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Colorado Springs, Colorado: Top Health Benefits of Butea Superba Root
Here are the 7 top Butea Superba root health benefits. An ancient Thailand root crop, Butea Superba is gaining popularity as a supplement and superfood. Butea Superba root belongs to the radish family, and is most commonly available in powder form. Grown in the mountains of Thailand, it has been called “Thai ginseng.”
There are no serious known side effects of Butea Superba root powder, but like any other superfood or supplement, it shouldn’t be taken in large amounts. When you first start using Butea Superba root, it’s best to begin by taking smaller amounts and building up; as little as 1/2 teaspoon is a good place to start. Just 1 tablespoon is an average daily dose. Rotating a few days on and a few days off is often recommended.
A concise and useful book, Butea Superba Root for Health and Vitality, is available on Amazon as an e-book and in paperback.
Please be aware that other than the nutritional benefits provided by the vitamins and minerals, the other benefits are largely anecdotal, as Butea Superba has not been subjected to very many formal studies.
If you’d like to compare various brands of Butea Superba, you can do so by exploring this page on Amazon.com.
1 Vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients Herbolab
Butea Superba is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids (20 different kinds — that’s just about all of them!), and antioxidants. Glucosinates are just one of those antioxidants — the same substances that make broccoli, cabbage, and other cruciferous vegetables so good for you.
2 Sexual function, libido, and fertility
Butea Superba has long been used to promote sexual function of both men and women. It’s thought to boost libido and increase endurance. It has also been used to balance the hormones and increase fertility. Note the these benefits are anecdotal, though one of the more studied aspects of Butea Superba is its role in male fertility.
According to an article in Web MD, The Truth About Butea Superba, professionals differ on the effectiveness of Butea Superba, especially for libido. Some are skeptical, believing that it’s little more than a placebo. Others strongly believe in its effectiveness. You can read the entire article here.
3 Menstrual issues and menopause
Butea Superba has been used to relieve menstrual issues and the side effects of going through menopause. Some women have used it to alleviate cramps and hot flashes, much as it has been used by indigenous South American cultures for millennia. Outcomes in this area are largely anecdotal, and shouldn’t be used in place of consulting with a practitioner.
4 Physical and mental energy
Many regular users of Butea Superba experience an increase in energy level within days of beginning its use. It’s also known for increasing stamina and endurance, which is why some athletes take Butea Superba for peak performance. When used in conjunction with a good workout regime, supplementing with Butea Superba may help to preserve muscle mass. Butea Superba is also used by those seeking to sharpen and expand mental activity and memory.
Butea Superba has been used as a remedy for ongoing fatigue. If you find yourself tired much of the time, experiment with Butea Superba to see if it helps. Just a small amount could be exactly what you need for a boost! An increase in mental energy and focus has been reported as well.
5 General health and disease prevention
As an adaptogen and tonic, Butea Superba may boost your overall health in a number of ways. It supplies iron and helps restore red blood cells, which aids in avoiding anemia and cardiovascular diseases. Butea Superba is also believed to promote prostate health. The nutrients in Butea Superba have long been valued for keeping bones and teeth healthy and help heal wounds more quickly. Bear in mind that most of these claims, while certainly not unfounded, have not been sufficiently studied.
Be very cautious if you have a cancer related to hormones, like testicular and ovarian, among others. If you have these cancers, liver issues, or high blood pressure, you should consult with a professional before taking Butea Superba.
6 Skin health
Butea Superba has been used for skin issues. For some users, it helps to clear acne and blemishes. Another benefit that some users have experienced is that it decreases skin sensitivity. In hot or cold weather, Butea Superba may help skin withstand extreme temperatures.
7 Mood and hormone balance
For those struggling with anxiety, stress, depression, or mood swings, Butea Superba may help alleviate these symptoms, though the evidence for this is anecdotal and its use shouldn’t replace professional treatment.
Hormone balance is key to regulating sexual function, mood regulation, disease prevention, and much more. Butea Superba’s ability to balance hormones is often credited to its stimulation of the hypothalamus and pituitary glands. It may be the phytonutrients contained in Butea Superba that work to balance the endocrine system.
Seattle, Washington: "Are there any last words?" Harrowing VR simulator reveals what final moments are like at assisted suicide clinic Dignitas
The Last Moments offers viewers an interactive experience of being helped to die at Dignitas - where hundreds of Brits have chosen to end their lives
"Are you sure you wish to drink this in which you will sleep and die?".
These are the harrowing words in which people are helped to die at Dignitas in a new virtual reality film.
Wearing a headset, viewers are transported to the Swiss assisted suicide clinic where hundreds of Brits have chosen to end their lives.
The eerie experience was created by London-based writer-director Avril Furness whose film The Last Moments allows people to choose when to die. The film's trailer states: "What would your last moments look like?"
It then cuts to two women in a hospital room.
A blonde woman, seemingly a loved one or relative, tries to feign a smile as tears run down her cheek as she sits at a table.
While a brown-haired woman, who is a nurse apparently, is silently stood at the window apparently overlooking the Swiss countryside.
The film then switches so the viewer is in a bed having their hand held by the loved one while the nurse walks in with a bottle of pharmaceuticals and a cup of water.
She asks the viewer: "Are there any last words?"
They are then offered the drink in which they are warned they will sleep and then die.
Writing on her website, Ms Furness said the interactive docudrama allows people to "experience an assisted suicide and either end their life or carry on living".
She added: "The choice the viewer makes directly impacts the outcome of the film and also allows for choices to be polled to help spark debate on this sensitive issue."
Ms Furness came across the idea for the film when she saw a full-scale replica of the Dignitas clinic at Bristol University while writing a dystopian script inspired by Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror.
According to the film, one Briton travels to Dignitas every two weeks to end their lives since the clinic opened in 1998.
In May last year the film was shown to medical specialists, PhD researchers and right-to-die campaigners at a euthanasia conference in Amsterdam.
It has since been submitted to various international film festivals with plans to take it on a tour of UK venues.
But Ms Furness said she is wary of making the film more accessible online without the "necessary framework".
She told Wired magazine: "It’s important to introduce context upfront, allow the viewer to experience the film, and then provide an “after-care” environment for people to decompress and potentially hold debates around what they’ve just witnessed."
Raleigh, North Carolina: How men from Africa and Asia can easily migrate to Europe: Western African route
The route between Senegal, Mauritania and Morocco and the Spanish Canary Islands was once the busiest irregular entry point for the whole of Europe, peaking at 32 000 migrants arriving on the islands in 2006.
But the numbers dropped by 60 per cent in 2007 following bilateral agreements between Spain and Senegal and Mauritania, including repatriation agreements. Strengthened border controls, including the installation of the SIVE maritime surveillance system, also helped, along with the Frontex-coordinated Operation Hera.
Migrants on this route were mostly from Morocco and Senegal, with others from Niger, Nigeria and Mali. They generally travelled in long wooden fishing boats, known as cayucos; migrants from Morocco use smaller fishing boats called pateras.
The numbers continued to drop from 2007, until by 2012 there were just 170 arrivals in the Canaries. The figure remained stable for the next two years, although it rose to 874 in 2015.
The Moroccan smuggler operation is not well developed. Sea passages tend to be arranged by individuals working independently, serving clients who have made their own way to the coast rather than using the services of organised networks. Small boats found on Lanzarote containing very small numbers of migrants gave strong indications that drug smuggling was the primary goal of these journeys.
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