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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

Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide

Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, print, social and digital media and include countries across Africa and Asia.

28 Mar '20 | Handwashing | International

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This manual isn't just for Reiki Level I certification courses, although it is useful as a study aid. It is also easy to read by anyone interested in energy healing and spiritual development as well as being a good refresher for lapsed reiki practitioners.

This week features books about reiki.

Nature Notes for river walks

Common kingfishers (Alcedo atthis) can be found by still or slow flowing water such as streams, rivers, canals and lakes, especially with densely vegetated banks.

They have excellent eyesight with monocular vision (eyes operate separately) in the air, yet binocular vision (eyes operate together) in water.

What are Bach Flower Remedies ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

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 28th June:

Nutritionists are supported by Archangels Gabriel, Zadkiel and Metatron.

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:

The more you have learnt, the more knowledge and understanding you have to build on.

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is important for healthy skin, hair and nails. It supports healthy eyesight and mental faculties, especially in tasks that require alert concentration.

Breakfast cereals are often fortified with vitamin B2, which is commonly listed as riboflavin. Other sources of vitamin B9 include milk, cheese, eggs, green leafy vegetables including cabbage and kale, as well as whole grains, pulses and yeast extracts.

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More from the News Section:

U.S. Regulator (FDA) helps enable veterinary care during COVID-19 pandemic - 25 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

AMA (USA) offers 6 tips for better heart health - 1 Feb '20

Latest violence in Tripoli (Libya) shuts 210 schools - 8 Jan '20

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

Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada - 22 Aug '19

Portland area nonprofit groups form social health network - 16 Aug '19

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

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