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Is ginger a herbal medicinal cure?

Is ginger a herbal medicinal cure?

Ginger: Yes, ginger can help with several conditions -- including painful menstruation, morning sickness, vertigo, osteoarthritis, and postoperative nausea and vomiting. People sometimes also use it for motion sickness, but it may not always help with that. It may have an anti-inflammatory effect. Fresh ginger extract may have blood pressure-lowering effects, according to some small studies. ...Read more

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Are these herbs safe to take while breastfeeding cassia angustifolia dry leaf, crataegus pinnatifida fruit, alisma orientale tuber, plantago asiatica?

Are these herbs safe to take while breastfeeding cassia angustifolia dry leaf, crataegus pinnatifida fruit, alisma orientale tuber, plantago asiatica?

Keep it simple: I don't know for sure, but i'd avoid teas with several herbs, just to be on the safe side. Decaf green tea, or fruit teas, or rosehips are flavorful and safe. ...Read more

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What are useful medicinal plants in ayurveda?

What are useful medicinal plants in ayurveda?

Fascinating: For scientific physicians, ayurveda is a prescientific medical system developed by people observing and making educated guesses. From my own reading, myrrh, ginseng, garlic, and ginko have interesting pharmaceutical properties. Most of us could not recommend them as supplement though some people do use them. Don't use ayurveda in place of evidence-based rx if you are seriously ill. Thanks 4 asking. ...Read more

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Could homeopathic med -thuja occidentials and sabal serrulata stops hairfall?

Could homeopathic med -thuja occidentials and sabal serrulata stops hairfall?

Possibly: Thuja occidentalis is one remedy known to help with hair loss. For best results in prescribing Thuja, one would look for more characteristics of the patient than losing hair alone, though. I could not find homeopathic uses of Sabal serrulata (commonly known as Saw Palmetto) in cases of hair loss or baldness. ...Read more

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What is thunder god vine extract used for in medicine?

Proven vs unproven: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. still, some could help. great info at : http://nccam.Nih.Gov/. ...Read more

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Chandanabala lakshadi oil (ayurvedic oil for bigger penis)?

Chandanabala lakshadi oil (ayurvedic oil for bigger penis)?

Not likely to work.: There is no evidence in the scientific literature regarding the efficacy of these ayurvedic oils on penis size. No topical medicine has successfully increased penis size, even hormonally active ones. Penis size is determined genetically & at specific periods of development in utero, infancy, and puberty. Trying to enlarge it outside of this is like trying to change the size of any other body part. ...Read more

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What r some natural cures for migraines? Vitimans, supplements, herbs, etc. Is ice helpful?

What r some natural cures for migraines? Vitimans, supplements, herbs, etc. Is ice helpful?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management (e.g. acupuncture), and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Name natural, homeopathic remedies for lung damage?

Name natural, homeopathic remedies for lung damage?

Have your case taken: There are many homeopathic remedies which are known for "lung damage, " but you can't use homeopathic remedies in a generalized way. (that is, if you want real benefit). Please consider working with an experienced homeopath who can review your case thoroughly, and find a remedy that applies specifically to you -- all of you, not just your lungs. You are a whole being, and your lungs live in you. ...Read more

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Which herbal supplement works best for male sexual health?

Which herbal supplement works best for male sexual health?

Here are some ...: There has been no definitely proven herbal pills to enhance male sexual health but quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession. The common ingredients in all Internet marketed "magic" pills usually include multiple vitamins, certain amino acid like L-arginine, minerals like selenium or zinc, lycopene, yohimbine, ginsengs, a tad of generic PDE-5 inhibitors like Viagra, (sildenafil) etc. ... ...Read more