Inflammatory Bowel Disease

wormwood and Crohn’s disease: instead of corticosteroids

Results from this double-blind placebo controlled study demonstrate the effectiveness of wormwood as an alternative to steroids for the treatment of persons with symptoms suffering from Crohn’s disease. This study used a tappering method, and the observation period was 20 weeks. Phytomedicine. 2007 Feb;14(2-3):87-95. Epub 2007 Jan 19. Steroid-sparing effect of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) in Crohn’s… Lire la suite wormwood and Crohn’s disease: instead of corticosteroids

Cancer·Inflammatory Bowel Disease·Research

Medicinal mushrooms

They are not called magic mushrooms for no reason… These three Chinese/Japanese mushrooms have been shown in vitro (meaning, in test-tube laboratory studies) to be anti-cancer and anti-tumor against certain cancer cell lines. They also show promising natural treatments for other conditions: Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum): chemopreventive effects of tumor growth and metastasis (1) Cordyceps sinensis:… Lire la suite Medicinal mushrooms