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Safety of wormwood: Wormwood is an herb that is not known to have any definitely beneficial properties. It might be safe in the quantities used in supplements, but there doesn't seem to be any real reason to be trying it, and it can be dangerous if you have seizures or are taking a centrally acting medication. It affects brain chemicals. http://www.medicinenet.com/wormwood/supplements-vitamins.htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moxibustion: Mugworth is burned either as a cone or is rolled like a cigarette. It is placed against the skin and/ or the needle with acupuncture to increase impact of the treatment. This is called moxibustion. Mugworth is also burned with a variety of substances (i.e., like garlic) for moxibustion (without needles). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffered from hay fever as a child and as an adult chose to smoke mugwort and am now (2 hrs later) feeling short of breath with a very tight chest.
See doctor: When one has hay fever , one has a higher risk in developing asthma. I don't know much about smoking mugwort but combustive products tend to irritate the lungs even if you don't have asthma. In addition, there may be contaminants in the product. The obvious thing is for you to stop smoking. If the problem persists, check with your doctor or get to the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be done for a condition called lipoma arborescens? This is located in the bursa of knee causing a large effusion, pain, no mobility.
Surgery: It is a rare condition in which a fatty tumor arises within a joint with the knee being most commonly affected. The only effective treatment is surgical removal of the tumor. It is a benign tumor, so the surgery is done for relief of symptoms and is usually quite effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heated mugworth: Dr rossman provided exellent information. Scarring and non-scarring moxibustion can be done with smoldering mugworth cones directly on the skin or with a variety of poultices (onion, shallot, ginger, chives, aconite, garlic, fermented soy beans, white pepper, etc) depending on the condition. There are many different indications such as boils, carbuncles, insect bites, snake bites etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can babesia deformed your blood cell? If I have babesia I have strong herx on artemisinin?So strong that i can't take it? Thanks!
Basics to help : We have a free hematology book of Babesia images-no other one. Free. Of our other 5 Babesia books--yes, the Artemisia derivative artemisinin is a poor malaria drug, but might be felt in first days. Babesia can kill you, so sensing a single cell parasite explode requires a lawyer? The careful tx is not 1995 care. The current one size fits all is often Mepron 1500/day and Zithromax 500/day. Debated! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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