1. 2016-01-20 Need an effective, low cost antiparasitic remedy? Or prefer natural remedies, if they really work? You want papaya seeds (Carica papaya). A placebo, controlled study in Nigeria1 found them to be as effective as pharmaceuticals without any serious side effects. The parasite clearance rates after a...
  2. 1996-12-01 Amazon.com Description Goats play a vital role in the rural economy of many poor countries, and numerous projects have been established to encourage their development. But the extension workers employed on such projects are often untrained in goat production, and the only available textbooks are...
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    2001-01-01 Access to clean drinking water remains one of the greatest challenges in the world. The BioSand Filter is one method that can be used for purifying water at the household level. With this filter, contaminated water is filtered through a natural biological layer and then layers of sand, pebbles...
  4. 2005-10-01 In Cassava Cyanide Diseases News (CCDN), Issue 4,December 2004, Dr. J. Howard Bradbury wrote about a method of processing cassava that could substantially reduce the cyanide content of flour.
  5. 2009-04-01 Phosphorus in the hulls of plant seeds, especially legumes and grains, is bound up in an organic molecule called phytic acid. In addition to the bound phosphorus, phytic acid can interrupt the body’s ability to utilize minerals found in food. Unless the phytic acid molecule is broken down, either...
  6. 1992-04-01 Certain euphorbias cause cancer when planted near the homestead
  7. 1992-06-19 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.
  8. 1992-06-19 Information about making a skin ointment from Moringa oleifera. Herbal applications are commonly used to treat skin infections in developing countries, although few investigations are conducted to validate scientifically their popular use. A previous study had showed that Moringa oleifera...
  9. 1993-12-19 More information about using Moringa seeds for water treatment.
  10. 1995-10-19 Leaf Concentrateis an extremely nutritious food used to alleviate malnutrition. The process ofmaking LC separates the protein, vitamins, and minerals from the fibrous portion of fresh green leaves. LC is very rich in vitamin A, iron, calcium, high-quality protein, and other key dietary elements....