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Pycnogenol in cosmetics

Pycnogenol is a name registered by the company Horghag Research Ltd and represents an extract from the bark of the maritime pine (Pinus Pinaster) studied in 1953 and widely used as a food integrator in the United States… Scarica PDF

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The placebo effect

Over the centur ies, therapist s have not iced that , in man, there are discreet percentages of improvement and even cure (up to 50%) through medicat ion with substances without any pharmacodynamic effect , i.e. considered unsuitable to modify the altered metabolic react ions of the patient , restoring them to normal… Scarica PDF

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Aloe today, part five

…at present however, these compounds are gradually losing the interest of gastro-intestinal phytotherapeutic research because they have been replaced by compounds with a blander action (such as the so-called “mechanical” laxat ives”, that is of swelling, such as psyllium) point ing out , however, new horizons in the antitumour field (apoptosis of carcinogenic cells) of […]

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Hypericum the last science discovery, part one

In the past ten years, phytotherapeutic knowledge on St. John’s wort has undergone a radical change, allowing it a more objective positive evaluation. From the biological point of view, St. John’s wort is not , as was thought, a drug that is active against psychovegetative disorders, anxiety and nervous agitation but is exclusively an anti-depressant […]

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