Milk thistle has been used for over 2 000 years as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is related to the artichoke. The herbal medicine comes from the plant’s seeds. It is available in capsules, as an alcohol tincture, or as a glycerite (concentrated in glycerine). The main biochemical […]

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Daleen: Please tell us more about your work and research that brought you to South Africa to lecture on integrative medicine and treatment options for cancer management. Prof Burke: It goes back a long way. I conducted my first experiments on cancer research as a post-doctoral scientist in Dallas back in 1973. The boss of […]

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From the Organic Consumers Association Organic foods are produced without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organic foods are safe and pure. Organic farming prohibits the use of toxic pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones, nano-particles and climate-destabilising chemical fertilizers. Organic foods and farming are environmentally friendly. Organic farms use far less fossil fuel and can […]

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