you know everything you want to know about
herbs? Herbs for Human Health contains a description of many herbs, as well as recipes and preparation methods.
There are many definitions
to the term “herbs.” From the lowly
dandelion (often referred to as a weed) to the
magnificent willow, all fit at least one definition
of the term.
What do I need to know about herbs?
to know what you are taking and whether or not
it will interact with any other herbs or medications
you take. You also need to know if it is safe
for you to take the herb under certain medical
Herbals are a good
source for this information, as are qualified
herbal practitioners. Getting a second opinion
is also something to consider, as you would with
any other health source.
There are many different types of herbs available. Some of the more popular herbs include rosemary, milk thistle, comfrey and damiana. Even such cooking herbs as garlic can be used as an herbal remedy. It is important to know how and when to use them. For instance, rosemary can raise blood pressure, and comfrey should never be ingested. For people with serious liver problems, it is best to consult your doctor before using milk thistle, to avoid drug/herb interactions. Garlic can act as a blood thinner, so those on prescription blood thinners and/or aspirin therapy must be careful.
Western herbal practices is largely from Europe and North America. Gradually, herbs from Central and South America are being added. The Pilgrims, and other immigrating peoples brought the herbs and food plants they were familiar with along to the "New World." Once here, the immigrants began to learn of the foods and herbs native to North America. Many of the plants the Europeans brought escaped cultivation, and now grow wild.
What are some of the other herbal traditions around
Besides Western herbal
medicine, there are two other main traditional
herbal disciplines; Chinese and Ayuverdic, not
to mention the less well known disciplines in
South America and Africa. Ayuverdic is a word
in Sanscrit that means “The science of life,”
and is the Hindu system of medicine.
Like Chinese, Ayuverdic
medicine relies on balance. In this instance,
the balance between the body and nature. Ayuverda
takes into account not just what you eat and how
you exercise, but also where you live and what
your occupation is. With that knowledge, proponents
of Ayuverda believe that a balance of food and
medicinal herbs can be created to provide whole
Chinese medicine has
a balance between yin and yang, two forces in
all of nature. An imbalance of yin and yang can
cause all kinds of problems with the body. It
must be noted that Western traditional medicine
is now acknowledging how well some of the ancient
Chinese herbs function, adding some of the plant
constituents to modern medicine.
Where can I learn more about herbs?
for Human Health is an informative e-book,
designed to give you the kind of information you
need to choose which remedies you wish to pursue.
Used as a guide, it can help you navigate the
complex business of supplements. Whether you use
home remedies or traditional treatments, it can
be of benefit, both in showing which herbs will
help and which could be a problem in your specific
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with a qualified health care professional
nor is it intended as professional medical
advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek
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have regarding a medical condition.