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Gum Disease / Gingivitis

Gingivitis, or Gum Disease, is an inflammatory condition of the gums caused by bacteria in the mouth. It is initiated by the dental plaque that coats the teeth and gums. Some of the main...

Male Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Baldness is a receding hairline in men, that follows a pattern of thinning and falling hair on the crown and temples. There are a few reasons for this type of hair loss,...

Central Serous Retinopathy

Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR), also referred to as Central Serous Choroidopathy, is a condition where there is fluid leakage in the eye beneath the retina. This fluid accumulates under the macula (which is the central part of the...

Maple Syrup

This natural sweetener is becoming popular as a natural and healthy alternative to refined sugar. It is made from the sap of maple trees. The sap is collected and boiled, leaving a thick, sweet...

Garlic

Garlic (allium sativum) is a member of the allium family, which also includes other relatives such as onions, leeks, shallots and chives. The most beneficial compounds found in garlic are allicin and diallyl sulphides....

Essential Oils for Writer's Cramp

Writer’s cramp is a condition that is caused by spasms (or cramps) occurring in particular muscles of the hand, fingers and forearm. It usually occurs when the hand is over used. There is poor writing posture or pen-hold, which...

Flu and Cold Fighters

Influenza (flu) and the common cold are both caused by viral infections. Colds tend to have milder symptoms than the flu. Symptoms of a cold can include – sneezing, sore throat, runny nose and...

Beetroot

A beetroot is a vegetable with deep purple roots. These can be eaten raw or cooked, and the green leafy part of the beet is also edible. The beetroot contains a unique group of...

Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth (also know as diatomite), is composed from the fossilized remains of microscopic, aquatic organisms that are called diatoms. Diatoms are a type of hard shelled algae, whose skeleton is made up of...

Moringa

Moringa (Moringa oleifera) is a flowering plant (tree) that is mainly found in parts of Africa, Asia and the tropics. It is also known as the Drumstick Tree or Indian Horseradish Tree – although there...