Recent research confirms that elderberry supplementation can dramatically reduce symptoms of the common cold and shorten the duration and severity of the flu.
Recent research shows that ginger for nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy has a small but beneficial effect on the severity of acute nausea and vomiting.
Essential oil inhalation is used to treat anxiety in many populations. While multiple clinical trials on this approach exist in the scientific literature, findings often conflict. Effect sizes in these studies vary dramatically and some studies [...]
Essential oils are frequently used to address symptoms associated with an autism spectrum disorder but essential oils for autism have yet to be fully evaluated for efficacy. There is little in the scientific literature to indicate [...]
This clinical trial, conducted in 2017, evaluated the effects of essential oils for fatigue among women who have a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Fatigue is one of the most prevalent symptoms of hypothyroidism among women, reducing overall [...]
While essential oils have been found in the scientific literature to reduce preprocedural anxiety in patients when administered prior to a scheduled medical procedure, no study has evaluated essential oils for autism. The potential for these [...]
According to a recent study, over 1 in 5 pregnant women are taking both prescription drugs and self-prescribed herbal supplements, many of which are known to pose a risk of interactions leading to adverse health outcomes. [...]
According to a recent study, elderberry supplementation protects you from the cold and flu viruses when traveling. Several studies reveal that air travel increases the risk of respiratory infections such as the common cold and the [...]
As a Research Institution, the Franklin Institute of Wellness has ongoing calls for volunteers to participate in a wide range of research studies and clinical trials conducted by the research team here at the institution. If [...]
You may have heard the rumors: a clinical trial proves that lavender oil and tea tree oil have estrogenic-like effects in young boys, causing prepubertal gynecomastia! Background In the early 2000s, a pediatrician noticed a trend within his [...]