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THEMATIC files - THE SPIRULINA

THEMATIC DOSSIER - THE SPIRULINAThe benefits of spirulina are well established and you are more and more interested in this micro-alga with an exceptional content of vitamins, minerals and trace elements.Spirulina comes in different forms: flakes (to put in compotes, yogurts or sauce, or to sprinkle on your food) but also powder, confetti or tablets for those who do not like the taste.There is also Spirulina Elixir which is a concentrate of phycocyanin (the blue pigment in Spirulina), a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The main benefit is to feel more energetic. The spirulina elixir has a real interest for athletes, it is especially taken after the effort when the muscles need to recover.A blue-green microalga dating back to 3.5 billion...

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History of argan oil morocco

History of argan oil morocco Argan oil comes from Argan nuts, which themselves grow on the argan tree. This tree is found exclusively in Morocco, in the High Atlas in the south of the country. Walnuts are harvested between June and August, traditionally by Moroccan women. They then dry the fruit in the sun, then remove the pulp, crush the nuts to extract the amandon. Mixed and pressed, the amandon will finally deliver the precious Argan oil. In addition to being a tedious and painstaking work, this oil is a very rare elixir since it takes about 40 kg of Argan fruit to make 1 liter of oil (hence the price often high). The ever increasing demand for argan oil...

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Tips for feeding, caring for and growing your hair

My hair ? A disaster ! Kinky on the roots, wavy on some lengths, sometimes almost stiff, with a volume that would make a lion jealous! Basically, a mission to style them!The hardest part of all this is that they are dry and brittle! So, it looks like he does not push ... I dream of having a long hair princess (But I found the miracle combo for me !! Brewer's yeast in cure of 2 months + bath of castor oil / argan 1 to 2 times per week   My cocktail? 80 mL of castor oil + 20 mL of argan oil. It combines care, help with hair growth and softness. My hair has found their softness, the forks...

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Pigment spots: which natural solutions?

To reduce, eliminate and prevent pigment spots, there are some natural ingredients bluffing, with very effective properties. Many of you are looking for solutions against these spots, often common on the face, neck and décolleté as well as on the hands. Once is not custom, I refer you to the undeniable powers of plants, this time for a more unified and homogeneous complexion. The skin spots, whether brown or white, occur during a disruption of the production and distribution of melanin in the epidermis, which causes a deregulation of skin pigmentation. Melanin can either:● Accumulate in certain areas, causing dark, brown spots. We talk about hyperpigmentation.● Do not reach certain areas of the skin, which causes clear, white spots. We...

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Lavender to reduce preoperative anxiety?

An American study shows the effectiveness of lavender essential oil in preoperative anxiety. Patients treated with aromatherapy felt less stressed before the operation, which could be a good alternative to conventional anxiolytics.Fear of surgery, anesthesia or postoperative pain can negatively affect patient recovery. This state of stress has been shown to be associated with poor understanding of surgical information, prolonged hospitalization, longer healing, and reduced ability to fight off infections.Researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in the United States wanted to know if lavender essential oil, easy to use and inexpensive, could be enough to reduce this anxiety. Their results appeared in the Journal of Surgical Oncology.   A KNOWN PLANT FOR RELAXING EFFECTS   Lavender essential oil has...

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