Lemon verbena extract (Lippia citriodora) is clinically proven to reduce anxiety and improve sleep and should be considered an alternative to harsh sedatives, like antidepressants and benzodiazepines, according to the authors of a Spanish study.
New research is shedding light on why some dietary supplement users suffer liver injury from some common products while most consumers do not. This latest information was shared at a prominent botanical science conference at the University of Mississippi.
OmniActive Health Technologies’ new Curcuwin Ultra+ ingredient, launched last fall in the US, is effective at boosting curcuminoid levels in the body at a “considerably smaller dose” than standard curcumin.
The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia is cooperating with the Indian government to develop a series of monographs to better substantiate popular Ayurvedic botanicals, including some important in the stress management sphere.
An ad by a UK anti-ageing firm does not mislead viewers into thinking the appearance of the founder’s skin was due to the featured products containing marine algae, says an advertising watchdog ruling.
This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....
Ahead of Expo West, Monteloeder releases study that demonstrates extracts from hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) and lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora) may enhance satiety, suppress appetite and reduce cravings.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine this morning is expected to have little effect on the supply of ingredients to the dietary supplement industry in the near term. The picture for companies selling finished products within the two countries is less clear.
The supplementation of perilla seed oil and citrus peel powder is reported to have significantly improve age-related cognitive decline in healthy elderly, according to a one-year RCT conducted in Japan.
Supplemental lycopene, a red carotenoid found in tomatoes, watermelons, and other foodstuffs, may significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertensive people, says a new meta-analysis of clinical trials.
Fermentation specialist, Lesaffre and French research institute INRAE are extending their long-term collaboration for another five years to drive research and innovation and deliver solutions that “respond to societal issues related to the environment,...
Up to 40 CBD (cannabinoid) companies have been contacted by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and told they have until 28 February to provide sufficient toxicology data or risk their products being removed from sale.
Could wild olive oil have health benefits to rival its cultivated counterpart? An animal study from the University of Seville shows that oil from the ancient Acebuche olive species could reduce arterial hypertension.
New research out of China using a rat model has found that the fungal species Phellinus igniarius can alleviate the symptoms of gouty arthritis. In addition, they found that a cultivated version of this scarce fungus performed well.
Here we present the latest research and innovation around skin health, including how processed foods consumption is linked to higher risk of eczema, a Singapore’s firm’s ‘bio-optimised’ collagen shots innovation, and the potential benefits of coix seed...