February 1, 2013
Beer as Medicine?
Sheila Eldred, Discovery News
Hops give beer its pungent flavor, but a substance derived from hops may do more than make your favorite beer taste great.
New research finds there’s potential for incorporating humulones — the bitter-tasting chemical compound found in hops — into drugs. But, before you get too excited, this isn’t an excuse to crack open that 2-4 pack daily.
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