Organic Herbal Remedies: Nature’s Way of Healing

Organic Herbal Remedies: Nature's Way of Healing

Though herbal remedies have helped mankind from the very beginning, scientific research on herbal medicine in our modern world is still considered to be in its stage of infancy. Herbalists and herbal medicine has long been a target of skepticism especially from the medical authorities. Though the medical field has undoubtedly paved the way for breakthrough treatments for the most dangerous of diseases, herbal remedies also trace their roots from science. Let us not forget that most of the drugs that we use today were made from plant based substances. The most common, aspirin, was traced from the plant willow bark which has long been used in relieving headaches.

Though in its early stages of research, the efficacy of herbal drugs have long been accepted and now that more consumers are looking into natural alternatives for their health needs. Herbal remedies are again gaining the recognition that it has long established in past civilizations.

Uses of Herbal Medicine

As homeopathic remedies – Homeopathy is based on the principle that the body is uniquely capable of healing its own illness. Our body’s natural healers are found in the very soil, in plants and in minerals, and when taken in sufficient quantities can strengthen the body’s defenses against diseases. It is nature’s own brand of vaccination to ward off and treat certain illnesses in our body.

As skin care medicine – Herbs have long been used as natural remedies for acne, wrinkles, aging as well as skin burns and lesions. The detoxifying properties found in most herbs promote the elasticity and resiliency of our skin. Long before the moisturizing creams and anti aging serums, nature has already given us an abundance of plants that we can use to keep our skin young and beautiful.

As medicines for digestion – Roots and herbs have been used in the kitchen as spices for a reason. These spices are incorporated with natural properties that aid in digestion and used as treatment for most gastrointestinal disorders such as constipation, bloating, diarrhea and gas pains.

As herbal detoxifiers – Detoxification is ridding our body from harmful toxins that can trigger the weakening of our body’s natural defenses making us susceptible to certain diseases. Herbal detoxification has been a method used for many years to detoxify and cleanse our liver, lungs and kidneys. Herbs such as dandelion, chamomile, coffee and parsley are just some of our natural detoxifiers.

As antioxidants – Based on recent studies by the US Department of Agriculture, herbs are a rich source of antioxidants that prevent and slow down the production of free radicals that can damage our body and cause cancer.

Herbal remedies are nature’s gift to mankind. Whether you believe in it or not, the fact is that you have been knowingly or unknowingly using these remedies for a long time, as every bit of spices that you add in your food contain herbal properties that help keep your strong and healthy.

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