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Prescription for Dietary Wellness: Using Foods to Heal

Phyllis A. Balch, CNC (See book keywords and concepts)

Chlorophyll-producing sprouts include radish, cabbage, fenugreek, mustard, broccoli, cress, and other vegetable sprouts. These sprouts are generally consumed raw on sandwiches and in salads. Broccoli sprouts may be the number-one beneficial sprouts. They contain more nutrients than broccoli florets. Legume and grain seeds do not develop a leaf when sprouted. Legume seeds contain natural toxins that serve as a defensive measure, which aids the immune system.

Seasonings: fenugreek. Nutrients: magnesium. Steroids (natural) Foods: reishi mushrooms. Nutrients: beta-sitosterol, s-adenosylmethionine (SAMe). Tranquilizers Nutrients: SAMe. There are also certain foods, nutrients, and dietary recommendations that are helpful for specific disorders. The table below summarizes some of the most important of these. DISORDER DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS Acne/skin disorders Allergies/hay fever Anal itching or burning Foods: apples, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, carrots, leafy greens, primrose oil. Seasonings: basil. Nutrients: zinc.

Healing Your Child: An A-Z Guide to Using Natural Remedies

Frances Darragh and Louise Darragh Law (See book keywords and concepts)

HERBS Drink herbs daily to detoxify the ear canal: Queens Delight, Elecampane or Burdock As an antiseptic: Golden Seal To help loosen and move the mucous: Comfrey or fenugreek These herbs will need to be continued for at least three weeks. HOMEOPATHIC Calc Carb 30c: Chronic enlarged glands, pressing, throbbing, cracking noises, worse from slightest cold about neck and ears. Causticum 30c: Wax, middle ear catarrh, blocked feeling. Roaring rushing noises or reechoing of sounds in ears. Medorrhinum 30c: Pains and deafness associated with chronic catarrhal conditions in children.

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults

Janet Zand, LAc, OMD, Allan N. Spreed, MD, CNC, James B. LaValle, RPh, ND (See book keywords and concepts)

See preparing herbal treatments in Part Three.) fenugreek and thyme help to relieve nasal and sinus congestion; rose hips contain vitamin C; and licorice sweetens the tea. Take a cup twice a day during the acute phase of the infection. Note: Do not use licorice on a daily basis for more than five days at a time, as it can elevate blood pressure. Do not use it at all if you have high blood pressure. ¦ Garlic has antibacterial properties and helps to clear infection. Select an odorless capsule variety and take 500 milligrams four times a day for up to ten days.

Feed Your Body Right: Understanding Your Individual Body Chemistry for Proper Nutrition Without Guesswork

Lendon H. Smith, M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Herbalists use nettles, adrena-linum, Magnesiaphosphorica, lymph, Apis mellifica, hydrastis, gentian, garlic, fenugreek. Asthma Allergist will do the above investigation for allergies, and use cortisone, cromolyn, inhalants, and epinephrine shots for temporary control. Natural methods include B12 shots, B6, C, magnesium, no milk, no wheat diet with emphasis on vegetarianism. Relaxation, homeopathy can help.

The Woman's Encyclopedia of Natural Healing

Dr. Gary Null (See book keywords and concepts)

Other types of supplementation that have been shown to help in recent studies include vitamin E, magnesium, biotin, powdered fenugreek seed, and the juice, seeds, or dried fruit of bitter melon. Yoga and biofeedback therapy have also been shown to help. (See below.) NUTRITION/DIET Diabetes mellitus is the third leading cause of death in the United States and is responsible for 12 percent of all new cases of blindness, 25 percent of all cases of end-stage renal disease, and 40 percent of all nontraumatic amputations of the feet and legs among adults.

