A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Other Names: Corn, Maize, Oats, Popcorn, Sweetcorn, Zea Mays
Traditional Usages: Staple Food, Animal Feed, Corn Starch, Corn Syrup, Indigestion, Athlete's Foot, Bed-wetting, Improves Energy Level, Fights Fatigue
Resources: Worldwide
Parts Used: Grain, Stem
Herbal Research: Corn

A  WHO Organizational resource: Corn Research - FULL REPORT

Corn - Natural remedy for Cholesterol:  Corn bran is as effective as oat bran in lowering cholesterol. Use about 1 tablespoon of corn bran at each meal (mixed into soup or tomato juice). After 12 weeks, your cholesterol levels will lower a significant 20 percent.

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Health Issues

Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)