Autophagy is derived from the Greek term meaning 'self-' (auto) 'feeding' (phagy). It's your body's amazing ability to clear old, damaged cells and proteins to make room for new and healthy cells. In other words, autophagy is the best natural cleansing of the body, which supports the renewal and work of all tissues and organs.
Medical mushrooms have traditionally been used to protect against infectious diseases and various types of cancer. These mushrooms have a long history of use to maintain health, especially in early Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, Mexican, and Roman cultures. In fact, in 1991, a 5,300-year-old mummy was discovered carrying a birch porous fungus that exerted a purifying effect and may have been used to treat mummified man's intestinal parasites.
The initial association after reading "lion's mane" was probably with the lion's mane, or his lush hair on the head. But in this context, it's not about the king of the jungle, we're not even talking about an animal, but we mean a mushroom that we associate to lion's mane.
Poison of a spider or a poisonous snake. Scorpion poison or poison from an insect bite. All this sounds really frightening and in some cases can be deadly. But in others, there is a chance that the poison of some animal species will cure or alleviate certain conditions. You've probably heard the line that "the dose makes the poison" and in this case it is valid. But under what circumstances, under what health disorders and how can poisons from highly toxic animals be applied at all? In the article we will discuss how modern medicine can turn them into medical treatments that save millions of lives.
Horseradish is a root vegetable known for its pungent taste and smell. It has been used worldwide for thousands of years, usually as a spice, but also for medicinal purposes. This root contains numerous compounds that can provide health benefits, including antibacterial and anti-cancer effects. There are also a variety of recipes for its preparation, and we will present a few in the article.
Cancer continues to be central to mortality rates among the wide variety of diseases known around the world, and conventional synthetic drugs, while commonly used, cause numerous side effects. As a result, newer, better and safer alternatives are needed, with some based on natural botanicals.
Do you remember what the power of Popeye the sailor was hidden in the famous children's movies? We tell you more with the title, but you probably know that this is about spinach. Generally speaking, spinach is considered a superfood because of the many nutrients and low calorie content it possesses. This leafy vegetable is also good for your skin, hair and bones, and we can list at least 10 reasons that make it an amazing food.
The human immune system is an astonishing collection of mechanisms and components that responds to recognizing a potential irritant. This can trigger a process called inflammation. Periodic triggers of inflammation targeting really dangerous microorganisms actually protect your health.
Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the world. Treatment is a serious challenge due to its late detection, high recurrence rate and resistance to multiple drugs. It has been proven that some herbs and spices used for generations in several countries can have a preventive effect against the development of colorectal cancer. Some of them may even be useful as anticancer adjuvant therapy when used in high doses.
Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in the world, which has a pronounced immunomodulatory and general strengthening effect. Today, echinacea is best known as an herbal remedy for use in the common cold or flu. In addition, echinacea may be useful for inflammation, migraines and other health problems that we will consider in the article.