Posted on 4/20/2019 4:23 PM By Dr. Linquist
Moringa is a plant that was initially discovered for its beneficial properties thousands of years ago, only recently has moringa (sometimes called the Ben oil tree or the Tree of Life) become known as one of the most impressive herbal supplements.
In fact, in 2008 the National Institute of Health called moringa (moringa oleifera) the “plant of the year,” acknowledging that “perhaps like no other single species, this plant has the potential to help reverse multiple major environmental problems and provide for many unmet human needs.”(1)
Posted on 4/8/2019 7:30 PM By Dr. Linquist
These compounds make cinnamon one of the most beneficial spices on earth, giving it antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-microbial, immunity-boosting and potential cancer and heart disease-protecting abilities.
Posted on 3/27/2019 12:10 AM By Dr. Linquist
Healthy Focus: The Microbiome
What is a Microbiome?
The collection of microbes that live in and on the human body is known as the microbiota.1 The microbiome refers to the complete set of genes within these microbes. Microbial genes significantly influence how the body operates and even outnumber human genes by a ratio of 100:1.2
Posted on 3/26/2019 3:36 PM By Dr. Linquist
Benefits & Uses of Oregano Oil:
Oregano essential oil (Origanum vulgare) is widely used and known for its powerful antimicrobial activities.
The journal Molecules reports that oregano essential oil is commonly used in food preparation and the pharmaceutical industry. There is more and more evidence that oregano oil has many benefits for human health. Compounds in oregano oil have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anticancer properties. (19)