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2008-10-14 03:00:12

By MARIA CROCE THE pleasant smell of herbs filled the treatment room as my therapist used a warm lemongrass poultice to massage away tension. Heated herbal cushions were placed on my legs and body as part of the Kamala Signature Treatment - specially designed for Edinburgh's Balmoral Spa by Ytsara.

2008-10-12 18:00:22

WITCHDOCTORS kill at least 300 people a year to use their body parts for black magic medicine, a shock TV expose claims. Victims are dragged off the streets and mutilated in a sickening belief that potions containing the vile ingredients will bring power, health or money.

2008-09-27 09:00:12

By Gabe Stewart YOU'VE never heard the name, but you'll instantly recognise the scent. You've smelt it when someone with an air hostess smile entreaties you to have a nice day. Or when a waitress brings a jug of unasked-for water to the table.

2008-09-09 03:00:09

By Sahare, K N Anandharaman, V; Meshram, V G; Meshram, S U; Gajalakshmi, D; Goswami, K; Reddy, M V R Background & objectives: Disease burden due to lymphatic filariasis is disproportionately high despite mass drug administration with conventional drugs.

2008-09-04 15:00:08

Sangoma Technologies, a provider of PC-based hardware and software products for proprietary and open source networking and telephony solutions, has announces a distribution partnership with Allnet, a developer, manufacturer, and distributor of advanced networking and communications technology.

2008-09-03 15:00:00

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez Journal Staff Writer Traditional healing methods such as herbal remedies, reiki, limpias and massage therapy will be available this Saturday, courtesy of the Kalpulli Izkalli Promotoras Tradicionales Project.

2008-09-03 12:00:08

Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSXV: STC), the premium provider of PC-based hardware and software products for proprietary and open source networking and telephony solutions, today announced it has partnered with ALLNET, a leading European developer, manufacturer, and distributor of advanced networking and communications technology.

2008-09-03 03:00:05

By Tilburt, Jon C Kaptchuk, Ted J Abstract Governments, international agencies and corporations are increasingly investing in traditional herbal medicine research. Yet little literature addresses ethical challenges in this research.

2008-09-03 00:00:06

By G.J. Pillai I REFER to the report by Reuters ("21pc of Ayurvedic medicines have lead, mercury or arsenic" - NST, Aug 28). The readers will never go anywhere near Ayurvedic medicines after reading the headline. That is what the Western scientists want.

2008-08-27 09:00:23

By ALAN ZAREMBO By Alan Zarembo Los Angeles Times Ayurvedic medicines - herbal mixtures dating back thousands of years in India and increasingly popular in the West - are frequently contaminated with lead, mercury or arsenic, according to a study published today.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.