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Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

Natural cures: Herbal discoveries in 2016

Natural cures: Herbal discoveries in 2016

From time immemorial, herbs have been known to play a double-role in man's quest to consume the best quality food. 

Not only does it add good taste to food but also adds value to health. Nowadays, many people are resorting to herbal remedies for good health. 

Grow plants to deter mosquitoes: Expert

Grow plants to deter mosquitoes: Expert

Growing pest-repelling plants and herbs inside homes can help in warding off the threat of mosquito-borne diseases like chikungunya, dengue and malaria in the city, say experts.

Top five health benefits of aromatherapy!

Aromatherapy treatment is considered good for our health as it helps improves our body, mood and mind. 

Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection  – Watch slideshow

Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection – Watch slideshow

Five herbs that may help cure Zika virus infection – Watch slideshow

Top five herbs that boost your immune system!

Herbs not only add good taste to food but are also good for health.  

Beware! Herbal remedies don't guarantee safety as thought

 Researchers have warned that there is no guarantee of long-term use of herbal remedies safety as many herbs may contain toxic or carcinogenic substances.

Add some spice to your life!

Sandhya Gugnani

Spices and herbs have been used in foods for centuries. A herb is a friend of a physicians & praise of cooks as said by Charlemagne.

Fat, Sugar & Salt Reduction Tips

Chinese firms hope for boost in traditional medicine globally

The anti-malarial compound Artemisinin which won Youyou the prestigious award is extracted from a Chinese herb.

No scientific proof that herbs cure dengue: AIIMS

Days after yoga guru Ramdev advocated the use of herbs like giloy, aloe vera and papaya leaves to cure dengue, experts at AIIMS on Wednesday said there was no scientific proof that herbs help fight dengue and advised people not to fall for the propaganda in this regard.

Natural compound can cut breast cancer risk

A natural compound found in herbs such as parsley and vegetables like celery and broccoli could reduce the breast cancer risk for women who have undegone hormone replacement therapy.