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Use natural treatments, remedies for every problem that you face.The nature is a garden which gives us everything we need, we just have to ask permission and take everything that helps us. Natural treatments means longevity, means health and beauty – outside and inside.

The Consumer's Guide to Alternative Medicine – Who's going to pay?

Though millions of Americans and others around the world have embraced alternative medicine, many insurance policies still have not. But that’s changing every day. American Western Life Insurance Company of Foster City, CA, now covers an array of alternative therapies including ayurveda and massage, while HMOs such as Oxford Health Plans have started expanding their coverage. To find out whether or not your insurance company …

Yin, yang and qi – Traditional Chinese Medicine

In the eyes of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), every person is a miniature universe. You are yin and yang — two complementary forces like day and night. And your body is the interaction of five universal elements: water, fire, wood, metal, and earth. Fortunately, a river of life-giving energy known as qi flows through you, pulling all these elements together. When it does its job …

Is this herb combination safe?

Q: Could you please tell me if the following combination is relatively safe. I’ve been taking the following herbs (for several months) to rejuvinate my hair line, lose weight & quit smoking; ho shou wu, evening primrose oil, norweigian kelp, horsetail tea, a multi-vitamin, vitamin E & vitamin C. I’ve also started Proenzi 99 (7 days ago) & am aware of the ephedra controversy. I …

What are and how can be used poultices?

Poultices are soft consistency preparations obtained from plants sprayed and mixed with water to obtain a paste. The final product is put between two thin strips of cloth, to be more easily applied and removed. The paste obtained must not be neither too soft nor too hard. When it is applied on the affected place should not overcome it, and when they are substituted, a …

Sango Coral – Japanese natural medicine

In these changing times, the status of our health may suffer. A very good “medicine” comes in our help to influence the metabolism, to confer resistance to the body in the face of environmental factors. Calcium, this white metal is vital for the human body. We find it even in drinking water, but because the percentages vary widely from one water source to another and …

Ayurvedic secrets for teeth

Herbs and fruits with a predominantly bitter taste, coarse or biting helps cleaning the teeth: cloves, bay leaves, thyme, pepper, sage (this is indicated in the massage teeth), Mentha, basil, parsley and dill. Dental powder is a very easy mixture and may replace the ordinary toothpaste that you buy from the store and which contains too much fluoride. The preparation of powder is made in the following way: …

The use of clay – therapy

Clay, a component of the Earth, the majority of soils, contains many minerals, trace elements and biological substances which ensure the life and health of animals and plants. Certain properties of clay-remineralizing, balancing and antitoxic- being used from antiquity until today as levers of maintenance of health and beauty. Types of clay Healing clay is a sterile, with normal radioactivity without microbial germs and without …

MDs with muscle – Osteopathic Medicine

If you’re basically comfortable with conventional care, but wish your physician relied a little less on prescription drugs and a little more on hands-on healing, a doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) or osteopathy may be the way to go. Osteopathic physicians (osteopaths) graduate medical school, complete residencies and pass certification exams just like MDs. They can prescribe drugs and perform surgery. What DOs have that …

Harness your body's healing powers – Naturopathic Medicine

If alternative medicine were an art form, naturopathy would be its mosaic. That’s because its multi-faceted practitioners are trained in an array of therapies including clinical nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, ayurveda, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, massage and conventional care. Naturopathic physicians (naturopaths) pride themselves on first preventing disease. That means replacing bad habits like smoking with good ones like exercise. They also stress learning how to …

The back pain epidemic – Chiropractic

If there is strength in numbers, chiropractors are one of the strongest alternative medicine groups going. With more than 45,000 practitioners in the U.S., they are second only to physicians in providing primary care. Though some chiropractors have been criticized in the past for trying to treat everything through spinal adjustments, today’s chiropractors generally use adjustments to treat mechanical problems that you expect to respond …

Garlic/fish oil double whammy – LipoGuard

What it is This combo of fish oil and garlic may pack a double whammy: Garlic lowers cholesterol, while fish oil lowers triglycerides, another blood fat that’s linked to heart disease if its levels get too high. What research shows In the single, month-long study of LipoGuard, 40 men and women with cholesterol or triglycerides over 200 saw their cholesterol levels drop an average of …

Cholestatin (Futurebiotics)/ Phytoquest (SeQuester, Inc.)

What they are Phytosterols are compounds in plant foods such as rice and soybeans. The most abundant, sitosterol, is the main ingredient in Phytoquest and Cholestatin. Sitosterol prevents dietary cholesterol from being absorbed in the small intestine by blocking the cholesterol’s absorption sites. What research shows “Sitosterol is very effective in lowering cholesterol in the range of 10% to 15%,” says Dr. Kritchevsky. “Thirty years …