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The study that the company uses to prove that "scalar waves" give human skin the ability to "neutralize" UV rays is bunk, for a multitude of reasons. Instead of commenting on the existence of scalar waves and their purported ability to block UV rays, I investigated their own website to determine what their proof of this supposed finding ...


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In addition to the other excellent answers, which already show that the product is not to be trusted, I'd like to point out two more reasons why one should be worried about the "research" being presented. Firstly I'd like to point out that the article is not published, thus, not peer reviewed. While it might look like actual research, it's just a pdf that ...


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While anything is possible, there is absolutely no reason to believe these claims, mostly because the claims don't make any sense scientifically. "Scalar waves" is a meaningless term, as claimed to have been applied here. It is a theoretical construct that exists in quantum theory, and the idea that they could imprint it in some sort of permanent, ...


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I agree with Larry at the crucial parts of the article. To explain a bit: The WHO is nowhere near hiding Artemisia for anti-malaria medication. In fact, four drugs prepared from the plant are on their list of essential medicines. But: these are to be used in drug combinations. What the WHO is very much concerned about is drug resistance, which is also ...


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Summary cancer only grows in acidic bodies ... an alkaline body can prevent or cure cancer. This is certainly over-simplistic, probably meaningless, almost certainly useless. Average body pH I suspect this is not a meaningful thing to attempt to measure. In terms of cancer, it may be no more meaningful than average body thickness, average body density or ...


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tl;dr- The collection of claims about "Harmonized Water" appear to be incoherent gibberish which prevents us from falsifying them ("not even wrong"). If this were a real product, a common chemistry lab device (UV spectrometer) could've easily demonstrated its ability to block UV rays. EDIT: Reference (9) from the PDF on "Harmonized Water" appears to ...


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That's an interesting question! So I will first explain the exact mechanism of Xylitol in our oral cavity. Xylitol, is a naturally occurring five-carbon sugar polyol, a white crystalline carbohydrate. Now the most significant contributor or the pioneer bacteria for dental caries (which further leads to tooth decay) is Streptococcus Mutans. Xylitol reduces ...


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Overview The short answer to your question is yes, artemsia annua can kill cancer cells, it is cytotoxic and can in fact kill most cells, including cancerous cells. I can't find a scientifically supported source for 16 hours, but it may well be the case that this is also true. All of that information is of only academic use, though, as (as has been pointed ...


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It is NOT TRUE that "most humans are hosts to these parasitic worms called Ascaris lumbricoides (Roundworms)." Ascariasis (CDC.gov, 2018): An estimated 807 million–1.2 billion people in the world are infected with Ascaris lumbricoides...Ascariasis is now uncommon in the United States. There is NO EVIDENCE that "water fasting is by far, one of the ...


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Bananas contain no known psychedelic substances, so any "high" that is experienced is purely psychological. The book Rooted in America: Foodlore of Popular Fruits and Vegetables gives a short overview over the topic: For a few months in 1967 bananas made he headlines as the latest ingredient for a psychedelic trip. Underground newspapers in Berkley, New ...


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I'll take it that having potent anti-cancer properties means enhancing the immune system. Vegetable extracts have been tried against various tumor lines. In this study Antiproliferative and antioxidant activities of common vegetables: A comparative study from 2009, garlic was found to completely inhibit all tested cell lines. In serial dilution testing ...


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According to the Premier Surgery Centre of Loiusville, there are a variety of methods that have successfully resulted in a cessation of hicupping including; Eating hard to swallow items such as granulated sugar or molasses Sucking on ice cubes Gagging with purpose The 'Valsalva maneuver' (e.g. holding your breath and bearing down, as you might when having a ...


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Although thought-provoking, the article doesn't claim either that the tea "will prevent malaria" or that the WHO is "trying to hide" it. Rather it says: [A] randomized controlled trial on this farm showed that workers who drank it regularly reduced their risk of suffering from multiple episodes of malaria by one-third. and [M]alaria experts worry ...


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According to The Effect of Cold Showering on Health and Work, 2016, taking a hot shower followed by 30-90 seconds of cold for 30 days reduced days off work due to illness (but not days of illness) by 29%. The authors propose that this is because cold showers reduce the intensity, but not the duration of illness (see Discussion). Our findings show that ...


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tl;dr- Yes, it sounds like blue scorpion venom is recognized as a folk treatment for cancer in Cuba, but, no, it's not well-regarded in current medical literature. Below are a few papers that discuss both blue scorpion venom in specific as well as other scorpion venoms. While it sounds like there's an interest in finding possible uses, the scientific ...


