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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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Nature Notes for wildlife lovers

Native to Europe, fallow deer have been widely introduced including to North America, Australia and parts of Africa.

Only bucks aged from 3 years have antlers. Except during the rutting season (late October in Northern Hemisphere, April in Southern Hemisphere) fallow deer form large herds. Bucks do not participte in rearing fawns.

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one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include amethyst, snowflake obsidian and watermelon tourmaline.

Virgos tend to be highly analytical, health conscious and perfectionist. Many pursue careers involving serving others such as in health, teaching, social care, industrial relations or environmental work.

Angel Thought for 16th September:

Archangels Gabriel, Raphael and Sandalphon are believed to take special interest in assisting with pregnancy, childbirth and adoptions.

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:

It can help to make important facts stand out by writing them in coloured ink or underlining them.

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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

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

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

Excessive use of antibiotics to treat young children - 16 Dec '19

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

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