A Dosage of Nature’s Solutions
Today in our fast paced lifestyles and modern way of living, one may easily get various kinds of ailments due to a combination of many factors such as the polluted environment, unhealthy habits, stress and poor immune system. Various kinds of diseases may strike anybody, especially those people with weaker resistance in fighting viruses and bacteria. However, one doesn’t need to worry so much about these maladies since treatment can come in handy with drugs in different forms such as tablets, capsules or liquid solutions. It is not always necessary for one to go to the hospital for the cure, there are medicines, which can be bought over the counter in pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription. Aside from these medicines, many kinds of food supplements and multivitamins promising many kinds of benefits for one’s health are already prevalent today. Most of these medicines work at their magic in the treatment of one’s sickness or serious pain in just a short period of time. Though these remedies are within reach for most people living in the urban places, these resources are not always available for the people living in far off places like in rural lands. There are also some people who find alternative remedies in the treatment of their illness since some commercialized drugs are way too expensive and some are even doubtful of its effects and for that reason, they turn to the natural means of healing.
The most common remedy some people resort to is through various medicinal plants. Most people who resort to these kinds of treatment are those people who lived in rural areas and those who are living far from the modern civilization. Herbal plants are commonly used as an alternative remedy for most people. Some considered these as effective an even provide additional health benefits to the person taking it. Apart from plants, some substances which are derived from animals can also be used to make an alternative cure. The common preparations being made for these medicines is by using some parts of the plant like the leaves or the roots and have it boiled and the concoction is served to the patient. Other ways of preparation include desiccation, extraction alcohol or natural oils, cooking and pulverizing the raw material. During any process of preparation, these remedies do not produce new compounds unlike chemical based drugs do but most of these become concentrated after being extracted. These natural medicines can be administered as single herbs while there are some which are combined with other products and can also be mixed in the food. These medicinal plants are even used during various kinds of natural therapies used by some people in their treatment. In fact many companies had already embarked on producing new brands of medicines in capsules, tablets and liquid solutions, which are promised only natural substances from various herbs and plants.
Aside from these medicinal plants, there are also other alternative remedies for the health maladies and relieving one’s pain. Some people in Asian countries such as Korea and China used procedure called acupuncture in order to alleviate pain suffered by the patient. Acupuncture is also used for therapeutic purposes. This kind of treatment uses sterilized and fine, usually stainless steel, needles. The needles are smaller in diameter compared a common sewing needle or hypodermic injection needles because they will not be used for injection. It does not cause much pain once it is being inserted and manipulated into various acupuncture points in the patient’s body. Acupuncture is commonly used for therapy in various kinds of medical conditions of the patients and may also help in drug detoxification. When acupuncture is done properly, it is very safe and can rarely cause any side effects in the body.
There are still many other treatments and natural cure available in many parts of the globe. Some of these treatments may provide the best cure for one’s medical problems while there are some, which sometimes can cause other health problems and side effects but as long as the treatment is administered properly, there can still be chances that one will finally be healed from the agony brought by the pain or the distress caused by some ailments. It still depends on the choice of the patient on what kind treatment one has to undergo as long as it can help and lead to one’s to fully recover.