Alternative Medicine Update

Holy basil

Holy basil

Holy basil's protective mechanisms are thought to be due to the increase in antioxidant activity and alteration in gene expression.

Kratom: The new alternative to opioids

Kratom: The new alternative to opioids

Kratom's legal future is uncertain, pending further review from the DEA and FDA.

Cloves effective for treating oral cavity pain

Cloves effective for treating oral cavity pain

Cloves, most commonly known in foods, are also excellent sources for treating pain in the oral cavity.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K

Foods are the preferred source of vitamin K; however, supplements are widely available in many subtypes.

Restorative applications of spider web silk

Restorative applications of spider web silk

Spider web silk has been used for fabric, wound care, and is now the topic of some amazing research.

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