A team at the Tokyo University of Science and Iwate Biotechnology Research Center have successfully genetically engineered tomatoes to produce the plant pigment betalain with significant anti-inflammatory effects.
A recent study modelling inflammation in both human and rodent macrophage cells in-vitro observed that extract of Garcinia dulcis, aka yellow mangosteen, was able to reduce secretion of pro-inflammatory factors.
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.
Recreationally active men who ingested 500 mg of aqueous ashwagandha extract experienced ‘statistically significant improvements’ in average squat power and peak bench press power compared to those who took a placebo.
The popular herbal and homeopathic remedy arnica may indeed work,
said UK scientists this week, who claim to have found a scientific
basis for the plant's anti-bruising action. The team is currently
trying to synthesise the active...