According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, an estimated 20 million people in the United States have some form of peripheral neuropathy, a condition that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system. Some of the symptoms vary depending on whether motor, sensory, or autonomic nerves are damaged. Motor nerves control voluntary movement of muscles such as those used for walking, grasping things, or talking. But, there is a way to tackle nerve damage by using herbs for strengthening your nerves.
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You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
Heartburn is a very common symptom created by acid reflux, a condition where some of the stomach contents are forced back up into the esophagus. According to Florida hospital, more than 40% of Americans suffer from heartburn pain at least one time each month. Recently, the long - term usage of popular heartburn drugs has been linked to early death. But, treating heartburn naturally is possible with these 3 recipes with the best herbal teas for heartburn .
Score another point for plants! While a high fat diet isn’t a good diet for anyone for any length of time, adding coconut to the diet has proven to be an immensely helpful Crohn's disease treatment based on new research.
Sage, the largest genus of plants, have been raved for their medicinal properties for thousands of years. According to Nature’s Bioceuticals, sage was considered a valuable commodity in 17th century China. But, some of the health benefits of sage may help autistic patients, and here is why.
Summer is here and mosquitoes are out in full force. Have you thought about a way to safely repel mosquitoes? Here's a how to and why you should make your own bug spray to safely repel mosquitoes.
People these days are going back to their roots and using natural “medicine” more and more. In fact the popularity of alternative medicine is at an all-time high and Facebook groups like Modern Alternative Mamas are driving this interest for natural over allopathic. Here’s a checklist of basic natural remedies to have at home.
People who are very active tend to eventually get injuries and if you’re a parent you dread the days your children get hurt, but did you know there’s a natural plant called comfrey that helps heal bones and sports injuries faster?
Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by one of the Ebola viruses species. This disease seems to be making a coming back, with many news outlets reporting about a 2017 ebola outbreak in Congo. While authorities seem to be baffled at how these outbreaks suddenly start, and how to effectively patients can be treated. There 3 plants that may stop the Ebola Virus on its tracks, and here is why.
According to multiple studies, pain relief treatment for osteoarthritis sufferers has been proven to be in nature, with the usage of comfrey root ointment. But, comfrey root ointment has other uses, as many other studies confirm that its ointment can relieve the pain in other conditions.
The benefits of essential oils go back to the days of Christianity and are still used today for healing, weight loss, and more. One of the many benefits of essential oil diffusers are their use as vessels for purifying the air, stimulating the senses, relaxing the mind and even enhancing spirituality.
Anxiety has been linked to nutritional deficiencies and with many neurological disorders such as autism, ADHD and general life stresses. Regardless of the reasons why a person may have anxiety, there are studies that suggest that nutrition and herbal supplementation is an effective method to reduce anxiety levels, without the risk of serious side effects.
Research on the cognitive related healing capabilities of Moring Oleifera (horseradish seeds) has confirmed ancient folklore of this miracle plant, which has been used for thousands of years, to treat cognitive dysfunction. This scientifically proven ability gives new hope for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.
The first lesson students learn when they go off to college is the importance of self-care. Keeping these 6 natural treatments on hand will have them covered for everything from getting over a cold in college to relieving anxiety.
Nigella sativa is called a miracle plant since ancient times, and its also marketed as black seed oil. But only the last few decades this plant started to be scientifically investigated in the western world. Recent studies have confirmed folklore that Nigela sativa seed’s oil inhibits the growth of various types of cancer, making its oil a promising anticancer treatment.
A meta –analysis of 27 studies, involving 3,126 subjects diagnosed with depression, has revealed that St. John’s Wort extract is equally effective to antidepressants, and have superior safety for treating depression.
Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.
In Ancient China, they called tea, “[that which] is cold and lowers fire.” Inflammation was known as “fire” in China, which is understandable given inflammation's symptoms (feeling of heat, redness, and etc.) But the Ancient Chinese knew tea heals your body in many more ways – here's a bit about the health benefits of tea and what scientists have found.
The holiday season stirs up thoughts of frankincense, a substance derived from the Boswellia tree and a natural remedy with a long history of healing powers. However, not all of the benefits attributed to the herbal supplement have met the rigors of scientific scrutiny, so it seems like an appropriate time to review some of those findings.
Have heartburn? You might want to stay away from over-the-counter medications like Prilosec or Prevacid. They've been linked with causing kidney problems. Try these holistically healthy remedies for heartburn and see if they help.
You may be familiar with curcumin as an effective natural remedy for digestive problems and inflammation, but there’s growing evidence that this active ingredient in the spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) can do much more. Several recent studies, including one appearing in the Journal of Affective Disorders, report that curcumin tackles depression.
Lifestyle and diet changes may be very helpful to those who suffer from IBS, including (potentially) the addition of a supplement called Berberine.
It’s no secret that ginger has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for various symptoms and health problems, and a growing amount of research is uncovering more reasons why ginger rocks. Here are some of the health benefits of ginger, including the latest study on this natural remedy and inflammatory bowel disease.
New research suggests that a common herbal remedy can help people manage body weight, especially if they are experiencing chronic stress in their lives. Chronic stress has been associated with obesity and weight management issues, so finding a natural way to tackle this problem could be a welcome approach for many individuals struggling with their weight.
Apple cider vinegar is more than just a tasty addition to an apple pie. It actually has a ton of health benefits and a variety of interesting and practical uses. Go and grab some today in order to try out some of these household remedies and tricks.
Scientists are moving ahead on positive findings from previous research indicating that the traditional Chinese herbal remedy sailuotong may help vascular dementia. Among older adults, vascular dementia is the second most prevalent type of dementia, while Alzheimer’s disease is the first.
Moringa oleifera is a supplement made from parts of the moringa tree (aka, the drumstick tree) and is highly honored around the world for its nutritional value and various health benefits. Among those benefits could be Moringa oleifera as cancer treatment if the discoveries from a new study continue to bear fruit.