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Carrot

Carrot (Daucus carota sativa) is a member of the Apiaceae (Parsley) Family. Daucus is the ancient name for Wild carrot, also known as Queen Anne’s Lace, the ancestor of today’s cultivated carrots. The ancient Greek word for carrot was...

Tears for dry eyes

Q What do you think of Viscotears liquid gel (polyacrylic acid 2 per cent) for dry eyes? It is soothing when my eyes become very tired, and it does not appear to have side-effects except for temporary blurring of my sight. If polyacrylic acid is not...

Treating the common cold

After the season of cheer and beer,
Comes champagne and the New Year.
You’re sailing high, you’re feeling bold.
A fortnight later, you feel queer,
Somehow lose your immune veneer.
You start to sneeze, you’re suddenly old,
Your year begins with a bl

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