Natural Herbal Medicine

Have you tried a natural remedy or herbal cure for a condition or perhaps for everyday use? Some people think that herbal remedies are a ploy to attract people and buy products. However, now days even doctors are realizing the benefits of a natural herbal remedies. Herbs have been used for over 5000 years with many different cultures including Sumerian, Greek, Egyptian, Arab, Roman, German, Swiss and English.

Western culture has used herbal medicine for thousands of years making herbal medicine one of the oldest forms of medicine. H
erbal medicine unlike conventional medicine is not only used to treat the symptoms or conditions. Herbal medicine prevents illness and disease, keeps the body functioning by day and increases mental attitude, appearance and performance. Herbal remedies can be used to help in areas such as digestion, respiration, movement, immune, endocrine, nervous system, detoxification, and externally to the skin, hair and nails. Experimentation herbal has been the basis of Indian herbal medicine called Ayurveda and Chinese herbal medicine.

Chinese medicine herbal reflects the Chinese belief that the universe is made of energy called chi. As humans have an innate relationship with the world and the environment around them through chi; the human body is a small universe in itself composed of complex power systems and equipment that works to maintain the health of body and mind. Chinese medicine herbal is the primary treatment modality for internal medicine in China. It is used in conjunction with external modalities such as acupuncture, acupressure, massage, tai chi, meditation, dermabrasion and food therapy. With over 500 Chinese herbs, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) combines herbs to create specific formulas to suit each patient.

Indian herbal medicine also known as Ayurvedic medicine and is the oldest organized system of medicine. Today we classify as a complementary and alternative medicine, but the Indians are known as the divine medicine because of its long history. Ayurveda is based on the understanding that the universe and the body are composed of five major elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether. Moreover Ayurveda emphasizes the importance of balance through three elemental energies. So Ayurvedic medicine treats the body and mind as a whole in perfect health.

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erbal medicine, no matter where it is used comes from the plants of the earth. A natural remedy may use part of the plant, root, stem, flower, seed, even if the liquid inside the plant. Remedies come in all kinds of forms such as tablet, capsule, gel, ointment, cream, liquid, oil, or tea. Many herbal remedies for common plants are right under our noses in our own kitchens. Like garlic, cinnamon, ginger, peppermint, turmeric and chamomile tea. Common conditions that have found relief through herbal remedies include angina, arthritis, skin care, thyroid, urinary tract infections and many more. New products come out this aid to additional problems, such as smoking cessation, removing unwanted hair, and eliminate wrinkles.

The transition to medicine herbal and natural has been a long and slow process, however, the population as a whole showed a change of traditional medicine with the prescription and the unpleasant side effects for natural products. With more and more health professionals to promote more natural ways to relieve symptoms, medicine herbal makes its official debut in modern medicine.
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