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Dihydromyricetin (DHM) As a Novel Anti-Alcohol Intoxication Medication

Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) constitute the most common form of substance abuse. The development of AUDs involves repeated alcohol use leading to tolerance, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, and physical and psychological dependence, with loss of ability to control excessive drinking. Currently there is no effective therapeutic agent for AUDs without major side effects. Dihydromyricetin (DHM; 1 … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 Herbal Extracts 0 Comment

(Z)-9-Tricosene Fact Sheet

Summary (Z)-9-Tricosene is the sex pheromone that female house flies release to attract males for mating. The substance is used in products such as traps and “fly paper” strips to attract male flies and prevent them from mating. When used as directed on the label, products containing (Z)-9-tricosene are considered safe for humans, wildlife, and … Continue reading

November 10, 2010 Herbal Extracts 0 Comment

What are these compounds

Each of these compounds is a phytochemical component of a superfood that has been found to confer great overall health benefits to those who consume it. DIM and I3C Diindolylmethane (DIM) and indole-3-carbinol (I3C) are components of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage, kale, cauliflower, radish, collard greens, Chinese cabbage, Brussel sprouts, kohlrabi, bok … Continue reading

November 10, 2010 Herbal Extracts 0 Comment