Monthly Archives: March 2013

Top 10 Herbal Medicines

Eucalyptus

Throughout history, people have turned to herbs as a natural source of remedies for their ailments. Today many pharmaceuticals include compounds derived from plants, or synthesized based on plant compounds. Many people have also returned to herbal remedies in preference to cocktails of modern pharmaceuticals. Consider ten of the plants that are most popular as herbal remedies. Eucalyptus A simple distillation from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree – a tree commonly found throughout….. Read more

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Chinese Medicine And ‘women’s Problems’

Chinese Medicine

There has been no safer time in history for a (Western) woman to have a baby. Modern medicine, and it’s practitioners, is geared to support the health and preserve the lives of both mother and child. Not so long ago, thousands of women died each year in childbirth, or lost their babies during labour. In many countries around the world this remains true, and infection following the birth is another major killer. Children, though, especially in Asian cultures, are seen as a great….. Read more

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Herbal Treatments for Women with Postmenopausal symptoms

Woman having hot flashes

The term menopause is given to the stage when a woman starts experiencing various changes in her body system due to the stopping of the menstruation process in the body. The sudden ending of menstruation indicates the end of her ability to produce young ones. The reproductive function completely stops after the occurrence of menopause in the women. Generally, a woman shows a definite set of signs and symptoms while undergoing the menopausal phase or just before the occurrence of this….. Read more

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