Apigenin, a plant flavonoid found in herbs, fruits and vegetables,
suppressed the levels of an immune system antibody linked to asthma
and other allergies when fed to mice, report Japanese researchers
in a new study.
Butterbur's alleged hay fever-fighting properties have been eyed
with skepticism by some scientists over the last few years, but the
largest trial conducted to date suggests that an extract from the
leaves of the herb is as effective...
Increasing vitamin C intake could help people with severe asthma,
report researchers today, who call for further investigation of the
vitamin's role in protecting against the disease, writes
Resveratrol, the powerful antioxidant found in wine, and another
polyphenol quercetin can act as novel anti-inflammatory agents,
conclude UK researchers, although they question the value of
offering resveratrol over the counter.