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1. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; with for; as, a remedy for the gout.

2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; followed by for or against, formerly by to. What may else be remedy or cure To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought, He will instruct us. (milton)

3. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong. Civil remedy. See Civil. Remedy of the mint, a small allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; called also tolerance.

Synonym: cure, restorative, counteraction, reparation, redress, relief, aid, help, assistance.

Origin: L. Remedium; pref. Re- re- _ mederi to heal, to cure: cf. F. Remede remedy, remedier to remedy. See Medical.

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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... I feel them coming out of the skin on my face too. What are these things? Please someone e-mail me at lenoreschmettan@ymail.com and help me with a remedy on how to kill these things. Is this a mite? Am I having an allergic reaction to something? Do I have a medical problem? I went to so many doctors ...

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by sunshine123
Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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Science versus a job as a "scientist"

... the more open-to-anything groups, but I'm not surprised that they don't entertain many ideas from "amateurs." I've noticed a lot of home-remedy type cancer cures out there - unscrupulous confidence tricksters taking advantage of sick people. I hope you can see that is not me. I trust ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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How to create a science project about acne?

... without any acne treatment. Give them all a generic face-gentle soap to keep clean with. And then recount. After that, start applying your herbal remedy to one group. If the remedy requires a solution of some sort, make sure you use the exact same ingredients (minus the herbs) on the placebo. ...

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by tmbirkhead
Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:25 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How to create a science project about acne?
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Phosphate bioavailability in soil

... way. does any one know how to reduce the bioavailable phosphate in soil? I have also learned that nettle like a pH between 7-8. Is there a house remedy to acidify soil like with used coffee or ashes from the bbq or similar? Thank you.

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by BruceWayne
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
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how to become healthy?

am a medical student.. i wanna ask about remedy of weakness.. my height is 5'2''.and weight is 49kg. i wanna gain some weight.as i look too slim.in fact my diet is good.healthy food intake is in my daily routine.but there is a problem of loss ...

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by cuteee
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to become healthy?
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