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  • Speech On Spring Cleaning

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    Winter is almost over, flowers are shooting out of the ground, everything is alive and vibrates around you. Now is the right time for a spring cleaning. Whatever has accumulated over the winter, the dust and ballast in your home, is swept out, so that there is more space for the new. But not only does your home benefit from such a cleaning operation. Your body will also thank you for a thorough spring cleaning and you will wind up without any spring fatigue or cold, but with more energy in the new

  • Taking a Look at Dandelions

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    Medicinal plants have been used since the early ages of humanity and many remedies are still used today. Among these many plant medicines is the dandelion, whose variety of uses makes it one of the more popular medicines. Dandelions were often used by Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, and have been used in Chinese medicine for over a thousand years. They came to America on the Mayflower, brought for their medicinal benefits. Before the inventions of the lawn, dandelions were praised as a bounty of food

  • Information On Plant And The Best Water For The Dandelion

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    Page 2 – Information on plant – Dandelions are classed as a perennial herb. They grow in temperate environments, meaning that they need weather which is neither very hot nor very cold. Other names – Fairy clock, Lion’s tooth, Fortune teller, Puff ball, Witch Gowan, Monk’s Head, Priest’s Crown, Irish Daisy, Swine Snort and Peasant’s Clock. Native habitat – The native habitat of the Dandelion is Eurasia, and North and South America. The dandelion can be found worldwide as a common ‘weed’

  • Haiti Ethnographic Research

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    In the spring of 1942, I had the advantage to pass a wonderful week in Haiti. I was accompanied by Leslie R. Holdrige a young engineer and a botanist. Unfortunately the journal that has my detailed notes and observations was lost in the airplane that was transporting me from Haiti to Puerto-Rico, or probably was confiscated. However it was possible for me to give this observations and show some photographs concerning the beautiful forest of Pins des hauts plateau of Morne des Commissaires. The

  • Detection Of Volatiles On Honey : Application Of Spme / Gc Essay

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    Detection of Volatiles in Honey: Application of SPME/GC/MS Mahsa Lotfi-Marchoubeh Dec.08.2016   1. Introduction: Honey is one of the main sources of food in the world. It is greatly appreciated for its nutritional value and sweetness but also for its characteristic aroma and sweet taste. The aroma is due to the presence of many different volatiles in honey. Some of these volatiles are originated from the plants whereas the others are made during honey processing or storage. Aroma compounds are

  • A Brief Note On Ecology And The Enviroment

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    Marko Kolundzija - 214162898 SLE103 – Ecology and the Enviroment Tutor - Claire Binek   Introduction Ecosystem is a biological community of living organisms/biotic components (plants & animals) and non-living/abiotic elements (sunlight, soil, air & water) within a specific area, together forming a complex system in which they interact and adversely affect & depend on each other in one form or another (food chain, mineral recycling, trophic flow). It’s extremely important to study ecosystems not only

  • The, Pakistan, And Pakistan Essay

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    Manzoor et al (2013) reported that Pir Lisura N. Park, AJK, Pakistan area has 159 species of vascular plants, belonging to 83 different families which includes 48 species of trees, 38 shrubs, 61 herbs, 7 grasses, 1 epiphyte and 4 ferns. Among trees 2 species of gymnosperms which are widely distributed on all mountain slopes and most frequently exploited for timber. Other 46 tree species are angiosperms which occur in selected patches of favourable habitat, mostly associated with human settlements

  • Study on Essential Hypertension

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    PRESENTATION BY: GIZELLE WILKINSON SUBJECT: ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION STUDENT NUMBER: M00037713 CLINICAL SCIENCES II INTRODUCTION Essential hypertension, otherwise known as primary or idiopathic hypertension, is a condition of raised blood pressure with no identifiable cause. Secondary hypertension occurs when blood pressure elevation results from a specific and potentially treatable cause. These include renal diseases, endocrine causes, congenital cardiovascular causes

  • Ketogenic Diet

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    Paoli et al. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2012, 9:34 http://www.jissn.com/content/9/1/34 RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Ketogenic diet does not affect strength performance in elite artistic gymnasts Antonio Paoli1,2*, Keith Grimaldi3, Dominic D’Agostino4, Lorenzo Cenci5, Tatiana Moro1, Antonino Bianco6 and Antonio Palma6 Abstract Background: Despite the increasing use of very low carbohydrate ketogenic diets (VLCKD) in weight control and management of the

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