Synergy is an extremely important concept when combining herbs for targeted natural supplements. An effective combination can produce positive or potentiating synergy that can deliver more powerful results. Synergy also influences the interactions and effectiveness of various components within single herbs.
Joint health supplements are increasing in popularity, variety and sales as dissatisfaction with the current mainstream approach of pain killers and anti-inflammatory products that carry the risk of causing cardio and gastrointestinal issues increases. An aging population and expanded interest in physical training and exercise are strengthening the market.
Holy Basil’s time-honored reputation for contributing to health and well-being is being upheld by modern scientific studies and research.
Revered in Ayurvedic traditions, holy basil (or tulsi) is considered to be an “elixir of life.” It is an essential element of daily rituals, morning and evening, and incorporated into spiritual and purification ceremonies. Eaten raw or cooked, or made into a tea, it is consumed daily to promote longevity, health and well-being of body, mind and spirit.
Curcumin varies in strength and effectiveness. In assessing clinical studies of curcumin, it’s critical to be aware of the curcumin’s composition, method of use and methods of extract. Results obtained in studies of Curcumin C3 Complex, for example, cannot be assumed to apply to other forms of curcumin.
Stress can affect our mood and can disturb our sleep. It can damage our bodies and intensify the pain we feel. Stress and pain are linked, but there is hope to help reduce stress with exercise, mindfulness, adaptogenic herb supplements and more. Watch this REDD ED video for great information about stress and its effects on the body.
Plants provided our first medicines. Evidence from pre-historic sites suggest and written records confirm that plants have been used medicinally for thousands of years. Through discoveries made after the science of chemistry began in the 1800s, certain medicinal alkaloids were isolated from their source plants, including morphine, quinine and caffeine. Although many modern medicines are based on plant constituents, a rift between chemical pharmacology and the practice of traditional herbal medicines developed. The separation grew stronger over time, until recent interest in integrative medicine began to bridge the divide.