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Birds use herbs to protect their nests

...e American Society for Microbiology. "If the fresh herbs and plant materials that parent birds bring into t...wth of a number of harmful bacteria. "If the fresh herbs have a sufficient concentration of these chemicals, they could protect the nestlings from harmful ba...

Study is another step in determining if curry can protect against Alzheimer's

...eventing various pathologic conditions. Spices and herbs often contain phenolic substances with potent antioxidative and chemopreventive properties. Among them is curcumin, a natural phenolic agent, extracted from the rhizome of Curcuma Longa, and the yellow pigment in curry, strongly induced HO-1 expressi...

New book explains plants, medicine

... enlightens both consumers of natural products and herbs and traditional physicians. Medical Botany, Plant...clarifies and classifies the role that plants and herbs play in human health. The work can be a cornerstone of an individual's research and practice in thi...

Edible urban plants found to contain lead

...minated soil. They found that leafy vegetables and herbs were highly likely to also be contaminated with le...searchers harvested fruiting plants, leafy greens, herbs and root vegetables from 17 gardens, washed and dried the plants, and then separated root, shoot and...

Studies show preventive value of food supplements

PHOENIX Common spices and herbs contain ingredients that may prevent the formation...at, in this case, the therapeutic value of natural herbs is presenting itself as clinically valid," said Brian Wong, Ph.D., of Union College, and lead author...

Rabbit and cow graze together

...reat diversity of plants. In particular, prostrate herbs such as self-heal, bulbous buttercup and cat's ear thrive in short vegetation, because then they receive enough light to survive. The greatest diversity of plants is found in places where rabbit digging has resulted in bare soil. Therefore, cows ensu...

Birth control pill may provide relief for PMS

...th over-the-counter or prescription medications or herbs and vitamins. Before taking Yasmin, 67 percent of respondents had used some form of contraception and 46 percent had used another oral contraceptive. "We conducted this study to determine how the reduction of menstrual symptoms can actually impact wo...

Down by the river

...oil pH, geology, and other factors, recording both herbs and trees in almost 1200 plots. The researchers found species diversity to be significantly higher for both native and exotic species in the riparian areas than in upland areas. Riparian areas have roughly 40 times greater mean exotic species per p...

NIH to host conference on dietary supplement use in the elderly

...oducts, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs and other botanicals, as well as a dietary substance for use to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake. The amount of scientific data available on safety and efficacy of dietary supplements varies enormously, ranging from folklore...

Oncologists evaluate Chinese herbal medicine

...t illnesses. There are around 250 types of common herbs to choose from and a combination of any of these will be prescribed to restore the balance. "It is a different concept to conventional medicine which is based on 'one drug for one disease'," he said. For people with cancer, it is a common belief t...

NIH funds botanical center in Iowa to study health effects of Echinacea and St. John's wort

...irects the National Toxicology Program, said, "The herbs and supplements we take into our bodies are important parts of our personal environments. We want to know about their potential effects, good or bad, which is why our National Toxicology Program is conducting herbal safety studies and why we are exci...

Botanists discover new conifer species in Vietnam

...a variety of interesting new shrubs, and numerous herbs and bulbs, including a half-dozen new species in the Jack-in-thepulpit family (Araceae)....

Planning could preserve urban forests for future enjoyment

...damaged but the fires destroy saplings, seedlings, herbs and the humus layer of the soil." Using tree maps created under New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses during the 1930s, Loeb looked at Seton Falls Park and Mishow Marsh Watershed, Hunter Island, Pelham Bay Park both in The Bronx, N.Y.; and Tu...

Purdue to help NASA create life-supporting ecosystem in space

...rmers also will likely grow other foods, including herbs for seasoning, potatoes and salad crops, such as tomatoes and lettuce. "We will investigate energy-saving ways to light food crops in space using vertical strips of colored, light-emitting diodes," Mitchell said. "Light strips will hang right in the ...

Darwin and the worlds first ecological experiment

...e of different species and mixtures of grasses and herbs growing on different types of soil. A plan of the garden lists the plant mixtures grown in 242 plots, each two feet square. Dr Hector of the NERC Centre for Population Biology at Imperial College, said: "Some ecologists have said that Darwin was the ...

Researchers call herbs rich source of healthy antioxidants; oregano ranks highest

...iety, the worlds largest scientific society. Some herbs should be considered as regular vegetables, says S...h Center in Beltsville, Md. People should use more herbs for flavoring instead of salt and artificial chemicals. Using various chemical tests, Wang studied ...

Alternative therapy use by Parkinson's patients

...ile the public generally assumes that vitamins and herbs are safe, a rapidly growing number of studies shows that they can have potentially harmful effects and interactions with other drugs." "More attention should be directed at testing the safety and efficacy of these treatments, and also on improving p...

Designer diets: ACS symposium will explore relationships between diet and genes, August 28-29

..., including colorectal cancer. Among the foods and herbs containing natural inhibitors of COX-2 are grapes, turmeric and rosemary. These findings could provide a basis for developing healthier diets. (The paper on this research, AGFD 113, will be presented at 2:55 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, in McCormick ...

School kids as master gardeners

...plete with ripening tomatoes, pole beans, assorted herbs and enough other healthy looking vegetables to make any home gardener envious. Planted and tended by students, school gardens are growing in popularity. And for good reason say their advocates. They teach a myriad of valuable skills in a way no teach...

Labeling of active compounds in ginseng varies from actual content

...fferent brands of ginseng, one of the most popular herbs worldwide. Commercial ginseng preparations from two generaPanax and Eleutherococcuswere analyzed to determine the labeling accuracy of the plant species and their active compounds. Though the supplements were correctly labeled as to plant genus, the ...

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