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The White Blood Cells

December 11, 2022 smitsa 0

White blood cells (WBCs), also known as leukocytes, are a crucial component of the immune system, playing a pivotal role in defending the body against […]

wheat with a no go symbol. A sign for celiac disease sufferers.

Celiac Disease

April 17, 2019 smitsa 0

Celiac disease or ceoliac disease is a condition which has long been the bane of cereal eaters for many years. It is still the most […]

Gotu kola, asiatic pennywort, centella asiatica, ayurveda herbal medicine.


February 6, 2019 smitsa 2

Centella, (Centella asiatica L. Family: Umbelliferae) is a small, herbaceous annual plant that is widely grown throughout Asia and consumed mostly in Thailand and India. […]

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November 20, 2018 smitsa 0

Guaco is a mixture of two Mikania species, M. glomerata (Sprengel) and M. laevigata (Schutz Bip ex baker). Both plants have significant activity against inflammation. […]

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Mycetia cauliflora

November 20, 2018 smitsa 0

Mycetia cauliflora Reinw. (Rubiaceae) is a traditional remedy to manage and ameliorate the clinical signs of inflammatory diseases, including pain, inflammation, ulcers, and wounds. A methanolic […]

Tendon problems on woman leg indicated with red spot. joint inflammation concept.

The Biochemistry Of Cytokines

June 15, 2018 smitsa 0

Cytokines are cell signaling molecules that help with cell to cell communication in immune responses. They stimulate the movement of cells towards sites of inflammation, […]

Senior Woman At Home Suffering With Arthritis

What is Arthritis?

April 30, 2018 smitsa 0

Arthritis is a medical term for joint inflammation. It is a derived from the Greek words, “artho” and “itis,” which means joint and inflammation, respectively. […]

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Acanthopanax koreanum

December 1, 2017 smitsa 1

Acanthopanax koreanum is a medicinal plant in the Araliaceae family which has been extensively used in Korea. The roots and stem barks of A. koreanum […]


March 8, 2017 smitsa 0

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera. Dunal) is an adaptogen known primarily for its stress-reducing properties. It’s also known as Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry and winter cherry, a […]