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Mindfulness Meditation Lowers Blood Pressure

Just 15 minutes of mindfulness meditation a day lowered four markers of hypertension in a study of 15 African-American men.

Pain and Depression Ebb with Flotation Therapy

After floating twelve times in sensory-deprivation tanks, Swedish subjects reported less depression, lower pain and better sleep.

Ginkgo Biloba Calms ADHD, Boosts Memory

In two new studies, ginkgo biloba improved brain functioning in hyperactive German children and boosted memory processes in older Americans.

Meditation Minimizes Migraines

After eight weeks of mindfulness meditation classes, migraine sufferers experienced fewer, shorter and less painful headaches.

Eucalyptus Oil Inhibits Spread of TB

Several compounds in eucalyptus oil halted the spread of tuberculosis germs by 90 percent in a University of Illinois study.

Phototherapy Reduces Knee Pain

Patients receiving 12 pulsed laser phototherapy sessions experienced much less pain and a better quality of life.

Mindfulness Meditation Can Hinder Onset of Alzheimer’s

Adults with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor of Alzheimer’s, experienced increased activity between three key areas of the brain by practicing mindfulness meditation.

Pine Bark Extract Reduces Perimenopausal Symptoms

Symptoms such as restless legs and hot flashes were reduced by using pine bark extract in two recent studies.

Essential Oils Effective in Fighting Candida, MRSA

In recent studies, sage and dill essential oils inhibited Candida, and grapefruit seed extract and geranium oil dampened the spread of bacteria-resistant MRSA.

Mindfulness Meditation Reduces the Urge to Light Up

After five hours of mindfulness training, smokers amped up self-control to the point of smoking 60 percent less.
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