Thermogenic Properties

Thermogenesis is the process of heat production in organisms. Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contain nutrients and compounds that stoke your metabolic fire. Contents Uses Benefits Cautions References Uses Thermogenic herbs have been successful at reactivating brown fat in middle age. They can increase calorie burning […]

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HMPC

HMPC: The Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) is the committee at the European Medicines Agency that is responsible for preparing the Agency’s opinions on herbal medicines. It was established in September 2004, replacing the Committee for Proprietary Medicinal Products’ Working Party on Herbal Medicinal Products, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 and Directive 2004/24/EC, which introduced […]

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Calories

A calorie is a unit of energy. In nutrition and everyday language, calories refer to energy consumption through eating and drinking and energy usage through physical activity. For example, an apple may have 80 calories, while a 1 mile walk may use up about 100 calories. There are two types of calories: A small calorie (symbol: […]

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Somatropin

Somatropin is a form of human growth hormone important for the growth of bones and muscles. Somatropin is used to treat growth failure in children and adults who lack natural growth hormone. This includes people with with chronic kidney failure, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, short stature at birth with no catch-up growth, and […]

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Sterol

Sterols, also known as steroid alcohols, are a subgroup of the steroids and an important class of organic molecules. They occur naturally in plants, animals, and fungi, with the most familiar type of animal sterol being cholesterol. Cholesterol is vital to animal cell membrane structure and function and a precursor to fat-soluble vitamins and steroid hormones. References Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterol    

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Demulcent

A demulcent (derived from the Latin: demulcere “caress”) is an agent that supposedly forms a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane. References Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demulcent    

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Hemostasis

Hemostasis or haemostasis (from the Ancient Greek: αἱμόστασις haimóstasis “styptic (drug)”) is a process which causes bleeding to stop, meaning to keep blood within a damaged blood vessel (the opposite of hemostasis is hemorrhage). References Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemostasis  

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What is Phytomenadione Used For?

Also Known as Vitamin K Phytomenadione is used in the treatment of: Abnormalities, Drug-Induced Infant, Premature, Diseases Phytomenadione is used in the prevention of: Hypoprothrombinemias  This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Interactions Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, […]

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Saponification

                      Do you use lye-based products to clear clogged drains? Do you remember references from days gone by that lye soap is scary stuff? This is the reason soap-makers use the term “saponification” for our natural, hand-made soaps. You can’t make soap without using lye. Most […]

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Phytoncide

Phytoncides are antimicrobial allelochemic volatile organic compounds derived from plants. The word, which means “exterminated by the plant”, was coined in 1928 by Dr. Boris P. Tokin, a Russian biochemist from Leningrad University. He found that some plants give off very active substances which prevent them from rotting or being eaten by some insects and […]

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