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  1. Matthew Capowski

    Influenza

    Types of flu people encounter in childhood may affect susceptibility to different flu strains later in life https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-flu-people-encounter-childhood-affect.html "A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, Centro Nacional...
  2. Matthew Capowski

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    COVID-19 infection: the perspectives on immune responses https://www.nature.com/articles/s41418-020-0530-3.pdf "Since Vitamin B3 is highly lung protective, it should be used as soon as coughing begins."
  3. Matthew Capowski

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Coronavirus autopsies: A story of 38 brains, 87 lungs and 42 hearts https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/07/01/coronavirus-autopsies-findings "Another unexpected finding, pathologists said, is that oxygen deprivation of the brain and the formation of blood clots may start early in the...
  4. Matthew Capowski

    Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa)

    Good to know Ian! This very recent study seems to support that: Kratom and Pain Tolerance: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7309661/ Conclusions: Kratom decoction demonstrated a substantial and statistically significant increase...
  5. Matthew Capowski

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    The herbalist Stephen Harrod Buhner has written on the subject of COPD: https://www.stephenharrodbuhner.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/COPDprotocol3.txt.pdf https://www.stephenharrodbuhner.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/COPDprotocol2.txt.pdf
  6. Matthew Capowski

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    This thread will be used to discuss Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  7. Matthew Capowski

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Free eBook: Chinese Medicine and COVID-19 The translators and editors of this book are esteemed so it’s a gift that it has been provided to use for free. You can obtain the book from the Passiflora Press website.
  8. Matthew Capowski

    Bitters

    The Bitter Flavor in Herbs by Lesley Tierra https://planetherbs.com/blogs/lesleys-blog/the-bitter-flavor-in-herbs/ "The bitter flavor enters the heart and small intestine. It is cooling, drying, draining, detoxifying, purging, and anti-inflammatory. A small amount strengthens these organs...
  9. Matthew Capowski

    Job's tears aka Coix (Coix lacryma-jobi)

    Coix: An Underutilized Medicinal Food https://planetherbs.com/blogs/michaels-blogs/coix-an-underutilized-medicinal-food/ "Coix is a member of the Graminaceae family of which all grains are a member. In China and throughout Asia, this little known, non-glutenous grain obtained by removing the...
  10. Matthew Capowski

    Job's tears aka Coix (Coix lacryma-jobi)

    This thread will be used to discuss job's tears (also know as job's-tears, coix, yi yi ren, adlay, and adlay millet).
  11. Matthew Capowski

    Foods and Diets for Cancer

    Coix: An Underutilized Medicinal Food https://planetherbs.com/blogs/michaels-blogs/coix-an-underutilized-medicinal-food/ I know nothing about this food/herb, but I found it interesting that it was stated that: "...use of Coix (Coix lacrymi-jobi, also known as Job’s tears and yi yi ren) as the...
  12. Matthew Capowski

    Foods and Diets for Cancer

    This thread will be used to discuss findings related to foods and diets for cancer.
  13. Matthew Capowski

    Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cancer

    Coix: An Underutilized Medicinal Food https://planetherbs.com/blogs/michaels-blogs/coix-an-underutilized-medicinal-food/ I know nothing about this food/herb, but I found it interesting that it was stated that: "...use of Coix (Coix lacrymi-jobi, also known as Job’s tears and yi yi ren) as the...
  14. Matthew Capowski

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) aka Heart Burn

    In this podcast episode Todd Caldecott speaks about GERD from about 14 minutes in and then later on at around 45 minutes in: https://www.herbrally.com/podcast/episodes/142
  15. Matthew Capowski

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) aka Heart Burn

    This thread will be used to discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
  16. Matthew Capowski

    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

    Blood clotting a significant cause of death in patients with COVID-19 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/r-bca043020.php
  17. Matthew Capowski

    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

    Vitamin D Insufficiency is Prevalent in Severe COVID-19 https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.24.20075838v1
  18. Matthew Capowski

    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

    Study Finds Nearly Everyone Who Recovers From COVID-19 Makes Coronavirus Antibodies https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2020/05/07/study-finds-nearly-everyone-who-recovers-from-covid-19-makes-coronavirus-antibodies
  19. Matthew Capowski

    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

    Effects of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) on VO2max: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/4/1119
  20. Matthew Capowski

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Targets of T cell responses to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in humans with COVID-19 disease and unexposed individuals https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(20)30610-3.pdf
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