Learn how to make special herbal medications and homemade herbal remedies with these potent herbs. Natural herbal remedies for depression and herbs to treat sunburn are just a few you can try easily.
So what are the benefits of alternative medicine using herbs?
Herbal remedies are better than prescriptions because they don't contain chemicals, or toxins. They work with your body to cure ailments.
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Herbal medicines are health conscious ways to treat the small things, and save a lot of money. Natural and organic herbal medications are a great way to boost your immune system and cure small problems.
An added benefit is that they are very interesting to learn about! They are fun to make at home, and the good results are always exciting.
Pure tea tree oil is a very powerful natural antiseptic. It is commonly used on cuts and bruises to speed healing and prevent infections.
It is also very effective against many kinds of fungi, so it's use as a treatment for athlete's foot is very common. Pet owners also use it for flea treatment on dogs, horses, and cattle. (It can't be used on cats!)
Organic tea tree oil is also a common ingredient in acne home remedies because it works very well as an acne treatment.
The Aloe Vera plant is used widely in natural skin care and herbal medications. It is an excellent moisturizer for dry and cracked skin.
Aloe lotion is commonly used to treat minor burns, like sunburn. It is also used for small wounds and skin problems like psoriasis.
There are many aloe vera benefits. It naturally rejuvenates skin and promotes healing. Many people also use it on scars they wish to fade, such as acne scars.
Organic chamomile comes from the chamomile flower, which grows wild throughout the western hemisphere.
It is probably best known for its mild sedative properties. A lot of people who find sleeplessness a problem, drink chamomile herbal tea to get to sleep easier.
It is also known for being anti inflammatory, and can help soothe stomach aches and migraines.
Natural gingko comes from ginkgo trees. The ginkgo biloba tree has provided health benefits for thousands of years. It most often used for improved memory.
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Many Alzheimer's patients are given ginkgo biloba for memory. It can help to slow down the rate of destruction and improve how much they are able to recall. Herbal supplements such as ginkgo are very helpful to patients with related health issues.
Ginkgo can also help concentration, and the ability to focus. People who have trouble staying on task for longer periods of time may benefit from ginkgo tea.
Saint John's Wort is used extensively in Germany to treat mild depression and anxiety. For St. John's Wort to work effectively, you must take the proper dosage, which can be found on the bottle of capsules.
St. Johns Wort plants are wonderful herbal medications, because they are completely natural. You cannot take this herbal remedy with birth control pills (as they may cut effectiveness by up to 50%), but if you are not on them it may provide relief.
Almost 8 million people today have found the benefits of St. John's Wort in helping with depression and anxiety.