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  1. Sefton10

    The Amazing and Mighty Ginger

    Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects (2nd edition). Chapter 7: The Amazing and Mighty Ginger The primary purpose of this chapter is to comprehensively examine the available scientific evidence regarding ginger’s proven effectiveness in preventing or treating a variety of...
  2. Randle Cyclist

    Cinnamon Lowers Serum T3?

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26374392/ Has anyone come across this study before? I don't have access to the full study but it would appear cinnamon lowers circulating levels of T3. Based on the keywords, I believe Ceylon cinnamon was used. The human equivalent dose, about 65mg per kg, is...
  3. burtlancast

    RP Email Advice Comment: Umami

    Not quite following Ray here; he's on record to avoid aspartate and glutamate Soybeans fermented traditionnally are notorious for freeing glutamate and triggering headaches in msg sensible people.
  4. M

    Estrogen And Progestin Bioactivity Of Foods, Herbs, And Spices

    Zava DT1, Dollbaum CM, Blen M Abstract In this study we report on the content and bioactivity of plant (phyto) estrogens and progestins in various foods, herbs, and spices, before and after human consumption. Over 150 herbs traditionally used by herbalists for treating a variety of health...
  5. haidut

    Why Ray Peat May Be Advising Against (strong) Spices

    Ray has written on the topic of de-ennervation and how it negatively affects the tissues where nerves die off or have reduced communication efficiency. He wrote that some spices, especially capsaicin, are known to cause de-ennervation and he tries to avoid those. This recent study seems to...
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