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The quest for new, natural approaches has taken herbalists to the corners of the earth in search of plant-based treatments for disease. As it turns out, one such remedy may have been under their feet the whole time. Found deep within in the shady forests of the Far East, this plant has been a mainstay of traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. And now, a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that it may help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. So just what is this powerful plant-based product?
Continue reading Huperzine A: A Natural Fix for Alzheimer’s?
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Tags: acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors, acetylcholine, Alzheimer's disease, Chinese club moss, cognition, dementia, Huperzia serrate, huperzine A, memory, myasthenia gravis
Here in the West, most of us don’t feel fully awake without a trip to the coffee machine or our local Starbucks. Millions of people rely on a cup – or five – of Joe to feel awake, alert, and stimulated all day long. Others prefer to get their oomph in a can, downing energy drinks such as Red Bull like they’re water. But there may be an even better way to get your buzz. In fact, there’s an intriguing substance found in the leaves of a simple plant – one that promises a gentle energy boost, combined with feeling […]
Continue reading L-theanine: A Better Alternative to Coffee?
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Tags: alertness, attention, caffeine, cognition, dopamine, egcg, energy, GABA, green tea, l-theanine, memory, polyphenols, stress
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