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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 | 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 | 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 | Handwashing | International

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This week features books about Angels.

Nature Notes for forest walking

There are many shapes and sizes of conifer cones because there are many types of conifers (trees). Examples include fir cones, spruce cones, and pine cones. There are also female (seed) cones and male (pollen) cones.

Many people refer to the larger (seed) cones as pine cones regardless of the type of conifer that produced them.

What is herbalism ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include sodalite, topaz and turquoise.

Sagittarians have been described as enthusiaastic, optimistic, extrovert and open to change and progress. Many travel far, perhaps in the context of employment or in search of new experiences.

Angel Thought for 29th November:

Cleanse space, mind, body: Declutter living space, still your mind, and cleanse your body to help let in the loving light of Angels.

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:

People who studied this topic in the past probably struggled with the same aspects of it as current students, but got there in the end.

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Sources of B Vitamins

B vitamins, also known as the 'vitamin B complex' are important for everyone, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.

Insufficient intake of specific vitamins, e.g. B vitamins, can lead to diseases associated with deficiency of that particular vitamin. That's why it's a good idea to be aware of the dietary sources of vitamins B1, B2. B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12.

See these lists for each B vitamin with links to further information.

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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

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

Excessive use of antibiotics to treat young children - 16 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

Canadian initiatives against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - 26 Jul '19

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