Category Archives: Antioxidant

Common Sage (Salvia officinalis)

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Can Oxidative Stress Cause Anxiety?

Anxiety is a serious problems and yet its cause is not fully understood. Stress has been implicated as a causative factor in the development of anxiety, but the biochemical changes that occur in response to this stress are complex and … Continue reading

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Ginger (Zingiber offininale) To Treat Mood Disorders

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Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Liver Protective Herb

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) is a tree that belongs to the Combretaceae family of plants. Arjuna is usually found growing along river beds and can reach heights of around 25 meters. Arjuna is native to Asian countries including Bangladesh and India … Continue reading

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5 a Day for Mental Health

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Black Nightshade (Solanum nigrum) for Anxiety and Depression?

Black nightshade is a perennial herb that is distributed widely throughout the World. It can be found in wooded areas and open fields, and produces a dark purple berry. Traditionally the fruit of black nightshade has been boiled to produce … Continue reading

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Kakamachi (Solanum nigrum): Liver Protective Herb

Kakamachi (Solanum nigrum) belongs to the Solanaceae (nightshade) family of plants, and is a perennial herb found throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australasia. Other common names for the herb include European black nightshade, black nightshade, duscle, garden … Continue reading

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Antidepressants as Antioxidants

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Stress: How Does It Cause Mood Changes?

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Himsra: Liver Protective Herb (More Evidence)

Himsra (Capparis sepiaria) is a herb that has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic, Unani and Chinese medicine. Himsra has a number of physiological effects that relate to its antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory activity. These properties give the herb a beneficial … Continue reading

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