These lifestyle magazine pages include notes and articles about healthy living and the natural world.

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Saffron adopted through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program

The American Botanical Council has announced the adoption of saffron (Crocus sativus) through its Adopt-an-Herb program. These are notes about saffron and its traditional medicinal uses that the new sponsor is helping ABC continue to make available online in its HerbMedPro dat...

07 Apr '20 | Herbal Medicine | USA

How to get along when staying at home

Advice to stay at home has caused millions of people to change their daily routines in recent weeks. There are many articles about how to deal with boredom, frustration, worry and the social requirements of getting along with others in a confined area. Here are some brief sugg...

31 Mar '20 | Mental Health | At Home

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An introductory level book that offers detailed yet easy to follow explanations about reflexology and the parts of the body represented by areas on the feet.

This week features books about reflexology.

Nature Notes for healthy eating

Cherry tree are well known for their beautiful pink blossom in April (Northern Hemisphere).

The main season for cherry harvesting is summer, ranging from June in southern Europe and parts of North America to mid-July onwards in England, through to mid-August in Canada. Widely considered a summer treat, healthy cherries are also enjoyed in pies in autumn later in the year.

Learn about Parsley Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Cancer, often referred to and depicted as the crab, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, emerald and moonstone.

Cancerians are said to be strong-willed and articulate, yet also emotionally sensitive. They sometimes 'wear their hearts on their sleeves', revealing more personal emotion than others might consider wise.

Angel Thought for 15th July:

Ask Angels: St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithun's day if thou be fair, For forty days 'twill rain na mair'

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.


Today's Study Tip:

An important purpose of education is to help learners to discover and explore their own talents and interests.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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The Human Skeleton

Knowledge of the complete human skeleton, including the ability to label the bones and the key features of larger bones, is required for first-level courses in human biology and human anatomy and physiology. It is also often included in school biology lessons.

This is easy to learn when the bones of the human body are studied in groups e.g. the bones of the head, spine, torso, pelvic girdle and the limbs (i.e. the arms incl. hands, and the legs incl. feet).

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More from the News Section:

Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide - 28 Mar '20

Hand sanitiser plant to be built in 10 days to make 1 million bottles / month - 25 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

Food Aid for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh - 1 Feb '20

Free to access online data about latest clinical research on novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV - 29 Jan '20

Improving the relationship between use of social media and body image - 9 Jan '20

Aromatherapy assoc. NAHA supports lavender via ABC's adopt-an-herb - 22 Dec '19

Reducing saturated fat in diet lowers blood cholesterol and risk of CVD - 1 Aug '19

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