Berberine corrects brain chemistry in anxiety and PTSD

Introduction: One of the most exciting natural products in current medical research is berberine, an alkaloid found in goldenseal root, barberry bark, Oregon grape root, and coptis (goldthread) root. I previously wrote a newsletter back in 2015 titled “Berberine: An...

The Importance of Being Congruent

I am venturing off the regular topic of nutrition and natural products to discuss something that has really been on my mind lately. Have you ever known a person who was great at giving good advice, but never seemed to follow that advice themselves? I think we all have...

Nattokinase for Nasal Polyps and as a Mucolytic

Introduction Chronic nasal and sinus inflammation or chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is is one of the most common chronic diseases in adults. It is characterized by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses. A new study indicates that...

Why is Biotin in the News?

Introduction: In January, 2017, the B vitamin biotin was in the news as a possible breakthrough treatment for multiple sclerosis. This positive news was dampened a bit when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a warning regarding the safety of biotin...

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