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Nürnburg got ripped to shreds by Bomber Harris’ boys. By how much appears to be open to debate.
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There are people out there who pretend to like coffee. Coffee Haters – you have been warned.
False flag, covert ops by Americans against Americans? Sounds crazy, and so it was deemed.
55 years ago Roland Barthes considered the importance of plastic and what it meant, as a substance and a symbol.
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Propolis is put forward in umpteen naturo-herbalist-alt-lifetyle-gillian-mckeith-remedy books as a magical life-giving elixir. Well it is believed that this product of honeybees is produced to sterilize their hives and protection against bacterial intrusion.
Much like urine, the interiors of beehives are usually bacterially sterile. This is thought to be due to this propolis stuff which the bees use to seal entrances and disinfect.
Humans can ingest propolis or use it topically. It is basically a natural antibiotic which micro-organisms cannot build resistance to. It is variously linked with solving most of our ills: natural antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, allergies, cancer, sore throats, colds / coughs /flu, fatigue, respiratory / sinus, acne and skin disorders, cuts, burns, rashes, infections, dental cavities and mouth ulcers. Some of those claims you’d have to consider a little suspect at the least.
Talk about concentrating your area of expertise, these guys claim to be ‘The Internet’s Best Source of Information About the Medicinal Use of Bee Products’. You don’t mess with that.
Hate linking to Wikipedia, but it has everything in there
Buy your Propolis here after reading more about it
Forever Living health advice
Health at the University of Michigan
Ilog Maria Honey Farms brochure on Propolis
New York Times
This article was posted by Ronan McDonnell on
Saturday, December 5th, 2009 at
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