Natural medicine can accomplish getting rid of illnesses. Increased use of natural medicine over the past decade has been an exciting development in health care nowadays. Natural remedies heal the body of the underlining causes and simply not mask the symptoms. When people are sick, they should use herbs instead of prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines. Herbs date farther back in history, are generally healthier, and are also used as part of the ingredients in modern medicine. The Chinese successfully used natural remedies over 4,000 years ago. Hippocrates was thought to be the “Father of Medicine”.
He was born around 460 B. C. During his lifetime, he wrote seventy-nine books and fifty- nine treatises on which modern medicine was said to be founded. All of Hippocrates medicinal cures were based on natural remedies. Every continent on our planet has used what was naturally available to heal their people from illness and diseases for thousands of years. Chinese, Aztec and Native American Indians to name a few people groups, would find dandelion weeds, wild onions and garlic to make herbal remedies ,tinctures ,powders ,poultices and essential oils to treat their sick.
Onions can be used to heal burns by applying mashed onion to the wound. Onion juice and honey can alleviate cold symptoms. Eating onions increases blood circulation and relax muscles. Garlic cleanses the blood. It is Antiseptic, Antibiotic, and Antifungal. These simple natural remedies worked thousands of years ago and still heal today. By treating the symptoms of an illness with a drug incorrectly, can cause undesirable reactions and side effects. A person suffering with Eczema is given steroid creams to the skin but the underlying cause of the Eczema is still there.
Sadly, the person has not been cured but their illness has just been controlled. Natural remedies are very safe to use and never cause dangerous or long lasting side effects. Although many drugs are derived from plants they are not the same and their altered state has many side effects. A children’s medicine warning label reads:”May cause severe allergic reaction, symptoms may include : hives, asthma, skin reddening, facial swelling, shock, rash, blisters, this product contains NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. ” The medicine is Children’s ibuprofen.
One of the common names for Opium that is derived from the poppy plant and is widely used as a pain killer today, is Morphine. Once on this drug, it is easy to become dependent upon for relief of pain. The side effects of coming off this drug are terrifying and are chills, high blood pressure, watery eyes, vomiting, diarrhea, hallucinations, headaches, abdominal pain, nausea, tremors and more. Sadly, adverse reactions and side effects from prescription drugs are one of the ten most common reasons for hospitalization in the United States. Many drugs are derivatives of herbs altered from their pure state.
Over one hundred twenty active compounds have been currently isolated from higher plants. Opium, a derivative from the poppy plant is used as a pain killer. The bark of willow trees has long been used to make aspirin which is also a pain medication and reduces inflammation. Obviously, natural remedies can cure disease on their own without being altered from their original state. People have a wealth of information at their fingertips, and a greater understanding of how disease can be prevented and cured. Herbs, oils, natural remedies, whole foods, vitamins and other substances do promote good health.