How Ginseng could be the root to survival


Along with oysters, figs and asparagus ginseng has been touted as the ultimate aphrodisiac... find out more

Pill the stars believe can turn back time


SHE is one of the most beautiful women in the world. But even Isabelle Adjani needs a little help keeping the ravages of time at bay.

The 43-year-old French actress is a convert to a treatment based on an extract from crushed grape seeds which has been shown to combat skin damage caused by sunlight, pollution and cigarette smoke.. find out more

Pine Bark pill for PMS


A PILL made from pine tree bark is proving an effective treatment for women suffering pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS).

Research due to be published this year shows it has a powerful effect on menstrual cramps, abdominal pain and tenderness. Called Pycnogenol (pronounced pic-no-jenol), the pill has been shown to be very good at reducing the pain and inflammation associated with PMS. find out more

Can this natural Pill shed pounds?


A green tea capsule, launched this week and backed by numerous scientific studies, claims to help people lose weight by speeding up metabolism and preventing fat absorption with no side-effects. One woman who has tried it tells HILARY FREEMAN that it helped her to lose more than three stone in four months... find out more