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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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Featured product of the day:

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by Eric Zielinski D.C.

This popular book suggests aromatherapy approaches for many common situations such as soothing inflammation, improving digestion, enhancing mood, supporting the immune system and generally feeling good. It also includes much helpful general information.

This week features books about aromatherapy.

Nature Notes for cliff coasts

The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) is the only species of puffin native to the Atlantic Ocean. They visit coasts around the North Atlantic from north Africa, the British Isles, northern Europe, Greenland and the north-west coast of North America.

They spend autumn and winter in open ocean, returning in late spring to nest on cliffs. Chicks fledge after about 6 weeks, and spend the next few years at sea.

Read about Vervain

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, citrine and diamond.

Leos achieve much due to their tenacity, sticking with projects when others lose patience and stamina.
They can be superb hosts and entertainers, deriving pleasure from of helping others enjoy themselves.

Angel Thought for 26th July:

Take time to gaze at the stars and behold the beauty of the cosmos. Angels are all around.

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:

Panic or even just general anxiety causes people to rush and often forget important information. Prepare for tests with a relaxed attitude then try to recall that mode when sitting the test or exam.

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Notes about Vitamins

Many people know that vitamins are an essential part of a balanced diet.

Vitamins can be defined as any chemical within the group of organic compounds required (in very small amounts) by the body in order to maintain good health. As most of these chemicals cannot be synthesized by the body, it is important to include them in the diet. Information about vitamins generally includes a list of the main vitamins and their functions as well as which foods contain them.

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More from the News Section:

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

COVID-19 Mental health and social impact study - 23 Mar '20

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

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

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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