Zingiber officinale Part Used: The rootstock. Constituents: The whole complex of primary plant constituents and a characteristic array of secondary plant constituents are present. Pharmacologically important constituents include: Volative oil...
Native to the tropics, ginger's thin, broad leaves are attached to a surprisingly succulent, spicy rhizome. The herb originated near the Indian Ocean, but it is now grown throughout the tropics.
I have just read the January issue of WDDTY and can confirm the benefits of chelation therapy. This therapy can be quite expensive, but it gave me excellent results.
Q I have antiphospholipid syndrome and have been advised to take 75 mg of aspirin daily to thin my blood. Is there an alternative blood-thinner? I already take borage oil for rheumatoid arthritis and have read that this has blood-thinning properties...
There’s a range of options from alternative medicine you can try if you have been diagnosed with early-stage heart disease. If you are suffering from angina pectoris (pain in the chest, legs or arms caused by narrowing of the arteries), then...
* Black cumin (Nigella sativa). Constituents in the oil and seeds - in particular, thymoquinine (TQ) - have shown potent anti-inflammatory effects in conditions such as arthritis (Int Immunopharmacol, 2005; 5: 1749-70).
Suggested dosage: 1 tsp/day of
Alternative medicine has an extraordinary number of remedies for dealing with those illnesses that come out in winter months.
* Try ginger (Zingiber officinale). Of 30 pregnant women with NVP, 70.4 per cent said they felt better when taking 250 mg of powdered ginger (Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 1991; 38: 19-24). Ginger tea, ginger ale or ginger biscuits also help.