Graphene to Fight Mosquitoes — What Are the Risks?


  • Graphene, a carbon-based nanomaterial, is often described as a “wonder material”
  • It’s lightweight, flexible, invisible to the naked eye and strong, and also is an efficient conductor of heat and electricity, with antibacterial properties
  • Graphene works to prevent mosquito bites, deterring them by acting as both a mechanical and chemical barrier, provided it’s dry (when wet, mosquitoes weren’t deterred by graphene)
  • There are concerns graphene could be inhaled, enter cells and pose respiratory and other health and environmental effects
  • There’s not enough information to accurately assess whether or not graphene — and its many variations — is safe for human health and the environment 

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Oil Pulling Craze: All-Purpose Remedy?

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Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic Indian tradition that’s been around for thousands of years

To perform it, you simply swish an oil in your mouth, “pulling” it between your teeth for about 20 minutes, Continue reading

Olive Leaf Extract Prevents Cancer and Fights Infections

Olives have long been known for the health benefits they supply to the human body. The olive itself and olive oil especially are useful in healthy cooking. Not to be overlooked, olive leaf Continue reading

More than 101 Reasons to Use Coconut as a Home Remedy to Improve your Health Naturally

Coconuts are a versatile super food providing nutrition, health benefits, and amazing medicinal properties all wrapped in one delicious package. Coconuts are totally natural, easily available and affordable; and every part of the fruit is useful.

Green coconut water uses:

–Natural, healthy source for hydration, energy and endurance, Continue reading