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Herbal Remedies for Uterine Inflammation

Herbal support can include immune stimulants, anti-inflammatories, and blood purifiers. Castor oil packs over the uterine area can be helpful.

Uterine Fibroids - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyomas or myomas) are benign growths of the muscle inside the uterus. They are not cancerous, nor are they related to cancer. Fibroids can cause a wide variety of sys....

Uterine Cancer - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Uterine cancer can be divided into two primary forms, cervical and endometrial. Cancer of the cervix most often affects the neck of the cervix or the opening or the opening into the uterus from the vs....

Herbal Remedies for Endometritis

Probiotics may be useful, as well as general anti-inflammatory herbs and foods, and uterine anti-inflammatories. Hormone regulators may be useful when the condition is chronic.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a term used to describe any infection in the lower female reproductive tract that spreads upward to the upper female reproductive tract. The lower female genital s....

Turmeric Herbal Remedies

Turmeric is useful for improving digestive function as well as for diarrhea. It is sometimes considered by herbalists to be helpful for removing environmental toxins or heavy metals from the body, for hepatitis, and to remove pains in the liver and stomach. In Chinese medicine turmeric is used both internally and externally for pain resulting from a traumatic injury. Its strong anti-inflammatory activity is due to its yellow pigment, curcumin. Some studies suggest that turmeric has cancer pr

Chamomile, Roman Herbal Remedies

Roman chamomile is valuable for irritable bowel syndrome, pain, and gastritis, for warding off colds due to exposure, and as a sedative. Azulene, an important active principle in chamomile oil, has proven effective for fever and inflammation. The oil is used externally for cradle cap, wounds, and sore nipples. Chamomile, Roman has a taste of SWEET, AROMATIC and a temperature of COOL.

Castor Herbal Remedies

Castor oil is a well-known cleansing laxative and purgative. It is sometimes used to treat food poisoning. Externally it is used for warts, appendicitis, fibroid cysts, sore, abscesses, and neuralgia--as a castor oil pack. CASTOR OIL PACK Soak a flannel or other absorbent cloth that is folded for extra thickness in a good quality castor oil until saturated. Place the soaked cloth in a glass casserole dish and warm in the oven at about 350 deg. until nice and hot, but not scalding. Place over

Myrrh Herbal Remedies

Myrrh tincture diluted in a little water is mainly used as a gargle or wash for gum problems and mouth sores, tonsillitis, and sore throat. It is applied externally for herpes and skin inflammation. Myrrh is used internally as well for bronchitis, chronic cough, and tonsillitis. Research shows that myrrh may reduce cholesterol levels. Myrrh has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of WARM.

Echinacea Herbal Remedies

Echinacea is a popular, non-toxic herb widely revered and used for its immune-stimulating, anti-bacterial, and antiviral activity. It enhances one's resistance to colds and flu (particularly when taken at the onset), is useful for septicemia and skin complaints (such as boils, abscesses, or carbuncles), and is used as a mouthwash for gum problems. Echinacea is taken for chronic infections of the urinary and respiratory tracts. It is also used locally as an antiseptic for burns, wounds, bites,

Guggul - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

The mukul myrrh tree, or , is small, thorny, and usually devoid of foliage. It grows naturally throughout India and Arabia. Guggul is the gum resin that comes from this tree, which belongs to the saml....

Red Clover Herbal Remedies

Red clover is a useful internal and external remedy for skin complaints such as psoriasis or eczema. It is also a good expectorant and is used for whooping cough, bronchitis, dry coughs, and laryngitis. Red clover is sometimes taken as an anticancer remedy. The herb is a component of the well-known formula, "Red Clover Compound," of which there are a number of variations that are commercially available. In addition to red clover, these formulas usually contain burdock root or seed,

Menstruation - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Menstruation refers to the monthly discharge through the vagina of the blood and tissues that were laid down in the uterus in preparation for pregnancy.The cyclic production of hormones that culminate....

Yarrow Herbal Remedies

Yarrow is a well-known diaphoretic herb which has long been used to reduce fevers and clear up congestive colds, flu, and other upper respiratory infections. It is also an excellent herb for cleansing programs, for which 2-3 dropperfuls of the tincture are added to hot water or cleansing teas and used in conjunction with saunas and sweating therapy. When used cold, the herb has the ability to clear heat and toxins, especially nitrogenous waste products from the body through the urine. As a bit

Goldenseal - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Goldenseal () is a perennial North American native plant found wild in eastern deciduous woodlands and damp meadows as far north as Vermont and Minnesota, and south to Georgia and Arkansas. This vers, ...

Endometriosis - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Endometriosis is a condition in which bits of tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grow in other parts of the body (and within the uterus). Like the uterine lining, this tissue bus....

St. John's Wort Herbal Remedies

St. John's wort shows great promise as an antiviral and anti-inflammatory agent and is being researched for its potential benefit to AIDS patients. It has long been used as a remedy for uterine cramping, mild depression, bedwetting, and anxiety. St. John's wort is used internally and externally for pain relief. One of its main active ingredients, hypericin, is a strong anti-inflammatory and can penetrate through the skin if applied locally as an oil. This warming and soothing oil is used ext

Barberry - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Barberry, Latin name , is native to Europe, where it is commonly used as an ornamental shrub. It is also commonly grown in North America. Its close relative, , is a native of North America, and is als....

Diathermy - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

In diathermy, high-frequency electrical currents are used to heat deep muscular tissues. The heat increases blood flow, speeding up recovery. Doctors also use diathermy in surgical procedures by seals....

Raspberry - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Raspberry () is a deciduous bush from the Rosaceae family that grows up to 6 ft (2 m) high, with erect and thorny stems, a thin spine and perennial roots. The bush is well-known for its fruit, a red s....


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