Finding a natural remedy is easy. An Internet search can provide a great deal of knowledge. Even a quick visit to a health food store to speak with a clerk will help you find out more about natural remedies and what ailment they can be used for. Slowly you can build your knowledge of what medicinal properties herbs have and when best to use them.
Some people take it to extremes and think there is a natural remedy for everything. Not true, but if you use common sense you’ll probably find a natural remedy for most ailments. After all, for hundreds of years there was no such thing as pharmaceuticals, and using a natural remedy was the only way an illness could be prevented, treated.
The world of natural remedies is so very interesting once you get immersed in it. We can look at a few examples of herbs and their common uses.
- Garlic is a natural remedy for heart disease and immune system strengthening.
- Zinc is a great natural remedy for colds.
- Aloe Vera juice applied to cuts and abrasions does wonders for healing.
- Cranberries are used for urinary tract infections, common in women.
- Cinnamon is used for high blood pressure and much safer than pharmaceuticals.
- Seeds from the common pumpkin rid the body of parasites.
- Apple cider vinegar has many uses and is an overall cleanser of the system.
- St. John’s Wort is a natural remedy for depression symptoms.
- Grape seed is an ancient natural remedy for prostate problems, common in middle-aged and older men.
- Oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, and other citrus fruits are full of vitamins and are great to ward off the common cold, as is chicken soup.
- White vinegar is used for toe fungus when the feet are soaked in it.
Finding a natural herbal tea is easy too.
- Green tea boosts the immune system,
- Ginger tea aids digestion,
- and most teas in general help the system flush out toxins and purify the blood.
With this in mind, it is easy to see that a natural herbal remedy can help with many health problems.