Herbal Medicines

Herbal Medicine Practicing without a License

Our ancestors used herbal medicine as a primary form of preventive and curative therapies.  The vast majority of the world still uses herbal medicine as its primary or only form of healing.  That would make our current American allopathic system of patent drug use “alternative medicine”, since we are in the minority of the world’s people.

Herbal Medicine

As Supplements As Foods As Seasonings
Echinacea Soy Garlic
Astragalus Green & Orange Onion
Cat’s Claw Dandelion Greens Hot Peppers
Pau D’arco Citrus Cinnamon
Ginseng  Tomato Ginger
Grape Seed Extract  Green Tea Real Licorice
Aloe Vera  Broccoli or Cabbage Turmeric (curry)
Red Clover  Beets Parsley
Milk Thistle  Sprouts  Sage
Essiac  Flaxseed Meal Chicory
Hoxsey  Sesame Seed Thyme
Flor Essence  Maritke Mushroom  Basil

Herbal medicine starts in the kitchen with seasoning herbs that have been time tested for their safety and good taste while being scientifically validated for their ability to favorably alter the body’s biochemistry.

Alternative Health Therapies

Ayurveda similarly uses the combination of meditative exercises of yoga, purifying diets, and natural products. In the West, homeopathic medicine and naturopathic medicine each began gaining popularity in the late 19th century as emigrants introduced treatments from their own cultures. Many alos believed that the western methods of medicine were ineffectual and toxic.

Alternative health therapies as a whole have come a long way over the last decade. Ideally, getting healthier with alternative medicines can also help treat the underlying cause of illness. That alternative therapies can actually benefit people is now well recognized and acceptance within the medical community. Where non-traditional treatments were once scornfully shunned, they are now either accepted and embraced by many.

One research study agrees with the national guidelines that one should consume moderate amounts of fish oil— either in supplement or through the dietary intake of fatty fish with low mercury levels. (2)

One example is with omega 3 fatty acids which are now recognized as enormously beneficial in for people with heart ailments. However, omega-3 fatty acids are far more complex than any drug because they work at several different levels from acting as molecular building blocks to powerful hormones that control inflammation to altering the expression of inflammatory genes.  Get healthier with these natural solutions to improve heart health.

Omega 3 fatty acids benefit people with heart ailments, and ginger has actually proven to be a great relief to cancer patients suffering from the nauseous side effects of cancer treatments. Ginger included in a diet not only helps you improve your health but eating healthier during chemo is vitally important

Alternative Therapies for Chronic Disease

Getting Healthier with Traditional MedicinesThere are an increasing number of alternative health therapies that are becoming widely accepted in the medical world. A considerable amount of research is being conducted into alternative health therapies for chronic diseases and various serious illnesses including cancer, diabetes, obesity and arthritis among others.

We are all well aware that conventional medicine is still the only method followed by many, and it has had a stranglehold on healthcare for decades. Thankfully times are changes and the outdated beliefs in healthcare are changing too. Approaches to holistic methods are becoming more widely accepted.

Alternative Therapies

Herbs have a wide spectrum of natural chemicals and contains antimicrobial properties. They contain a wide spectrum of chemical substances that suppress microbes in different ways and therefore are often the best course of action in getting healthier.

Dr. Patrick Quillin

Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS is an internationally recognized expert in the area of nutrition and health. He has 30 years experience as a clinical nutritionist, of which 10 years were spent as the Vice President for a leading cancer hospital system where he worked with thousands of cancer patients in a hospital setting. He is a Best Selling Author with 18 books which have sold over 2,000,000 copies and also a Keynote Speaker.

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