Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Baobab And Botanical Remedies

Baobab has been traditionally used against diarrhea, scurvy, cough, dysentery, small pox and measles. Several scientific studies have been performed such as on its anti-diarrheic properties demonstrating its anti-inflammatory, analgesic (pain killing) and anti-pyretic (temperature reducing) properties its effect against sickle cell anemia.

World-wide, the total turnover of botanical remedies and dietary supplements increased sharply, especially in the 90s, and almost doubled, from U.S. $12.4 billion in 1994 to U.S. $20.3 billion in 2003.

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