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  1. Lotions with Chinese herbs

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said to minimise large pores. The range also includes bletilla root oil to even out discolouration of the skin, a soothing lotion for hot and itchy skin, as well as a soothing lotion for insect ...

  2. Tea tree oil

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to carry around. It's good enough to tackle tiny spots or even insect bites, but it's not particularly effective for bigger spot problems.The Body Shop tea tree oil ($45) What could ...

  3. Mint condition

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... as a natural herb remedy for digestive problems, sleep disorders, nausea, joint inflammation and skin problems. It also works as an insect repellent. Given the right conditions, mint is easy to grow; ...

  4. Herbal medicine found with high sulphur levels

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and smoking with sulphur, the Chinese medicines contain sulphur dioxide, which is harmful to the human body. However, because of the difficulty in preserving the medicines from insects and mould, herb ...

  5. cumin

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... America and parts of Asia, including some areas of China. It's believed to cure colds and stomach problems and is used as an insect repellent. How to use: the flavour of the spice goes well ...

  6. The plant that grew into a flourishing industry

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Daleena Samara

    ... use it to treat a variety of ills, from acne, insect bites and eczema to sinusitis and halitosis. Tea tree oil is like a first aid kit in a bottle. With the arrival of modern drugs, ... indicate that tea tree oil is actively germicidal and can be used as a powerful disinfectant. Multipurpose medication Insect bites, cuts, burns and minor abrasions: apply 100% Tea Tree Oil to halt ...

  7. Durian

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... yourself, handle it gingerly and inspect it to make sure there are no insect holes. Then give it a shake: you should feel the fruit inside moving around slightly but not too much (which would mean ...

  8. Giants of nature

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... aroma which is often used in bathroom cleansers and disinfectants. They contain a number of chemicals that prevent other plants growing too close to them and deter insects from feeding off them. ...

  9. Endangered Species

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is used in medicines, perfumes, aromatic oils and insect repellents. The population is declining rapidly due to illegal trade and the disappearance of lowland forests. A survey in 2002 showed ...



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