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Eczema

What is Eczema? 6 July, 2007 Eczema, or dermatitis as it is sometimes called, is a group of skin conditions which can affect all age groups.In the UK, up to one fifth of all children of school age have eczema, along with about one in twelve of the adult population. The severity of the disease […]

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Cardiospermum

What is Cardiospermum and where does it come from? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 Cardiospermum is short for Cardiospermum halicacabum. This is the official name for balloon wine which is a woody perennial climbing plant with large ornamental seed pods that resemble balloons. Cardiospermum is mainly found in tropical India, Africa and America. The name Cardiospermum […]

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