Humans want a way of healing that works and is safe for their bodies. Though pharmaceutical and natural medicine work in different ways, the primary aim is to alleviate pain, suffering and curing diseases in humans. Both of these medicines have different underlying principles of dealing with ailments. Exploring each side, to see how they are different, or how they are the same, is the only way to answer the following questions; what is going to work best and what is safer to use? I have done some research to explore the differences and similarities so you, as the reader, can decide if natural remedies promote a longer, healthier life.
Fluoride is a dangerous poison and is often compared to lead and mercury by researchers.(6) In small amounts, fluoride can prevent tooth decay.(7) Within the last hundred years, the majority of developed countries have fluoridated water. (4) Recent studies from Harvard and the American Cancer Society show that fluoride in drinking water can have serious effects. A range of effects, from tooth defects to brain damage and cancer can occur. Increased toxins in the brain, irregular heart rate, and slower growth are also known. Studies have also shown that turmeric can reverse the effects of fluoride poisoning. Turmeric is a cooking spice originating in India (3), with a vivid color, which is caused by curcumin. Curcumin, currently seen in many supplements, and is used in medications to reverse swelling (5). In this experiment, there were four groups: embryo water, embryo water with turmeric added the next day, fluoride with turmeric added the next day, and fluoride. All of the groups had ten embryos each. The concentration of the fluoride was 3 mg/500 mL of water. The concentration for the turmeric was 5 mg/500 mL of water. Increased heart rate and larger food sacs were common among fluoride groups. Turmeric appeared to bring the heart rate down, though it caused some discoloration to the embryos. This is expected, though, as turmeric is known for its rich orange
For centuries cayenne peeper has been used for internal and external remedies. Cayenne belongs to the family of capsicum; it is a native herb to Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and some parts of South America. It is well sought after fruit and known for its medical benefits, such as lowering cardio vascular disease, menopausal related problems, arthritis, but more importantly its analgesic properties. The active compound found and extracted from cayenne pepper is 8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide also known as capsaicin. Traditionally, cayenne peeper was used, as a spice to flavor dishes and it wasn’t until the 1800’s that a French scientist by the name of Christian Friedrich Bucholz originally extracted a non-pure form to study the
The ancients knew black pepper as a powerful natural medicine. it is even written that Mohammed was quoted as saying "black pepper could cure all illnesses except for
Unfortunately very little science has gone behind the modern day claims about medicinal benefits of this herb. It seems like today's opportunistic marketers do not care about thorough research but start drumming up their campaigns at slightest hints of what may be remotely effective.
Today, people are very interested in natural ways to take care of their bodies and get rid of symptoms. Instead of taking medications, many are looking for alternative methods to helping their body and improving their health.
The effect of herbs and spices has been successfully done in food application. As several experiment had being conducted. This was due to the present of essential oils, which act as antibacterial substances, which inhibit the growth of bacteria. In-food and in vitro the only experiment that had being successfully applied. (M.M Tajkarimi, 2010)
Modern medicine is finally catching up to the ancients in realizing the health promoting benefits of myriad herbs and spices. For instance, a study by the University of Georgia revealed that many herbs and spices are a rich source of the antioxidant phenol, which can prevent inflammation and
Herbal medicines are great alternative for commercially manufactured medicines available in the market. The major reason why herbal medicine differ from modern medicine is because they are produced with 100% natural content. Therefore the plant extract has all the medicinal values that are as effective as modern medicine. Commercially prepared drugs show results quickly but have numerous side effects. However herbal medicines don’t show any side
If you have ever wondered why tea is the most popular globally consumed drink after water and milk, you will be pleased to learn that there are numerous health benefits that come along with the consumption of this wonderful beverage. Teagime stands for 'Tea Regime' and in order to showcase the wonders that tea can do for your health, we at Teagime have created custom designed 'teatox' programmes that will make you feel rejuvenated, based on which ingredients work best for your body and health needs.