Respiratory health

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Sabinsa prevails in black cumin seed extract comparison

By Hank Schultz

A black cumin seed extract marketed by Sabinsa performed best in a head to head comparison of extracts in an in vivo study looking at the effects of this botanical on inflammatory processes related to asthma.

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Highlights from the Harvard Probiotics Symposium

By Stephen Daniells

The recent Harvard Probiotics Symposium brought together scientific experts from across the globe to discuss: “Gut Health, Microbiota & Probiotics Throughout the Lifespan: Dietary Influences”. Here’s what we learned.

Call for new category of herbal products likely to fall on deaf ears

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Call for new category of herbal products likely to fall on deaf ears

By Hank Schultz

Suppliers of herbal ingredients that are well characterized with reams of research continue to chafe about the strictures involved in communicating the benefits of these ingredients in the US market. Word on the street is, that situation is unlikely...