Tag Archives: gastrointestinal problems

Women with Long-Term Stress Face Physical Pains

Long-term stress suffered by women leads to some form of physical complaint in four out of ten cases.

 

This link between stress and illness was reported in a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

 

Continue reading

 

Olive Oil Reduces Inflammation

Olive Oil Reduces Inflammation

Here’s another reason to enjoy using olive oil: new research confirms that olive oil reduces inflammation.

 

The study shows that oleuropein aglycone, a polyphenol present in olive oil, reduces inflammation associated with intestinal ischemia and reperfusion injury in mice.

Continue reading

 

Sage

Sage

Sage was used as a treatment to promote fertility in ancient Egypt. In ancient Greece physicians used a solution of sage and water to stop wounds from bleeding and to clean sores and ulcers.

 

Sage is used as a fresh herb, as dried leaves, in liquid extracts and sprays. Sage has a pungent, distinctive aroma.

 

Continue reading »