Acupuncture For Pain Relief

Proponents of acupuncture will be happy to know that new research shows it to be an affective tool for pain mitigation. Researchers from the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at University Hospital in Essen, Germany collaborated with the Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine at University of Duisburg-Essen to study the effects…

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Chinese Herbs Benefit Allergy Sufferers

The complex issues surrounding allergies have lead to a new study that shows a positive association between allergies and chinese herb use. Researchers from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Integrative Medicine Committee concluded that certain Chinese herbal formulus can be used to treat food allergies. The primary herbal formula being tested…

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Bees Can Cure Mouth Ulcers

A protective, sterilizing product bees make for constructing their hives has just been turned into a powerful medicine for pesky mouth ulcers. The natural component is called propolis. “Propolis is a complex chemical mix and a very useful natural product,” said Professor Anant Paradkar, who led the research. “Propolis has been shown to be anti-microbial,…

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