Sunday, May 19, 2013

Sambong, herbal medicine

What is Sambong?

Scientific Names: Blumea balsamifera L. DC

Also knows as:
Alibum,Lakad-bulan, Alimon, Lalakdan. Sambong (Tag.), Dalapot, Sob-sob, Gabuen. Subusub, Blumea camphor (Engl.), Kambibon, Ngai camphor (Engl.).

Sambong is used as herbal medicine and is a shrub that grows wild in the tropical climate countries such as Philippines, India, Africa and found even in eastern Himalayas. Sambong is widely used in the

Ashitaba: History and Benefits

One of the oldest and prominent herbal plants native to Asia, grown in rich volcanic soil is
Ashitaba. The herbal plant described like "celery - like vegetable". In China medicinal properties of the plant date back 2000 years, during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 1) and Shogun warriors (1192 -1867 2).4 A Chinese book written by Dr. Lee (1518 - 1593) first describes the medicinal value of Ashitaba during the Ming Dynasty. 8 Ashitaba known to purify blood and circulation, cleanse the colon, relieve muscle, joint, and nerve discomfort and enhance lung function. Ability of the herbal plant

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Harmful Effects of Lead

Lead is more harmful than you think.

Children with elevated body lead burdens had a four to five-point deficit in mean verbal IQ scores compared with children from same communities with lower lead burdens. Early exposure may cause intelligence and learning disabilities, poor concentration and behavioral problems.
The human brain has little capacity for repair, these effects are untreatable and irreversible. They cause diminution in brain function and reduction in achievement that last throughout life. 

Friday, May 10, 2013

Get the Facts on Stroke


Definition

Stroke is a brain injury. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. Without oxygen and nutrients from blood, brain tissue dies in less than 10 minutes. The tissue death causes a sudden loss in function.

Causes

A stroke occurs when there is a loss of blood flow. It may happen because of a blockage in blood flow, called ischemic stroke, or because of bleeding in the brain, called hemorrhagic stroke.

A sudden decrease in the flow of blood may be caused by:
  • A clot that breaks off from another part of the body (such as the heart or neck) and lodges in blood vessel of neck or brain—there are certain conditions which predispose people to form blood clots, such as:

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ovarian Cancer

  • Most ovarian growths in women under age 30 are benign, fluid-filled cysts.
  • There are several types of ovarian cancer.
  • The exact causes of ovarian cancer are unknown.
  • Risk factors that increase the chance of developing ovarian cancer include a family history of cancer, being over 55 years of age, and never being pregnant.
  • The ovarian cancer symptoms and signs can be vague but may include abdominal swelling, pressure, or pain, frequent urination or urinary urgency, back pain, leg pain, unusual vaginal bleeding, and feeling full quickly.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

How and When to Eat Fruits

Eating Fruit On An Empty Stomach

Dr Stephen Mak treats terminal ill cancer patients by "un-orthodox" way and many patients recovered. He explains: before he is using solar energy to clear the illnesses of his patients. He believes on natural healing in the body against illnesses. See the article below.

Letter to original email writer: Dear Shereen, Thanks for the email on fruits