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How Natural Remedies Can Improve Your Health & Wellbeing

By By NRI Staff • Updated November 3, 2022

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Since traditional medicine is often expensive, not covered by insurance, and can have side effects, many people are turning to using natural remedies to treat their health challenges instead.

Many people are turning to using natural remedies because they are more accessible, affordable, and less likely to have side effects.

There are many advantages to using natural remedies over traditional medicine including lower costs, fewer side effects, and increased accessibility. This article will give you a brief overview of what you need to know about the benefits of natural remedies for your health challenges!

What are The Different Kinds of Natural Remedies & How Do They Work?

Natural remedies are remedies that are derived from plants, parts of plants or minerals. There are many types of natural remedies including herbalism, homeopathy, and aromatherapy. They can come in many forms such as capsules, powders, liquids and teas.

Natural remedies have been used for centuries for various health conditions and they can be found all over the world. The use of natural remedies can be traced back to ancient China, Egypt, Greece and India. People in these countries often believe that these remedies are more effective than the modern pharmacological drugs which are used in western countries.

While most people use natural remedies to complement other treatments, some people use them exclusively. These natural alternatives are great because they are often less expensive and carry fewer side effects than traditional treatments.

7 Types of Medicinal Herbs You Should Know About

Herbs are the most natural way to heal. They can heal many of the problems that modern medicine can’t, and they don’t have the harsh side effects. There are many herbs out there, but this article will focus on seven of them: valerian, chamomile, rosemary, passionflower, stinging nettle, dandelion root and skullcap.

1. Valerian: This is one of the top rated herbs for treating anxiety and is also effective in helping people sleep better.

2. Chamomile: This herb has been used as a sleep aid for centuries, but it’s also good for things like inflammation, upset stomachs, diarrhea, muscle pain, headaches and menstrual cramps.

3. Rosemary: It’s an antioxidant that helps to improve memory retention while boosting mental clarity and focus!

4. Passionflower: This herb has been used by Native Americans to help with nervousness for centuries because it’s able to calm nerves while promoting restful sleep.

5. Stinging Nettle: This healing herb that is native to Europe, Asia, and North America and is most commonly used as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever.

6. Dandelion Root: This herb has been used in Western herbalism since at least the sixteenth century. It can be eaten or brewed as a tea, and has purported benefits for the liver, kidneys, digestive system, and skin.

7. Skullcap: Part of the mint family, this herb has been used traditionally for centuries, mainly to ease symptoms of anxiety, migraines, insomnia and headaches.

5 Amazing Benefits You Get from Consuming Natural Remedies Every Day

Many people prefer natural remedies because they don’t have side effects or harmful substances that can be found in traditional western medicine. They also come with a number of benefits. Here are some of the most amazing ones:

  • Boost Immunity: Consuming natural remedies boosts immunity and helps you fight off diseases and infections.
  • Reduce Stress: Natural remedies reduce stress levels which in turn improves your mental and physical health.
  • Increase Energy Levels: Natural remedies increase energy levels, help you get over fatigue and jet lag, and improve your mood.
  • Improve Digestion: A number of natural remedies improve digestion which in turn helps relieve constipation, bloating, gas, acid reflux or indigestion problems.
  • Protect your Heart: Consuming natural remedies can lower the risk of heart disease by reducing inflammation and protecting blood vessels from damage.

The Importance of Using Nature’s Medicine to Boost Your Health Today

In the modern world, we are continuously bombarded with pollution and harmful toxins. This is why it has become increasingly important to start incorporating nature’s medicine into our lifestyle in order to maintain a sound body and a healthy mind.

Nature’s medicine can be used in a variety of ways. From using essential oils, homeopathic remedies, to eating organic foods in order to combat inflammation from harmful toxins in our body. The benefits of using nature’s medicine are endless and have been proven time and time again through science.

If you are concerned about your health and the environment, consider using natural remedies to boost your health and well being.

Sources:

Mischoulon, David. “Popular Herbal and Natural Remedies Used in Psychiatry.” Focus (American Psychiatric Publishing) vol. 16,1 (2018): 2-11. doi:10.1176/appi.focus.20170041

Bent, Stephen et al. “Valerian for sleep: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” The American journal of medicine vol. 119,12 (2006): 1005-12. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2006.02.026

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