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Use eucalyptus oil to breathe easier, kill germs, and more

Posted October 30, 2013

One of the few essential oils most people can identify by smell alone; eucalyptus is very popular because of its effectiveness and range of uses. Originally from Australia, where it was first used by the aborigines, the locals started distilling and using the oil in the 1780s. The eucalyptus is one of the world’s tallest, deciduous trees, with some varieties growing as high as 465 feet. Making up about 75 percent of Australia’s flora, the eucalyptus comes in 600 species, with about 15 yielding valuable oil.

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Vitamin D levels linked to emphysema

Posted September 30, 2013

Researchers have found a relationship between emphysema and serum vitamin D levels, suggesting that the vitamin may play a role in modulating lung structure.

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Herbal Remedies and Breathing Exercises to Boost Your Energy

Posted July 29, 2013

Today’s fast-paced world pushes us to our limits. Are you feeling run down and tired? Want to get out of your rut and perk up? For centuries herbs and breathing exercises have been used as tools to provide a natural energy boost.

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Benefits of a Deep Breath

Posted May 15, 2013

On an average, an individual breathes around 17,280-23,040 times a day, without giving it a second thought. When we breathe, we take in life-giving oxygen, which purifies the blood and nourishes the organs.

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Coenzyme Q10 Exerts Anti-Gingivitis Effects on Plaque-induced Gingivitis

Posted March 29, 2013

In a split mouth randomized controlled trial involving 30 subjects with plaque-induced gingivitis, topical application of coenzyme Q10 for a period of 28 days on its own and in combination with scaling and root planning was found to yield beneficial effects.

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The Breathing Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted October 16, 2012

Traditional Chinese Medicine has developed a variety of herbs, prescriptions, and therapies to treat practically any health problem, and that includes breathing ailments. These remedies are often a departure from conventional Western drugs and modalities. Their goal is typically to address the underlying causes of a particular health issue.

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Pranayama Yoga Breathing Technique For Health

Posted July 29, 2012

Breathing is something most of us take for granted. It is automatic and requires little effort. Controlled breathing can reward us with many health benefits.

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Add Vitamins and Slow Breathing to Your Natural Remedies to Treat High Blood Pressure

Posted June 15, 2012

There’s encouraging evidence that vitamins C and D can assist in lowering blood pressure. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore recently completed a study and found that subjects taking 500 mg of vitamin C daily lowered blood pressure by as much as 5 points on the systolic measurement.

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What Is the Buteyko Breathing Technique

Posted May 31, 2012

The Buteyko breathing technique refers to an alternative treatment for certain breathing disorders. In essence, it is a way to retrain oneself to breathe. Breath retraining is a means to control breathing and respiratory problems such as asthma.

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Anticancer property of Bryophyllum pinnata (Lam.) Oken. leaf on human cervical cancer cells

Posted April 30, 2012

Bryophyllum pinnata (B. pinnata) is a common medicinal plant used in traditional medicine of India and of other countries for curing various infections, bowel diseases, healing wounds and other ailments. However, its anticancer properties are poorly defined. In view of broad spectrum therapeutic potential of B. pinnata we designed a study to examine anti-cancer and anti-Human Papillomavirus (HPV) activities in its leaf extracts and tried to isolate its active principle.

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