Source:Island FACT NOT HYPE: A nelli a day keeps sickness at bay! The humble little nelli fruit is the second richest natural source of Vitamin C on the planet and is an antioxidant powerhouse. The Indian gooseberry tree, Phyllanthus emblica or Emblica officinalis, is considered the most important medicinal plant in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha, traditional systems of ...

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Source:Island Almost every culture from the ancient Egyptians to the native Americans possess a wealth of herbal medicinal knowledge which has been passed down from generation to generation. According to the World Health Organisation, 80% of the world’s population rely on traditional herbal medicines as their primary source of health ...

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(Courtesy of Yaniv Cohen/Nature and Parks Authority via Israel Antiquities Authority) Source:Theepochtimes A massive renovation at the Tel Ashkelon National Park has unveiled the largest Roman basilica in Israel, dating to about 2,000 years ago, which is set to be accessible to the general public once the project is completed. ...

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Where have the sawfish of Sri Lanka gone?-By Sahan Thilakaratna, Akshay Tanna, and Daniel Fernando   Source:Dailymirror Have you ever seen a creature with a 1.5 meter saw attached to its 6 meter body?  Word travelled fast along the dusty roads of Kuchchaveli (Trincomalee district) and soon the area was filled with ...

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