Alternative Medicine Update
Although small studies show potential efficacy of medical marijuana in treatment of specific conditions, insufficient evidence exists for clinicians to recommend or prescribe to patients.
Often included in probiotic products, L acidophilus has been studied for its possible impact on a multitude of human ailments.
Virgin coconut oil may be beneficial for lipid levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease.
A derivative of cysteine, taurine plays multiple roles in the body, including stabilizing membranes, signaling calcium, and regulating cardiac and skeletal muscle function.
The most common medical use for pumpkin seeds is managing benign prostatic hypertrophy.