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can smoking ashwagandha have the same benefit as the power/pill form?

I been reading a lot of positive benefits from ashwagandha lately such as Keeping blood sugar balanced Boosting testosterone levels Reducing level of stress and anxiety Boost brain function Having ...
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Are maggots still used in traditional medicine to eat away the dead-skin (necrosis) when a patient has gangrene and needs an amputation?

Are maggots still used in traditional medicine to eat away the dead-skin (necrosis) when a patient has gangrene and needs an amputation? Is it effective? Where do they keep the maggots? Or do they ...
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Is olive leaf extract dangerous for low blood pressure?

I am 84 years old, with heart failure, diagnosed about 10 months ago, now successfully treated, and my naturally low blood pressure is kept at, or reduced to, a satisfactorily low level. I would not ...
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How does scientific community view traditional medicine?

For a lot of the parts of the world ( especially the underdeveloped ones), traditional medicine is viewed as the alternative to ( and sometimes more superior than) modern medicine--western medicine, ...
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The effectiveness of Tongkat Ali in curing Erectile Dysfunction

Tongkat Ali (EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA) is a well-known supplement (especially) in Southeast Asia region, mainly by man to improve his sexual performance and desire. Tongkat Ali is a kind of traditional ...
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Can white grease help your teeth?

I heard that brushing teeth with white grease (inedible pig lard) reduces cavities. Is this true?
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Rheumatism as “Wind-wetness”

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), rheumatism is known as "wind-wetness". Adherents to TCM: Believe that being wet and exposed to wind greatly increases the chances that one will suffer from ...