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In the article "In vitro sun protection factor determination of herbal oils used in cosmetics" which was published in Pharmacognosy Journal it was found that coconut oil does offer protection from ultra violet radiations. However, the purpose of the study was to measure sun protection factor (SPF) of herbal oils that are commonly used in sunscreen ...


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Summary: Other people, including scientists, have searched for a scientific answer to your question, and come up empty. I also come up empty. This page, by Paul Ingraham, has an extensive write up to answer your question. The page uses fairly good standards of evidence and is up front about the poor quality of the evidence. It is quite well written, but ...


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There is no scientific evidence that vinegar - apple cider vinegar (ACV), specifically, since that's what is often claimed to be an effective treatment for a number of conditions - is an effective treatment for arthritis. Some of the claimed effects of ACV: Some proponents of apple cider vinegar claim it can cure everything from diabetes to acid reflux,...


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Well, there seems to be some benefit of a low to moderate consumption of red wine to prevent cardiovascular disease. There has been a lot of different studies on this, with different methodologies and results, when that happens, a meta-analyses is warranted, and this question is so polemic that it has a few meta-analyses already. This study, from Chiva-Blanc ...


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Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties. It inhibits the induction of several genes involved in the inflammatory response [1]. It mostly modulates biochemical pathways activated in chronic inflammation. It also enhances thermogenesis and reduces feelings of hunger [2]. When it comes to anti-viral effects, it was found that fresh ginger is effective against ...


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There is only one paper referenced in the article. That paper describes an increase in cannabinoid receptors in the gut tissue of people suffering from celiac disease, and suggests that reducing the activity of those receptors might help. This is one small piece of a huge biochemical jigsaw puzzle. The scientists did not experiment with cannabinoids on the ...


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Answer: Yes, it probably does. I found this referenced answer on authoritynutrition.com. The catechins in green tea have other biological effects as well. Some studies show that they can kill bacteria and inhibit viruses like the influenza virus, potentially lowering your risk of infections (31, 32, 33, 34). Streptococcus mutans is the primary harmful ...


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First, it is important to understand the terminology being used. There is the plant catnip. From the plant catnip, catnip essential oil can be obtained by steam distillation. Only a tiny fraction of the plant material is essential oil. According to Catnip as a Source of Essential Oils Oil yield ranged from 0.1 to 0.2 mL/100 g dry wt One class of ...


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In its essence this is true. Therapeutic doses of coal tar – or Liquor carbonis detergens – are used and effective against overproducing sebum, dandruff and a range of other problems with hair. Its use is of very ancient origin, as the drug of choice it was superseded in many areas but still remains in the first line for treating some disorders. Olansky S: &...


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http://www.e-ijd.org/article.asp?issn=0019-5154;year=2007;volume=52;issue=2;spage=96;epage=98;aulast=Vali After six weeks 64.4% of the lesions in citric acid treated group disappeared versus 53.7% of the lesions in tretinoin treated group. This difference was significant ( P value Conclusion: On the basis of this study, the treatment of plane warts by 50% ...


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Currently there is no conclusive answer addressing this issue. Probiotics are used more and more for symptoms relief of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): As probiotics have shown benefit and possess a favorable adverse-effect profile, their use may represent an option for symptom relief in patients with IBS. However, additional data are necessary before ...


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Probably not. There doesn't appear to be any evidence of the exploding stomach phenomenon. And most evidence to be found points in the opposite direction. Seeds are a natural food source. This is a study of the diet of one type of Ant in Oklahoma. And seeds are listed as an important dietary item. http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/11737 At grassland and ...


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I've recently been interested in brewing my own Kombucha tea at home after hearing from several people how beneficial the tea is from their own personal experience. I was shocked to see that little positive scientific studies have been published on this tea, but instead the opposite. According to http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/kombucha Because ...


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Many websites propose cleansing the gallbladder (or the liver) in specific ways (frequently with fruit juice and oil) which they claim causes the gallbladder to expel cholesterol in the form of small balls. These claims are false. A study published in The Lancet found that the supposed "gallstones" are formed almost entirely of fatty acids (i.e. a substance ...


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No proofs of it working, but several examples of it working. Searching around the net a bit, I am not finding much else than reviews of people trying it out. The reviews are mixed, but overall positive. If anyone can find something more conclusive feel free to post it. The reviews varies from things like: this made my skin look irritated and red raw and ...


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