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1.Molybdenum
Molybdenum is an essential trace mineral. Deficiency of molybdenum is rare, but may occur in certain parts of the world. Current marketing of molybdenum products for the treatment of medical conditions is not founded on any meaningful scientific evidence. Molybdenum is found in a variety of foods, including dark green leafy vegetables, legumes, a...
Score: 99%
 
2.Candida/Yeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome
Candida albicans is a naturally occurring yeast that flourishes in moist areas, such as the digestive tract, the vagina, and skin folds. Ordinarily, its population is kept in check by bacteria that live in the same areas. When normal bacteria are disturbed by antibiotics, however, yeast populations can grow to abnormally high levels. For women, the...
Score: 92%
 
3.Chinese Skullcap
Scutellaria baicalensis , also called Chinese skullcap, is a member of the mint family and has long been used in /tnp/therapy/tchm 37410 doc traditional Chinese herbal medicine . Chinese skullcap has been incorporated in herbal formulas designed to treat such widely varying conditions as cancer, liver disease, allergies, skin conditions, and epilep...
Score: 90%
 
4.Cayenne
The capsicum family includes red peppers, bell peppers, pimento, and paprika, but the most famous medicinal member of this family is the common cayenne pepper. Cayenne and related peppers have a long history of use as digestive aids in many parts of the world, but the herb's recent popularity has, surprisingly, come through conventional medicine. M...
Score: 89%
 
5.Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Traditional NSAIDs block COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes that the body uses to manufacture substances called prostaglandins. Since COX-1 prostaglandins are stomach-protective, blocking this enzyme is associated with gastrointestinal toxicity, a known side effect ...
Score: 88%
 
6.Lutein
Lutein, a chemical found in green vegetables, is a member of a family of substances known as /epnat/herb_supp/carotenoids doc 104659 carotenoids . /tnp/pg000311 doc 21547 Beta-carotene is the most famous nutrient in this class. Like beta-carotene, lutein is an /tnp/pg001664 doc 21907 antioxidant that protects our cells against damage caused by dang...
Score: 88%
 
7.Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is actually a form of herbal medicine. However, instead of using the entire herb, it employs the fragrant "essential oil" that is released when a fresh herb is compressed or subjected to chemical extraction. Essential oils are also often used as fragrances in cosmetics and bath products. When employed medicinally, essential oils are of...
Score: 87%
 
8.Asthma
People who are having an asthma attack have real trouble taking a breath. Many people with stuffy noses from hay fever or colds say, "I can't breathe," but they retain the option of breathing through the mouth. Asthmatics, however, know what "I can't breathe" really means. Instead of their nasal passages, it is the bronchial tubes in their lungs th...
Score: 85%
 
9.Vitamin C
Although most animals can make vitamin C from scratch, humans have lost the ability over the course of evolution. We must get it from food, chiefly fresh fruits and vegetables. One of this vitamin's main functions is helping the body manufacture collagen, a key protein in our connective tissues, cartilage, and tendons. From ancient times through th...
Score: 84%
 
10.Fish Oil
Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, one of the two main classes of essential fatty acids. ( /tnp/pg000358 21587 doc Omega-6 fatty acids are the other main type.) Essential fatty acids are special fats that the body needs for optimum health. Interest in the potential therapeutic benefits of omega-3 fatty acids began when studies of the Inuit (Esk...
Score: 82%
 

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