Alternative Medicine Update
Coal tar products are commonly used as a treatment for psoriasis.
Long-term use of alfalfa has an immune-stimulating effect and can worsen autoimmune conditions such as lupus and multiple sclerosis.
Frankincense is one of a multitude of rediscovered botanical products being studied for use in a variety of diseases and conditions.
Holy basil's protective mechanisms are thought to be due to the increase in antioxidant activity and alteration in gene expression.
Kratom's legal future is uncertain, pending further review from the DEA and FDA.