All the healing arts -- Naturopathy, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Chinese Medicine and even Nutritional Therapies -- are under attack by Wikipedia.

A new Kickstarter project aims to produce a hard-hitting book that exposes Wikipedia's bias, disinformation, malicious defamation and deliberate omissions. THIS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN NEEDS YOUR DONATION TO BECOME A REALITY. There are only 18 days left. CLICK HERE TO DONATE what you can: even $5, $10 or $25 can make a difference. #WikipediaWarning

anise

Anise can help protect you from harmful organisms

Monday, January 13, 2014 by: P. Simard
Tags: anise, harmful organisms, herbal medicine

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
CDC issues flu vaccine apology: this year's vaccine doesn't work!
Tetanus vaccines found spiked with sterilization chemical to carry out race-based genocide against Africans
Biologist explains how marijuana causes tumor cells to commit suicide
Companies begin planting microchips under employees' skin
NJ cops bust teenagers shoveling snow without a permit
Russia throws down the gauntlet: energy supply to Europe cut off; petrodollar abandoned as currency war escalates
McDonald's in global profit free fall as people everywhere increasingly reject chemically-altered toxic fast food
Chemotherapy kills cancer patients faster than no treatment at all
U2's Bono partners with Monsanto to destroy African agriculture with GMOs
FDA targets Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps for sharing health benefits of coconut oil
Why flu shots are the greatest medical fraud in history
Flu vaccine kills 13 in Italy; death toll rises
600 strains of an aerosolized thought control vaccine already tested on humans; deployed via air, food and water
The 21 curious questions we're never allowed to ask about vaccines
Italian court rules mercury and aluminum in vaccines cause autism: US media continues total blackout of medical truth
CDC admits it has been lying all along about Ebola transmission; "indirect" spread now acknowledged
Whooping cough outbreak at Massachusetts high school affected only vaccinated students
Orthorexia Nervosa - New mental disorder aimed at people who insist on eating a clean diet

Delicious
(NaturalNews) Anise is a plant that is believed to originate from Greece and Egypt, where it's been used to treat various medical issues for hundreds of years, going as far back as the 7th century. Way back in time, in certain areas of the world, taxes could be paid in crops, and anise happened to be amongst the accepted ones. It is a well regarded herb with very strong antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties.

It's definitely a great aid to digestion, but it truly stands for its efficacy when faced with detrimental organisms. Apparently, when combined with other similar herbs, its potent effects may increase exponentially. It was noted that, when anise seed was added to horopito pepper in order to get rid of Candida yeast infections, it became up to 32 times more efficient than without this beneficial addition. Based on research conducted at the University of Mississippi's School of Pharmacy, anise came out on top in tests comparing various plant extracts' ability to inhibit growth of fungal and microbial matter.

Alternative medicine has long been using aniseed to treat health conditions associated with dyspepsia and coughs, but some of the most interesting observations were related to its possible anticancer properties. As incredible as it seems, the vast majority of star anise is already used by Roche, a pharmaceutical company, to manufacture Tamiflu. Unfortunately, the fact that anise takes quite a bit of time to flower means that you'd be stuck with quite a low production rate for any product conceived with the intent of treating cancer at large.

Aniseed considered as an immune stimulant and a growth promoter

Research was undertaken at the NWFP Agricultural University of Peshawar in Pakistan to evaluate the effects of a 6% concentrated aniseed extract when given to various groups of broiler chicks. The quantities given to the broiler chicks ranged between 20 ml and 40 ml depending on the chosen groups. By the end of the study, it was clear to scientists that the chicks that had received up to 40 ml of the aniseed extract displayed significantly better growth performance and overall immunity in comparison with the other groups.

Most of us will agree that mosquitoes can be quite unpleasant to have around; therefore, it's no surprise that more people are now looking for safe and effective ways to get rid of them without having to use harmful chemicals. This is where anise may come into play as a safe alternative. In Turkey, many essential oils, such as the ones from eucalyptus, mint and basil, to name just a few, were tested to find out which one was the most effective to keep mosquitoes off people. Although all essential oils showed promise, it was anise that seemed to have the most compelling results.

Sources for this article include:

http://www.naturalnews.com

http://science.naturalnews.com

About the author:
After spending several years working in property management and being a web consultant for PS Communications, P. Simard is now focusing on being a naturopath in Quebec.

Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.