SLEEP!!!!!! Restorative of Tired Body and Mind.. PART 3

Another mystery about sleep is that no two persons need the same amount of sleep. Dr. Nathaniel Kleitman, Associate Professor of Physiology at the University of Chicago, who conducted years of extensive experiments at the University’s “Sleeping Laboratory” says that there is no more a normal duration of sleep than there is normal height and weight. Continue reading “SLEEP!!!!!! Restorative of Tired Body and Mind.. PART 3”

SLEEP!!!!!! Restorative of Tired Body and Mind… Part 2

Theories of sleep

Many theories of sleep have been advanced to explain the temporary loss of consciousness which we know as sleep. The oldest theory is that sleep is induced by a reduction in the blood supply to the brain or at least to conscious centres. This is known as ischemic theory. Even the ancient Greek physicians were aware that the carotid artery was in a way concerned with the onset of sleep. The name itself expresses this belief. The Greek word ‘ Karotides’ for carotid arteries is derived from karoo which means ‘put to sleep.’ In modern times, the drowsiness after a meal, presumably due to the diversion of blood from the brain to the digestive organs, is cited in support of the ischemic theory. Continue reading “SLEEP!!!!!! Restorative of Tired Body and Mind… Part 2”

Aloe vera !!!! Go Green

Aloe is also an excellent treatment for skin conditions such as burns and eczema. Aloe can also be taken internally so it is just as useful for internal epithelial tissue as it is for the skin. For example, mouth and stomach ulcers, nasal and sinuses, bowels, lungs and genital tracts. Aloe also seems to be excellent at regulating the immune system (an immunomodulator). Although Aloe is about 99% water, the remaining 1% is extremely powerful and it is thought this is because the close to 100 ingredients work extremely well together (synergistically). Aloe vera contains many minerals vital to the growth process and healthy function of all the body’s systems. Continue reading “Aloe vera !!!! Go Green”