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Alternative remedies - share your thoughts What has worked for you? what has not?
Posted 09 May 2010 - 10:51 PM
Stop chasing lies.
Posted 11 June 2010 - 09:21 AM
Something that worked really well for me here in the UK is MyoComplex (which includes passionflower, valerian, calcium and magnesium). It helped me get some sleep when my insomnia was really bad. I think they now market it as being for PMS, but my doctor recommended it for insomnia and it's good.
Posted 30 June 2010 - 05:17 PM
Deep Tissue Massage
Breathing through feelings
Sea Salt Baths
Smudging Aura with Sage saying this light invocation three times "I invoke the light of God within, I am a clear and perfect channel, Light is my guide"
Bach Flower Alcholol free remedies
Low Gi diet, eating every two to three hours, foods like greek yogurt, veggies etc
Yoga, be ware of raising cons. though
Having Fun! laughter, enjoyment is best remedy
This post has been edited by waterfountain: 30 June 2010 - 05:18 PM
Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:36 PM
Stop chasing lies.
I find some things really are miracles, like ginger. Ginger is really soothing on a sore throat or upset stomach, for most people. Ginger tea might not cure a cold, but it certainly feels good during one. When I had surgery and had to have a tube down my throat, I sucked on little ginger tablets, and it was not only delicious, it improved my sore throat considerably.
But it's also true that there are lots of companies who just throw leaves together and market it at ridiculous prices. But, at worst, a lot of those herbal remedies aren't BAD for you, just probably not as helpful as a Tylenol, and some are expensive. Drinking a nice warm cup of ________ herb tea to calm your nerves is always nice-- maybe it's not the herb that helps, maybe it's the warmth, and you happen to like the flavour. Chamomile tea is nice, but doesn't work on me... I do have LOADS of it, though. Just in case one day it works. Hehe.
I was born with some facial defects-- nothing major, it's all been corrected by surgery and I look totally normal now. But I don't have a sense of smell! Because of all the surgery on my nose, I can't depend on any aromatherapy. :P/> I'll stick to my ginger tablets...
Posted 04 May 2013 - 03:17 AM
As far as alternative remedies not being a miracle drug, I've learned that there is no such thing as a miracle drug INCLUDING prescription meds. Everybody's body is different. The key is to find what works best for you-- traditional or not.