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3 simple homemade toothpaste recipes. Neat uses for common stuff. Alzheimer's more versatile than previously known. Accumulation of the substance amyloid beta in the brain impairs the memory and cognitive ability in people with Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer's more versatile than previously known

New findings from Lund University in Sweden show that the cause of amyloid beta pathology might be more versatile than previously known. Researchers believe that these new findings may be of significance to the development of new medications. The accumulation of the protein amyloid beta in the brain is a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Sufficiently large quantities cause plaque, which blocks the function of the nerve cells and thereby impair the patient’s memory and cognitive ability. A small proportion of Alzheimer’s patients have a hereditary risk gene, which causes overproduction of amyloid beta in the brain.

“In our study, we show that accumulation of amyloid in the brain is associated with high levels of specific amyloid peptides in the cerebrospinal fluid. “We were surprised by the results. However, further studies are needed to verify the results. GLOSSARY-Adobe (WP) - MedHerbGloss2.pdf. Michael Moore - SW School of Botanical Medicine Home Page. Herbal Healing Salve Recipe – The Nerdy Farm Wife. 1K+ This is my go-to healing salve recipe for soothing pretty much any scratch, cut, scrape, bug bite, dry skin patch, bee sting, hives and so forth.

Herbal Healing Salve Recipe – The Nerdy Farm Wife

I have a relative who even likes to use it instead of an eye cream! Think of this as an herbal alternative to something like your typical store-bought, chemical-laden antibiotic cream, without any of the nasty side effects that those can sometimes cause. (If you don’t have the time or resources to make your own – you can also buy this salve HERE in my Etsy shop!) It takes a bit of pre-planning to make since you’ll need to infuse some oil with herbs first.

Natural Remedy Reference Guide. Make Your Own Herbal Medicines - Natural Health. One of the advantages of herbal medicine for gardeners is that many herbs are easy to grow.

Make Your Own Herbal Medicines - Natural Health

In fact, a number of medicinal plants commonly are grown as ornamentals. And why go to the store to buy echinacea when you can grow this lovely flu-fighting herb in your own yard? Even if you don't choose to grow herbs yourself, the basic ingredients for many herbal remedies can be purchased in health food stores and prepared in your own kitchen. Here's how to make non-toxic long lasting Organic Deodorant. Below is my favorite deodorant recipe.

Here's how to make non-toxic long lasting Organic Deodorant.

It is AMAZING!!! My husband can ride his bike 70 miles in the blazing summer and still no BO! I also love that it’s a great alternative for my girls who are just reaching the age of needing deodorant. It’s easy to use and you can add essential oils for a “pretty smell”, if you want. Deodorant Recipe Ingredients: 6-8 Tbsp Coconut oil (solid state)1/4 cup baking soda1/4 cup arrowroot powder or c (arrowroot is preferred) Directions: Combine equal portions of baking soda & arrowroot powder.

Slowly add coconut oil and work it in with a spoon or hand blender until it maintains a firm but pliable texture. Five Element Acupuncture Theory and Clinical Applications. Health and Healing.. Gotu Kola Benefits & Information (Centella Asiatica) Gotu Kola is a rejuvenative nervine recommended for nervous disorders, epilepsy, senility and premature aging.

Gotu Kola Benefits & Information (Centella Asiatica)

As a brain tonic, it is said to aid intelligence and memory. It strengthens the adrenal glands and cleanses the blood to treat skin impurities. It is said to combat stress and depression, increase libido and improve reflexes. It has also been indicated for chronic venous insufficiency, minor burns, scars, scleroderma, skin ulcers, varicose veins, wound healing, rheumatism, blood diseases, congestive heart failure, urinary tract infections, venereal diseases, hepatitis and high blood pressure. Omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil, alpha-linolenic acid Dosing. The below doses are based on scientific research, publications, traditional use, or expert opinion.

Omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil, alpha-linolenic acid Dosing

Many herbs and supplements have not been thoroughly tested, and safety and effectiveness may not be proven. Brands may be made differently, with variable ingredients, even within the same brand. The below doses may not apply to all products. You should read product labels, and discuss doses with a qualified healthcare provider before starting therapy. Adults (18 years and older) The average American consumes about 1.6 grams of omega-3 fatty acids daily.

The American Heart Association recommends that healthy adults eat fish at least twice weekly. To treat aggression, 1.5-1.8 grams of fish oil containing DHA plus EPA or fish oil containing 1.5 grams of DHA and 0.2 grams of EPA has been taken by mouth for 2-3 months. To improve athletic performance, eight capsules (each containing one gram of fish oil) has been taken by mouth daily for eight weeks. How to Guide To Lift and Firm Saggy Skin. As you get older, or lose weight, your skin naturally starts to sag.

How to Guide To Lift and Firm Saggy Skin

Best Foods for Youthful Skin - Skin Care The Beauty Authority - NewBeauty.