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Questions tagged [natural-remedy]

Questions about remedies made naturally, like herbal, tradicional or home medicine. They are treatments to cure a disease or ailment that employs certain spices, vegetables, or other common items.

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Does eating manuka honey help prevent acne?

Does eating manuka honey help prevent acne? What I have found so far is unsubstantiated or in vitro. {1}: The Internet is filled with patient testimonials that Manuka honey works marvelously for ...
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Natural Remedies For Lower Muscarine?

Histamines are found in cherries among other natural foods. By restricting such treatment can actually prevent issues in the patient. I was hopeful to find information like this for muscarine. If ...
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Natural treatment of chronic prostatitis - Does herbal medicines have side affects?‏

I have had prostatitis for several years. Since almost all antibiotics were not helpful to me due to drug resistance, I am trying to find some natural treatment of chronic prostatitis, so I Googled ...
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Gallstones: risks of leaving untreated? Effective non-surgical treatments?

I have done quite a bit of research about natural remedies to treat gallstones and have come to this site looking to expand my research. One source said that stones cannot get smaller and gallbladder ...
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Ipecac emetic still available?

I could not find any obvious ipecac at least as a liquid on Amazon. There were some pellets. Is ipecac for use as an emetic still available?
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Applying kajal in eye leads to dark circle?

I know there are many reasons behind dark circles under eye. But I want to know whether applying Kajal in the eye leads to dark circle or not?
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What is a better treatment combinet with omega 3 , for improoving studying performance and reducing anxiety?

I'm using omega 3 currently and I want to add another supplement. I'm thinking about using another supplement and undecided between Ashwagandha and Rhodiola Rosea . This webpage shows that ...
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drinking natural diuretics for fluid recommendations

Yeo's Chrysanthemum Tea Drink makes me urinate. A lot. I could easily drink enough of the stuff to satisfy the daily fluid intake recommendations. However, the more I drink, the more often I have to ...
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What are the long-term effects of arnica used to treat a tendinopathy?

What are the long-term effects of arnica used to treat a tendinopathy? I am mostly interested in treatment effectiveness as well as the long-term impact on the tendon and its surroundings. I am mostly ...
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Can i do pranayama when i am suffering from asthma?

I have asthma. I heard that Pranayama is a remedy for asthma. So, what type of precautions would I need to take? And in how many days would you see expect to see the results?
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Does G5 organic silica increases significantly the level of collagen produced by human fibroblasts?

http://www.siliciumg5.com/en/online-shop/12-silicium-g5-gel-8437006679022.html states that: A study has shown that G5 organic silica increases significantly the level of collagen produced by human ...
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Does papaya really work against Dengue, Malaria and other mosquito borne diseases?

Papaya leaves have long been considered a natural cure for Dengue and Malaria. And at the same time many say it's an old wive's tale with no scientific proof. The plant does contain phytochemicals (...
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What's the issue with icing for too long?

What's the issue with icing for too long, when used to treat a tendinopathy? The only issue I am aware of is the risk of frostbite. E.g. http://www.active.com/running/articles/do-s-and-don-ts-for-...
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Is glucosamine sulfate effective treatment for meniscus injury?

I hurt my knee by doing squats. The pain persisted for a long time (3 months). When I went to my doctor, he saw my x-rays which indicated that everything was normal, but he suspected a meniscus tear. ...
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Homemade shampoo make my scalp too dry?

I've tried to make DIY shampoo but it dries my scalp too much(not dandruff). My combo: 1 tsp almond oil 1 tsp virgin coconut oil 1 tsp raw honey 1 tsp vegetable glycerine a few drops of vitamin E 10 ...
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Can health be improved by viewing pictures or videos of nature on the computer?

This Is Your Brain on Nature, Story by Florence Williams, January 2016 ed. National Geographic Magazine (published online 2015/12/8) Measurements of stress hormones, respiration, heart rate, ...
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Applying ice to tendinopathy: how long should the icing and non-icing periods last?

When applying ice to a tendinopathy, how long should the icing and non-icing periods last? I am looking for scientific studies. http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/health-topics/muscles-and-bone/rice.shtml says: ...
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Heat/cold bags filled with bean/flax seed/etc.: does the content matter?

There exist some heat/cold bags filled with natural elements, such as beans or flax seed. Some even add natural medicinal herbs such as mugwort, Siberian chrysanthemum and dandelion. Beyond the effect ...
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Improving the penetrability of essential oils used to treat a tendinitis

Some essential oils, such as Gaultheria procumbens, contain methyl salicylate, which is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor. As a result, some believe it may be of some use to treat tendinities (e.g., (1), ...
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Do local applications or ingestion of lemon eucalyptus oil help treating a tendinitis?

I have read some claims that local applications or ingestions of lemon eucalyptus oil help treating a tendinitis. Example from Worwood, Valerie Ann. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and ...
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Do local applications or ingestion of Gaultheria help treating a tendinitis?

I have read some claims that local applications or ingestions of Gaultheria help treating a tendinitis. Mercola: Pain relief - The most popular health benefit of wintergreen oil is its pain-...
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Applying ice to tendinitis: how cold should it be?

One common way to treat a tendinitis is to apply ice. How to judge whether the ice is not too cold, not too warm (so that it is effective)? If tendon-dependent, assume it is a tendinitis at the ...
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Reversing Alzheimer's disease through Withania somnifera

The National Academy of Science has published the results of a study that found that *Withania somniferaf aka "Ashwagandha" reverses Alzheimer's disease (AD) in mice with no noted side effects. While ...
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What are some natural remedies for lowering blood sugar besides diet and exercise?

I was diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic a few months ago, and have been dieting and exercising ever since. My A1C has gone down from 13% to 9%, I noticed these cinnamon pills in a local store that ...
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What leaf resembling a mint numbs toothaches?

While I was on Reddit, I found an interesting claim about a leaf that looks like a mint that can numb toothaches. Here is the exact quote from Reddit I do know that some tribes in Cumberland island ...
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Can Neem Leaves be taken directly (Azadirachta indica, Nimtree)

Nimtree is really precious when it comes to skin hygiene. It also has other vital health benefits. Is it alright to take the Nimtree leaves directly? As I heard from a friend that it is harmful to ...
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Natural testosterone booster intakes?

I'm wondering if there are natural substances to boost testosterone levels? WebMD has an article about boosting testosterone, but it's mainly about managing lifestyles. Mercola also has a post about ...
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Is mint oil an effective remedy for headaches?

Mint oil is often refered to as a remedy for headaches, especially for migraine. For example these articles from health magazines (Article 1, 2, 3), claim that you can reduce headache pains by: ...
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What are the health benefits and risks of ingesting Aloe vera?

Aloe vera seems to be everywhere these days, especially in skin products. However you can also buy Aloe vera gel intended for human consumption and food items that contain Aloe vera. A study by ...
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Can a banana peel cure a plantar wart?

I have a large plantar wart (a wart on the bottom of my foot). It's been resistant to freezing and acid. My dermatologist said I just need to wait until my immune system is ready to get rid of it, and ...