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The secret to male birth control may lie in this poisonous herb extract

A plant extract, traditionally used by African warriors as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows, may be used to develop birth control pill for men, a study in mice suggests. Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Two types of African plants make the poisonous compound called ouabain. Mammals also produce it in their bodies, though at lower levels that are thought to help control blood pressure; doctors sometimes prescribe small doses of the compound to…

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7 Powerful Health Benefits of Moringa Powder: The Miracle Herb

You’ll be surprised to know that this green herb which is commonly used in South Indian meals is actually a powerful superfood. The multi-purpose moringa tree is mostly found on the foothills of the Himalayas. Every part of the plant can be put to some use. The leaves, flowers and roots of the drumstick or moringa tree are all edible. The seeds are used to extract oil while the flowers can be cooked and eaten.  The most amazing thing about moringa is that every part of the tree offers great…

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