Sometimes, the types of medications that are offered by doctors and hospitals just do not work out for us. Whether there is too high of an occurrence of side effects when you are taking a particular medication or it just does not seem to be working for you, it is helpful to know that there are alternative types of treatments available.
Category: Natural Healing
Aloe Vera is a truly amazing plant that has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 3500 years. Ancient Egyptian healers are known to have used pure aloe vera gel from the fleshy leaves of the plant as a topical treatment for skin care problems.
If you have paid any attention to mainstream news in the last year or two, you have probably noticed a growing and alarming problem. Standard pharmaceutical drugs can have severe side effects that are not known about until something really bad has happened. More often than not though, the side effects from these drugs are actually known from the start. It often almost seems as if the side effects a drug causes are worse than the problem they are trying to relieve you from in the first place.
Have you ever felt that your legs feel or look thicker than they should? Does your belly feel like it has suddenly swollen or have you ever felt that your bust magically grew overnight? Swollen legs, tender breasts and bloating are all symptoms of water retention.
Garlic may not possess the greatest smell in the world of herbal medicine but it is often touted as a wonder drug because it can help prevent everything from heart disease to many respiratory problems such as head colds and the flu.
Most people think of bad things when they hear the word bacteria. However, not all bacteria is bad since there is such a thing as probiotics, which are the good guys in the bacteria world. Probiotic bacteria are living micro organisms which, when ingested, have beneficial effects on the human body.
First used by the ancient Egyptians, flaxseed oil comes from a herb that has long been used for both health and medicinal purposes. The seeds and the oil that flaxseed contains both have a number of health benefits. Both the seed and the oil, sometimes referred to as linseed oil, are very rich in essential fatty acids, which are necessary for the healthy functioning of the body. EFA’s protect the cells and help to keep harmful substances at bay. The body does not produce essential fatty acids by itself, so they must be obtained from an outside source.