Herb News



April 2009

The most recently added articles appear first in the list.

Please note that the contents of the Herb News section do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Planet Botanic Canada.

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Vitamin D in a New Light

Purple Power – Eggplant for Blood Sugar

6 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Breathe Easy With Apples

Not Your Average Nut

Almonds: Give Me Some Skin

Can’t Live Without Chocolate?

Chocolate for Blood Pressure

The Healing Power of Spices

Cinnamon – More Reasons to be Merry

Ginger and Other Cancer Fighters

Green Tea Reduces Heart Disease Risk

Chocolate Set to Conquer the Health Food Market

Honey Bee Good – Choosing the Right Kind of Honey

A Berry Good Thing – Strawberries

Mango Salsa for Young Lungs

Protect Your Pancreas with Artichoke

Fiery Peppers May Prevent Cancer

Pomegranate Pointers

A Berry Good Memory

Curry Fights Prostate Cancer

St John’s Wort ‘Better Than Drugs For Depression’

A Pinch of Spice Helps Keep Drivers Alert

Dark Thoughts

A bit of dark chocolate may do more than just tickle your taste buds.

Alternative Medicine: Why so popular?

by Hans R. Larsen, MSc ChE

Hibiscus helps reduce heart disease

Survey of Canadians shows broad acceptance of herbal supplements

Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Aspartame / NutraSweet
From Dr. Betty Martini

Dark Chocolate Helps Blood Flow, Scientists Find


A Square Of Chocolate A Day Could Keep The Doctor Away
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor – The Independent – UK


Using Natural Remedies in the Treatment of Emotional and Mental States

by Gayle Eversole, DHom, PhD, CRNP, AHG

Herbs for Detox

An excellent article written as an introduction / overview to using herbs for detox

by Meg McGowan

January 2001

Basil & Thyme Essential Oils Combat Foodborne Bacteria


Garlic Ingredient Wipes Out Hospital Superbugs In Tests
By John von Radowitz, The Independent – UK