Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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The Natural Wonder of Oregano Oil
January 29, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
The Natural Wonder of Oregano Oil
Oregano oil is a simple natural cure for decaying teeth and cavities into the teeth. This is one natural wonder in herbal cures, which is a great way to change your attitude towards anything regarding the tooth. You would never perhaps have to visit the dentist for small toothaches. This is a way of revolutionizing the dental hygiene and care. This is a mission in its own way and oregano is thus the latest healing herb in the market. The natural wonders of this miracle oil is something that has to be understood first. Also known as, the Oreganum Vulgare it has helped in curing the toothaches in many and stops decay naturally. This is called the wild Mediterranean oregano or the Greek oregano. A natural antiseptic, the oregano oil is very strong and very few pharmaceutical drugs could actually match to its capacity. If there was any medicine that could do what the oregano oil does, the world would be a better place for sure. Many people are not actually aware of the natural wonders of  [...]


Treating Hiatal Hernia Symptoms with Herbs
December 25, 2011 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
Treating Hiatal Hernia Symptoms with Herbs
Hiatal hernia is a condition marked by symptoms like indigestion and heartburn. These symptoms can be managed easily using some simple herbal remedies. Below, we have discussed about the most effective herbs used for treatment of hiatal hernia symptoms. Aloe vera: The leaves of aloe vera are succulent. For medicinal purposes aloe vera is used both as gel (for topical application) and as juice (for oral consumption). This herb is use widely for treating sliding hiatal hernias. When taken internally, aloe vera juice works by soothing the lining of the patient’s stomach and esophagus. The herb also helps in lowering the production of stomach acids. These features of the herb make it a powerful remedy for hiatal hernia symptoms. Marshmallow root: The roots of marshmallow contain mucilage rich in healing properties. Intake of this mucilage protects the stomach and esophagus lining of the hiatal hernia patients from damages caused by stomach acids. This herbal remedy is also instrumental  [...]


Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey
December 15, 2011 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey
Two of the most effective natural ingredients for wound healing are sugar and honey. Below we have discussed the process of wound healing using sugar and honey. How to treat wounds using sugar? Step 1: Unfold a piece of gauze and apply a coat of petroleum jelly onto it. Now, drape the gauze around your wound. Remember, the gauze should encircle your wound forming a doughnut like shape. Step 2: Now take enough sugar for covering the wound and apply it directly on the wound. The sugar must form a layer of ¼ inch. The gauze encircling your would be playing the role of a barrier and ensure that the sugar does not fall out. Step 3: Take a sterile wound sponge and place it over the wound. Finally, bandage the region carefully. The bandage must be close fitting; however, it should not be too tight. Step 4: Change this dressing daily or on alternate days. Irrigate your wound carefully using hydrogen peroxide or a saline solution every time you open the bandage for changing the dressing. How to  [...]


Natural Liver Detox: What Are the Herbs That Can Help?
December 9, 2011 – 2:51 am | No Comment
Natural Liver Detox: What Are the Herbs That Can Help?
The herbs that can be used for detoxifying our liver effectively include the following: Milk thistle: This herb is an extremely potent antioxidant; moreover, it is also known to be an excellent lover cleansing and anti-inflammatory agent. In the past few decades, milk thistle’s use in correcting liver damage is discussed widely in the media. Several medical studies have also shown that consumption of milk thistle extracts have improved liver functioning in human beings and corrected liver damages successfully. Rosemary: Rosemary is a herb known for its several medicinal benefits. The herb offers anti-inflammatory and anti-toxin effects and thus helps in detoxifying the organs of our body including liver. The antioxidants present in rosemary flush out the toxins present in our liver making the organ healthier. Rosemary is also known to improve our blood circulation, which in turn results in moving of fresh blood to and from the liver. The Italians use this herb frequently as an culinary  [...]


What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Cilantro?
November 29, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Cilantro?
Cilantro, a herb with the scientific name of Coriandrum sativum although known primarily as a culinary herb is also known widely for its medicinal benefits. People living in continents other than the Americas refer to this herb as coriander. The cilantro plant is grown densely in different regions of Southeast Asia, Europe and North Africa. It is mostly used for cooking Texan, Indian, Chinese, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines. The healing properties of cilantro are regarded highly all over the world; however, the purpose of its use as a medicinal herb tends to vary from one part of the world to the other. In America, people mostly use this herb in form of a tincture. This is because the healing qualities of any herb are preserved most effectively in its tincture. Cilantro is most frequently used for removing toxic metals like mercury from our system. Many of us consume fishes like tuna on a regular basis, which results in increase in concentration of toxic metals in your body. Having  [...]


Health Benefits Offered by Angelica
November 14, 2011 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Health Benefits Offered by Angelica
Angelica is an aromatic biennial herb grown widely in north Europe. The herb has erect stalk, greenish yellow flowers and spindle-shaped fleshy roots. The seeds of Angelica are off-white in color and oblong in shape. Since ancient times, Angelica is used for cutting a number of ailments. Below we have discussed the most common health benefits offered by the herb: It is widely used for treating stomach cramps, gas and indigestion. Angelica is also known to promote heart health and correct bronchial disorders. Infusion prepared by brewing leaves of Angelica acts as a wonderful remedy for conditions like rheumatism, tooth aches, insomnia, nervous headaches and fevers. Angelica can be of different species; A. atropurpurea or American Angelica and Angelicaarchangelica or European Angelica is used as treatments for bronchial and lung diseases, colds and headache. Dong qui or Angelica sinensis, on the other hand, can effectively treat menstrual cramps and is not for its ability of correcting  [...]


Herbs for Improving Memory
October 31, 2011 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Herbs for Improving Memory
Memory loss can be managed effectively with certain herbal remedies. Below, we have discussed about herbs that helps in improving memory. Ginkgo Biloba: A study conducted by a group of researchers at UMMC or University of Maryland Medical center has revealed that the Chinese herb ginkgo biloba can improve the thinking and overall mental ability of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The study has also shown that consumption of this herb also improve memory of healthy and normal individuals. The researchers of UMMC suggest taking a daily dosage of 240 mg ginkgo biloba for experiencing maximum memory improving effects of the herb. Rosemary: The findings of a study conducted in the UK suggest that aroma of the herb rosemary helps in stimulating our mind and boosting our mental performances. This study was conducted on 144 people; during the study the reacting ability, attention, working memory and long term memory of the participants were evaluated. Rosemary is being used for stimulating  [...]


Kutaki: The Wondrous Herb
October 18, 2011 – 9:31 pm | No Comment
Kutaki: The Wondrous Herb
Kutaki (picrorhiza kurroa) is a herb; a tiny perennial plant of Scrophulariaceae family mostly grown in the Himalayan region. You will come across these plants in the valley of Kashmir, and in the Garhwal regions of Nepal and India. It is also known locally by several other names like Kutki, Kuru and Katuka. The Kutaki plant grows naturally on rocky screes, scars, and crevices as well as in organic soils. Kutaki grows best in cold mountainous conditions at an elevation of between 3500 and 4800 metres. The plant is covered in snow during winter when it remains dormant. With the arrival of summer and the thaw, the plant regenerates. It is easily distinguishable by its elongated, stout creeping rootstock and withered leaf base. The flowers that appear in June to August are white and pale blue-purple in color. Harvesting takes place from May to December. The root and rhizome are harvested for processing and the extract when formulated has numerous medicinal properties in Ayurveda. It is used  [...]