Botanicals & Herbals

Tomato supplementation linked to slashed skin cancer risk: Mouse data

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Daily supplementation with tomato extract could help lower skin cancer rates, a new mouse study suggests.

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Herbal supplements all too often ignore underlying principles, experts say

IBS is complex and incompletely understood. Factors including genetic/social learning factors, diet, intestinal microbiota and low-grade chronic intestinal inflammation, have been associated with IBS. ©iStock

Bioavailability boost: Study backs frankincense to ease IBS symptoms

Online event to examine promise, potential pitfalls of botanicals

Online event to examine promise, potential pitfalls of botanicals

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Could cranberries boost your 'good bacteria'?

Coffee contains a number of compounds which can interact with the body, including caffeine, diterpenes and antioxidants,©iStock/brebca,

Coffee could ward off death and disease, researchers claim

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EU Commission targets online supplement sales with new control plans

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Systematic reviews backing efficacy of botanical ingredients continue to pile up, expert says

Bilberry extract may bring tears to your eyes

Bilberry extract may bring tears to your eyes

North Africa is home to a large selection of bioctive comopunds such as saponins, tannins, flavonoids, coumarins, steroids, cardiac glycosides, free quinone and iridoids. ©iStock/Polhansen

African database catalogues untapped regional bioactive source

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