Using Your Fresh Herbs In Infusions, Herbal Teas, Or Decoctions As An Herbal Medicine
So many people I know needlessly suffer from insomnia. This is a very common sleep disorder and it can affect people of any demographic. The causes are many and range from mood disorders to chronic pain to internal medicine issues. There are a few things you can do on your own to ensure that you get a good night's sleep. Before I get into the specific technique to relieve your insomnia, allow me to briefly discuss some pertinent Chinese medicine theory.
The interview was just before a few more ads about different drugs to control your cough, lower a fever and make you feel so good, you'd be able to go back to work.
Taste a variety of plants that grow around you. Warning: It is possible to experience uncomfortable or harmful effects from this experiment. A book on poisonous plants can reassure you that the plants you taste will not kill you. It is best not to put plants such as poison ivy or poison oak in your mouth. DO NOT TASTE HOUSEPLANTS.
From 2011-2016, the Chinese pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow at CAGR 14.36% generating revenues of USD ~ billion. By 2015 Chinese pharmaceutical industry is expected to outpace Japanese pharmaceutical market and become third largest country in terms of revenue.
When we look at Herbal Medicine , and for this article, I will stay away from Chinese remedies - that is a subject that requires books, not just a small article - we have the chance to look into history. We are able to look back hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years. We can see how people survived, especially more recently with written history, but we can also see why the medical industry is now very afraid for its future.
Sage has been used for thousands of years in cooking and in medicine. Its original connection was for sprains, bruises, swelling, ulcers and bleeding. Sage tea is used for sore throats and coughs. Herbalists use it for treatment of menstrual bleeding, enhancing the nervous system, improving memory along with heightening of the senses. It has been used to treat gingivitis by using it as a mouthwash. You can also ingest 5ml fluid extract diluted in water and take three times a day.
Taste as in experiment one, but use these inedible (poisonous) parts of common foods: lemon inner rind, apple seeds, rhubarb leaves, lettuce root, the inner soft pit of a peach.
Some of the more obscure herbs for strengthening your immune system are: Forsythia, Japanese Honeysuckle Vine, Artemisia, Smilax, Andrographis, Teasel Root, and Polygonum Cuspidati. These are available from a practitioner trained in Chinese herbal medicine.