New information on the anti-inflammatory properties of abscissic acid suggests that sweet potatoes, flax, and wheatgrass could aid flu recovery.

Botanical Compound Could Prove Crucial to Healing Influenza

Building on previous work with the botanical abscisic acid,* researchers in the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) have discovered that abscisic acid has anti-inflammatory effects in the lungs as well as in the gut.

We've shown definitively that not only does abscisic acid ameliorate disease activity and lung inflammatory pathology, it also aids recovery and survival in influenza-infected mice...

Foods High in Abscisic Acid

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Thanks Ruth! I'll keep these foods in mind for healing aids.

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