True to its name, wormwood is most highly-prized for its use as an anti-parasitic. Wormwood also contains bitter components known to expedite the digestive process, as well as improve gallbladder & liver functioning. Wormwood extract can aid in suppressing tumor necrosis in patients with Crohn's disease. It also contributes to blood purification and the metabolization of fats. #dherbs #healthtips
Trypanosoma, a parasitic flagellated protozoan that causes trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness and Chagas disease). This trypanosome is a vector borne parasite transmitted by Tsetse Flies (Glossina). The ribbon like flagellated trypomastigote is carried in the insect's saliva and enters the human host through a wound made by the fly. This protozoan infects the blood, lymph, and spinal fluid and rapidly divides. Upon entering the cerebral spinal fluid the parasite can damage brain..
The real disease that turns people to 'zombies' With the recent, gruesome stories of an alleged face-eating man, heart-eating man & body-part-mailing man gaining attention, even the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has been forced to weigh in to assure people that a "zombie apocalypse" is not in fact happening. But a very real, & very deadly disease does exist called African trypanosomiasis, or "sleeping sickness," & some scientists say that it turns people to "zombies".
Milk thistle is one of the most well-researched plants for liver support including chronic liver disease & cirrhosis. The seeds contain the highest concentrations of the active compound, silymarin which reduces free radical production & oxidative damage. Milk thistle's active compounds help to repair living cells within the liver, while promoting the regeneration of injured tissue. #dherbs #healthtips
Flaxseed has remarkable therapeutic properties, with over 50 potential applications in the prevention and treatment of disease, as documented in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature itself*Flaxseed's role in breast cancer is one of the more compelling areas of research, considering this is the