Articles - Herbal Medicine
Echinacea has attracted so much debate over the past decade. Study after study claiming and defaming its hotly contested qualities.
Some say it is only good as a preventative, others say to take it at the first sign of symptoms and others say to stay away.
I broke my ankle 18 months ago and doing everything i can to avoid having surgery to put screws in.
Is there any way to get the benefits of green tea when you are allergic to caffeine?
Is it really better to grind or soak the chia seeds, or can you just eat them raw?
I have been taking Apple Cider Vinegar in water before breakfast every morning. Will this help to lower my high blood sugar levels?
I have a question about Cayenne pepper I have read wonderful things about the health benefits of it and use it for healing wounds.
I'm wondering if it is alright to use Oregon Grape root as an anti-fungal for long periods of time (3 or more weeks)?
The Tea plant originated in China and over the centuries as its popularity increased it was introduced throughout Asia and into Western cultures by Turkish traders.
I have just been diagnosed with fatty liver. I've heard milk thistle is good for the liver, but would it help with fatty liver?
I have moderate asthma and have been prescribed inhaled steroids, taken daily, to control it. I've been reading about licorice as an alternative, how does this work?
How do i get rid of garlic breath? Please don't tell me not to eat it because i really enjoy it.
I would like to take Oil of Oregano for its immune enhancing properties, will this benefit me?
I have an irregular period and I have been taking the herb Vitex agnus castus for a short time. Will this help to normalise my periods and can I continue to take it if I fall pregnant?
Is it ok to continue to take Vitex agnus castus whilst trying to conceive in other words during ovulation? My understanding is you take it as directed then if pregnancy occurs stop taking it is this correct?
I have been drinking lemon juice water lately, I know my body is loaded with yeast and I am wondering if lemon water cleanses yeast out of the body?
Why do many people believe honey is bad for babies, Isn't honey natural and good for anyone?
When I drink Green Tea on an empty stomach I immediately feel nauseous for about 5 minutes and then I feel fine, why does this happen?
I was involved in an accident and received a gash to my forehead, I elected not to have it stitched to minimalise the possible permanent scar to my face. The wound has started to heal very well, I wondered if there is anything I can take to help it heal and prevent any permanent mark being left there?
Can you please tell me if there is any way that I can reap the reported benefits of cayenne pepper without the reported negative effects, such as stomach cancer?
Is there a natural estrogen replacement therapy that I can take?
Does eating garlic kill off the good bacteria in the gut?
I have diarrhea for weeks off and on, with dizziness. What could it be?
I was told recently that research has shown that the herb Stevia may adversely affect the sperm count of males. Is it best to avoid Stevia as a sweetener and what is known about potential side effects?
I am taking evening primrose oil as I am trying to conceive and have heard it helps improve mucus quality, however I have read that taking it after ovulation may cause uterine contractions or a miscarriage.
Can you lose weight with chia seeds?
What supplements shouldnt be taken while using the oral contraceptive pill?
I am 43 yrs old and have been taking tribulus supplements recently . I am looking for advice or information on how best to compare tribulus products.
How long should you take a herbal medicine remedy for? Is it a general rule that with herbs, it is best to take a break occasionally?
I have been taking St John's Wort for one week, how will this help my nerves?
Will taking herbs cause birth defects if taken during the first trimester of pregnancy?
I've heard that Ashwaganda is a herb which can be good for anxiety and depression, is this true?
I have been having sleeping problems for the past few months and I am wondering if I should take the herb Valerian?
What are the botanical actions of the herb Magnolia?
article by Fusion Health's technical director Paul Keogh written for Wellbeing magazine.