momof3 asked in HealthAlternative Medicine · 1 decade ago

who believes alternative meds help heal or cure and which ones?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Hi i believe in them 100% aswel as crystals.

    Essential oils have an immediate impact on our sense of smell, also known as "olfaction". When an essential oil is inhaled, olfactory receptor cells are stimulated and the impulse is transmitted to the emotional center of the brain, or "limbic system". Also when rubbed into areas of the body the oil is absorbed through the skin and travels to the reqiured area to be treated.

    ALL pure essential oils will say this on the bottle and ONLY come in a dark bottle. They are cheap to buy and can be brought from some chemists and most health stores.

    Some oils require being diluted in a carrier oil before use. (Another form of carrier oil is sunflower oil).

    HERES JUST A FEW OF MANY

    Lavender -

    Used for stomach complaints, as an insect repellant, preparation for childbirth (eases labour pains). skin problems, circulation, muscles, joints, digestive, immune system and insomina.

    Patchouli -

    Treats colds, headaches, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Good antiseptic, e.g.. minor burns and cracked skin. Calming action. Aphrodisiac.

    Rosemary -

    should be avoided if you are pregnant, if you have epilepsy or high blood pressure. Rosemary is used to energize, for muscle pains, cramps or sprains, brighten mood, for improving mental clarity and memory, easing pain, to relieve headaches, disinfecting.

    Tea Tree -

    Strong antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, fungicidal properties. Used for a variety of skin complaints e.g.. athlete's foot, boils, herpes, ulcers, psoriasis, warts.

    Also kills fleas and ticks on animals and nits on children and adults.

    Ylang Ylang -

    Used for hair care and skin complaints. Also to fight fever and infections. Aphrodisiac properties due to intense flowery scent. Anti-depressant. Euphoric qualities. Has a balancing effect on blood pressure and distressed breathing patterns.

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    Have you ever wondered about the power of crystals? Did you know that crystals have the metaphysical power of healing? Using certain crystal methods, crystal healing can help a number of physical problems.

    Amethyst:

    Headaches, eyes, scalp, hair, pituitary gland, balancing blood sugar. Psychic abilities, imagery. Purify and transmute negativity. Reduce anger, impatience, and nightmares. Spiritually uplifting.

    Aquamarine:

    Heart, immune system, thymus, lymph nodes. Calming, uplifting, flexibility, innocence, joy, creativity, communication, self-knowledge, confidence, purpose. Releasing anxiety, fear, and restlessness.

    Lapis:

    Anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, shyness, nervous system, speech, hearing, pituitary, inflammation, pain. Mind expansion, intuition, creativity, spiritual connection. Organize, quiet the mind.

    Rose Quartz:

    Emotional balance, love, beauty, peacefulness, forgiving, kindness, self-esteem. Emotional healing, loss, stress, hurt, fear, resentment, anger. Align mental, emotional, and astral bodies.

    AGAIN A FEW OF MANY

    Source(s): Me..........I use oils and crystals regulary
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You question is vague... Are you looking to cure an illness or just start a general conversation? If you are interested in learning more about alternative med in a general way you can read up on line or buy books. If you are looking at a specific medicine modality or looking a treat an illness you'll have to be more definitive.

  • 1 decade ago

    Hello Alison R,

    No one can make any claims because of the FDA.

    The only way you will find out is to go to different websites read about the product/ products and, if they have them, read the testimonials. Do some research on the company and the product/products.

    Testimonials are important. Now, if they don't have a way you can contact them to get more information, get off the site as it is not something you really want. There are many many scams and junk products out there. You want to be able to contact real live people who have experienced first hand what the product or products can do.

    Try this: http://www.behealthyeveryday.com

    Look at everything closely. Read the testimony.

    Sincerely,

    Gary & Abbye B

  • 1 decade ago

    Vitamin C cures Scurvy.

    Vitamin B1 cures Beri Beri.

    Vitamin B3 cures Pellagra.

    Vitamins B6, B12 and/or folate cure their deficiency caused anemias.

    Iron cures iron deficiency anemia (present in 25% of the world's women of child-bearing age.

    Vitamin D cures rickets and/or ostemalacia and helps to prevent osteoporosis.

    Vitamin A prevents childhood blindness.

    Calcium and Vitamin D help to prevent osteoporosis and are beneficial in its treatment.

    Omega-3 fatty acids (e.g. fish oils) help to prevent a plethora of disorders including heart attacks, diabetes, depression, and more.

    N-acetyl Csyteine (NAC) is the treatment of choice for tylenol overdose.

    Optimum intakes of vitamins B6, B12, folate, B2 and B3 are critical for preventing DNA double strand breaks that can contribute to the process of carcinogenesis (double strand breaks are the same mechanism of action as caused radiation and chemical carcinogens).

    Zinc is a critical cofactor for Tumor Suppressor P53 the 'Guardian of the Genome'. Adequate zinc intake can help prevent carcinogenesis. (Note: more than 70% of U.S. adults consume less than the RDA for zinc and thus are at risk for disrupting the function of this critical cancer fighting protein.)

    etc. etc. etc.

    Note: NO PRESCRIPTION DRUG can do any of the things noted above!

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