toxic articles Tag

Air travel: what are the prohibited items?

a capacity greater than 100 ml per bottle And of course : - explosive or flammable substances (anti-aggression spray, aerosol...) - chemical or toxic substances (batteries with electrolyte) - weapons or imitation weapons (pistol, dagger...). - cartridges and ammunition for hunting or sportin ...

28
June
2013

Nutrition: butter or margarine?

king, prefer margarine At high temperatures, butter turns brown due to the Maillard reaction: this phenomenon makes it more indigestible and produces toxic carcinogenic compounds. That's why, for high temperature cooking, it's best to use margarines yet the mention cooking or simply olive or pean ...

11
Jan
2022

The nutmeg tree: the tree that gives the nutmeg

to cocktails like punch and can be used to make liqueur. In moderate doses, it is reputed to be digestive, aphrodisiac and tonic. But beware: it is toxic if consumed in large doses. ...

24
Apr
2015

Pink October: 5 misconceptions about breast cancer

n are afraid of mammograms because they are unpleasant and could be dangerous. A common misconception is that organized screening exposes women to toxic radiation when they are not sick. Of course, no one is going to go for this test because it is unpleasant (it involves squeezing the breasts ...

04
Oct
2021

Health: 5 misconceptions about vitamin C

to eat them right after picking: that's when they are richest in nutrients, including the precious vitamin C. 5- In high doses, vitamin C can be toxic Even if you take a course of vitamin tablets while eating fruit, there is no risk of overdosing. This is because vitamin C is water soluble a ...

12
Oct
2021

Unusual: snake venom in medicines

cause, in the drugs, the researchers use only one of the molecules contained in the venom and at a much lower dose than in animals. While venom is toxic because it contains many highly concentrated molecules, in small doses, the same molecule can have beneficial effects on health. A lizard to ...

21
Oct
2021

Khôl: an exhibition at the Musée International de la Parfumerie in Grasse

g the edges of the eyelids, it helped to reduce refractions of light from the sun. Even if this product had a certain utility, one knows today that it is toxic. Bottles of different styles In Antiquity, the recipes for making kohl were numerous and varied according to the place of production. ...

29
Nov
2021

Prevention of bronchiolitis: adopt the right reflexes

day. Do not use incense, Armenian paper or essential oil diffusers in a baby's room: all of these scents emit volatile organic compounds that are toxic and irritating to the child's lungs. Even if you are a smoker, do not smoke next to the baby and avoid taking him to smoky places. This is be ...

06
Dec
2021

The physalis: 5 surprising things to know about this fruit

after purchase. This way, you can take full advantage of their vitamin content and nutritional benefits. Caution: green fruits contain solanine, a toxic alkaloid whose ingestion can trigger diarrhea or gastroenteritis. For this reason, never consume green physalis or leave this plant within the r ...

21
Dec
2021

The griffin foot: a winter flower

t and its seeds and that you will probably have to protect it from these predators. Beware if you have small children or pets as this plant is very toxic. It can cause violent vomiting and delirium if intoxicated. This plant was once believed to cure insanity, hence its nickname of crazy herb. ...

12
Jan
2022

Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

in mind that the support used must be dry and not retain moisture and that the thread should not be too tight. Do not use glue or nails that would be toxic for the plant. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Living Art@Airviary (@airplantmister) Once installed, ...

25
Mar
2022