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Last answer by Larry Ivey 58 months ago +0 votes:
Cancer research using the Tokay Gecko in China has produced some interesting results.  And, there is hope that further research and testing may prove to be a cure for certain tumors.  However, at this point in time, there is no conclusive proof that using the Tokay Gecko will be useful in fighting all cancerous tumors. more
Last answer by Elise Peck 60 months ago +0 votes:
The herb mullein is so beneficial for people with respiratory ailments because the leaves and the flowers of the herb contain mucilage, which is needed to help relieve irritated mucus membranes naturally. When the mucus membranes are soothed and the inflammation in them are relieved a person is able to cough up the fluid in their respiratory system that is causing them to have breathing difficulti... more
Last answer by Kaleidoscope Acres 62 months ago +0 votes:
I wrote an article about drinking urine for health benefits, although personally I would not do it, apparently drinking morning pee is good for your mind... http://alternative-medicine.knoji.com/facts-about-drinking-urine-for-health-benefits/ more
Is organic green tea better for you than premium green tea? If so how and what are the benefits from organic green tea?  more
Last answer by Rhonda Cundiff 64 months ago +0 votes:
A lot would really depend on the source of the fire.  Was it clean burning gas or firewood?  Was there any trash thrown into the fire? Was there treated wood in the fire?  Of course, chemicals in the fire is not healthy. For more information on healthy food and healthy eating see: http://foodmatters.knoji.com/via/rayflower/ more
Last answer by norlaw 66 months ago +0 votes:
It will depend on what you want.  The yellow lemon is ripe and has a higher sugar content so it is much sweeter so if you want sweet it would be best.  The green lemon is not ripe yet and the sugar content is low so it is much tarter (sour) so if you want tart or sour it would be the best one to use. more
Last answer by +Paulose 67 months ago +0 votes:
I think it is Yin/Yang theory that opposites exist only in relation to each other. This is the basic concept of all Chinese knowledge. It lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy. It is the primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine. The beginning time or origin of this theory is not yet clear.   more
Last answer by Dr. Johnson C Philip 67 months ago +0 votes:
The answer depends upon exactly which tale one is discussing. However one can say that in general a large number of such tales were based upon totally wrong assumption about human body and sickness. A few of them, however, were based upon empirical observations and not upon their theories. Such tales, for example those related to the use of ginger in abdominal problems, were generally right. At ti... more
Last answer by Dr. Johnson C Philip 67 months ago +0 votes:
There are more than 500 systems of natural remedies and therefore it is impossible for any website to give a comprehensive listing of these natural remedies. What is more, many of these natural remedies have never been studied empirically. As a result, many of them make conflicting `demands and claims. One recommends taking a bath when a person has a fever. Another one recommends that one does not... more
People were living in Africa even before history was recorded. How can we know about the ancient medicinal systems practised there (other than Egypt and Israel countries)?  more
Last answer by Patricia Cartwright 68 months ago +0 votes:
In my opinion, yes marijuana should be legalised. Marijuana has been proven to have numerous health benefits and can also be used for numerous other things like hemp (Used to make rope, clothing etc.) Marijuana has be proven to be far safer than alcohol. I think it should be legalised and regulated by the government.  By legalising marijuana, it would make the government money with the taxes ... more
Last answer by Tanya Wallace 91 months ago +3 votes:
I agree on a personal basis th scent you love is the one that should be added as it is more stimulating to your brain. more
Last answer by runluna lane 72 months ago +1 votes:
I'm not sure about natural medicines but I did just recently come across this site that offers info on bipolar disorder and diet. you might find it helpful: http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/bipolar-disorder/  (btw, it's science based and noncommercial) more
Last answer by Jennifer Dimer 76 months ago +1 votes:
The thing with alternative medicine is there is not much credible research on the effectiveness of treatment or the consequences of the alternative treatment, especially with use of herbal supplements. Evidence based medicine is proven to be an effective treatment and considered safe to use. Hepatitis B can actually be faught off by the body's immune system if the immune system is not co... more
Last answer by Amera Khanam 76 months ago +2 votes:
The basic salve will be a carrier for the herbs that you add to it. The basic salve can be made a number of ways. Base One 1 part oil 5 parts beeswax Base Two 1 part beeswax 4 parts lard or lanolin 1 part oil Base Three 4 parts cocoa butter, Shea butter, or a combination 1 part beeswax 1 part oil To Make a Salve Melt over low heat Stir until blended Add the herbs ... more
Last answer by Pat Veretto 86 months ago +0 votes:
I wrote an article on harvesting and using dandelions here:  https://knoji.com/how-to-harvest-and-enjoy-dandelions/ You can use almost all parts of the dandelion and none of it is toxic, but there are some cautions to be taken. more
Last answer by king kong 92 months ago +0 votes:
i am sure you get people who disagree with things you publish while we are on the subject of propaganda is that what subject you major in cause thats all you seem to be doing in this arena of factoids neither encourage or reason i look forward to more of your is to you your opinion however as you can cleary see your a single voice whoi for what ever reasons wishes to resist that people have to rig... more
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