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Essential oils found to be highly effective at repelling mosquitoes

Natural essential oils extracted from citrus peels are notably effective in repelling mosquitoes, according to a recent study published in the Natural Product Research journal.

The English walnut leaf shows potential in treating streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Research has found that English walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaf has the ability to prevent and treat streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Reverse smoking damage with fresh apples and tomatoes: Study finds they repair lung tissue and slow aging of the lungs

It’s a known fact that smoking adversely affects the body, particularly the lungs.

Slathering your wound with petroleum jelly may not be a good idea, concludes new research

According to a study, which was an international collaboration between the University of Leeds and the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the last thing you should do when you’re injured is cover the wound with petroleum jelly.

The Chinese knotweed is a natural remedy for the flu

Research from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has revealed that the Chinese knotweed (Polygonum chinense), a medicinal plant common in East and Southeast Asia, could be used to treat certain forms of the influenza virus.