Category Archives: Herbal

SINUS INFECTIONS

If you know how a sinus infection can come about, you will be able to see that, using natural remedies and treatment, it is quite simple to deal with the cause of this problem. For the most part, such an infection originates in the nose, especially after a head cold, sore throat, influenza, scarlet fever [...]

ALLERGIC REACTIONS: CEREBRAL PALSY

Cerebral palsy can produce any one of a number of physical problems – poor co-ordination, muscle spasms, poor balance or an unsteady walk. Some defect or injury in the brain is to blame, perhaps caused by an infection or mishap shortly after birth. But allergy might make the problem worse. A twenty-seven-year-old man with cerebral [...]

INFLAMMATION OF THE EAR (OTITIS) 2

Pulsatilla, Belladonna, sulphur and Mercurius solubilis, in homoeopathic potencies, are the best remedies indicated for treating inflammations of the ear. At the first sign of suppuration Hepar sulph. 12x is very effective, and if there is a danger of septic infection, Lachesis 12x can still save the situation. In cases of prolonged discharge, Silicea 12x [...]

TREATMENT FOR NASAL PROBLEMS 3

Nasal catarrh or a cold, accompanied by a pus-like sticky discharge, may be cured in its acute stage by sipping a glass of hot water to which have been added five drops of iodine tincture. A person allergic to iodine, especially in cases of exophthalmic goitre, may obtain the same quick result by using five [...]

TREATMENT FOR NASAL PROBLEMS 2

Even more bothersome than polyps is ozaena, a disease of the mucous membranes of the nose, giving off a foul-smelling discharge or odour. Relief is obtained by sniffing up or drawing in a solution containing sea salt, followed by sniffing up Urticalcin powder. For internal treatment, Kali iod. 4x and Mercurius 4x have proved very [...]

TREATMENT FOR NASAL PROBLEMS

If you suffer frequently from head colds it is advisable to sniff up calcium powder (Urticalcin) from time to time, in the way people used to take snuff years ago. When the air is cold it is also beneficial to lubricate the nasal passages regularly with a good lanolin cream. A reliable choice for this [...]

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE NOSE 2

First of all, the nose is designed in such a way that the mucous membranes keep dust and bacteria from entering the body, provided, of course, that we breathe in and out through the nose and that it is not blocked. It is true that we can also breathe through the mouth rather than the [...]

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE NOSE

The proper functioning of the nose is very important to good health. For one thing, perhaps not everyone is aware of the fact that the nose is actually an air-conditioning organ, warming the air we inhale if it is cold outside. If the air is tropically hot, a cooling system is activated to make the [...]

THE NOSE

Our three respiratory organs comprise the nose, the windpipe (trachea) and the lungs. Each of these three organs has a very special and important function and only a working correlation between them assures a harmless exchange of gases. Instead of bones, the nose has cartilage plates to give it firmness. Bones would be too brittle [...]

INFECTIOUS SUPPURATION OF THE EYES AND MOUTH 2

As a rule, such infections are simple enough to deal with if the body is given the right kind of help, for nature cures if we support it in its performance. It is better to take no action than to give the wrong treatment. The usual attempts to suppress the symptoms in order to destroy [...]