Grandma Was Right Again! – Separation of Shikimic Acid from Pine Needles

Here’s a link to the study. Shikimic acid is used as a precursor for the synthesis of oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu®), which is used as an anti-viral for the H5N1 strain. As concern for this virus increases, demand for medicinal products capable of treating it increases, while shikimic acid resources remain…

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The Alchemy Web Site

457 megabytes currently online of information on alchemy in all its facets. Divided into over 2500 sections and providing tens of thousands of pages of text, over 3000 images, over 300 complete alchemical texts, extensive bibliographical material on the printed books and manuscripts, numerous articles, introductory and general reference material…

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Psychic Jobs on Cruise Ships » All About Cruises by All About Cruises

Yes, it’s true. Psychics are alive and well and working on cruise ships. Part of the activity and entertainment department on cruise ships, psychics on cruise ships are in an excellent position for several reasons. Because the cruise experience onboard revolves around all different types of entertainment, there is always…

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Capnomancy: Smoke Scrying and Divination

Capnomancy or libanomancy is divination or scrying with the use of smoke.  Various cultures have various traditions around capnomancy.  It is a method used in Hoodoo, some Native American cultures, and among those following various restored Greek, Babylonian, and middle eastern traditions. It is impossible to make a universalist guide…

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