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Essential oils are the plant-derived natural products and are called “essential” due to the essence of the distinctive fragrance they contain, specific to the fragrance of the respective plant from which they are derived. A large portion
In November 2010 UNESCO officially recognized the Mediterranean diet as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and defines it as a “set of traditional practices, knowledge and skills passed on from generation to generation, providing a sense
Airway inflammation is one of the central features of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The mechanisms associated with the development and progression of airway inflammation have been widely studied in multiple populations and animal models.
Pre-eclampsia, a serious condition of late pregnancy, characterized by high blood pressure and increased protein in the urine in the second-half of pregnancy. This condition affects 5% of first time mothers and is associated with significant maternal
The earth has a variety of ecosystems. One of them is the semiarid regions characterized by seasonal rainfalls and long periods of drought. The native plants species of these environments have the ability to survive and maintain
News by the World Health Organization over the past few days claimed that eating too much red meat has been related to health adverse events including shorter lifespan, cardiovascular disease, and cancers. Remembering Paracelso aphorism: “Sola dosis