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Why is Lemongrass good for you?

  Lemongrass is good for several reasons:  Analgesic: Lemongrass is a painkiller. Studies done on mice showed intraperitoneal and subcutaneous injections of lemongrass and myrcene inhibited acetic acid-induced writhing in mice. Naloxone, an opioid antagonist blocked the antinociception in the mice suggesting that analgesic effect may be the result of the release of analgesia opioids. Oral administration of lemongrass resulted in a dose dependent analgesia. The analgesic effect did not cause tolerance on repeated injections in rats Anthelmintic: expels parasitic worms and other internal parasites in the body. Antibacterial: Some examples that lemongrass has activity against are Escherichia coli (E. Coli), Salmonella enterica (Salmonella) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (Gut bacteria), also against common respiratory tract pathogens like Haemophilus influenzae (which causes...

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Announcing a collaboration between two passionate designers. Ashleigh Cotterill, TEA BIRD TEA and Franki Turner, FRANKITAS are shaping the future of how business women can collaborate effectively and sustainably. They have a shared vision to genuinely make the world a better place through their sustainable supply chain ethos.

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Which is better Tea or Coffee?

Countless arguments have been waged over the superiority of one beverage over the other. But what does the scientific evidence say? George Orwell may have written that “tea is one of the mainstays of civilization in this country” – but even we British have to acknowledge that our national drink is facing stiff competition from the espressos, cappuccinos, and lattes invading our shores. Despite the dangers of wading into such a charged argument, BBC Future decided to weigh up the relative merits of each drink. There’s no accounting for taste, of course, but we have combed the scientific literature for their real, measurable effects on our body and mind. The wake-up callFor many, the caffeine kick is the primary reason we...

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Post workout sparkle without the sugar

You know that feeling when you've just worked out really hard? The endorphins are rushing and you're feeling satisfied. Most likely you'll have your water bottle for replenishment, but then, later you may be tempted to grab a sparkling soft drink. According to research conducted in the UK last year, approximately half of the fizzy drinks on the global market have more sugar in one can than an adult's daily allowance. That means up to 9 teaspoons of sugar per can. Per individual can! In April 2018, the UK will see a significant 'sugar tax' applied to soft drinks as the negative effects on health and immunity have been clearly proven. Even those drinks that are labelled 'sugar free' can often be...

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Sense how you should feel on the inside so you glow on the outside - Tea Bird Tea follows the Malay concept of Sucimurni to create the best organic tea to make you glow everyday...

You see a lot from us about healthy living, well that’s because we firmly believe that if you have a happy inside, you will happier on the outside. People will notice your energy and your presence, which will lead to more opportunities. Tea Bird Tea is all about building little opportunities for healthy living in to your busy lifestyle, particularly through its focus on making appropriate choices of tea for the morning, noon and night. Fortunately Tea Bird Tea also packs a powerful punch with its range of tastes and drinking it certainly makes me feel a heap better.         I recently learned about Sucimurni living. Suci what? Sucimurni. It’s a Malay lifestyle concept, which focuses on the five senses...

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