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Valerian Root, All About
True Wild Valerian Root, Valeriana officinalis The name "Valerian" is derived from the Latin valere , which means "to be strong" and refers to both the health benefits of the plant as well as its distinct odor. The plant was known as "...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary V
Have a Cuppa? [About Herbal Teas]
Through the ages, long before modern doctors prescribed a wonder drug to help us with almost every ailment, it was the witches, shamans and priests before them, that brewed up the various drinks, ointments and poultices that have kept the human race...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty
The goddess of beauty and love was formed out of the foam that was created when Uranus’s castrated genitals were thrown out of the sea of Paphos near Cyprus by the Titan Cronus.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Angelica (Angelica Archangelics)
This herb is great for stomach problems such as indigestion and heartburn. It also is said to boost energy and circulation. Magically speaking, you could use it as a protection amulet. If angelica is added to spells or baths, it breaks hexes. Chamomile (Matric...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary A
Valerian (Valeiana Officinalis)
This herb is used to treat exhaustion, fatigue, fever, insomnia. It makes a good pain reliever. For magic, it can be used in cleansing baths, attraction spells, wealth and protection spells as well....
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary V
Cerussite
Clear/misty white to brown. Helps us be centered, confident, capable and versatile amidst life's challenges. Grounding to here/now and higher self. Graciousness, good listening/communication skills. Translates higher concepts to everyday language. Psychicness,...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals

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A husband and wife's race to cure her fatal genetic disease
The illness, fatal familial insomnia, or FFI, usually strikes at about age 50. Sonia was 27. Sonia and Eric sat down.
A matter of life and death
The unexpected death of Ms. Vallabh's mother, an Indian, from Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI) — a one-in-a-million hereditary disease that results from a malfunctioning protein that degrades the nerves, causing a relentless insomnia and eventually death ...
Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Brain Disease That Stops You Sleeping
Like all prion diseases, Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI) is caused by a change or mutation of the PRNP gene, which allows it to clump together in the thalamus region of the brain, eventually destroying the cells there.
Insomnia That Kills
Called fatal familial insomnia, or FFI, it's an extremely rare genetic disease that causes progressively worsening sleeplessness.
Remarks by the President in Precision Medicine Panel Discussion
So several years ago, your mother was diagnosed with a rare prion disease and passed away. �The disease is known as Fatal Familial Insomnia. �You have essentially devoted your life to making that name obsolete.

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