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    I'm not a scientist. But these solutions have no active ingredient, they are just water. Common sense dictates that water doesn't have a memory and that a dilution equal to one drop in all the worlds oceans could somehow possibly do something is silly.

    It's a sham. Needing to tap it, saying water remembers. I mean no disrespect to those that use it, but for me, there is no possible way it can work. it's water people!

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    I should add, I do use alternative medicine in the form of herbs like vitex, I'm drinking raspberry leaf tea to improve my uterine lining. But these have active ingredients which have been proven to work. Yoga has been proven to relieve stress, improve flexibility and mental health.

    I actually think a holistic approach is wise. But using proven methods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I should add, I do use alternative medicine in the form of herbs like vitex, I'm drinking raspberry leaf tea to improve my uterine lining. But these have active ingredients which have been proven to work. Yoga has been proven to relieve stress, improve flexibility and mental health.

    I actually think a holistic approach is wise. But using proven methods.
    With regard to raspberry leaf tea.. by all means use it (I did myself whilst pregnant, before researching it). Just have to challenge the idea that it has been proven. I did a fair bit of research on it about 14 months ago after I started using it. From memory there were only 2 studies which found any kind of effect - both by the same people. They claimed that the results were statistically significant when they weren't. MAJORLY flawed study, and that's what everyone refers to as evidence.

    I'd love to see more research on it, by people doing decent science. Just wanted to point out that there isn't really scientific evidence to back it currently.

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    I agree with you on this one. Common sense really. And as Atropos said,if water really has a memory, then you would be putting all kinds of bad things in with the "remedy". Nuclear waste, petroleum, faeces. The list goes on.


    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I'm not a scientist. But these solutions have no active ingredient, they are just water. Common sense dictates that water doesn't have a memory and that a dilution equal to one drop in all the worlds oceans could somehow possibly do something is silly.

    It's a sham. Needing to tap it, saying water remembers. I mean no disrespect to those that use it, but for me, there is no possible way it can work. it's water people!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renn View Post
    With regard to raspberry leaf tea.. by all means use it (I did myself whilst pregnant, before researching it). Just have to challenge the idea that it has been proven. I did a fair bit of research on it about 14 months ago after I started using it. From memory there were only 2 studies which found any kind of effect - both by the same people. They claimed that the results were statistically significant when they weren't. MAJORLY flawed study, and that's what everyone refers to as evidence.

    I'd love to see more research on it, by people doing decent science. Just wanted to point out that there isn't really scientific evidence to back it currently.
    Interesting. Is that just in relation to pg or generally? I was under the impression there was proven benefits to improving uterine lining.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Interesting. Is that just in relation to pg or generally? I was under the impression there was proven benefits to improving uterine lining.
    With regard to any effect, whatsoever, on anything really.

    As I say, this is from memory. It's possible I've missed something or that there's been further research since... but I was trying pretty hard to find something to back it up since I'd already been convinced to take it at the time :P

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    Dh believes everything on facebook that says "scientifically proven" and recites random bollocks to me all.the.time. Stuff that makes no sense and can't possibly be true. Drives me crazy!

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