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Moringa seeds benefits?

Moringa seeds benefits?

Well you can google : It. It is a see which has beneficial antibiotic properties and also can be eaten. It is used in poultices and can be used to purify water. Most western medicine doctors are not trained to make poultices but in the past they were used for many ailments. I think today we tend to use antibiotics and anti inflammatory agents rather than poultices, spiderwebs and other treatments. ...Read more

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Benefits of chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Benefits of chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Chia seeds: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more

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Benefits of wheatgrass?

Benefits of wheatgrass?

It's a vegetable: Wheatgrass can be considered a vegetable, and has chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. There are "claims" about the "health benefits" of wheatgrass ranging from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties. Haven't seen any scientific studies on humans to prove the claims, but it should be nutritious if eaten as a vegetable part of a balanced diet. ...Read more

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Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Yes/No: Placebo effect is powerful.If the person believes in the substance:it will work.There is no proven(trials) effect.We used it a lot before the pde5 rx's(viagra, levitra&cialis) with little sucess in men.Less in women.I've said before on this site the "sex organ" is between the ears. ...Read more

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Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It is reported to ^ Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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What is rosemary oil used for health benefits?

See: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/essential-oils/health-benefits-of-rosemary-oil.html

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Does juicing spinach reduce its nutritional benefits?

Does juicing spinach reduce its nutritional benefits?

Yes & No ~ Who Knows: If still consuming all the elements within the spinach, not throwing any away, maybe ok; essentially partial pre-digestion. On the other hand, we are genetically adapted to eat real food, not juiced, processed, etc. (except perhaps cooked) & who is going to spend the time & money to evaluate this with good scientific method? No one, including the people selling juicing machines. ...Read more

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Benefits of consuming aloe vera juice?

Benefits of consuming aloe vera juice?

Aloe Vera Juice: Limited studies of the effects of the plant juice on human health provide guidelines for use. Aloe vera appears to be efficient as a laxative and it may assist in the treatment of colitis. Men who suffer from genital herpes may find some relief from aloe vera and the juice may alleviate some of the symptoms of dandruff and other forms of dermatitis when applied directly to the skin. ...Read more

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Benefits of celery supplements?

Benefits of celery supplements?

Many benefits: Celery seed is a natural diuretic, helps pms and menstrual cramps, is used for gout, protects the liver, may help high blood pressure and lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation. More research is needed but it is safe to try. See http://voices.Yahoo.Com/celery-seeds-health-benefits-medicinal-uses-2649797.Html?Cat=68 & http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/celery-seed. ...Read more

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Mirlax benefits v/s isabagol

Mirlax benefits v/s isabagol

Not necessary: If you stop, your diabetes may worsen unless you've been dropping your weight and following healthy lifestyle (diet and exercise). And even then, you will need to discuss it with your doctor as it may be prudent to lower metformin first to see if your diabetes' control will be maintained on the lower dose. ...Read more

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Will Prozac (fluoxetine) interact with herbal teas such as lemon balm, passion flower, linden flowers, kava, ashwagandha, jujube and valerian?

Will Prozac (fluoxetine) interact with herbal teas such as lemon balm, passion flower, linden flowers, kava, ashwagandha, jujube and valerian?

Check each one out: You can use an interaction checker when you have questions about drug interactions with herbal or natural medications. Here is one example: http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/nd/search.aspx?s=nd&pt=7 ...Read more

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Acai berry benefits?

Acai berry benefits?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. ...Read more

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Benefits of almonds?

Benefits of almonds?

Almonds: They reduce heart attack risk, lower bad cholesterol, protect artery walls from damage, help build strong bones & teeth, aid in weight loss, lower excess sugar after meals, help brain function & longevity, alkalize the body & boost immune system. ...Read more

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What health benefits has root ginger?

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What health benefits has root ginger?

Root ginger: Mainly for Gastro intestinal tract ailmentssuch as nausea, gases or spasms. ...Read more

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Health benefits of twinings fruit teas?

May be real: Some of these contain stuff like lavendar and cammomile that will help soothe a person. Don't expect magic. A good herbalist who's evidence-based can tell you more. ...Read more