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Unilever adds Pukka Herbs to portfolio as part of ethical product drive

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Unilever has bought organic herbal tea business, Pukka Herbs tea in the latest addition to a stable of brands that reflect its commitment to ethical practices and meet consumer demand for upmarket organic brews.

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Algal cultivation blooming as production methods look to unleash its power

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Liquorice may interact with all sorts of medicines

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Nutricosmetic sector has mush room for fungi-based topical formulations, study thinks

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Could a green tea nanomaterial plug gaps left by current toothpaste formulas?

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Spicy nanotech weaponry delivers payload at target: Study

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Food supplements and tea subject of EFSA warning on pyrrolizidine alkaloid consumption

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Potent Red Clover isoflavone-probiotic mix combine to ease menopausal signs: Study

IBS is complex and incompletely understood. Factors including genetic/social learning factors, diet, intestinal microbiota and low-grade chronic intestinal inflammation, have been associated with IBS. ©iStock

Bioavailability boost: Study backs frankincense to ease IBS symptoms

Coffee contains a number of compounds which can interact with the body, including caffeine, diterpenes and antioxidants,©iStock/brebca,

Coffee could ward off death and disease, researchers claim

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