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The first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame: Gertrude Belle Elion

Meet Gertrude Belle Elion, the first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of fame. Elion was the daughter of immigrants, graduated college at 19 and went on to pursue a PhD in Chemistry. She struggled to find work during a time when women were refused positions in laboratories. Elion persevered and in 1950, she …

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Capsaicin, what is it?

Capsaicin was first isolated in 1816 by Christian Freidrich Bucholz and has been utilized for many purposes including medicine, since 7000 BC. Derived from chili peppers, Capsaicin helps relieve pain by reducing substance P, which is responsible for painful impulses. Try our Momed Neuro Roll-On with capsaicin and full spectrum hemp. Link.

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