SOCRATIC LIFE

Green Tea: Snapshot

Green tea’s strong antioxidant activity is due to polyphenols, which give the leaf potential as a cancer preventive.
The high intake of green tea in China and Japan is thought to be partly responsible for the low incidence of cancer in these countries.

Graviola: Snapshot

Extracts of Graviola have been shown to be effective against some viruses, bacteria, and parasites in test tubes. Laboratory studies have also shown Graviola to be…

Cloves: Snapshot

Cloves may protect the liver, reduce inflammation of the mouth and pharynx, and help with dental pain when used as a topical anesthetic. In ayurvedic medicine it is used for halitosis, eye disease, toothache, flatulence, colic, and anorexia.

Licorice: Snapshot

Licorice, in general, has been used for ailments of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Licorice has been used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for over 3,000…

Garlic: Snapshot

Garlic shows activity against many infectious bacterial, viral and fungal diseases, including staphylococcus, streptococcus, and salmonella bacteria. It also helps prevent blood platelet aggregation, which makes…

The Wardrobe

Short Fiction: 7 min. read.
It’s Michael’s 25th birthday, but on opening a wardrobe he finds more than just clothes; there’s something missing.