The ancients used plants and plant parts as medicine to treat human illness is not new. Today we call it herbalism, herbology, phytomedicine, ethnomedicine or simply folk medicine.
Human sexuality is a complicated topic. Sex chromosomes interact to determine one's sexuality. Anomalous behavior of sex chromosomes leads to serious human disabilities.
The Biological basis of Homosexuality can be explained by Epigenetics. A mechanism for regulating gene activity independent of DNA sequence that determines which genes are turned on and off
Frequently cited in the US mass shooting incidents, antidepressants SSRIs are considered safe and effective for mental disorders. Adverse effects lead to violence, homicidal and suicidal tendencies.
Braintwisters such as Peyotes, Psilocybes, Cannabis and LSD alters mood, perception, and behavior dangerous to the user and society. Drug addiction should be dealt seriously and compassionately.
Mangrove Sonneratia species are the super halophytes of intertidal habitats due to its ability to cope with salty enviroment. they have mechanism how to exclude and excrete excess salts.
Dermatophytes are groups of fungi that cause skin mycosis in humans such as ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch and many others are unhealthy and embarrassing to the afflicted, but curable.
Cleopatra and Sheba are among the regal women rulers of ancient East. Their leadership qualities and deep concern for the welfare of their subjects earned them the title of true Queens of the East.
Sexual reproduction in angiosperms is important for the survival of the species. Flowers as sexual organs are designed to accept gametes from multiple partners including themselves.
An ancient malady, Diabetes is a condition that one has either high or low sugar in the blood, in either case, the person is sick. Diabetes can be managed by proper medication and healthy lifestyle.
Insects are part of the living world, they provide a balance to the food web. Beautiful gardens are not devoid of insects, beneficial insects control pests. Keep beneficial insects the natural way.
Despite the lack of scientific knowledge, early plant breeders were able to domesticate plants from the wild over thousands of generations. Some of these selected crops are still with us even today.
Integrating SA concepts in upland farming restore ecological balance, food security and economic stability. Greatest will be in the development of healthy soil, healthy crop, and healthy people.