Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases which can affect multiple organ systems including the lips and genitals.
In this post, we will discuss herpes (HSV-1 and HSV-2), how it affects the body, and the best ways to counteract/prevent infection. Read More
Ku shen (sophora flavescens) is a root with powerful effects on cancer, metabolic diseases, neurological disorders and more.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of ku shen, its caveats, and where to buy ku shen. Read More
Ecklonia cava is a powerful brown algae that shows promising potential in many metabolic diseases.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of Ecklonia cava, where to buy it, and its mechanism of action. Read More
In this post we will discuss the downsides of uranium and proven/effective methods for protecting/removing uranium from the body. Read More
Zeolites are very promising for improving environment protection, detoxication, human nutrition status and immunity, separation of various biomolecules and cells, construction of biosensors and detection of biomarkers of various diseases, proper drug/gene delivery, antioxidant regulation, and tissue engineering.
In this post, we will discuss where zeolites come from, its benefits/downsides, and where to get zeolite. Read More
Oxymatrine has shown to have anti-arrhythmic, immune regulatory, and anti-tumor properties and is used in China for treatment of viral hepatitis, cancer, cardiac diseases (such as viral myocarditis), and skin diseases (such as psoriasis and eczema). R
In this post, we will discuss the many benefits of oxymatrine, its natural sources, and its mechanisms. Read More
Matrine is a very powerful alkaloid that has many neuropharmalogical benefits.
In this post, we will discuss matrine's benefits, natural sources for it, and some of matrine's 195+ mechanisms. Read More
Embelin suppresses cancer, combats inflammation, ameliorates autoimmunity, and destroys many infectious agents.
It also has anti-diabetic, anti-obesity, neuroprotective, and cardioprotective protective effects.
In this post, we will discuss the MANY benefits of embelin, its natural sources, and some synergies of embelin. Read More
Wrightia tinctoria is medicinal plant that can improve skin quality and prevent metabolic disease.
In this post, we will discuss its benefits, how to use it, and it's medicinal mechanism. Read More
Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) is an enzyme that plays a role in most diseases.
In this post, we will discuss how you can use PON1 to improve overall health, longevity, and detox mechanisms. Read More
I have visited ERs and hospitals during my adventure to regain my health and have had my fair share of scans.
If you've ever had a MRI with contrast before, then there's likelihood that you have some levels of the lanthanide element gadolinium stored in your body and/or brain.
In this post, we will discuss the epigenetic effects of gadolinium and some experimental ways to remove it from the body. Read More
Hypoxia (loss of oxygen) is a major stressor on the body.
On average, one can live ~21 days without food, ~2 days without water, but only a few minutes without oxygen. R
Most studies review long term exposure of hypoxia, but in this post we will discuss what happens to the body on a cellular level when exposed to hypoxia in the short term, such as flying or space travel (in a non-hormetic way). Read More
Calorie Restriction Mimetics (CRMs) are compounds that can induce the same mechanisms as eating less, without having to actually eat less.
In this post, we will discuss how to have your cake (food) and eat it too. Read More
Tyrosine aminotransferase (TAT) plays a role in degradation of tyrosine in the body and may contribute to liver disease and mental retardation.
In this post, we will discuss TAT's role in disease and ways to increase or decrease this enzyme. Read More
In this post, we will discus the bioactive components of Blessed Thistle, its benefits, my experience, and possible downsides. Read More
Burdock root has been used for centuries (over 3000 years) in China and in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for "purifying the blood", but in this post we will discuss the actual ways burdock works on improving the body. Read More
Although it may have had an important role in scientific history, mercury has been found over the years to cause significant damage to the brain and body.
In this post, we will discuss the different types of mercury, how they affect the body, and what you can do to effectively remove them. Read More
In western society, cadmium (Cd) is found in our everyday environment.
It causes toxic effects to the whole body, including the cells and mitochondria.
In this post, we will discuss how cadmium affects the body and what you can do to protect yourself. Read More
Recent cancer research has helped us understand how the body detoxes.
By studying upregulated genes in tumorous cells, we were able to find the Nuclear Erythroid 2–Related Factor 2 (NRF2) pathway.
NRF2 is a major transcription factor in detoxing the body and keeping it healthy.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits/downsides of NRF2 activation, as well as why NRF2 may be hurting you more than helping you (and what you can do about it). Read More
The Herb With The Strongest Polyphenol Count Read More
Chokeberries (Aronia) are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories as they are very high in polyphenols