• Herbal Highlight: Top 5 Health Benefits from C. Wilfordii

    18 days ago - By The Life Extension

    Five Health Benefits from Cynanchum Wilfordii Plant Cynanchum wilfordii is a plant that is a member of the Apocynaceae, or dogbane family. The herb is traditionally used in Korean and Chinese medicine. According to one researcher, “Cynanchum wilfordii is one of most widely used medicinal plants in Oriental medicine for the treatment of various conditions.” 1
    The part of the plant most commonly used is the root. It has recently gained recognition for the alleviation of menopausal complaints in women.
    1) Inflammation Cynanchum wilfordii contains antioxidant compounds that include cynandione...
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  • Noble Nobiletin: Top 5 Health Benefits from this Citrus Flavonoid

    Noble Nobiletin: Top 5 Health Benefits from this Citrus Flavonoid

    18 days ago - By The Life Extension

    Noble Nobiletin: Top 5 Health Benefits from this Citrus Flavonoid Nobiletin, like tangeretin , is a type of flavonoid known as a polymethoxylated flavone, which is found in citrus fruit, including its peel. In addition to its antioxidant property, nobiletin has antitumor, anti-inflammatory and other effects.
    1) Anti-Inflammatory Research has determined that nobiletin's anti-inflammatory effect is similar to that of corticosteroid drugs and that its upregulation of the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor TIMP-1 is a unique action. (Matrix metalloproteinases are enzymes responsible for the...
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