Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The three most common herbal remedies in ancient times depended on where you came from.

EGYPTIAN

Thought to be the first recorded instructions in the world, the Egyptians made extensive use of plants to medicate.

  • Pain Relief: Dill, balsam apple, onion, parsley
  • Asthma: Sesame, honey & milk, frankincese
  • Digestive Aids: Garlic, sandalwood, juniper, mint
  • Chest Pains: Juniper, mustard seeds, aloe
  • Headaches: Aloe, poppy seed

NATIVE AMERICANS

Native Americans where known to live within the life around them. They used all the plants they found that helped heal the sick and wounded by watching their dogs and horses and wildlife eating plants to self-heal. The most sacred was tobacco, used for various conditions, rituals and ceremonies.

  • Sage: Stomach, colon, kidneys, liver, lungs, skin and protection from evil
    spirits
  • Colds: American ginseng or boneset
  • Aches & Pains: Wild black cherry, pennyroyal, hops
  • Fever: Dogwood, feverwort, and willow bark
  • Digestive Disorders: Galangal, sage

CHINESE HERBS

In the Asian world, Chinese herbal remedies have been helping Eastern cultures for over 5,000 years. The remedies were created to help people live in harmony with nature and the world around them…..their environment.

THE YIN AND YANG

In the Western World, doctors treat the symptoms of their patients, while Chinese doctors look at the bigger picture…..balancing the two strong elements of nature….the Yin and the Yang. Chinese herbal practices are spreading around the world. Western cultures are now realizing the proposition of natural herbal curative powers. For now, Chinese herbs are used as a supplement to Western healthcare.

GEROVITAL: SLOW THE AGE

Gerovital is an anesthetic that contains procaine hydrochloride and is known as GH3. Gerovital injections began in the 1950’s and was being developed in Romania. The whole concept is to stop the aging process. Celebrities and the wealthy began taking shots and pills to look younger. In the United States, studies showed the injections made no change in looks and age-stopping, and was band. Today, injections are alternated with taking pills. Strict compliance should be observed.

CUPPING FOR TREATMENT

Cupping is an ancient Chinese treatment to balance the yin and yang. The Chinese back in ancient times, used horns placed on a person’s back and heated to suck out the air and bring the skin and top layer of muscles into the horn. Today, glass bulbs are used. Cupping therapy Miami, combines cupping with their acupuncture treatment. Cupping is used to relieve asthma, arthritis, bronchitis and pneumonia.

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