Rhodiola (R. rosea) is an adaptogen, an herb that helps protect cells from oxidative damage caused by environmental and chemical stressors. Because adaptogens grow under harsh climate conditions and must protect themselves against such environmental extremes, they’re very strong plants. Rhodiola, for instance, grows at altitudes 10,000 feet ( 3 km) above sea level, where the oxygen concentration is low and temperatures are cold.
Ashwagandha—The Best Supplement for Stress Support
January 18 2021
Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb known for its stress relieving benefits. It may also help with brain function, muscle mass, thyroid problems and reproductive health.
9 Ingredients To Look For In An Immunity Supplement
June 29 2020
Looking to boost immune health? A doctor explains why ingredients like maitake mushrooms, green tea extract, and ginger are important for the immune system.
8 Natural Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure
January 27 2020
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that requires the heart to pump harder than desired due to increased pressure and stiffness in the arteries.
Winter Beauty Essentials
January 19 2021
iHerb Beauty's guide to the must have products in your winter beauty routine
Natural Approaches to Help Slow the Aging Process
February 24 2020
Aging is a natural process that every living thing experiences — from the time we are born, our cells enter the life-death process. Despite this reality, the law of self-preservation motivates many of us to try to slow down the process.
The Ultimate Guide to Amino Acids
June 10 2019
Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and are vital for a variety of bodily functions. Without protein, the human body would not be able to function as it does.
Natural Approaches to Thyroid Health
September 24 2018
The thyroid is one of the most misunderstood glands in the human body. Situated in the front lower part of the neck, this small, butterfly-shaped gland produces hormones which communicate with every cell in the human body.
Top 15 Supplements for Better Vision
March 15 2018
Of our five senses, vision the most cherished. Eye health is a very important component of our overall health. Healthy eyes not only affect how you see but also how you feel about your environment and those around you. It has been said, “The eyes are a window to the soul”. While I agree, I would also suggest “The eyes are a window to one’s overall health including heart health, brain health and happiness”.
15 Natural Approaches to Fibromyalgia
February 5 2018
Fibromyalgia, sometimes referred to as Fibromyalgia Syndrome or FMS, is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by muscle aches, general pain, and fatigue. The muscle aches, called myalgias, are usually diffuse and felt throughout the body. Fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million people in the United States. Worldwide, more than 100 million are affected, ninety percent of which are women. Studies show 68 percent of those with fibromyalgia have tried nutritional supplements to help with their symptoms.
12 Health Benefits of Krill Oil
December 4 2017
Krill is a small, red, lobster-like creature found in the Atlantic Ocean. Krill oil is an essential fatty acid that is extracted from the crustacean. It contains the same omega-3 fatty acids as omega-3 fish oil and, for that reason, is chosen by many as an alternative. The fatty acids included in krill are docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
Top 10 Supplements for Women’s Health
March 8 2018
Women have unique nutritional needs that must be taken into account to optimize health.
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