Ebola Virus – Key points, Key words, key phrases.

  • The Ebola virus originated in the West African Rainforest.
  • The Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976 in Zaire.
  • Zaire is now called the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • There has been other cases in Sudan and Ivory Coast.
  • It is thought the virus spread from bush animals to human through liquid contact.
  • Symptoms start suddenly from around 2 to 23 days after becoming infected through fluids.
  • The Ebola Virus is not an airborne transmitted disease like the common flu but is caught through touching.
  • It can be contacted from human to human through touching clothes, liquid, dead body at funeral etc
  • The virus multiplies at an exceedingly high rate in the human body.
  • There is often internal and external bleeding to the body.
  • There can be an onset of high fever and severe bleeding through the eyes, ears and possibly the mouth.
  • Initial stages are of rash, vomiting, headache, sorethroat, diarrhoea, muscle pain, sudden fever, intense weakness etc.
  • There are possible advanced damages to the kidney and liver function.
  • In vitro the Garcinia kola bitter compound has been shown to stop the production of the virus.
  • Garcinia kola contains dimeric flavonoid, which consists of two powerful flavonoid molecules joined together.

 

 

Antimicrobial effect of bitter kola – Researched Laboratory findings but not globally confirmed -Key Points, Key words, Key phrases on the Go!

  1. Extracts demonstrated antifungal activity against aspergillus niger.
  2. Minimum inhibitory concentration showed antimicrobial activity against staphylococcus aureus
  3. It has presence of phytochemical compounds which consists of  cardiac glycosides, steroids,flavonoids, tannins, reducing sugars, and saponins,   .
  4. Research has demonstrated that some extracts of Garcinia kola seed posses strong antibacterial and antifungal properties in comparison with standard antibiotics amoxicillin; ciproxin; tetracycline and streptomycin used in vito commonly used world wide.
  5. Invito showed that it is a chemotherapeutic agent in the treatment of fungal and bacterial infections.
  6. Contains sources of substantial ascorbic acid (vitamin C.) 
  7. Chemical constituents have anti-hepatoxic effects;
  8. Biflavonoids in bitter kola exhibit powerful potent anti-oxidant 
  9. Bitter Kola improves liver function. 
  10. Possible replacement for hops in the brewing of lager beer  both hop extracts and Garcinia have similar effects on spoilage microorganism.
  11. African healers believe that Garcina Kola has many healing properties including antimicrobial, antiparastic, antiviral and purgative qualities.
  12. Known in societies to help with cough, tooth aches (rubbing the bitter on top and around the pain in the tooth), cleaning of the blood, kills sore throats quickly like overnight, dilates blood vessels, reduces stress levels, helps with skin viral conditions (crushed up with base cream) might be stronger than acyclovir, liver disorders and cleaning the teeth through the use of chewing stick.
  13. Bitter Kola has been used for centuries in africa – why isnt it not used internationally and part of the pharmaceutical world? It could be more powerful that Acyclovir commonly used in Europe!.Bitter Kola ingredients can help people world wide and much better than the drugs commonly used; may be the need for money by pharmaceuticals could be the underlying reason.
  14. It has shown to be helpful with the Ebola Virus and it might be helpful with the HIV virus.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcinia_kola

Things to take to decrease stress when travelling – Key words, Key phrases on the Go

  • Kalms Tablets,
  • Olbas Oil,
  • Bitter Kola,
  • Menthol Rub,
  • Paracetamol,
  • Lavender and Camomile Rub,
  • Aromatherapy,
  • Homeopathy,
  • Herbal Sprays and Ointments,
  • Music,
  • Motivational audio,
  • Instrumental Music,
  • Comedy Videos,
  • Counselling tapes,
  • Crosswords etc,

Cancer Fighting Foods – Key words, Key points, key phrases on the Go!

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  • oily fish,
  • vitamin A,
  • omega-3, 
  • carrots,
  • bitter kola,
  • apricots,
  • peppers, 
  • pumpkins, 
  • red peppers,
  • apple cider vinegar,
  • bitter Gourd,
  • bitter Melon,
  • cerrassi,
  • yellow peppers,
  • vitamin C, 
  • broccoli, 
  • papaya, 
  • orange, 
  • berries, 
  • cherries,
  • sunflower seeds,
  • zinc, 
  • vitamin E,
  • sunflower seeds, 
  • pumpkin seeds,
  • green vegetables,
  • soya, 
  • almonds,
  • brazil Nuts,
  • selenium,
  • wholemeal bread,
  • eggs,
  • large chicken breast, 
  • tuna,
  • onions,
  • broccoli, 
  • selenium, 
  • mushrooms, 
  • tomatoes,
  • lycopene, 
  • strawberries,
  • peaches, 
  • egg yolk,
  • leafy vegetables,
  • avocado,
  • beans,
  • carrots,
  • folic acid,
  • folate,
  • biotin,
  • niacin,
  • vitamin B6, 
  • B vitamins, 
  • Broccoli,
  • cabbage,
  • kale,
  • brussel sprouts,
  • cruciferous vegetables,
  • sulphorophane in broccoli,
  • selenium,
  • tryptophan, 
  • sulpher, 
  • beetroot,
  • cherries,
  • aubergines,
  • red grapes,
  • purple coloured fruits,
  • purple vegeatables,
  • anthocyanins,
  • pulses,
  • lentils,
  • chickpeas,
  • beans, 
  • even soya etc,
  • isoflavones, 
  • phytoestrogens,
  • green tea,
  • water,

 

Bad Breath, Halitosis – key points, key words, key phrases on the Go!

 

  • toothbrush,
  • floss,
  • bitter kola,
  • cerrassi,
  • bitter gourd,
  • removing stuck-on tartar,
  • removing hardened plaque,
  • cavities,
  • gum disease, 
  • something in the lungs,
  • something in the gastrointestinal tract,
  • sinus infections,
  • diabetes, 
  • curry, herbs, spices,
  • not enough water in diet,
  • homeopathy,
  • gum disease,
  • decay removal,
  • teeth infection,
  • trapped food,
  • peppermint,
  • dry mouth syndrome,
  • devoid fruits and vegs,
  • tobacco and cigarettes,
  • social relationship,
  • onions and garlic,
 
 

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