Current Health News

December 31, 2018 - Issue 4522


Why so Many Cancer Drugs Are Made From Periwinkle

periwinkle chemotherapy

December 31, 2018

Most people don't know that two compounds found in this perennial plant are the second most-used class of chemotherapy meds, and have been in use since the 1960s. Plus, they're essential for treating diabetes and hypertension, too. Once you know, you won't look at this flowering plant the same way again.

10 Potential Benefits of Echinacea

10 Potential Benefits of Echinacea

December 31, 2018

Echinacea, also known as coneflower, is a brightly colored medicinal plant with a rich history of usefulness as an immune system booster, pain reliever and wound healer. Used widely as a 'cure all' prior to the introduction of antibiotics, this popular herb is now prized for its ability to shorten the duration of colds and flu.

Damaged Skin Can Be Prevented With Moringa Extract

moringa for anti aging

December 31, 2018

This simple oil may offer natural antiaging protection for your skin and hair against the ravages of ultraviolet rays and pollution. Available fresh, as an oil, dried or in a capsule form, some precautions are necessary before using.