Scabies – self-effacing and problematic

Scabies (lat. Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis) is a skin parasite that belongs to the scabies family (lat. Sarcoptidae) and is the cause of itching that affects 200 to 300 million people worldwide every year. How it is treated, what are the basic symptoms and which therapy to apply, read here.

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Physalis peruviana as an antioxidant

Considering that every other part of this plant besides fruit bears toxicity due to solanines and other solanine alkaloids, the fruits are the only part safe for consumption. Physalis peruviana achieves its medicinal merit through the antioxidant capacity of polyphenols found in the fruit.

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