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 Fresh lemon grass fields in Israel become mecca for cancer patients
picture3 Apr 2006 @ 17:25
By Allison Kaplan Sommer April 02, 2006
Israel 21C A Focus Beyond the Conflict

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At first, Benny Zabidov, an Israeli agriculturalist who grows greenhouses full of lush spices on a pastoral farm in Kfar Yedidya in the Sharon region, couldn't understand why so many cancer patients from around the country were showing up on his doorstep asking for fresh lemon grass.

It turned out that their doctors had sent them.

"They had been told to drink eight glasses of hot water with fresh lemon grass steeped in it on the days that they went for their radiation and chemotherapy treatments," Zabidov told ISRAEL21c. "And this is the place you go to in Israel for fresh lemon grass."  More >

 Chained at the moment
picture11 Mar 2006 @ 07:15
Stuck in the present moment  More >

 Johari Window
picture4 Mar 2006 @ 04:09
You've probably been invited to 'johari' one of your friends or acquaintances, but if not, this is a networking kind of request for personal feedback.

You click on a link and pick the qualities you feel describe your friend.  More >

 crawling out of mid-winter mist
picture3 Mar 2006 @ 12:14
Surrounded by flowers,
yet mist clouds my mind  More >

 thistles
picture15 Feb 2006 @ 19:14
the luscious thorny thistle.

a gutsy reminder of life.  More >



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