September 29, 2011

Superior Advantages of Natural Treatment for Baldness

In western science, baldness commonly caused by a nutrition deficiency, aging, hormones, genetics and stress called alopecia areata.  While herbs address directly the cause of the illness, naturally supporting the body’s healing mechanisms, most drugs just take care of the symptoms without eliminating the real cause. 

Take a quick scan what herbs are effective for bald treatment.

Aloe vera activates the production of nitric oxide and an enzyme called superoxide dismutane, two substances that may work together to stimulate hair regrowth.

Coconut Oils is one of the few oils that actually contain protein easily absorbable into the hair strands, and thus, is one of the few oils that strengthen the hair follicle.

Eclipta Alba is a well-known Ayurvedic herbal medicine considered to be the best natural remedy for the hair loss and premature greying of the hair.

September 27, 2011

Herbal Remedies for Woman Hair Loss - Will it Same Male Hair Loss

Though baldness occurs in both genders, male pattern baldness often results to total baldness while female pattern baldness, other hand, results to thinning of the hair in some areas but not complete hair loss. Besides the conventional medicines of which the result is not clear, natural treatment for hair loss becomes more in trend when people try to find alternative treatment.

Hair loss problem leads to depression and many women are losing confidence because of thinner hair.  Hair loss in women is indicating that there is something wrong with the body and that may be because of stress, unbalanced alimentation, lack of vitamins, a wrong shampoo, hormonal disorders or even polluted environment.

Let’s see the most popular herbal remedies for hair loss and decide if you should try these herbs for solving your hair loss problem or use herbs as integrative treatment for baldness.

September 26, 2011

What is Anxiety and How Herbal Remedies Calm it Down

Herbal remedies for anxiety and stress have been used for centuries.  Many people choose some form of herbal remedy as a calming or reviving supplement; here I would like to mention only popular natural herbal remedies for Anxiety.

It's normal to feel anxious, but if you feel anxious without reason and it tends to persist as well as affect your life, you may have general anxiety disorder. You can notice the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder from feeling tense or on edge, restlessness, irritability, impatience, and poor concentration.  Some people may have changes in their physical health such as headaches, jaw pain, bloating, excessive sweating, muscle tension, difficulty falling or staying asleep (insomnia), dry mouth, fatigue, chest tightness, and indigestion.

These are some of the herbal remedies that are being used for anxiety.

September 24, 2011

Integrative Relief Headache by Herbal and Home Remedy

There are many ways to integrate treatment for headache relief.  If you do not want to use drugs or over-the-counter painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol (acetaminophen), or ibuprofen, there are many alternative headache treatments, for example, herbalism, acupuncture or acupressure, chiropractic, homeopathic remedies, hydrotherapy, massage, meditation, yoga.  Here we are focusing on integrative herbalism ; home and herbal remedies for headache treatment

Most headaches are relatively associated with alcoholic hangovers, exertion, fatigue, emotional stress, and poor posture. Some headaches have more sinister implications and may be associated with food allergies, very high blood pressure, low blood sugar levels, very salty foods or brain damage after a blow to the head.

September 23, 2011

Natural Treatment for Eczema Available in Store

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is an itchy inflammation of your skin. It's a long-lasting or chronic condition that may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever.  It causes itching, crack and red colored patches on your hands, feet, elbow, knees and ankle. Eczema is a very common skin disease.  Only in the United States, more than 15 million people suffer from eczema.  

The cause of atopic dermatitis is unknown, but it may result from a combination of generic factor and malfunction in the body's immune system.  Eczema related to allergies, but it ironically appears that allergy shots are rarely helpful in clearing the condition. 

Treatments for eczema are available in the OTC products in creams and steroid injections, focused on inflammation and itching reduction Over-the-counter (nonprescription) anti-itch creams and other self-care measures may help control mild atopic dermatitis. To explore further treatment, we will search for integrative herbalism for eczema.

September 22, 2011

Stop Migraine-Make it More Pleasant-Home and Herbal Remedy

Migraines are severe, throbbing, disabling headaches that usually affect only one side of the head. The pain often starts behind one eye and is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbances.  About 10 per cent of the populations in Britain suffer from a migraine attack some time during their life and it usually last from 4 to 72 hours each time.  
There are many home and herbal remedies for migraine that can help you without taking chemical based medicines.

Acerola Cherry : is a Latin American "super fruit" with high levels of Anthocyanins - anti-inflammatory similar to aspirin and ibuprofen - and are known for their headache relief quality.

Basil oil : Crush basil leaves and get the oil extract. Massage it on your temples. It stimulates brain activities and allows you to work even when experiencing migraine. It also helps stimulate blood flow to the brain.

September 21, 2011

How to Cure Depression by Herbal Treatment

Herbal remedies for depression is not a substitute for medical treatment. But with your doctor’s consultation, they can be used along with the medical treatments.  

Currently, almost 20 million adults in the United States have depression.  The stats are significantly higher after economic recession and rise of unemployment.  The first step is to talk with your doctor, but most people with depression do not seek treatment, although the majority can be helped with treatment. Depression can be a serious sickness and lead to another symptom conditions, such as hypothyroidism or anemia.  

Among many advocated herbal remedies for depression, below herbs have been around for many years.

September 20, 2011

Herbal Remedies – Alternative Treatment for Menopause

Studies have been done in order to provide herbal treatments and remedies for menopauses. Menopause is normally defined as the time at which menstruation or period stops.  It is naturally occurred one year after the stoppage of menstruation.   Since everybody has their own biological clock, the average age of menopause can be 47-50 years. A premature menopause is called for women who have menopause before the age of 40 years. &nbspspan>

Here are some common menopausal symptoms and recommended herbal remedy associated with each symptom of menopause.

Hot Flashes - Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms for women during menopause. Hot flashes can last up to 6 minutes and can potentially occur several times within one day.

September 19, 2011

Re-Thinking about Herbal High Blood Pressure Treatment

One of the alternative treatments for high blood pressure treatment that often overlooked is herbal remedies and that will be briefly discussed here.

High blood pressure is a common name for hypertension.  It increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, nearly one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. We can have high blood pressure for years without experiencing symptoms or knowing we have it unless it happens very suddenly.

A new trend of herbal remedies for high blood pressure or hypertension has been mentioned as more and more people are looking for alternative ways to restore health or keep healthy and integrative herbalism is one of those ways.  It is surprising that western medicine didn’t fully realize its benefit until the end of the 20th century.  That will not be too early to back to the future and find out what herbal medicines were used for blood pressure hundreds of years.