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Celery seed oil

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‘Quick acting’ is the meaning of the word Celeri, the Latin origin of the name Celery. Well identified as one of the prime ingredient of the Holy Trinity of Louisiana Creole and Cajun cuisine, Celery is a renowned herb known to the Chinese as early as the 5th century and was used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine earlier than that. Belonging to the Umbelliferae plant family, it is botanically called as Apium graveolens. Celery seed oil is obtained from the dried Celery seeds by the steam distillation method. Called as Ajamoda in Ayurveda, Celery seed have been used for thousands of years...

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Neem Safety, Neem Side Effects And Neem Toxicity

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How safe is neem oil? As it turns out, the use of neem oil is very safe, within certain parameters. Is neem oil safe to use? Does neem have side effects? Neem toxicity, or neem safety to word it positively, is a fairly simple issue. It can be summed up in a few points  Neem use is safe, provided you... only use neem seed oil externally, don't take any neem products internally if you are trying to conceive a child (this applies to women and men!) or pregnant (applies mostly to women). don't attempt to treat fever in children with...

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Neem Oil For Dogs

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Learn how to use neem in dogs: treating mange, fleas or ticks with neem dog shampoo and making neem oil spray for your dog. Neem can help dogs with fleas, ticks, intestinal parasites and mange mites.It promotes a strong immune system, healthy skin, a shiny, problem free coat, strong healthy teeth, all the signs of a radiantly healthy dog. People usually only discover neem when struggling with a persistent condition that no nasty prescription drug could clear up. And then: a natural product resolves the problem seemingly over night. It is not surprising that we forever read about the "miraculous"...

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13 Best Benefits Of Shea Butter For Skin, Hair And Health

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Shea butter is a solid fatty oil that is derived from the nuts of the Karite trees (also known as Mangifolia), predominantly found in Africa (grows wild in the equatorial belt of central Africa between Gambia and Sudan where oil palms do not grow because of insufficient precipitation). The Karite tree bears the fruits and the nuts inside the fruits contain shea butter. The nuts are then crushed, boiled, and manipulated in order to extract a light-colored fat, which is commonly referred to as shea butter. Pure shea butter resembles lumps of hard caramel ice cream. Being edible, shea butter...

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Benefits of Green Coffee Beans for Health:

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Green coffee beans are unroasted seeds of the plant Coffea Arabica. During roasting, the natural antioxidants present in the coffee beans are removed, which is not at all beneficial for our health. But as these green coffee beans do not go through the same procedure, they are considered as highly beneficial for our overall health. Read on below to know more on green coffee beans benefits: Benefits of Green Coffee Beans for Health: 1. Rich In Anti-Oxidants:Green coffee beans are rich in antioxidants, which reduce the damaging effects of free radicals in our body and take care of our overall...

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