Archive for the 'Herbal Remedies' Category

March 18, 2013

Chang ShanRecently, the popularity of the Traditional Chinese medicine has been increasing causing a great interest to numerous ancient Chinese herbal remedies and natural treatments for almost all known treatable health conditions. These natural remedies have been used for centuries and known since the times of ancient Chinese medical traditions. Therefore, those old recipes and natural treatments are very highly regarded by all natural medicine proponents around the world. Thanks to the opportunities offered us by the world wide web, the best Chinese herbal remedies are now available to all those in need, and it is possible to purchase online a great deal of specific Chinese herbs or medicinal plants, ancient natural remedies, and natural health care products based on traditional Chinese natural remedies. Certainly, the list of such plants and herbs is huge, and it goes far beyond ginseng root, ginger, or ginkgo biloba which use to be more or less known before in Europe and the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Amazing Benefits Of Thyme Herb

Author: Carla Fiscina
February 2, 2013

benefits of thymeUndoubtedly, thyme is a kind of spice which is not too often used in our kitchens, unless we see how advantageous and interesting becomes the taste of meat and poultry after adding some thyme. I have a few friends who use thyme extensively after visiting the countries of the Mediterranean region like Spain, Italy, or Greece, where thyme is an ingredient of a huge number of daily meals. And all of them say that it is hardly possible to find the kind of thyme they tried there in the UK. Fortunately, they find in opportunity to buy high quality thyme from Italy or Turkey online.  Actually, lemon thyme and common thyme plant have thousands years of history of being used as a primary culinary spice and a valuable medicinal herb in the Roman Empire and Ancient Greece, and in modern time’s Mediterranean region both wildly growing and cultivated thyme is highly valued for its amazing health benefits. Below, check out some useful information on benefits of thyme. Read the rest of this entry »

September 18, 2012

Thapsia garganicaHundreds of modern researchers and scientific research groups are working hard to find a cure or at least an effective technology to stop cancer, a deadly disease which is taking away millions of lives every year. Thousands of herbal remedies and medicinal plants, their compounds and properties have already been tested and studied very thoroughly in order to find some clues and learn to combat this terrible disease. There are a good number of effective natural solutions to reduce our risks of cancer and possibly prevent cancer development in our tissues. This summer, scientists reported about discovering a potentially new cancer treatment, a natural one. A group of American researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore published their findings suggesting that an ingredient in medicinal herb known as ‘death carrot’ (Thapsia garganica) has unique properties to target and destroy cancer cells, this way can grow into a next generation cancer treatment, natural and available to everyone. Read the rest of this entry »

September 4, 2012

effects of antidepressantsDepression is a very common health condition of modern people. Though this disorder may not look like something serious, it actually carries plenty of hidden risks and dangers to our overall health. Depression, especially chronic depression, is linked to increased risks of obesity, high cholesterol levels and cardiovascular diseases. It can lead to various emotional, psychological, and even mental problems, starting from inability to do our normal daily activities, and ending up with panic attacks or suicidal thoughts. Such factors as physical changes in human brain and hormonal shifts, imbalances related to neurotransmitters function, childhood traumas, life events, and genetic predisposition are named among possible causes of depression. Fortunately, there are plenty of effective strategies and techniques to help us treating depressions, including medications, special therapeutic programs and recovery groups, relaxation techniques, physical exercises, hobbies, homemade and herbal remedies for depression, and many more. Read the rest of this entry »

August 16, 2012

metabolic syndrome symptomsFor many centuries, psyllium and psyllium seeds have been used in alternative medicine for various health conditions. Therapeutic properties and benefits of psyllium embrace mainly positive effects of this natural remedy on digestive system function (starting from preventing indigestion or hemorrhoids, and ending up with reducing the risks of gastrointestinal inflammatory conditions) since psyllium is a known source of dietary fiber and mucilage. Psyllium is a very effective natural solution to virtually all sorts of gastrointestinal disorders in men and women, and it is widely used in many medications and supplements for those who suffer from lower intestine disorders. According to the findings of a new study by a scientific team at  Curtin University in Perth, Australia, a regular consumption or a special treatment with psyllium can substantially reduce the risks for metabolic syndrome.  Thus, it is recommended to add psyllium dietary supplement to a metabolic syndrome diet in order to improve the condition and reduce metabolic syndrome symptoms. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Hyssop

Author: Carla Fiscina
January 7, 2012

HyssopHyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a tall flowery shrub, native to the Mediterranean areas, central Europe and the Middle east. Hyssop is also known as yanagi-hakka, curdukotu, or hastipippili, and its most common name derived from the Greek and the Hebrew word “Ezov”, the plant mentioned in the Holy Bible  and used for several religious rituals of Christians. In addition to that, hyssop plant has a pretty long history of use as a valuable medicinal herb and being cultivated as a decorative plant. This effective herbal remedy can assist us in combating a multitude of various medical conditions, however, it is necessary to beware of harmful side effects of hyssop. Read the rest of this entry »