which grows as a small shrub or tree with spiny branches. The Pomegranate tree is extremely long-lived, with some specimens in France surviving for 200 years Healing Properties * Antioxidant: * Endothelial Health: Helps repair the in

Keywords (3) Antioxidant, Endothelial Health, Blood Vessels

Porcini Mushroom

Porcini mushroom (Boletus edulis)[1] Healing Properties Antioxidant Anticancer Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Review Title: Anticancer and other therapeutic relevance of mushroom polysaccharides: A holistic appraisal Author(s): Damini Kothari, Seema Patel, Soo-Ki Kim

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Anticancer

Proanthocyanidins

Proanthocyanidins[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract:

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Probiotics

Probiotics (and Prebiotics) The gut can be thought of as a machine for internal fermentation whereby digestion is accomplished via the the endogenous microbiome.[1] This microbiome is comprised of a diverse microecosystem of trillions of metazoans known collectively as the gut microbiota. The sma

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Pu-erh tea

Pu-erh Tea[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Lin

Keywords (3) Bone Health, Bone Regeneration, Antioxidant

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Seeds[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

Keywords (1) Potassium

Quercetin

Quercetin is a flavonoid with notable pharmacological effects and promising therapeutic potential. It is widely distributed among plants and found commonly in daily diets predominantly in fruits and vegetables.[1] Preparation The recommended dosage of quercetin as a dietary supplement is 1 g/day.[1

Keywords (4) Antiviral, Antioxidant, Skin Health, Collagen Production

Quinoa

Quinoa is a flowering plant in the amaranth family. It is grown as a crop primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa is a pseudocereal botanically related to spinach and amaranth (Amaranthus spp.). Composition / Nutritional Value The seeds are rich in protein, dietary fiber, B vitamins, and dietary mi

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Radish

Radish[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Raspberry

Raspberry[1] Healing Properties Antioxidant Free radical scavenging. Brain Health Neuroprotective Anti-glycation Glycation is associated with several neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD, where it potentiates the aggregation and toxicity of proteins such as β-amyloid (Aβ)

Keywords (5) Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Anti-Glycation

Reishi Mushroom

Reishi Mushroom (Lingzhi, Ganoderma lingzhi, Ganoderma lucidum) Composition Polysaccharides extracted from G. Lucidum have been regarded as an important class of anticoagulants, immunomodulating and antitumour with antioxidant activities, antiproliferative activities, antiviral and antiprotozoal ac

Keywords (18) Antiviral, Antitumor, Anticancer, Immunomodulator, Antimicrobial, Arthritis, Antiaging, Antiproliferative, Antiallergy, Immune System, Bladder Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Skin Cancer, Antiprotozoal, Anticoagulant, Bronchitis, Carcinoma, Urothelial Carcinoma

Resveratrol

Resveratrol is a type of natural phenol produced by several plants. Healing Properties Antiaging Resveratrol mimics the antioxidant and antiaging effects of caloric restriction.[1] Anticancer Resveratrol inhibits the growth of human gastric carcinoma cells.[2] Antiinflammatory Anti-oxidant (antio

Keywords (11) Antiinflammatory, Alzheimer's, Gut Health, Anticancer, Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Heart Health, Antiaging, Endothelial Health, Kidney Health, Cardiovascular Health

Rhodiola Rosea

Rhodiola Rosea (golden root, rose root, roseroot, Aaron's rod, Arctic root, king's crown, lignum rhodium, orpin rose) is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae. It grows naturally in wild Arctic regions of Europe (including Britain), Asia, and North America, and can be propagated as

Keywords (6) Antioxidant, Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Circulation, Myelination, Brain Injury

Roman Nettle

Roman Nettle[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Rooibos

Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) is a plant that grows in South Africa, its leaves are used to make a herbal tea. There are two varieties of Rooibos: Green Rooibos - unfermented tea; Red Rooibos - fermented tea.[1] Composition Rooibos tea contains no caffeine and has a relatively low level of tannins

Keywords (16) Antioxidant, Antidiabetic, Obesity, Anti-obesogenic, Anti-hypertensive, Anti-infertility, Bone Formation, Bone Mineralization, Osteoporosis, Infertility, Fertility, Male Reproductive Health, Androgen Balancing, Hormone Regulation, Calming, Relaxation

Rosemary

Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. The plant can live as long as 30 years. Scientific Name: Salvia rosmarinus. Until 2017, it was known by the scientific name Rosmarinus offic

Keywords (20) Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Anticonvulsant, Anti-Epileptic, Antiepileptic, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Digestion, Neuroprotective, Anxiolytic, Antianxiety, Spermatogenesis, Memory, Circulatory Stimulant, Antidpressant, Mental Stimulant, Sexual Function, Testosterone

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly, a white and viscous jelly-like substance, is a form of hypopharyngeal and mandibular gland secretion from the worker bees. It is also known as a “superfood” that is solely consumed by the queen bee. Royal jelly is also fed to the honeybee larvae upon hatching and helps to nurture the br

