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The Complete Guide to Natural Healing / Posts tagged "herbalism"
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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Natural Remedies for Painful Menstruation and Cramping

Cramp bark's low-growing shrub has thick shiny leaves and, on some species, dark shiny berries. Often used as ornamental shrubbery, the berries also have been eaten as a substitute for cranberries. But the plant isn't all cramp bark and no bite. This beautiful shrub also is valuable as a medicinal tool -- its root, dug in summer or fall, is used as a herbal remedy to treat cramps....

Profound Health Expert and Author Stacey Chillemi Discusses How Our Kids Can Thrive – Holistic Tips for Special Kids

Profound Health Expert and Author Stacey Chillemi Discusses How Our Kids Can Thrive – Holistic Tips for Special Kids...