Natural Remedies for Common Ailments

Natural Remedies for Common Ailments

Wellness, mindfulness, veganism, vegetarianism and ecocentricity has been steadily gaining more and more followers. Alongside that people are also looking for more natural remedies when it comes to everyday illnesses and as a supportive measure for the more life-threatening diseases too. This article is going to share some natural treatments and what they can be used for.

Let’s start with an everyday cold. Firstly, getting yourself filled with dark leafy greens, the boost of Vitamin C will help your body to attack the cold. Also think about getting some tomato juice or grapefruit juice – both high in VitaminC. Of course, you’re not going to be immune, but you’ll fight it off in double time.

If you suffer from tummy trouble in the shape of indigestion, IBS or gallbladder issues, then peppermint might just be your best friend. Peppermint teas, peppermint oil, and peppermint oil capsules help relieve all of the above, plus trapped gas and stomach cramps.

Suffer from back pain? Try pilates; it is designed the lengthen out your muscles and gently strengthen your core. These two things improve lower back pain dramatically.

Muscle cramps? Try soaking in a long hot magnesium bath. Magnesium is more easily absorbed into the skin and relaxes your whole body. If you are especially prone to cramps, run or work out a lot, you should try to take a magnesium capsule daily and an Epsom salt bath when needed.

Hot water a lemon is hailed as a little cup of magic and can work wonders for the following things:

  • Hydration boost
  • Kickstart digestive system
  • Speeds up metabolism
  • Add honey to soothe a sore throat
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Clears skin

Anxiety. Meditation, every day is proven to lower stress levels, high-stress levels are linked to a myriad of other issues – like heart disease, weight gain, sleep issues, memory problems and difficulty concentrating.

Pain management, many long-term medical issues have a lot of pharmaceutical option to help with the management. A few things might help even more depending on your mobility and ability. Yoga, the slow stretching motion coupled with keeping all your joints and spine active could improve pain levels, as above with meditation and finally, is shown to help many people.

Headaches are a big problem for millions of people; the usual cause is not being hydrated enough. If after maintaining proper hydration levels you are still suffering, try acupuncture and cool flannels across the forehead.  

honeyFor dry and flaky skin, use a jar of honey and apply topically to the areas which are flaring up. Another great option is to use chamomile and apply it directly to dry or painful areas.

If you are prone to stress, like so many of us are, try and consume less caffeine, as it increases adrenaline – the fight or flight hormone.

So, there you have a few fantastic natural remedies for some common ailments, so next time you feel a tickly throat heading your way, instead of reaching for the pills, reach for some honey and lemon.

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