Herbs are some of the most powerful medicines know on earth, and are
available without a prescription. These super medicines are one of
nature's cures. As we move towards the millennium, people find
themselves taking more responsibility for their own health. Herbs
allow people to maintain and restore themselves to vibrant health,
even in the face of serious or long-term illness. Herbs have been used
to treat everything from arthritis to cancer, heart disease and
obesity, asthma and ulcers. There have been an overwhelming number of
satisfied users to discount the effectiveness of herbs.
Herbs have played a vital role in the development of humanity.
References to herbal cures have been found in early hieroglyphic texts
of the Egyptians and in the Vedas from India. Herbs contain many
powerful ingredients that if used correctly can help the body to heal
itself. Herbs are a wonderful natural alternative to many health
herb is any plant that can be used to season our food or for medicinal
purposes. This includes trees, shrubs, flowers, vines and ferns.
Regardless of their appearance, all herbs contain one or more active
ingredient such as vitamins and minerals, enzymes and essential oils.
Non-toxic by nature, herbs can be taken individually, or can be
combined with other herbs. It is this non-toxic nature of herbs that
make them safe and effective to use for a multitude of conditions.
Herbs are gentle remedies that have a mild, yet profound affect on the
body. Unlike prescription medicines, which suppress symptoms, herbs
work to restore balance to the body. Herbs work to tone the body's
organs and glands, to supply the body with vitamins and nutrients and
help the body to relieve itself of toxic accumulations. This makes the
body strong and allows our natural internal healing processes to
begin. They help us to ignite our own internal healing fires.
you desire to utilize herbs for medicinal purposes, it is best to work
with a qualified herbal practitioner. While herbs are in general safe
and non-toxic, they are powerful remedies and should be treated as
such. If you are currently on prescription medication, it is important
that you consult with your primary health care physician before
reducing or eliminating medications. I feel it is also important that
you familiarize yourself with different herbal remedies and talk with
your herbal practitioner so that a safe and effective program can be