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Herbs & Botanicals
Boswellia Supplement Reduces Symptoms of IBS in New Study, with Fewer Side Effects than Drug Treatments
Indena says that Casperome’s “full natural bouquet of triterpenoids” may provide quick relief from symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, with fewer side effects compared to standard drug treatments.
Quinoa—now a staple of the North American diet—is rarely ever grown here. Here’s what one company is doing to change that.
Steviol Glycosides Remain Unaltered Even after Stevia Is Commercially Purified and Extracted, Study Suggests
The Global Stevia Institute says this is the first study to determine whether steviol glycosides are modified or not in the extraction and purification processes.
New studies on garlic focus on coronary plaque reduction, immune health, liver function, and weight management.
First Evidence Sabinsa’s Curcumin Reduces Lipoprotein(a) Associated with Bad Cholesterol in Type 2 Diabetes
In the study, performed in subjects with type 2 diabetes, Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex together with its BioPerine bioavailability booster demonstrated, for the first time, a reduction in lipoprotein(a), a “protective armor” of LDL cholesterol.
The organization says that the free assessment tools will enable those in the herbal products industry to more effectively evaluate and document policies and procedures that ensure high-quality herbs and ingredients throughout the supply chain.
In the study, researchers assessed the metabolic profiles of subjects with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and found that supplementation with Meriva may improve the subjects’ health status.
The Global Curcumin Association is part of Trust Transparency Consulting’s mission to create new, single-ingredient trade associations.
Research shows that even moderate cocoa consumption may benefit heart, brain, and skin health.