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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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New cream can help reverse skin damage from sun

A new prescription cream called Imiquimod was found to be very effective after 24-week of use for the treatment of the skin lesion called actinic keratosis, which is caused by long-term exposure to the sun. These show themselves as brown patches of skin. The 28-week trial, carried out by researchers at the Mount Sinai Medical […]

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Dry Scalp Shampoo for removing Dandruff naturally

A Dry Scalp Shampoo containing Cardiospermum and natural honey has been found to help combat dry scalp dandruff. Dandruff is a troublesome and often embarrassing condition suffered by millions of people. However although treatment may appear straightforward in the form of anti-dandruff shampoos – in fact the causes of dandruff are more complex and may […]

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Painkillers double the risk of heart attack

It has been reported that NSAID’s (Non Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) painkillers taken regularly by up to 9 million people in the UK mainly for conditions such as arthritis, can double the risk of heart attack. The study by the British Medical Council and published in the British Medical Journal focused on the two most commonly […]

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