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Rutin

Rutin (rutoside or rutinoside) is a citrus flavonoid found in a wide variety of plants including citrus fruit. More specifically, it is a phenolic compound called a "glycoside"; and consists of the flavonol quercetin and the disaccharide rutinose.[1] Healing Properties Endothelial Health Disease /

Keywords (1) Endothelial Health

Rye

Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a cereal grain. It is a member of the wheat tribe (Triticeae) and is closely related to barley (genus Hordeum) and wheat (Triticum). Rye grain is used for flour, bread, beer, crisp bread, some whiskeys, some vodkas, and animal fodder. It can also

Keywords (13) Cancer, Diabetes, Gut Health, Ulcerative Colitis, Digestion, Colitis, Gut Fermentation, Colon Health, Whole Grains, Gut Microbiota, Autism, Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease

Sage

Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) Composition The leaves contain: * Caffeic acid * Carnosic acid * Carnosol * Chlorogenic acid * Fumaric acid * Rosmarinic acid * Ursolic acid * Ursonic acid The essential oil contains: * Borneol * Cineole * Thujone Healing Properties * Anti-diabetic: Impr

Keywords (11) Cancer, Diabetes, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Alzheimer's, Leukemia, Breast Cancer, Antifungal, Insulin Resistance, Antidiabetic, Obesity

Salvia discolor

Salvia discolor Composition * The major component of extracts from aerial parts of the Salvia species is Rosmarinic acid. * Total phenolic and flavonoid contents may include: * Rosmarinic acid * Caffeic acid * Quercetin Healing Properties * Antioxidant: S. discolour extract exhi

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Leukemia

Salvia sclarea

Salvia sclarea Composition * The major component of extracts from aerial parts of the Salvia species is Rosmarinic acid. * Total phenolic and flavonoid contents may include: * Rosmarinic acid * Caffeic acid * Quercetin Healing Properties * Antioxidant: Salvia sclarea extract exh

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Leukemia

Sambong

Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Sambong

Sambong[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Sarsaparilla

Sarsaparilla, (Smilax ornata) is a perennial trailing vine with prickly stems that is native to Mexico and Central America. Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Adverse Affects Synergistic Effects

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Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Schisandra Berry

Schisandra berry (Schisandra chinensis) is also called the magnolia berry or five-flavor fruit. Healing Properties Anticonvulsive (anti-convulsive, anticonvulsant, antiseizure, anti-seizure) used to prevent or reduce the severity of epileptic fits or seizures. Hepatoprotection (antihepatotoxicity)

Keywords (13) Alzheimer's, Dementia, Brain Health, Anticonvulsant, Anti-Convulsive, Anti-Seizure, Anticonvulsive, Antiseizure, Learning, Neuroprotective, Liver Protection, Memory, Muscle Health

Selenium

Selenium[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Sesame

Sesame seeds come from the flowering plant Sesamum indicum. Composition Sesame has one of the highest oil contents of any seed. Sesame seeds have lignan contents several times higher than other dietary sources.[1] The lignan concentrations in sesame seeds (almost 29 mg/100 g, principally pinoresi

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Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes)[1] Composition Beta-Glucans (β-glucans) Shiitake Mushrooms contain beta-glucans proven to suppress cancers, protect organs from toxicity, and provide immunomodulatory effects.[2] Lentinan is a beta-glucan polysaccharide isolated from the fruit body of shiitake m

Keywords (2) Antioxidant, Immunomodulation

Short Chain Fatty Acids

Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA), also referred to as volatile fatty acids (VFAs), are a postbiotic fermentation product of non-digestible dietary fiber by microbiota in the intestine. Highly-fermentable fiber residues, such as those from resistant starch, oat bran, pectin, and guar are transformed b

Keywords (7) Antiinflammatory, Immunomodulator, Lungs, Lung Health, COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Microbiome Modulation

Soursop

Soursop, also called graviola, is the fruit of the Annona muricata tree. Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Spanish Sage

Spanish Sage (Salvia lavandulifolia Vahl) Composition The essential oil contains monoterpenes (1,8-cineole, α-pinene, camphor, geraniol, linalool and Υ-terpinene).[1] Healing Properties Brain Health (Neuroprotective) Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor The essential oil of S. lavandulifolia demonstrate

Keywords (1) Brain Health

Spinach

Spinach[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: Citations: ↩

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Sprouts

Sprouts Composition Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (1) Antioxidant

Stout Camphor Fungus

Stout camphor fungus (Antrodia camphorata) is also known as Taiwanofungus camphoratus. It is endemic to Taiwan, where it grows only on the endemic tree Cinnamomum kanehirae, causing a brown heart rot. In Taiwan it is also known as niu-chang, niu-chang-ku, or niu-chang-chih. Healing Properties * Im

Keywords (1) Immunomodulation

Tangerine

Tangerine[1] Healing Properties * Alkalizing: Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abs

Keywords (1) Alkalizing

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil is an essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia (Myrtaceae) tree that grows naturally in Australia.[1] The oil is used in cosmetic ingredients, such as skin and body care products, toothpaste, mouth wash and bath oils, as well as in arom

