Poplar leaf bud extract could help your skin stay young!

Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 12:29

Scientists have now discovered a novel and healthful substance that will help your skin stay young – an extract from the leaf buds of poplar trees!

Pine bark extract can help improve heart health

Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2011, 12:51

A combination of pycnogenol, or pine bark, and Coenzyme Q10 can help heart patients become more physically energetic by naturally strengthening the heart.

Molasses extract helps in reducing obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 18:14

Supplementing your diet with a molasses extract could help you shed weight or reduce obesity.

Grape seed extracts may protect against Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 14:33

Grape seed polyphenols-a natural antioxidant-may help prevent progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Popular herb has no benefit for prostate: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 09:43

An herbal supplement that is widely sold in the United States and Europe to relieve urinary symptoms in men with an enlarged prostate has no benefit over a placebo, a US study said Tuesday.

Pine bark extract improves kidney function

Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 18:48

Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, improves kidney function in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Cranberry juice helps fight infections

Last Updated: Saturday, October 29, 2011, 17:13

Cranberry juice is far better than extracts of the fruit at fighting bacterial infections.

Pine tree extract helps brain injury recovery

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011, 12:28

An antioxidant extracted from the bark of the pine tree can help treat people with a traumatic brain injury, according to Auckland researchers.

Garlic a day

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 23:02

Garlic a day: Garlic is the mother of all cures. Researchers in Liverpool have found that 5ml of garlic extract lower levels of a disease-causing chemical by up to 48 per cent.

‘Natural formula’ offers hope to treat prostate cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 16:05

An all-natural, doctor-designed formula that combines botanical extracts, phytonutrients, botanically enhanced medicinal mushrooms, and antioxidants shows promise to fight aggressive prostate cancer tumours.

Grape seed extract kills head and neck cancer cells

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 15:40

Grape seed extract creates these conditions that are unfavorable to growth.

Turmeric extract may protect heart after surgery: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012, 10:24

Extracts from turmeric spice, known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, may help ward off heart attacks in people who have had recent bypass surgery, according to a study from Thailand.