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Glutathione is a naturally occurring substance found in every cell of the human being. It is a very powerful antioxidant. It produces electrons to cater for free radical. This means that if glutathione is depleted from the cells, the cells will automatically die. Glutathione therapy is therefore aimed at increasing the levels of glutathione in every cell. For glutathione to perform its purpose, it has to be administered intravenously. Glutathione therapy is used in the treatment of many illnesses and disorders. Most of the illnesses that it is used for are those caused by the lack of glutathione in cells. Therefore, it is effective in the treatment of Parkison’s disease. Glutathione therapy has also been successful in the treatment of asthma, liver diseases, cataracts, dementia and diabetes. Aside from glutathione, there so many naturopathic treatments one can benefit from. They include;
• Milk thistle
Milk thistle seed extracts were used by our ancestors to reduce suffering and treat many illnesses. The extracts have numerous benefits. They act as antioxidants in the body. They, therefore, help boost immunity and treat illnesses such as diabetes and liver cirrhosis. However, the treatment is not without its side effects. Some of the milk thistle seed side effects include nausea and vomiting.
• Intravenous ozone therapy
This is an oxidative therapy that entails the intravenous administration of ozone into the body. The purpose of this is to increase the levels of oxygen in the body. The therapy has gained its popularity in the medical world where it is used in the treatment of cancer.
• Myer’s Cocktail
Myers cocktail contains vitamins B and Cs, magnesium and calcium. The therapy is used in suppressing deficiency of vital minerals and vitamins in the body. Also, it helps boost immunity.
All the treatments above have one thing in common. They all use nature’s given materials to enhance healing. They believe in the self-healing power of the body. These therapies can be used alone or integrated with other therapies to enhance body wellness. For example, they can be used along with chelation treatments to increase the effectiveness of the therapies. The therapies have minimal or no side effects. Instead, they are used to reduce the side effects of other treatments. In the case of chelation therapy, where it causes a deficiency of minerals in the body, Myer’s cocktail help restore these minerals.