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  I’ve seen no evidence that hops have an antihistaminic effect or can relieve allergy symptoms in humans. This aromatic herb does have a number of other health benefits, however, some of which may explain your response to drinking hoppy beers. Hops (Humulus lupulus) have been used in brewing since the 11th century [...]

By | 2017-02-19T21:16:57+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Hops Info|0 Comments


What Is It? For centuries, the tall perennial herb with pinkish flowers known as valerian (Valeriana officinalis) has been enlisted to help restless insomniacs get a sound night’s sleep. Today this mild, nonaddictive sedative is quite popular both as a sleep aid and as an anxiety fighter, particularly in Germany, France, Belgium, and [...]

By | 2017-03-05T00:10:55+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Valerian Root Info|0 Comments


Do you suffer from insomnia or just sick and tired of not getting a decent night’s sleep? Did you know that there’s an herb that has been used to ease insomnia, anxiety and nervous restlessness since the second century A.D.? This natural and herbal sleep aid is called valerian root. Valerian root is [...]

By | 2017-03-05T00:11:35+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Valerian Root Info|0 Comments


  Have you ever wondered what makes a “superfood” super? Or what key superfoods like red wine, green tea, kale and blueberries all have in common? The answer is quercetin, a natural compound tied to what all of us seek: better longevity, heart health, endurance, immune system and more. Research even shows that quercetin displays [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:24:37+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Quercetin Info|0 Comments


  Overview Quercetin belongs to a group of plant pigments called flavonoids that give many fruits, flowers, and vegetables their colors. Flavonoids, such as quercetin, are antioxidants. They scavenge particles in the body known as free radicals which damage cell membranes, tamper with DNA, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can neutralize free [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:27:16+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Quercetin Info|0 Comments


  Abstract Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world after water. Tea is known to be a rich source of flavonoid antioxidants. However tea also contains a unique amino acid, L-theanine that may modulate aspects of brain function in humans. Evidence from human electroencephalograph (EEG) studies show that it has [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:13:54+00:00 February 19th, 2017|L-Theanine|0 Comments


  Dietary supplements containing L-theanine are promoted for their ability to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve sleep, as well as boost concentration and alertness. Can it really fine-tune your mind? An amino acid found primarily in black and green tea, L-theanine is partly responsible for the beverage’s impact on mood. It appears [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:11:46+00:00 February 19th, 2017|L-Theanine|0 Comments


  Summary Vitamin B6 and its derivative pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) are essential to over 100 enzymes mostly involved in protein metabolism. (More information) High levels of circulating homocysteine are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated that supplementation with B vitamins, including vitamin B6, could effectively reduce homocysteine [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:08:41+00:00 February 19th, 2017|b6|0 Comments


  Pyridoxine, B6, is a vitamin. It can be found in certain foods such as cereals, beans, vegetables, liver, meat, and eggs. It can also be made in a laboratory. Pyridoxine is used for preventing and treating low levels of pyridoxine (pyridoxine deficiency) and the “tired blood” (anemia) that may result. It is also [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:09:00+00:00 February 19th, 2017|b6|0 Comments


  Vitamin B6 For Brain Health What is vitamin B6? Vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine, is a water-soluble nutrient that is part of the B vitamin family. B vitamins, including vitamin B6, help support adrenal function, help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, and are necessary for key metabolic processes. Vitamin B6 [...]

By | 2017-02-19T16:09:18+00:00 February 19th, 2017|b6|0 Comments