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« Reply #75 on: October 17, 2020, 11:45:56 PM »
Doesn't seem to matter whether it is a communist country or open democracy or how locked down things became. Russia has lots of covid cases compared to say New Zealand. Things were never locked down too tight here and it isn't as though there was ever a time when you could go to the bank or supermarket. By cultural I meant extended big families and crowding are hard to manage and where individual freedoms are the priority or where people are more likely to be defiant of government advice.
Countries that defy international advice and cooperation, were slow to react and had lazy double talking leadership have suffered more. A good public health system means more tests are done, they are free or cheap, hospitalisation, treatment and drugs are free or cheap and the best advice is on hand immediately makes a big difference. The every person for themselves health model doesn't go so well with pandemics.

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« Reply #76 on: October 22, 2020, 10:38:18 AM »
I like plants

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« Reply #77 on: October 23, 2020, 08:41:28 AM »
Don't know what came over me and yes back to plants.

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« Reply #78 on: November 01, 2020, 12:33:30 PM »
Don't know what came over me and yes back to plants.

It happens, lol!

Fish Mint has been growing well in the shade of my rollinia tree, with no care.

Asiatic Day Flower is holding on, thought it had bit the dust.

Both supposedly contain useful antiviral agents. 


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« Reply #79 on: November 02, 2020, 06:55:28 PM »
Do not drink Dairy with a respiratory infection

I have cured blood poisoning a lot actually
think bicycling staying awake , and not cleaning wounds not good

Yes Garlic is good for blood (antiviral ) , but I would say Onion for Lungs is better

I feel bad not going on about this, but scary seeing people buy up all the herbs to themselves
Or imagining that like people already did with toilet paper.

Edit never heard of fish mint will look into it (I thought you just said mint (mint has vitamin A)
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« Reply #80 on: November 02, 2020, 11:37:55 PM »

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« Reply #81 on: November 05, 2020, 04:02:41 PM »
Houttuynia cordata = fish mint  has been very slow growing for me .I think we are to lowland hot for it to thrive maybe in winter it will pick up.

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« Reply #82 on: February 16, 2021, 01:06:34 AM »
I won't do a thing, but certainly not get the vax, so many people get severe side effects or die. Please do get informed and read both sides. Other than that I didn't know that the fish plant helps with viruses. It wants plenty of water and shade and is nearly a weed.

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« Reply #83 on: February 18, 2021, 11:38:02 PM »
Vaccines save lives. Inform yourself with valid and reliable information.

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« Reply #84 on: July 13, 2021, 09:55:20 PM »
We got sick in India/Nepal and recovered fast, before the name covid was coined. We were visiting an ashram, everyone got sick there and thought it was a local virus that everyone gets when one comes to Kathmandu city (crazy pollution and crowds, you get sick almost every time you go there). Everyone at the ashram was taking giloy tea daily for another disease that was rampant at that time, and everyone was recovering within a week, no oxygen tanks, no casualties. It was bad but not deadly. Don't know if the plant helped, but ayurveda regards it as one of its jewels. Now we're growing some giloy plants, just in case :-/

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« Reply #85 on: July 14, 2021, 12:24:13 AM »

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« Reply #86 on: July 14, 2021, 01:10:57 PM »
Thank you roblack. Of course, like with every powerful medicine, there could be counter-indications. Ayurveda is a very sophisticated science, and research should always be done before using potent herbs.

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« Reply #87 on: July 16, 2021, 08:39:58 AM »
Agreed. Even too much pristine water can kill.

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« Reply #88 on: August 28, 2021, 08:21:42 PM »
Hi,

Here, in French West Indies ( Guadeloupe and Martinique, but not in French Guyana ), there is an herb called Neurolaena lobata that is used for several ailments.
With Covid-19 crisis, some studies had been made showing a positive results against this virus.
Unfortunately, I didn't find significant articles in English.. 

I will post pics if you are interested.
 

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« Reply #89 on: August 28, 2021, 09:40:51 PM »
always interested in interesting plants pics =)

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« Reply #90 on: September 04, 2021, 11:00:32 AM »
Here is one pic of the plant that is used against covid here, by locals. See my previous message on this same post.
PS: I still ignore is name ! Sorry. ( Maybe it's Pluchea carolinensis..   )



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« Reply #91 on: September 09, 2021, 12:32:14 PM »
when I was doing my undergrad research I was using cat's claw (unicaria tomentosa) as an alternative medication to model for a rheumatoid arthritis treatment. It is an extreme immune booster but does not affect TNF pathways, using PCR we discovered that it decreased HIV cell receptor sites by over 800% and increased the WBC counts when injected in mice that had been given H1N1 virus. It does have some side effects, it will decrease estrogen in women and will also decrease blood pressure as well as cause some gastrointestinal issues ( lasts about a week). It is used as a cure all in central america, one of my biology professors was from guatemala and swears that it worked as a treatment for her mother's breast cancer (decreased estrogen will block some cancers in women) that is why I used it in my research.

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« Reply #92 on: September 25, 2021, 03:45:53 AM »
 :D what!?   :D ;D :o 8) ??? ::) :P :-X :'( :blank:


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« Reply #93 on: September 25, 2021, 03:47:50 AM »
I've found not being a fat ass diabetic seems to help prevent severe covid. 
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« Reply #94 on: September 25, 2021, 01:19:15 PM »
The Cats Claw sounds interesting. I'll have to read up on it.

Disease conditions put many humans in increased risk of death when becoming infected with the covid virus.

The unfortunate reality in America is that the media and government refuse to state the fact that obesity and in particular one who is obese is much much much more likely to die if they become infected with the covid virus.

It is very unfortunate that TV in South Florida yesterday showed a very obese man who I think was a bus driver  before becoming infected with covid.  This man I believe they said was in the hospital over 30 days and they were celebrating his recovery as a great event...(He still looks obese)   What they and he should have done is say how obese he was when he initially contracted covid and even though over the 30+ days in the hospital and losing how many many pounds of fat, he is still obese and he cost the health care system many many many thousands of dollars. He should have said thank you all for paying my healthcare costs and yes I knew I put myself in risk of death from covid and luckily I did not die and all of you I should thank for paying my hospital bills as I knew this might happen being this obese. I should lose weight and get to a normal body mass to save lives and save from wasting more of our health care dollars....

It's not gonna happen unfortunately.... The truth is not being told....

 

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