- July 31, 2017
- Posted by: Dr. Elise Cohen Ho
- Category: Health & Wellness
In recent years, many more people have turned to natural remedies over conventional medicine and its applications.
People are turning to alternative forms of medicine for minor to moderate illnesses and health issues.
From using essential oils for sinus congestion, Hives or Mood Enhancement, to beating heartburn using apple cider vinegar or using Natural Remedies For Treating A Muscle Spasm, you’ll find tons of natural remedies to handle most minor health issues easily and minus the side effects.
But are these remedies actually worth your time? Why are they really the better choice? Keep reading to find out!
The easy availability and application of natural cures is what makes them one of the most loved choices. You may not always have medicines at your disposal, but with natural cures, you need no effort to source them.
Little to No Side Effects
The best part about natural remedies and cures is that they have little or no side effects associated with their use, unlike their drugstore counterparts. You may find most of these cures in your kitchen, and they will likely have no harmful effects on your body, even when used long term.
Whether applied topically or ingested, most natural cures have fast action- just like the drugs and medications. What’s more, their targeted action makes sure your health issue is solved from its very root, and not just that your symptoms are suppressed.
As Good as the Meds
Many studies have confirmed that most natural remedies are, in fact, as good as your pills and medications when it comes to tackling health disorders, with a few exceptions of course. Most natural cures have been in use since centuries, and turned out to work pretty well for everything ranging from a common cold to a digestive complaint.
Last but not the least, most natural remedies are eco-friendly. They don’t usually require a lot of processing since they’re in their natural form. This means they’re green and healthy for not just you, but for the environment too.
All in all, natural cures don’t just work great as a standalone remedy for your health problems, but also tend to act as a sort of catalyst, which can help give your drugs and medications an added boost and help them work better.
Thank you to Enozia Vakil of Beauty Junction Online for this insight on natural remedies. You can connect with her on Twitter and post any questions or comments below.
Note that with natural remedies, and all forms of treatment, it is ultimately your responsibility to be your health advocate. If you’re taking medication check with your prescribing physician before adding any herbal remedies and/or adjusting your medication.
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