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Cinnamon is taken for uterine and gastrointestinal hemorrhage and for nose bleeds. Because of its astringent nature, it is used for diarrhea, and it is an effective nausea and indigestion remedy. In Chinese medicine, cinnamon is used to warm the interior, for aching of joints, chest obstruction, and phlegm retention. Cinnamon bark is one of the most important herbs in the materia medica for warming the body, activating blood, dispelling internal coldness, and improving digestion. Cinnamon oil
Cinnamon bark () is harvested from a variety of evergreen tree that is native to Sri Lanka and India. The tree has thick, reddish brown bark, small yellow flowers, and its leathery leaves have a spice ...
In the last few years, cinnamon has garnered significant interest for reducing blood sugar and balancing cholesterol in type 2 diabetes, when taken as a dietary supplement, tea, and even added regularly to foods.
Nose bleeds can be treated with astringent snuffs and the anti-hemorrhagic herb cinnamon. When deficiency of the vital energy occurs, a course of adrenal tonics or digestive tonics for several months can be helpful.
Symptomatic relief can often be obtained with the use of antinauseants or antispasmodics. Relaxing herbs may also be beneficial, especially when nausea or vomiting is accompanied by nervousness or anxiety .
Digestive tonic herbs and digestive herbal enzymes are appropriate.
The syndrome that we call a cold is thought to be a "healing crisis" in natural medicine. We can take a negative attitude about a cold or flu and resist it by taking strong pharmaceutical products like antihistamines and aspirin, but an alternative approach is to consider the whole process a positive one. The viral infection is putting our immune system through its paces, and may strengthen it in the process. When we have a cold, it is best to work with this opportunity and enhance
Shiitake is a delicious medicinal mushroom which has thousands of years of medicinal and folk use as a strengthening and restoring food. It is indicated in diseases of suppressed immune function such as environmental allergies, candidiasis, AIDS, and cancer and has been reported to have antiviral and anticarcinogenic properties. Shiitake is also said to lower cholesterol, when used consistently for a period of time--not a difficult task. A special extract of the mycelium (the actual vegetative
Yerba mansa is a warming diaphoretic and immune-activating herb used in traditional North American medicine for colds, flu, infections, and digestive problems. The herb is pleasant-tasting, reminiscent of cinnamon, and makes a good cold and flu-preventative tea in the colder, damper months. It is used for acute and chronic gastroenteritis, for bronchitis and moist coughs, and as a wash for mouth and gum sores and laryngitis. It makes a good nasal spray for hay fever or sinusitis. Yerba Mansa
Sassafras is a small tree, , belonging to the laurel family native to eastern North America. Sassafras grows in woodlands in rich sandy well-drained soil from Maine to Florida, reaching a height of aa....
Wild ginger is not related to common ginger but is in the birthwort family, Aristolochiaceae. Several species grow commonly throughout Asia, Europe, and North America, and there seems to be little difference in therapeutic effects between them. The plant has a warm, spicy flavor, reminiscent of ginger, but is a little more bitter and acrid. The leaves are a strong emetic, and the whole plant contains aristolochic acid, a known mutagen and kidney toxin. However, several Chinese species have be
Athlete's foot is a common fungus infection in which the skin of the feet, especially on the sole and toes, becomes itchy and sore, cracking and peeling away. Athlete's foot, also knowny....
The Ayurvedic method for weight loss is based on exercise and a diet suited to the individual’s body type, the use of hot, penetrating herbs, and meditation.
Keeping cholesterol levels in check is not as difficult as one might think. For many it can be as simple as lowering saturated fat, trans fats (margarine) and refined carbohydrate intake and eating more olive oil, garlic and fresh vegetables.
Corydalis is the name of a group of herbs used in different parts of the world to relieve pain. is a species used primarily in Chinese herbal medicine. , native to the Himalayas, is used medicinally, ...
Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, can be an excellent form of complementary medicine to manage hypertension, helping to guide you in a healthier lifestyle.
Naturopathic practitioners regard colitis and Crohn’s disease as indications of bodily imbalances that can best be treated by using a variety of natural methods to help the body use its own resources to heal itself.
Fungi are types of parasitic plants that include molds, mildew, and yeast. A fungal infection is an inflammatory condition in which fungi multiply and invade the skin, the digestive tract, the genitaa....
Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) is a non-cancerous swelling of the prostate gland that may interfere with the flow of urine from the bladder in men. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) relies on methods that avoid the side effects of medication and surgery, such as acupuncture or herbal remedies, for treatment of the BPH.
Many of the nutritious foods that support good health also unfortunately encourage growth of candidiasis albicans, the fungus that causes yeast infections. If you have a yeast infection, you will want to reduce the foods that make your body a good host and eat other foods that will help fight the infection.