ICTMN Staff
8/3/12
The fuzzy fruit that grows on palm trees native to the Pacific is believed to have migrated to North America and throughout the tropics on ocean currents prior to human interventio...
ICTMN Staff
8/21/11
New York Times writer Ava Chin recently blogged about Amaranthus after repeatedly stumbling upon the leafy plant growing through metro-area sidewalk cracks from Staten Island to Ne...
ICTMN Staff
3/28/11
Eating omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease that are associated with obesity, according to a new study of Yup’ik Eskimos i...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/11
Maple sap, also called zogalebi or sweet water , is not only a healthy and natural substitute for sugar, it also boosts the immune system, serves as an antioxidant and calms the st...
ICTMN Staff
4/5/11
The evergreen shrub the Oregon grape, plentiful along the west coast from Canada to California, has healing powers to alleviate pink eye and other inflammatory skin diseases, ease ...
ICTMN Staff
2/7/11
Yucca (Photo courtesy of Evil Jess/Flickr) Yucca root, used by our ancestors to heal skin sores, reduce scarring, purify blood and alleviate arthritis, according to LiveStrong.com,...
ICTMN Staff
1/27/11
Peppercorns, long used by India's indigenous people, contain a chemical compound called piperine that can not only help stifle a common cold--it may be able to help prevent a breas...
ICTMN Staff
1/19/11
Drinking four cups of caffeinated coffee daily reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to recent studies by University of California, Los Angeles researchers, pub...
ICTMN Staff
1/6/11
Ginkgo biloba, lauded as the "brain herb," according to University of Maryland Medical Center , is one of the oldest living tree species, and the leaves are available in capsule, t...
ICTMN Staff
12/22/10
Native Americans used to grind cranberries and use the paste to fight wound infections...

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