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History of aloe vera.mpg

  • Posted on May 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Aloe Barbadensis Miller. It’s a mouthful, but it’s a name worth knowing. There are around 400 species of aloe plants. They are all succulents found in arid regions throughout the world. They’re each beneficial in their own ways, but there is only one species that has been recognized for millenia for its magically soothing abilities—Aloe Barbadensis Miller. Records of this plant exist on Sumerian clay tablets from as early as 2200 BC. Aloe’s cosmetic and medical benefits were prized by the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, India, and Arabia. Just like these ancient civilizations, Forever Living reveres aloe…

History of Aloe Vera – the Miracle Plant

  • Posted on May 2, 2012 at 2:06 am

Aloe Vera, also known as the burn plant or nature’s wonder has been around since the beginning of recorded history. The Egyptians, the Chinese, the Arabians, the Greeks, and the Romans all recognized and used aloe for its health promoting benefits. Christopher Columbus said, “Four vegetables are indispensable for the well-being of man; wheat, the grape, the olive, and the aloe”. And, Mohandas Gandhi said, “You wonder what secret forces supported me during my long fasts? Well, they were my unshakeable faith in God, my simple and frugal life style and I discovered the benefits of aloe…” Today, thanks to…

What is the history behind modern definitions of beauty in the west?

  • Posted on May 1, 2012 at 12:05 pm

What is the history behind modern definitions of beauty in the west?
I’m doing a project on cultural definitions of beauty and I can’t find anywhere where the whole tall, light hair, light eyes, definition of beauty held in our western culture comes from.
Answers are appreciated, but links to sites are even more appreciated!!
Thank you

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Answer by Joseph
Some links, I am sure there are more

http://www.beautywarehouse.co.za/interesting-reads/definitions-of-common-beauty-terminology.html

Books
http://books.google.com/books?id=GniZSxBpkoQC&pg=PP81&lpg=PP81&dq=modern+definitions+of+beauty+in+the+west&source=bl&ots=fpc4Jrhobo&sig=yJP4wCrUdHGli4vRh9Y6TyQolNc&hl=en&ei=o3cmSvq6NZmv-AbQmuivDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6#PPP10,M1

http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-28928021_ITM

more

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=modern+definitions+of+women%27s+beauty+in+the+west&btnG=Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi=

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