Medically reviewed by Melissa Nieves, LND, RD Nigella sativa (N. sativa) is an annual flowering plant native to parts of Africa, India, Asia, and the Mediterranean. It is part of the genus Nigella and the family Ranunculaceae and is most commonly regarded as a medicinal plant. N. sativa has been […]

Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is a form of vitamin B3. It helps the body produce sufficient amounts of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). NAD+ is essential to the body’s metabolism, particularly in repairing DNA and preventing neurodegenerative diseases. Having high enough levels of NAD+ in your body can become increasingly important as […]

Milk thistle, a medicinal plant with a history of therapeutic use, has intrigued health enthusiasts and experts for centuries. Its distinctive purple flowers and spiky leaves make it instantly recognizable as a plant native to the Mediterranean region. Beyond its beauty, milk thistle boasts a wealth of potential health benefits, […]

Cloves are the buds of the Syzygium aromaticum tree, which is native to the Maluku islands located in the eastern part of Indonesia. They have a sweet, slightly bitter taste and are highly fragrant. Cloves are commonly used as a spice in cooking and baking. They have also been used […]