Natural Health Remedy
Sometimes having a natural health remedy to start immediately is all you need to resolve a cold or illness. If you are like me, I avoid the doctor and only go for serious ailments.
Instead, I know that a home health remedy is usually all I need. I don't like taking a medication that has numerous side effects or contraindications. And I certainly don't want to run to the doctor for a cold. So, unless it is serious, I turn to my apothecary of herbs, medicinal teas, and natural health remedies.
For centuries, humans have learned the plants in their environment and which ones could help with what ailment. It is the basis for our modern medicine today. Most prescriptions were based off a natural health remedy.
is one of the native remedies of North America. Native American tribes
of the plains used it to treat coughs, sore throats, headaches and as a general pain reliever. Today, Echinacea is commonly used to boost the immune system. Studies have shown
it to be beneficial for preventing the common cold and shortening the
duration of cold symptoms.
- Ginseng is one of the native remedies
of North America and Asia. It was used traditionally as a stimulant and
an aphrodisiac. Herbalists refer to it as an adaptogen, an herb that
increases the body’s resistance to stress, anxiety, trauma and fatigue..
- Garlic is one of the native
remedies used throughout the ages around the world. Herbalists typically recommend
garlic for coughs or hoarseness. It was used by traditional healers to
treat infections of all kinds. Garlic’s antibacterial activity was
first observed by Louis Pasteur in 1858. During WWI and WWII, it was
used as an antiseptic to prevent gangrene. Today, it is
recommended by herbalists for reducing cholesterol, regulating blood sugar levels,
preventing the common cold and treating fungal infections.
Home Health Remedies
There are many other native remedies, tea remedies
and natural health remedies from around the world. For nearly every
condition, nature has provided a remedy.
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