Have You Thought About Using
Have you ever thought about herbal remedies to improve your
health or relieve a medical condition you have? No, well I
thought that might be the case.
Alternative medicines, Herbal remedies in particular, have
been used by the human race for thousands and thousands of
years, we even have proof that these medicines were used over
thirteen thousand years ago, and we are still using
acupuncture, an alternative treatment that was used by the
ancient Chinese more than three thousand years ago.
Although herbal remedies are becoming more mainstream, with
many alternative medicine shops appearing on the high street
and many super markets having herbal remedies on the shelf, it
seems there is still a stigmatism associated with alternative
Many people have this notion that alternative medicines,
including herbal remedies are archaic in nature and that only
those who are more naturalist in personality believe in
While a few decades ago it may have been true that those who
were part of the flower power generation did believe in natural
remedies, it does not take away the fact that they do work and
that many people from all walks of life do use them.
What many people fail to realize is that a lot of medication
today is not just based on modern advances in science, it is
also based on the use of alternative medicines of old.
Many years ago our ancient ancestors used many different
types of medical treatments, while some of these did little if
nothing, to help the person suffering, there is also an
abundance of treatments that really do help.
An Interesting Herb Fact
The Healing Beauty of Borage
The borage flower (Borago officinalis) is well known for its lovely blue color. The flowers have been used since Elizabethan times for both decoration and for its healing beauty. Recent modern research has shown that the plant may actually stimulate the adrenal glands, encouraging the production of adrenaline, that famous 'fight or flight' hormone that is responsible for getting our bodies geared up during the most stressful times in our lives. Herbalists describe the character of the borage...
Our modern medicine has been refined over many thousands of
years and was born out of the advances our ancestors made in
the world of medicine.
Even medical companies use the teachings of our old doctors
from years gone by to find cures to present day medical
conditions. Many pharmaceutical companies put a lot of weight
behind herbal remedies by paying millions each year in testing
them. The reason why pharmaceutical companies pay so much is
because they can see what qualities these simple animal
products and plant life have
When will those walking through every day life
realize the abilities of herbal remedies and change their
thought process about these wonder products? Will it be due to
the new hot celebrity announcing a new wonder diet that
contains herbal remedies or will it be a world class footballer
saying it has increased there stamina?
The leaves of the lemon balm plant are
believed to help relieve the symptoms of
depression and tension.
A few drops of lemon balm essential oil are
recommended as an antidote to depression.
It can be enough to "shock" someone with
depression out of their state.
What we do know is that herbal remedies have become more
mainstream, and will continue to do so. We still have a long
way to go to get many of the general population to believe what
they have in there fridge and cupboards can really help
alleviate a lot of medical conditions, or just make them feel
It is time to show the world what they can achieve through a
little thought and care for their body with the power of an
herbal remedy, even if it is something as simple as an herbal