Lemongrass essential oil has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. People can use it as a massage oil, in a diffuser, or for steam inhalation. Learn more about the benefits of lemongrass essential oil here.
A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems.
A recent review and meta-analysis sets out to uncover whether simply spending time in a forest can measurably reduce stress levels.
Neem comes from the Indian lilac tree. It is available as an oil or extract. In this article, learn about the uses and benefits of neem, as well as some safety considerations.
Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products.
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here.
Helichrysum essential oil comes from a plant that grows in many southern European countries. Learn about its possible health benefits and how to use it here.
Research is beginning to show that olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits. These include lowering blood pressure, improving cholesterol, and reducing the risk of weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Learn more here.
Marshmallow root, Althaea officinalis, has a long history of use in traditional medicine, especially for coughs and digestive issues. In this article, we look at both the evidence behind the health benefits of marshmallow root and its possible side effects.
In this Spotlight feature, we look at the benefits of practicing meditation or mindfulness, and we weigh up some of the potential unwanted effects.