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Benefits of Care Farming

Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) was one of the first medical scientists who referred to the positive effects of horticultural practice on the well-being of the mentally diseased. In recent years, the concept of care farming has become extremely popular. It employs farming practices for therapeutic uses. It allows people who need to recover from physical and mental problems to stay and… Read more »

Emodin: Benefits and Side Effects

Emodin is a plant resin that occurs in a variety of plants including rhubarb, buckthorn and Japanese knotweed. It is a natural anthraquinone derivative that is also found in Chinese herbs like Rheum palmatum. Emodin obtained from the roots of this plant is a yellowish-orange powder and has shown a promising potential for various medical uses. The plant resin has… Read more »