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Archive for August, 2008

Good news for green tea and genital warts

In order to evaluate the efficacy of a topical green tea extract, researchers conducted a randomized, double-blind, vehicle (placebo)-controlled trial involving 502 men and women aged 18 and older. Participants were clinically diagnosed with 2 to 30 external genital and perianal warts and were randomly assigned to receive sinecatechins ointment 15%, sinecatechins ointment 10% or […]

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Saffron in the treatment of PMS

The objective of this double-blind, placebo-controlled trail was to study whether saffron could be used to relieve PMS symptoms. 50 reproductive aged women with regular menstrual cycles and with PMS symptoms for at least the last 6 months were randomly assigned to receive 15 mg of saffron twice daily, or placebo twice daily, for four […]

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