Herbs not drugs: What You Really Need When You’re Feeling Under The Weather

HerbsWritten by A. Page

The modern world has everyone turning to the pharmacy for cures to the simplest ailments. It’s a lot easier to pop a pill than it is to read a book, but that doesn’t mean you should. Most aches and pains are our bodies telling us we’re lacking in vitamins. Replenishing these minerals and vitamins in our system, is a healthier cure for feeling under the weather. Things caused by nature, can often be cured by nature. Take a look:

  • Nausea or Morning Sickness? Ginger.
  • Stuffy nose or sore throat? Echinacea, licorice, marshmallow, mullien.
  • Toothache? Goldenseal, astragulus, and echinacea.
  • Muscle pain? Capsicum and wintergreen plants.
  • Menstrual Cramps? Kava, raspberry, and chasteberry.
  • Indigestion? Chamomile, ginger, and peppermint.
  • Fatigue? Cocoa, caffeine, eleutheroccocus, ginseng, rhodiola, and tea.
  • Heavy Cough? Eucalyptus.

Try Herbs Not Drugs

Medicinal herbs have been used for thousands of years and often provide a safer remedy to common ailments. Beyond their health attributes, cutting back on pharmaceuticals will assure when you really need them, they can assist. Too many people depend heavily on factory-made drugs for their everyday aches and pain, which leads them to possibly addictive and harmful prescriptions when the DayQuil just won’t work. Next time you’re experiencing these common ailments, take a trip to the grocery store.


Editor’s Disclaimer:  This article is not intended to treat, cure, or diagnose any medical condition.  Always seek the advice of medical professional first.