BONNIE ESTRIDGE: Don't call Monika my carer... she's my friend and personal shopper!
BONNIE ESTRIDGE: I bought a bottle of elderflower cordial while I was pottering around the shops the other day with my new friend Monika. I say she's my friend. In fact, she's my carer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Coronavirus: Researchers investigate black elderberry as possible treatment for Covid
CORONAVIRUS vaccinations are one way out of the pandemic. Now researchers are exploring Covid treatments. The researchers at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust wonder if black elderberry could reduce the severity and duration of Covid symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
New Tasting Liquid Tinctures or Capsules Support Immune System Health
Offers high doses of vitamin C paired with vitamins D3 and vitamin K2 to supercharge the body’s natural defenses Echinacea and elderberry is been used to support body as it fights the common cold, influenza and other viral infections Tincture are available at 500 bottles or moreThis story is related to the following:Tinctures | (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - August 19, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news
Beat the Common Cold
Researchers in Canada and China are testing a powerful immune booster that provides broad-spectrum protection against the common cold and a number of viruses including SARS, Ebola and H1N1. They’re currently running clinical trials to prove its effectiveness against coronavirus. I’m talking about quercetin – a powerful antioxidant that is already available as a supplement. Previous research shows that quercetin’s antiviral capacity works in three ways. Quercetin can: Stop the virus from infecting cells Reduce the reproduction of cells that are already infected And reduce infected cells resistance to tr...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 6, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news
Deep learning helps CT better quantify COVID-19
Conclusions […..............We demonstrate the anti-IAV activity of WEPO [Portulaca] and strongly recommend the use of WEPO, as an herbal regimen, to prevent and treat H1N1 infection at an early stage] Advice to my patients: If you wish you can use portulaca [as mother tincture in wintertime as it grows only as avegetable during the summer months] Take 30-40 drops if you have/ had a flu, on top of everything else you are doing. [children: 1 year 1/4 dose,3 years 1/3 dose.7 years 1/2 dose,13 years 3/4 dose, between these ages interpolate, anyhow Portulaca is not toxic] Don't take in pregnancy...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Elderberry Cold Supplements Are Everywhere. But Do They Actually Work?
Here’s what experts think about the natural cold and flu remedy, which allegedly boosts your immune system. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Why Modern-Day Foragers Want You to Eat Weeds for Dinner
Illustration by Natalya Balnova for TIME Thistles, a kind of flowering plant often covered in angry-looking prickles, are probably not an ingredient in any of your go-to recipes. But Katrina Blair wants you to try eating them anyway. “I love to take the root, fresh or dry, and blend them into a chai,” she says. She also recommends combining the greens with lemons, apples and water for a refreshing lemonade — just be sure to strain out the spikes, she warns. Blair, 50, is the founder of Turtle Lake Refuge, a Durango, Colorado-based nonprofit that advocates for, among other things, foraging and eating weed...
Source: TIME: Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized Food onetime Source Type: news
No, elderberry syrup will not prevent the flu
Elderberry products are all the rage for natural wellness types online. But drinking homemade elderberry tinctures won't prevent colds or the flu. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - October 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Roy Source Type: news
University forced to retract claim elderberries could treat the flu
The University of Sydney has admitted it 'should have been clearer' that the research had not been done on people and the study wasn't strong enough to claim elderberries could cure flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: How elderberries can help you fight the flu
New research shows how the power of elderberries — the fruit of a common European and North American shrub — can help our bodies fight the flu. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news
Eating elderberries can help minimize influenza symptoms
(University of Sydney) Conducted by Professor Fariba Deghani, Dr. Golnoosh Torabian and Dr. Peter Valtchev as part of the ARC Training Centre for the Australian Food Processing Industry that was established within the university's Faculty of Engineering and IT, the study showed that compounds from elderberries can directly inhibit the virus's entry and replication in human cells, and can help strengthen a person's immune response to the virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Health benefits of elderberry
Elderberry fruit is a traditional natural remedy for colds and flus. Some research backs up these claims, though more research is needed. In this article, we look at the possible health benefits and risks of medicinal elderberries. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Why People Are Obsessed With the Royals, According to Psychologists
By now, you likely know that Prince William and Kate Middleton had their third child, joining older siblings George and Charlotte. You likely also know that Prince Harry is set to marry American actor Meghan Markle next month. Perhaps you even know that the royal wedding will be held at St. George’s Chapel, and will include a lemon- and elderflower-flavored cake and a teenage cellist. In short: The royals have infiltrated our collective consciousness. The question is, why? “We’re social animals,” says Dr. Frank Farley, a professor and psychologist at Temple University and a former American Psycholog...
Source: TIME: Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime royals Source Type: news
NLM Resources: LactMed for Nurses
LactMed, a free database about drugs and lactation, is produced by the National Library of Medicine. It is available via the website, https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm, or as a mobile app. LactMed provides information on many of the drugs and chemical to which nursing mothers may be exposed, including dietary supplements. The information contained in LactMed includes: Summary statement about use of the drug during lactation; Measurement of levels of the drug in breastmilk; Effects in breastfed infants; Effects on lactation; Alternate drugs to consider. References to research studies are also included with ea...
Source: Dragonfly - March 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: News from NLM Training & Education Source Type: news