Category: The World of Pharmacy

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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There is nothing quite like neem

Find out what neem (Azadirachta indica, Meliaceae) is and why there isn’t any other plant quite like it. Read about its medicinal use and bioactive compounds and how it might change pest control in the future as an unconventional insecticide.

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