Quercetin – The Swiss Army Knife – A Review

Quercetin finds itself in a number of Sanctuary protocols due to the multiplicity of benefits it has to offer.   The natural substance boasts among its most well-known functions effects in ameliorating allergies, preventing oxidation of LDL cholesterol, assisting in metal detoxification, and providing anti-oxidant protection.  Lesser-known benefits include for those with prostatitis and very mild…

Omega 3 Anti-Inflammatory Review

Omega 3’s standout as the most anti-inflammatory of the poly unsaturated fatty acids (omega 9’s also acting as anti-oxidants).  They modulate NF-kappaB (central in the inflammation cascade), help heal leaky gut, treat pain in arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, benefit the cardiovascular system, and even help lower allergic reactions in the current and future generations.  And…

Curcumin Review

Curcumin stands as a giant among supplements because both the breadth and the strength of the mechanisms by which it alters health for the better seem staggering.  In its repertoire, it boasts anti-oxidant benefit, pain control benefits, general anti-inflammatory benefits, detoxification capabilities, brain protection capabilities, and even anti-Lyme benefits. Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory:  With greater than…

Ashwagandha: Supplement Review

Ashwagandha, the herb name that just rolls off your tongue, offers a little something for many varieties of health issues. Sleep improvement and anxiety reduction may be the best-known uses.  Thyroid support, male infertility, athletic enhancement, cortisol lowering effects, and cognitive improvement should not be forgotten however. Sleep and anxiety:  So many are searching for…

Curcumin – Nanoscale Multi-Tool

Curcumin, the multi-tool of functional medicine just got nano-scaled.  As the article notes, curcumin has frustrated scientists for years.  It clearly affects multiple bodily processes like inhibiting NF-kB, TNF alpha, and IL-6. Each of these substances play a role in inflammation.  However, our body’s limited ability to absorb curcumin and the swiftness of its metabolism…