Posts Tagged ‘Chinese herb’

Ginseng for Weight Loss

Chinese Medicine Times recently published a great article about the herb ginseng. One focus of the article was ginseng’s potential use for weight loss and diabetes control. They cite three different studies done in animals that showed improved weight loss and/or blood sugar control in groups that were treated with ginseng. Ginseng has also been

Red Yeast Rice Extract for Coronary Disease

A study from Thomas Jefferson University looked at almost 5,000 patients who had previously suffered a heart attack and had high cholesterol. All of the patients discontinued their cholesterol medication; half then received a placebo, while half received an extract of Chinese red rice. Patients who used the red rice extract had fewer heart attacks

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