Keywords (2) Antibacterial, Antimicrobial

Theanine

Theanine is a component of green tea.[1] Healing Properties * Helps control the overstimulation of brain cells * Promotes relaxation without loss of alertness * Stimulates the production of GABA (the relaxation response neurotransmitter). Disease / Symptom Treatment * Anxiety / Manic * Inhibit

Keywords (6) Brain Health, Neuroprotective, Anxiety, Mania, Relaxation, Manic

Thyme

Thyme[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: Date: Abstract: Link: So

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes[1] Healing Properties * Weight Loss: Disease / Symptom Treatment * Obesity: Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Title: Author(s): Institution(s): Publication: D

Keywords (3) Prostate Cancer, Weight Loss, Obesity

Tualang Honey

Tualang Honey Healing Properties Antimicrobial Antiinflammatory Antioxidant Antimutagenic Antitumor Antidiabetic Wound-healing Disease / Symptom Treatment

Keywords (4) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Wound Healing

Turkey Tail Mushroom

Turkey Tail Mushroom (also known as Coriolus versicolor, Trametes versicolor, or Polyporus versicolor)[1] Composition Beta-Glucans (β-glucans) Turkey Tail Mushrooms contain beta-glucans proven to suppress cancers, protect organs from toxicity, and provide immunomodulatory effects.[^2] Krestin is a

Keywords (12) Antitumor, Anticancer, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Immune System, Beta-Glucans, Gastric Cancer, Esophageal, Lung Cancers, Immunostimulator, Chemoimmunotherapy, Immunotherapy

Turmeric

Turmeric[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Synergistic Effects Green Tea Green Tea has been shown to have a beneficial synergistic effect when taken with turmeric or curcumin. Sources: 1. Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Cas

Keywords (2) Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant

Velvet Bean Seed

Velvet Bean Seed Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C Healing Properties Muscle Retention Positive associations, of both dietary and circulating vitamin C with measures of skeletal muscle mass in middle- and older-aged men and women, suggest that dietary vitamin C intake may be useful for reducing age-related muscle loss.[1] Skin Health Col

Keywords (4) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Collagen Production, Fibroblasts

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Healing Properties Antiinflammatory Vitamin D enables anti-inflammation to promote tissue repair in response to injury.[1] Anticancerous Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of cancer death by 16%[2] Vitamin D supplementation reduced the risk of cancer death by 16%. A total of 75,454

Keywords (4) Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection

Vitamin E

Vitamin E (vitamin-e) refers to a group of eight fat soluble organic compounds that include four tocopherols (alpha, beta, delta, gamma) and four tocotrienols (alpha, beta, delta, gamma). Healing Properties Antioxidant Vitamin E is an exogenous antioxidant (exogenous antioxidants are antioxidants w

Keywords (11) Antitumor, Antiinflammatory, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Health, Apoptosis, Photoprotective, Inflammation, UV Skin Protection

Walnut

Walnut (Juglans regia) Composition Walnuts contain daucosterol. Walnuts have a high fat content, those fats are mainly polyunsaturated.[^3] Walnut is a container of very active molecules, such as EAs, quinones, and fatty acids.[^3] Walnuts represent the seventh main source of polyphenols among t

Keywords (11) Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Learning, Neuroprotective, Antibiotic, Memory, Cognition, Oxidative Stress, MRSA, Neurotoxicity

Watermelon

Watermelon[1] Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Title: Publication: Date: Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Author(s): Institution(s): Abstract: IPFS: ipfs.io, cloudflare Sources: 1. ↩

Keywords (1) Muscle Recovery

White Tea

White Tea Healing Properties * Prevents Pre-Diabetes-induced metabolic dysfunction in testis and epididymis. [1] * Preserves sperm quality [1] Disease / Symptom Treatment * Pre-diabetic induced metabolic dysfunction [1] Sources: 1. Title: White tea intake prevents prediabetes-induced m

Keywords (3) Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Sperm Health

Wormwood

Wormwood Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment Title: Publication: Date: Study Type: Animal Study, Commentary, Human Study: In Vitro - In Vivo - In Silico, Human: Case Report, Meta Analysis, Review Author(s): Institution(s): Abstract: IPFS: ipfs.io, cloudflare

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Yacón

Yacón (Smallanthus sonchifolius) is a plant. Healing Properties * Yacon leaves contain quantities of protocatechuic, chlorogenic, caffeic, and ferulic acids, which gives tisanes (herbal teas) made from the leaves prebiotic and antioxidant properties.[1] Disease / Symptom Treatment * Arterioscler

Keywords (3) Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Health, Arteriosclerosis

Yohimbe

Yohimbe Healing Properties Disease / Symptom Treatment

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Zinc

Zinc plays an essential role in human health. The human body maintains a tight regulation of zinc homeostasis both systemically and intracellularly.[1] The food plants that contain the most zinc are wheat (germ and bran) and various seeds, including sesame, poppy, alfalfa, celery, and mustard. Zin

Keywords (6) Antiviral, Antioxidant, Skin Health, Photoprotective, UV Protection, Immune Support