The use of herbs as alternative therapies is not new. Natural herbal remedies are attracting many traditional medical practitioners as they recognize the ability of thousands of known herbs to treat and prevent various human ailments, as well as properties that can enhance mental health, physical appearance, and overall health.
For instance Indian herbal medicine (Ayurvedic), Chinese herbal medicine (TCM), and western herbal medicine have created many uses for plants either on its own or in compounds to prevent and treat certain conditions and illnesses.
A natural remedy can be used in the form of tea, to complex preparations of herbal compounds for clinical and medical purposes among natural doctors and natural health experts. These formulas come in many forms such as capsules, pills, ointments, and gels.
Some of the common herbs in our homes are popular natural health remedies. Here are a few of them:
* Garlic - natural antibiotic and helps reduce cholesterol
* Cinnamon - lowers blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides
* Ginger - prevents motion sickness and lowers risk of blood clots. Expels intestinal gas. Good for colds too.
* Chamomile Tea - calms nerves and help relieve digestive problems. Aids with those suffering from sleeping problems.
* Peppermint - Treats many digestion and gastrointestinal problems. Makes a great tea to treat coughs too.
Some of these common herbs may be mixed with other proven natural products to achieve a particular result. According to a friend in the Outer Banks homes project, she used to make a cough syrup from raw onions and honey. Steep the chopped onions in a couple of tablespoons of honey and sip one teaspoon every few hours to relief coughs.
Conventional medicine has been useful for diagnosis, emergencies, trauma and surgery, but often does not treat the root of the disease. The ever growing cost of medicine is causing many people to try to turn to natural health remedies and alternative therapies which should come with the advice of a qualified natural doctor or naturopath.
Natural health remedies are now available for use by adults, children, and pets to treat countless conditions from ADD to Arthritis, acne skin, varicose veins, thyroid treatment, eczema, anxiety attacks, constipation, wart removal and genital warts, urinary tract infection and an unlimited number of other health disorders. It’s never too late to Shop Natural for optimal health.