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August 8, 2014
What’s the Best Mouthwash?
There’s a cheap concoction one can make at home that safely wipes out cavity-forming bacteria on our teeth better than chlorhexidine mouthwash and also reduces their plaque-forming ability.
May 20, 2013
Boosting Immunity While Reducing Inflammation
Cooked white mushroom consumption stimulates antibody production while potentially still playing an anti-inflammatory role.
January 25, 2012
The four most antioxidant-packed natural substances so far tested are cloves, amla (Indian gooseberries), triphala (a combination of amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits), and dragon's blood.
January 24, 2012
Amla and Triphala Tested for Metals
Both U.S.-made and imported Ayurvedic dietary supplements have high contamination rates of toxic metals such as mercury, though only a small fraction of the levels found in canned tuna.
January 20, 2012
Some Ayurvedic Medicine Worse Than Lead Paint Exposure
Triphala, a combination of three fruits--amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits—is the most commonly used herbal formulation in Ayurvedic medicine and may have powerful anti-cancer properties....
January 19, 2012
A Better Breakfast
The antioxidant power of American breakfast fare is compared to a smoothie that contains berries, white tea leaves, and Indian gooseberry (amla) powder.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
January 17, 2012
Amla Versus Diabetes
For a dollar a month, Indian gooseberry (amla) powder may work as well as a leading diabetes drug without the side effects.
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