The Healing Power Of Herbal
Herbal remedies have been used since man evolved enough for
us to realize the power of plants and how they can treat
The earliest known use of herbal remedies we have seen is in
cave paintings found in France that date back at least fifteen
It seems that over time our ancestors tried and tested a
wide variety of plant life and naturally made products from the
animal kingdom to see which would give the best results in
combating different conditions from the most basic to the most
Did you know that there are literally thousands of different
herbal remedies available?
These come in the form of plant life, from leaves to root,
and animal products, from bees honey to fish oil.
Many people laugh at the prospect of using herbal remedies.
When people think about herbal remedies they think about the
voodoo men of ancient tribes who mash together different plant
life to ward off spirits, what they don’t realize is that they
are using themselves in everyday life.
A lot of the different remedies they take without thinking
about it can come in the form of herbal teas, cod liver oil,
There are many groups of people whose choice in life is to
only use natural substances in everything they do, due to this
they have to use natural remedies to combat any condition they
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...
Medical scientists have proved the fact that many different
herbal remedies can cure or prevent many diseases, even
pharmaceutical companies use natural products in the production
of some of their medicines. For medical science to agree with
the fact that herbal substances carry great medicinal qualities
is quite a staggering claim as scientists will not one hundred
percent agree with a claim like this unless it is undeniably
There is one common note to mention about herbal remedies.
Many people who do not understand the full capacity of how
herbal remedies work think that all plant life and animal
products used for remedies are safe; the truth is they are not.
If the different natural materials are not collected and used
correctly, dire consequences can occur.
Plant life and animal products carry many
different natural chemicals, some of which have great medicinal
purposes in small quantities but can be harmful in larger
If you are taking herbal remedies it is also important to
advise your medical professional about this when you go to
visit them, if this is not done then it could cause an adverse
affect to any medicines prescribed to you.
Taken in large doses, peppermint oil is well
known for its cooling, calming and analgesic
It is also thought to be a good herbal
remedy for treating fevers, skin complaints,
migraines and headaches.
Peppermint essential oil is also believed to
be antibacterial, and it is often used to help
combat minor infections.
Herbal remedies are a great way of alleviating symptoms and
healing conditions if done correctly. The human race has
depended on these remedies for thousands of years, and will
still depend on them in another thousand years, even with the
progress of technology.
Now you have learnt about how herbal remedies can work for
you, it is time to go forth and search the Internet about the
possible remedies available to alleviate any issues you have,
and then visit your local herbal store.