There is a name for natural medicines that work and are effective, and have undergone rigorous testing.
That name is: modern medicine.
There are several reasons why a lot of things you call modern medicines are highly refined, purified versions of naturally-occurring chemicals.
Putting aside for one moment the temporary issue of patenting (as most ...
Let thy food be thy medicine. Especially thy preventive medicine!
Much of the medicine people require is only needed because of an underlying lack of understanding of what's required to be healthy, or an inability to obtain it. If I understand correctly, most diabetes and heart disease, and much cancer too, is preventable through a healthy diet and regular ...
The alternative of toothpaste and toothbrush, that people still use in country parts in India.
Branches of following trees Prosopis juliflora tree and Azadirachta indica tree.
See Wikipedia Azadirachta indica other uses
As a retired dentist with 30+ years of practice experience I have some input here. This will be a very controversial statement:
Toothpaste is NOT essential to good oral hygiene!!!
Just routine (thorough and expert) brushing and flossing without any dentifrice is sufficient for plaque removal!
Toothpastes are useful for some reasons:
1 They make B&F ...
Here's an instructional video on making toothpaste with the primary ingredient being diatomaceous earth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRnjmDIRmqM
The recipe, as identified in the video, is as follows:
1/2 c. food grade diatomaceous earth
1/2 c. water
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. Stevia (I presume they mean stevia leaf extract)
12 drops peppermint oil
2 drops tea ...
The problem is not the pipeline itself. Large pipelines are standard engineering. The disruption is fairly short term.
The problem is that it would make a ready market for Canadian Oilsand oil to get to the gulf coast refineries. This drops the price of oil on a long range basis. (The Athabasca tar sands have more oil in them than ALL of the known ...