Like cannabis, kratom –– a long-used natural pain relief substance found in Southeast Asia –– is believed to bring about medical breakthroughs. Some liken it to herbal valium or Tylenol, but it’s a remedy say those from the wellness fringes, that deserves more respect. It’s quite remarkable really how cannabis or medicinal marijuana is taking […]
A condition of child blindness called retinitis pigmentosis afflicts about one in every 3000 births. A new treatment pulled out of a Sinai lake is now an orange algae powder pill: it can quadruple the vision improvement in some people, finds new research from Israel.
Seaweed is prolific in Israel’s Mediterranean Sea. It makes sense, then, that Middle Eastern ancients used it to help alleviate a host of ailments from peptic ulcers to fungal infections and wounds. Based on past and present literature, archeology, history, biology, linguistics and botany, the Natural Medicine Research Unit for the Study of Complementary, Alternative […]