Herbal News & Research

Humankind is constantly discovering more about nature, and herbal medicine is progressively and steadily growing from its traditional roots. In this Herbal News and Research section, we keep you up to date on new research involving herbs and the continuous developments related to the natural world. These news pieces break down the science for you without spinning the truth, always maintaining the focus on natural medicine and sustainable technology.

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Study Shows Benefits of Tea Tree Oil for Acne Study Shows Benefits of Tea Tree Oil for Acne
  • 30 Jun 2021
  • Iran
  • Tehran University
  • Najafi-Taher, R. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 100 patients
  • 12 weeks
Coconut Water Shows To Be As Rehydrating As Commercial Sport Drinks Coconut Water Shows To Be As Rehydrating As Commercial Sport Drinks
  • 26 Jan 2024
  • Australia
  • Federation University Australia
  • O'Brien, B. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 19 adults
  • 2 weeks
White Sweet Potato Can Facilitate Weight Loss in Overweight Adults White Sweet Potato Can Facilitate Weight Loss in Overweight Adults
  • 14 Jan 2019
  • Taiwan
  • Taipei Medical University
  • Shih, C.K. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 56 adults
  • 8 weeks
Kaniwa Proven Suitable for Developing Nutritious Elder-Friendly Foods Kaniwa Proven Suitable for Developing Nutritious Elder-Friendly Foods
  • 12 Jan 2023
  • Japan
  • Japan Women's University
  • Kim, D. & F. Lida
  • Food study
  • 1 month
Whole Grains Improve Energy Balance Regulation in Middle-Aged People Whole Grains Improve Energy Balance Regulation in Middle-Aged People
  • 08 Feb 2017
  • USA
  • Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
  • Karl, P. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 81 adults
  • 8 weeks
Saffron Can Be an Alternative Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Saffron Can Be an Alternative Erectile Dysfunction Treatment
  • 14 Feb 2022
  • Iran
  • Tehran University of Medical Science
  • Akhondzadeh, S. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 62 men
  • 6 weeks
Menopausal Women with Diabetes Can Benefit from Flaxseed Menopausal Women with Diabetes Can Benefit from Flaxseed
  • 02 Oct 207
  • India
  • Punjab Agricultural University
  • Kapoor, S. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 90 women
  • 2 months
Chia Seeds Can Replace Oil or Eggs in Baked Good Chia Seeds Can Replace Oil or Eggs in Baked Good
  • 01 Jun 2010
  • Argentina
  • Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología
  • Borneo, R. et a.
  • Food study
  • 75 adults
  • 1 month
Nettle Can Help Relieve Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms after Menopause Nettle Can Help Relieve Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms after Menopause
  • 10 Apr 2023
  • Iran
  • Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
  • Nazari, N. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 84 women
Spinach Extract Helps Manage Food Cravings by Increasing Satiety Spinach Extract Helps Manage Food Cravings by Increasing Satiety
  • 01 Jun 2015
  • USA
  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  • Rebello, C. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 60 adults
  • 2 weeks
An In Vitro Study Reveals Lucuma's Beneficial Properties An In Vitro Study Reveals Lucuma's Beneficial Properties
  • 01 Jul 2016
  • Chile
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso
  • Fuentealba, C. et al
  • In vitro study
  • 3 lucuma biotypes
Arracacha Flour Makes Baked Goods More Nutritious and Less Caloric Arracacha Flour Makes Baked Goods More Nutritious and Less Caloric
  • 24 Oct 2016
  • Brazil
  • The Federal University of Grande Dourados
  • Pereira Gassi, R. et al
  • Experimental study
  • 1 month
Goldenberries May Help Reduce Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Goldenberries May Help Reduce Cardiometabolic Disease Risk
  • 27 Sep 2022
  • Colombia
  • Health and Wellness Research Center
  • Sierra, J. A. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 18 adults
  • 3 weeks
Drinking Stevia-Sweetened Water Before a Meal Helps Lowers Appetite Drinking Stevia-Sweetened Water Before a Meal Helps Lowers Appetite
  • 01 Mar 2020
  • UK
  • University of Manchester
  • Stamataki, N. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 20 adults
  • 30 days
Nettle May Help Relieve Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Nettle May Help Relieve Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • 13 May 2022
  • Iran
  • Kashan University of Medical Sciences
  • Khalafi-Kheydani, A. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 80 men
  • 8 weeks
Green Tea Could Help Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications Green Tea Could Help Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications
  • 12 Sep 2013
  • Mauritius
  • American University of Health Sciences
  • Toolsee, N. A. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 155 adults
  • 16 weeks
Soursop Supplementation Linked to Blood Pressure Improvements Soursop Supplementation Linked to Blood Pressure Improvements
  • 28 Aug 2019
  • Indonesia
  • Gadjah Mada University
  • Alatas, H. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 143 adults
  • 3 months
Eucalyptus Inhalations Help Reduce Preoperative Anxiety Eucalyptus Inhalations Help Reduce Preoperative Anxiety
  • 16 Jun 2014
  • South Korea
  • Eulij University
  • Ka Young Kim, et al.
  • Clinical trial
  • 62 adults
  • 1 day
Gold Kiwifruit Reduces Common Cold and Flu Symptoms Gold Kiwifruit Reduces Common Cold and Flu Symptoms
  • 01 Jan 2012
  • New Zealand
  • University of Auckland
  • Skinner, M.
  • Clinical trial
  • 32 adults & 66 children
  • 20 weeks
Maca Proves to Be a Natural Remedy for Fatigue Maca Proves to Be a Natural Remedy for Fatigue
  • 08 Apr 2022
  • Japan
  • Higash-Koganei Sakura Clinic
  • Honma, A. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 60 adult women
  • 4 weeks
Drinking Stonebreaker Tea Can Benefit People with Kidney Stones Drinking Stonebreaker Tea Can Benefit People with Kidney Stones
  • 01 Jul 2018
  • Brazil
  • University of Sao Paulo
  • Pucci, N. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 56 adults
  • 26 weeks
Pilot Study Evaluates Acai’s Effects on Metabolic Disorders Pilot Study Evaluates Acai’s Effects on Metabolic Disorders
  • 12 May 2011
  • USA
  • Medicus Research
  • Udani, J. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 10 adults
  • 30 days
Study Explores Benefits of Soursop Leaf for Immunity Study Explores Benefits of Soursop Leaf for Immunity
  • 21 Dec 2016
  • South Korea
  • Sejong University
  • Gon-Tae, K. et al
  • In vitro trial
  • Macrophage-like cells
  • 3 months
Nettle Can Significantly Reduce Arthritis Pain, Study Finds Nettle Can Significantly Reduce Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
  • 01 Jun 2000
  • United Kingdom
  • University of Plymouth
  • Randall, C. et al
  • Clinical trial
  • 27 adults
  • 12 weeks