Extrinsic Motivation & “Nature Deficit Disorder”: Cultural Epidemics of Today

"Less self-determined forms of extrinsic motivation (money, fame, praise) are associated with negative outcomes such as depression, negative affect, and physical symtoms. ... The results of Harlen and Crick (2003) found that individuals with intrinsic motivation (autonomy, competence, relatedness) had lower anxiety." - Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Maranatha Christian University, Bandung, Indonesia.*** "Psychologists talk about the idea that … Continue reading Extrinsic Motivation & “Nature Deficit Disorder”: Cultural Epidemics of Today

Yarrow – Achillea Millefolium

Yarrow - Achillea Millefolium Bio-efectiveness of the main flavonoids of Achillea millefolium in the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative disorders Physiology-Pharmacology Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran. "The Achillea millefolium L. (Yarrow) is a common herb which is widely being used, worldwide. Achillea is being used for treatment of many disorders since centuries. It is considered safe for supplemental use … Continue reading Yarrow – Achillea Millefolium

Dandelion – Taraxacum Officinale

Taraxacum Officinale, Dandelion Vitamins (per 100g) Nutrient Amount DV Choline 35.3 mg     Folate 27.00 mcg     Folic acid 0.00 mcg Niacin 0.806 mg 5 % Pantothenic acid 0.084 mg 1 % Riboflavin 0.260 mg 15 % Thiamin 0.190 mg 13 % Vitamin A 10161.00 IU 203 %     Vitamin A, RAE 508.00 mcg     Carotene, alpha 363.00 mcg     Carotene, beta 5854.00 mcg     Cryptoxanthin, beta 121.00 mcg     Lutein + zeaxanthin 13610.00 mcg     Lycopene 0.00 mcg Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0 % Vitamin B6 0.251 mg 13 % Vitamin C 35.0 mg 58 % Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0 % Vitamin E … Continue reading Dandelion – Taraxacum Officinale

Plantain Leaf – Plantago Major

Plantain Leaf - Plantago Major Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Malaysia "Some of its traditional properties including wound healing, antipyretic, antitussive, anti-infective, anti-hemorrhagic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, laxative, astringent and hemostatic have been confirmed in recent researches... more investigations are required on this plant, because it has the potential to be used … Continue reading Plantain Leaf – Plantago Major