Quercetin Alleviates Allergies and Asthma

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The Study Abstract: Jafarinia M, Sadat Hosseini M, Kasiri N, et al. Quercetin with the potential effect on allergic diseases. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2020 May;16:36. Quercetin is a naturally occurring polyphenol flavonoid that is rich in antioxidants. It has anti-allergic functions that are known for inhibiting histamine production and pro-inflammatory mediators. Quercetin can regulate the Th1/Th2 stability and decrease the …

Safe Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

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Ahhh (or achoo!)…Spring! This highly anticipated change of seasons has many parts of the country feeling hopeful about warmer temperatures and sunnier skies. Flowers are blooming, trees are budding, and the beauty of this time of year almost has us forgetting about the dreaded allergy symptoms many of us will soon face. Seasonal allergies show up in many ways and …

Say Good-Bye to Seasonal Allergies

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If you suffer from seasonal allergies, this time of year isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. In fact, late spring and early summer can be downright miserable for those sensitive to pollen, grass, mold, and ragweed. These common allergens invade nasal passages and the respiratory tract, triggering inflammation, watery eyes, runny noses, headaches, and many other uncomfortable symptoms. Many seasonal allergy …

Crazy for Nuts

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Good things can definitely come in small packages. Nature’s gifts include a bounty of healthy foods that boost immunity and nourish the body. Chief among these are nuts! Enjoyed for thousands of years as a source of sustenance and energy, nuts have earned recognition as an essential part of a healthy diet, with numerous scientific studies confirming a wide range …

Mind-Saving Turmerones

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The Study Abstract: Anti-inflammatory effects of aromatic-turmerone through blocking of NF-κB, JNK, and p38 MAPK signaling pathways in amyloid β-stimulated microglia. Amyloid β (Aβ) induces the production of neuroinflammatory molecules, which may contribute to the pathogenesis of numerous neurodegenerative diseases. Therefore, suppression of neuroinflammatory molecules could be developed as a therapeutic method. Aromatic (ar)-turmerone, turmeric oil isolated from Curcuma longa, …

Respiratory Tract Remedies

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Breathing. It’s something we usually do about 20,000 times each day. We hardly give our breath a second thought—until an irritation causes us to struggle for that next breath. Difficulty breathing can be triggered by asthma—the number one reason kids and teens miss school on a regular basis—or bronchitis, from environmental factors like pollution, or from a common cold or …