Since learning about cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum & Cinnamomum cassia), this commonly used household spice has furthered my love for plants and their power. The inner bark of the cinnamon tree is used for its medicinal properties. Cinnamon doesn’t just smell good and taste delicious in desserts, it actually has several other actions: Carminative: aid with… Continue reading Botanical Spotlight: Cinnamon!
Uterine fibroids also known as leiomyoma’s are common benign smooth muscle uterine tumors that occur in 20-25% of women (Hudson, 2008). African-American women have a higher incidence of this condition than females from other ethnic backgrounds. Although the full pathophysiology behind uterine fibroids remains unclear, there are several theories that link the growth of these… Continue reading Green Tea for Fibroids