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The efficacy and safety of a proposed herbal moisturising cream for dry skin and itch relief: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial- study protocol

Posted November 25, 2013

Moisturisers prevent and treat dry skin. They can also protect sensitive skin, improve skin tone and texture, and mask imperfections. Herbal medicines or their extracts have been available as topical formulations and cosmetics. Arctium lappa L. (Asteraceae) has been used to treat inflammatory disorders and various skin problems. It could be a candidate herbal medicine for treating dry skin condition.

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Improve Your Mood With Natural Remedies

Posted April 30, 2012

Given the high costs of psychoactive medications to cure depression, natural ways to enhance your mental health include exercise and vitamin consumption. Waking up with a depressed mood can sabotage your entire day. While long, draw-out visits to the therapist or psychoactive medications can be helpful to combat your depression in the long term, exercise and daily vitamin consumption can provide immediate relief.

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High Dose Vitamin B-complex May Improve Mood and Reduce Workplace Stress

Posted April 30, 2012

In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study involving 60 subjects, daily supplementation with a high-dose vitamin B-complex for a period of 3 months was found to be associated with significantly decreased levels of ‘personal strain,’ confusion, and depressed/dejected mood.

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Vitamin D and Mood Health

Posted April 30, 2012

We know that vitamin D is good for strong bones and to boost the immune system. A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that it also might make you happier!

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Exercise may boost mood for some chronically ill

Posted April 30, 2012

Working out regularly may brighten the mood of people with chronic health problems like cancer, heart disease and back pain, according to the first sweeping look at previous research. But it’s no miracle cure: On average, six people would need to hit the gym or go for a jog for one person to see a mood improvement.

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Restriction of meat, fish, and poultry in omnivores improves mood: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Posted April 30, 2012

Omnivorous diets are high in arachidonic acid (AA) compared to vegetarian diets. Research shows that high intakes of AA promote changes in brain that can disturb mood.

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Our Moods Affected By Even Mild Dehydration

Posted April 30, 2012

Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late. Even mild dehydration can alter a person’s mood, energy level, and ability to think clearly, according to two studies recently conducted at the University of Connecticut’s Human Performance Laboratory.

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