Inflammation Symbole

The roles and impact of inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body’s defence mechanism. This response helps the immune system to act in order to eliminate harmful stimuli (for example, pathogens, damaged cells, toxic compounds and radiation) and initiate the healing process, making it an essential survival mechanism. However, over time, inflammation damages healthy tissue and disrupts immune response mechanisms. This […]

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Pomegranate

Pomegranate extract rich in ellagic acid, an ally for your skin!

Ellagic acid is a polyphenol found in certain fruits and vegetables, mainly berries, pomegranate and some oilseeds. It is known for its antioxidant properties: it helps eliminate toxins and protects against free radicals. Basically, plants produce this compound as a defense mechanism against infections and parasites. Ellagic acid is a good photo-protector for the skin: […]

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Edelweiss Gentiane

The many health properties of gentian and edelweiss

Gentian and edelweiss are alpine plants with many health properties, also for joint and skin health. Gentian Gentian has an analgesic effect that helps to reduce persistent inflammatory pain. It can modulate pain transmission and decrease the expression of certain pain receptors in the brain. This effect on the central nervous system could be due […]

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How does Covid-19 infection work?

We are neither doctors nor virologists, our scientific team is simply trying to summarise research that appears to explain what the Covid-19 infection is and how it works. Is Covid-19 a new virus? Covid-19, also called SARS-CoV-2, belongs to the beta-coronavirus family.1 However, the viruses within this group can vary significantly from one another as […]

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Sport in times of coronavirus: a good or bad combination?

It is well known that sport is good for our mental and physical health and increases our life span. However, it seems that intense physical exercise is not advisable in some circumstances, particularly in case of risk of infection. Sport and infection: what are the risks? Sports cardiologist Dr. med Laurent Chevalier emphasizes that the […]

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Rosehip / cynorrhodon / Hagebutte ExtraCell

The unsuspected virtues of rosehip

Rosehip have a long history of proven success in many areas, including cartilage, bones, skin and metabolism, with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers. Rosehip, a local jewel Rosehip is a false fruit rosehip (dog rose) and rose, which is notably found in Europe. It has powerful antioxidant powers, thanks to a high concentration of flavonoids, […]

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