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The Complete Guide to Natural Healing / Posts tagged "Herbal remedies"
Top 25 Healing Herbs

Top 25 Healing Herbs

By TIERAONA LOW DOG, MD Nature's medicine There are times when it might be smarter to use an herbal remedy than a pharmaceutical. For example, sometimes a herb offers a safer alternative. Take chamomile: The flowers have been used for centuries as a gentle calmative for young and old alike. It's non-habit-forming and well tolerated, and a study sponsored by the University of Michigan found that chamomile extract had roughly the same efficacy as many prescription sleeping medications when given to adults with insomnia. Likewise, peppermint oil has been shown to be as effective as pharmaceutical drugs for relieving irritable bowel syndrome, but without the ofttimes dangerous side effects. And clinical studies have shown that ginger relieves morning sickness, sage can relieve a sore throat, and hibiscus tea...

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Top Best 7 Herbal Teas To Help You Sleep Well {Infographic}

Most people with a busy work and life schedule will have a hard time getting sleep, and this is because of the anxiety and stress that comes with all the pressures of life. Although there are many things that you can do to help you sleep well, herbal teas have been proven to be the most efficient and they also have many other health benefits. Half a cup or one cup of tea before bed helps in relaxation ensures that the body is: Hydrated boosts your immunity Clears waste (detoxification) Aids in digestion There are many other benefits of tea but to enjoy them you have to know which teas are the most effective. To help you with this here are the 7 best herbal teas to help you sleep well...

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Aloe Vera Benefits: Diabetes, Asthma, Epilepsy, Burns, Sunburns, Psoriasis, Osteoarthritis and More

How to use Aloe Vera to improve and prevent diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, burns, sunburns, psoriasis and osteoarthritis...

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The Pistachios Diet May Cure Erectile Dysfunction

[embed]https://youtu.be/RlrBoRujW_o[/embed] Erectile dysfunction is a major cause of decreased quality of life in men—so much so that one early theory suggested that this may explain the link between impotence and heart attacks. Depression is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, and the thought was that men who couldn’t get it up become so depressed that they die of a broken heart. Now we know that erectile dysfunction and heart disease can be two different manifestations of the exact same root problem, diseased arteries—inflamed, oxidized, cholesterol-clogged blood vessels (See Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction and Death). So it’s no wonder that a diet chock-full of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cholesterol-lowering plant foods would improve sexual functioning in both men and women, as well as reduce the risk of...

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Dr. Travis’ Nerve Pain Returns – Can He Find the Help He Needs?

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork gives viewers a look into his own health concerns as he seeks treatment for his ongoing nerve pain, which begins in his neck and affects his back. Dr. Stork has chronicled his search for relief on The Doctors and has undergone acupuncture, chiropractic massage and rehab exercises. He thought he had overcome the worst of it, but just weeks ago the pain came back “like a dagger,” he shares. The dagger-like pain was even worse while sleeping. Watch: Dr. Travis’ Hot Stone Massage He sought out the advice of neurosurgeon Dr. John Spooner to find what his options are. Dr. Spooner suggested trying traction therapy first and then possibly an injection for his compressed nerve in his back. In addition to his usual treatments, he...

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Make Your Own Essential Oil Mixture to Help Bruises Heal Faster and Reduce Inflammation

Essential Oils Guide for Bruises & Inflammation Several essential oils can contribute to faster healing and reduced inflammation to make that bruise disappear faster. You can mix essential oils you have on hand that work well to fight bruises. This video offers one solution for a bruising blend of essential oils.   [embed]https://youtu.be/nUYKFeaKPKs[/embed] You will need Your choice of essential oils that work well against inflammation and bleeding. This includes: Lavender oil Tea tree oil Chamomile oil Fennel oil Parsley oil Rosemary oil Geranium oil Directions Combine whichever essential oils you would like to use and massage very lightly into the bruise. You can do this several times a day and see a noticeable difference the next day. By Mandy Mandy Wang is a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor in China. She always love to...

11 Supplements for Arthritis

Top Best 11 Supplements for Arthritis

Research hasn't always kept pace with the popularity of supplements. But more natural medicines are being put to the test in well-designed clinical trials. Here are nine supplements that are backed by science and shown to be effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA) and arthritis-related conditions. SAM-e (S-adenosylmethionine) How it works SAM-e acts as an analgesic (pain reliever) and has anti-inflammatory properties. It may stimulate cartilage growth and also affects neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, which reduce pain perception. Two studies have shown that it relieves OA symptoms as effectively as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with fewer side effects and more prolonged benefit. Best for osteoarthritis Also used for: fibromyalgia Boswellia Serrate (Indian frankincense) How it works The active components (Boswellic acids) have anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties. It also may...