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Study: Active Component From Wine-Processed Fructus Corni Inhibits Hippocampal Neuron Apoptosis

Posted November 30, 2013

Studies have shown that Fructus corni has a protective effect on hepatocytes, and has anticancer, antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. 5-hydroxymethylfurfural, a compound extracted from wine-processed Fructus corni, has a protective effect on hippocampal neurons damaged by H2O2. Prof.

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The Healing Applications of Witch Hazel

Posted August 8, 2012

Witch Hazel is a small shrub that is native to eastern parts of the United States and Canada. It is a very attractive, ornamental plant with bright green leaves that turn yellow to orange in autumn. Its flowers have a reddish centre with four yellow ribbon like petals. The witch hazel bark, leaves and twigs are used for their medicinal properties for topical use only. It has powerful antiseptic and anti-inflammatory elements which makes its uses adaptable to many common ailments. This article discusses the health benefits of witch hazel.

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How Scents Can Affect Your Health

Posted April 30, 2012

Your sense of smell is one of your greatest assets when it comes to your natural health. You may not realize it but scent not only helps you to enjoy life more, it enhances your well being. If you lose your sense of smell, it may affect your quality of life, in addition to affecting some of your other senses, such as taste (source). Heres some reasons why scent is important and how scent affects your health.

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