Interactions of St. John's Wort preparations with several drugs such as cyclosporin, oral contraceptives or anticoagulants have been thoroughly investigated since the 1990ies. … [Read more...] about No clinically relevant interactions of a St. John’s Wort extract with low hyperforin content
Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) consists of a heterogeneous group of disorders that prevent the individual from responding to sexual stimuli and enjoying sexual experiences. … [Read more...] about Ginseng may alleviate sexual dysfunction in menopausal women
The roots of Echinacea angustifolia have been used in the therapy and prophylaxis of upper respiratory tract infections. This indication is related to the immunomodulating and antiviral effect of the roots. Although the exact mechanism of action is not known, several groups of compounds … [Read more...] about Echinacea angustifolia: a new anxiolytic?
Saffron, derived from the flower of Crocus sativus L., is a traditional Asian spice studied in several trials to assess its efficacy in depression. The available evidence supports its use in this indication, as confirmed by a recently published meta-analysis. … [Read more...] about Saffron: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a new potential indication?
Different Allium species have been applied both internally and externally in traditional medicinal systems. Of these, garlic is considered to be the part of evidence-based medicine. Its therapeutic indications are primary related to its cardiovascular effects (prophylaxis of atherosclerosis; … [Read more...] about The role of Allium species in the prevention of colorectal cancer
Insomnia is a frequent symptom that affects life quality. In Europe, plants with well-established efficacy (valerian, valerian-hops combination) and from the traditional medicine (lemon balm, passion flower) are used to treat insomnia. Unlike other indications, plants of Asian origin are not … [Read more...] about A herbal tea based on Traditional Asian Medicine alleviates insomnia – the results of a clinical study