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Colloidal Silver

Colloidal Silver Description Colloidal Silver may also be called Colloidal Silver Protein or Silver Protein. Colloidal Silver is made up of small particles of matter that is very small to pass through the digestive membranes and skip the body’s natural digestive process making it more easily absorbed by the body. Colloidal Silver is used to […]

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Biotin

What is it and where does it come from? Also known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H, biotin is a water-soluble B vitamin that can be found in trace amounts in a variety of foods including meat, poultry, mushrooms, and fruits such as dates, strawberries and watermelon. It is also produced by intestinal bacteria. How […]

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Comfrey

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) Description Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is not advisable as a food for humans even though the young leaves are considered edible. This is because the plant itself actually has toxic characteristics. Its leaves arise from the ground as a rosette and are covered with tiny rigid hairs. It is used as a healing […]

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Cystine

Cystine Description Cystine is a sulfur-containing amino acid which is made up of two amino acid molecules of cysteine. It is found in large amounts in animal skeletal tissue, connective tissue, and in the digestive enzymes, and is obtained in the diet through high-quality protein sources. Modern Uses Cystine is needed for the utilization of […]

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L-Cysteine

L-Cysteine L-cysteine is considered the most important sulfur-containing amino acid and is found in high amounts in hair and nails. It is not considered an essential amino acid as the body is able to manufacture it from the dietary intake of other amino acid-containing foods (proteins). What is L-Cysteine Used For? L-cysteine helps facilitate the […]

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L-Lysine HCI

L-Lysine HCI Origin of L-Lysine Lysine is an essential amino acid that cannot be produced by the body and must therefore be consumed with diet. It is scarce in vegetables and grains. People who are vegetarians must exercise caution with their dietary habits. It is necessary for humans to have an adequate intake of Lysine […]

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The Effects Of Obesity On Health

The Effects of Obesity on Health Description Obesity is defined as a condition in which a person has too much body fat. Obesity is different from being overweight which simply refers to weighing too much than the average weight for a person’s particular height and age. Although many people use the terms Obesity and being […]

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Pulsatilla

Pulsatilla Herb Description The Pulsatilla herb (Pulsatilla vulgaris) is a medicinal herb that is native to North America, parts of Europe and in Asia. It is also referred to as Pasque Flower, Wind Flower or Meadow Anemone in some parts of the world. This plant has violet colored, bell shaped flowers which bloom in the […]

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Passion Flower

Passion Flower Description Passion flower (Passiflora incarnate) may also be called Maypop or passionflower. Even though it is considered to be a tropical plant, there are some varieties that may grow in colder climates as well. Passion flower grows in the wild but may be cultivated in small gardens with a lot of shade and […]

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Lobelia

Lobelia Herb Description This attractive herb is typically an annual but under certain circumstances can become a biennial that can reach heights of up to three feet. It has a hairy upright stem with angular growths. The top is multi branched with a green and slightly violet color. Leaves are usually pale green but some […]

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