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Advantages of Producing Crops Through Use of Hydroponics

HYDROPONICS derives its name from the Greek HYDRO-PONOS meaning water/labor.  Literally, “Hydroponics” means “Water Work.” There is no soil in a hydroponic garden.  No organic matter is present so nourishment (Nutrient) is not available to the plants in the same was as it is in a soil garden.  Instead, nutrients are added to the water. …

Vitamins & Nutrient Supplements: History, Use, Effectiveness

A Vitamin is any organic compound required by the body in small amounts for metabolism, to protect health, and for proper growth in children. Vitamins also assist in the formation of hormones, blood cells, the chemicals of the nervous-system, and genetic material. The various vitamins are not chemically related, and most differ in their physiological…

Antihistamines: Uses, Facts, Side Effects

Antihistamines are drugs that block the action of histamine. Histamine, also known as histamine phosphate, an amine (beta-imidazolyl-ethylamine, ergamine, or ergotidime) that is a normal constituent of almost all animal body cells. Histamine is also found in small quantities in ergot and purified meat products and is produced synthetically for medicinal purposes. In the body,…