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Depression impacts approximately 120 million people around the world and is expected to become the second most serious disease by 2020, according to a report from the World Health Organization. Although this disorder can be treated with medications, it is necessary for a specialist to determine which ones to use and in what quantities. Read More


Sure you've heard about the medicinal power of rosehip oil, well it's time for you to know its benefits so that you can take advantage of it today. Antioxidant It is antioxidant, therefore it is effective to prevent premature aging. If you want to avoid wrinkles, you know what your natural ally can be. It also works to fade skin spots. Healing Read More

The aromas in the products

Scientists from the Institute of Biomedical Research of the UNAM, created from the flower of cempasĂșchil using biotechnology a sweet tobacco aroma, which benefits people addicted to nicotine. Read More

3 reasons to choose medicinal herbs

The origin The use of herbs as medicines goes back to ancient times when Hippocrates defended the use of plants for medicinal purposes. This great doctor of antiquity was an advocate of natural medicine. He believed that people should be one with nature. What people need nature provides. The effects Read More

Primrose oil vs cancer

According to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, evening primrose oil has the ability to inhibit the Her-2 oncogene in human cancer cells. So their consumption would serve to reduce these conditions. Read More

Healthy herb

Which plant cures gastritis. Which plant is a remedy for gastritis. Cuachalalate is an effective plant to relieve gastritis. Read More

Aloe vera not only cures the skin

Its benefits have been known all over the world, especially in the countries of the Far East, where it is often recommended by doctors to cure allergies and skin rashes. But what makes this plant so effective? Many believe that the 75 nutrients that it has make it useful in the treatment of burns and wounds, among other problems. Read More

Cuachalalate tree ideal to combat gastritis

Until not many years ago, it was believed that the main cause of gastritis was a combination of factors that included stress. Today it is known that the most important causative agent is the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. To neutralize it, a group of scientists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has shown that the bark of the cuachalalate tree has chemical compounds capable of slowing or eliminating the microbe that causes chronic gastritis. Read More

Artemisia, effective Chinese plant against malaria

The resistance of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes to traditional medicines and insecticides has motivated the search for other alternatives for their efficient control and eradication with new medicines developed from certain plants. Such is the case of the Artemisia annua L, a plant of Chinese origin, whose effectiveness has been demonstrated. Read More

Learn about herbalism

Did you know that there are currently many people who are interested in medicinal plants? In fact, there are certain programs attended by professionals and also by those interested in the subject. Nowadays, people of all ages and sectors of society seem to be more interested in the subject. Career path Read More

Understanding the use of medicinal plants

Medicinal plants are advisable for people who fear the side effects of conventional medicine. Most people understand that they facilitate the healing process because they have been used medicinally for more than 5 thousand years and there is no reason to doubt its effectiveness. What is an herb? An herb is a seed-producing plant that does not have woody tissue like that of a bush or a tree. Its essential oils come from its leaves, unlike spices that contain them in other parts such as bark, branches and roots. Common examples of herbs include chamomile, hyssop, mint, thyme, etc. Many of them have been used for culinary purposes, but they can Read More

Effective healing properties of bougainvillea against cough

This plant receives wide use in the states of the center and south of the Mexican territory, mainly in cases of respiratory affections such as cough, asthma, bronchitis, influenza and whooping cough; For its treatment the flowers and bracts (foliaceous organ) are used, its preparation is in cooking, which is administered orally. Read More

The yerberito arrived: the Mexican herbalist

It is proven: plants such as the guarumbo tree or nopal reduce the blood sugar levels of diabetic patients; the tejocote can be used to combat bronchial problems; the mullein serves to counteract the cough; bougainvillea, thyme and mint do the same with gastric problems, while guava and epazote can be used to deworm. In Mexico there are more than 4 thousand species of medicinal flora, which, on a global scale, places it as one of the nations with the greatest floral and herbal richness. Read More

The healing power of medicinal plants

Faith in the healing power of traditional medicine is very important in Mexico. You only have to visit a market to notice the number of stalls where medicinal plants are offered and to find healers who widely recommend their use. To show the Sonora market in Mexico City, where on average about 10 tons of healing plants are sold on average. Read More

Mexican phytotherapy is a millenary tradition

Mexico has an important pre-Hispanic heritage in the field of medicinal herbs, it is estimated that there are more than 5,000 species of medicinal flora. And is that all the peoples of the world have used and continue to use herbal medicine to address their health problems; worldwide, almost 80% of the population, resorts to herbal remedies. Read More

Galphimia herbal solution for the central nervous system

Experts from the Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACh) took the galphimia plant and, based on it, they were able to develop an herbal formula for the treatment of insomnia, stress and anguish, whose characteristic is that it relaxes but does not cause drowsiness. Read More

Toad grass remedy against cholesterol

One in four Mexican people have high cholesterol levels. Poor nutrition and sedentary lifestyle are two factors, among others, that contribute to this and also three out of four have high levels of triglycerides. The use of medicinal plants, to cure or treat certain diseases or health disorders, is a very common practice in Mexico. Using herbal formulas does not mean replacing the treatment prescribed by the doctor, but they can be an effective complement. Read More

The prodigious chamomile heals and beautifies

It is known as common or Roman camomilla, its scientific name is Chamaemelun Nobile, and is nothing more than a delicate flower, with white petals and a large yellow center called chamomile. It is a European herb that has multiple medicinal and cosmetic uses, since the same works to relieve a stomach ache that to lighten the hair. There are many benefits of chamomile, starting with its anti-inflammatory qualities (reduces swelling of the eyes, for example) and diuretics (helps to lose weight and control anxiety). Read More

The happy berries: the Goji

In the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Tibet and Mongolia have known them since time immemorial. However, it is a novel food for most Westerners. They resemble small cherries dried, of an intense red color and with a taste between cranberry and cherry. At first glance they do not say anything, but inside they keep a real treasure. They are Goji berries. Read More