The purpose of this site is to collect lab research by medical doctors about herbs that are proven to treat illnesses and counter the false attacks on herbs by the medical industry and false claims by alternative medicine. I let the science tell the facts.
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Osteoporosis Science Herbs

1. "Red clover isoflavones are effective in reducing bone loss induced by ovariectomy, probably by reducing of the bone turnover via inhibition of bone resorption" Isophones are polyphenolic compounds that are capable of exerting estrogen. They often come from soy products and may not be wise to use extensivly.

2. "...isoflavones found in soy foods and red clover appear to have a small but positive health effect on plasma lipid concentrations, bone mass density, and cognitive abilities..."

3. Black cohosh may help osteoporosis.

These may contribute to osteoporosis
  • vitamin A more than (900 mcg/day for men and 700 mcg/day for women).
  • Corticosteroids (steroid hormones)
  • Thyroid medications
  • Blood thinners
  • Diuretics (water pills)
  • Antibiotics
  • Immune system suppressants
  • Aluminum-containing antacids.
These herbs may help osteoporosis
  • black cohosh
  • red clover
  • horsetail
  • kelp
  • oat straw.


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