Gotu Kola

Gotu KolaBackground Gotu Kola, also most commonly known as Centella asiatica, is a medicinal herb widely used as a blood purifier as well as for relieving of high blood pressure, for memory enhancement and promoting longevity. In Ayurveda, Gotu Kola is one of the main herbs for revitalizing the nerves and brain cells. It is…

Cordyceps Militaris

Cordyceps MilitarisBackground Cordyceps militaris is a parasitic fungus which is a valuable source of many phytonutrients (plant chemicals). Cordyceps is a parasitic fungus and is a very popular supplement in the fitness industry due to its effects on pre-workout and athletic performance. There may be more than 400 different species of Cordyceps and some of…

Glycine

GlycineBackground Glycine, also known as 2-Aminoacetic acid, is an amino acid and a neurotransmitter that can play both stimulatory and depressant roles in the brain. Supplementing glycine can improve sleep quality as well as improve cognitive function.[1] Glycine is the simplest possible amino acid containing a single hydrogen atom as its side chain. Glycine is found within the human body in high concentrations within the skin, connective tissues of the…

7-ketoDHEA

7-ketoDHEA Background 7-keto DHEA (also known as 7-oxodehydroepiandrosterone or 7-oxo DHEA) is a derivative of DHEA. Actually, it is one of three oxygenated metabolites of DHEA, and these 3 oxygenated metabolites interconvert with one another but do not convert back into parent DHEA. However, by taking 7-keto supplementation, you can get all these 3 oxygenated…

23 Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

23 Medical Benefits Of MarijuanaBackground Marijuana originates from the cannabis sativa plant, and it has immense medical potentials and benefits for curing multiple health disorders. Now experts have started changing their opinions about marijuana too. Recently, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta  reversed his opinion on marijuana’s medicinal potentials.[1] Many people have the same…

Potassium

PotassiumBackground Potassium is considered an essential mineral in the human diet used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Potassium is found in quite high amounts in fruits, vegetables, and beans. Normally, it is seen as the counter-part to sodium when it comes to blood pressure and regulation of water in the body…