The Encyclopedia of Popular Herbs

Robert S. McCaleb, Evelyn Leigh, and Krista Morien (See book keywords and concepts)

Turmeric is a major ingredient of curry blends, which are mixtures of spices that may also contain ginger, cloves, fenugreek, and other healthful herbs. In the United States today, the main use of turmeric is as a coloring agent for bright yellow prepared mustards. flammations, sprains, painful joints, wounds, and various skin problems. In traditional Chinese medicine, turmeric has been used to treat inflammation, dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), liver disorders, and wounds.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

Larry Trivieri, Jr. (See book keywords and concepts)

Comfrey tea and fenugreek tea taken daily can be beneficial as well, as can the fresh juice of coriander. Other herbs found to be effective include ginger root, angelica, astragalus, dandelion root, eyebright, goldenseal, ephedra, and mullein. Comfrey can be toxic and should only be used under competent supervision. Hydrotherapy: Dr. Chaitow recommends a variety of hydrotherapy methods that are useful in helping to decongest the sinuses. These include nasal irrigation, alternating hot and cold compresses, hot footbaths, and steam inhalation.

Some of the herbs traditionally used in the treatment of diabetes include Gymnema sylvestre, neem, goat's rue, fenugreek, huereque cactus, bitter melon, garlic, and ginseng. • Chelation therapy and oxygen (ozone) therapy are effective in preventing complications of diabetes by improving blood circulation. • Traditional Chinese medicine using acupuncture and herbs can improve circulatory problems and slow down the process of neuropathy. • Ayurvedic medicine uses diet, detoxification, herbs, and exercise to alleviate problems associated with diabetes.

The most commonly used herbs are marshmallow, slippery elm bark, cabbage juice, okra, fenugreek, and aloe vera. Al$k See Acupuncture, Bodywork, Detoxification Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, NAET. Desensitization Techniques Many with allergies and sensitivities will find that they require desensitization treatments to experience complete and possibly permanent remission of their symptoms. ENZYME-POTENTIATED DESENSITIZATION (EPD) According to Stephen B. Edelson M.D.

Some of the herbs traditionally used in the treatment of diabetes include bilberry, goat's rue (Tephrosia virginiana), fenugreek, bitter melon, garlic, mulberry leaves, olive leaves, and ginseng.58 • Gymnesyl (Gymnema sylvestre): Ayurvedic herb used in the treatment of diabetes. It has been shown to reduce the insulin requirement in Type I diabetes, and there is some evidence that it may regenerate or revitalize the cells of the pancreas responsible for producing insulin. Gymnesyl has also shown positive results in Type II diabetes.

After the NAET session, Susan was able to resume drinking fenugreek tea without a relapse of symptoms. Another of Dr. Nambudripad's patients was Thomas, a 28-year-old computer programmer, who came to her complaining of extreme fatigue. His job performance was being negatively affected and it became difficult for him to walk without help. He was then diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. He took a leave from work and, over time, began to feel better. When he returned to work, however, the symptoms also returned.This cycle continued for four years until Thomas consulted Dr. Nambudripad.

The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements and Herbs

Nicola Reavley (See book keywords and concepts)

These include gymnena (Gymnema sylvestre), fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum), garlic (Allium sativum), onion (Allium cepa). Other herbs such as ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha) and bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) may be useful in preventing the vascular complications commonly seen in diabetic patients. See page 384 for more information on these herbs and the precautions that may be necessary. There are many disorders that affect the eyes. Some are localized problems while others are a sign of disease elsewhere in the body.

Feed Your Body Right: Understanding Your Individual Body Chemistry for Proper Nutrition Without Guesswork

Lendon H. Smith, M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Herbalists use adrenalinum, Carbo vegetabilis, lung, Arsenicum album, Bryonia alba, cam-phora, Atropa belladonna, Natrum muriaticum, Natrum su-phuricum, alfalfa, ephedra, garlic, lobelia, fenugreek, wild cherry, pleurisy root, mullein, horehound, and capsicum. Bacterial Infections The standard allopathic control is to use antibiotics. If repeated infections, the immune system is evaluated.

Herbal Medicine, Healing and Cancer: A Comprehensive Program for Prevention and Treatment

Donald R. Yance, j r.,C.N., M.H., A.H.G., with Arlene Valentine (See book keywords and concepts)

Try a tea of lemon balm, chamomile, ginger, fennel, fenugreek, and orange peel. This is a tasty after-dinner tea—both a digestive aid and a mild sedative. Orange peel can also lower cholesterol and dissolve gallstones. Interestingly, one side effect of many cholesterol-lowering medications is an increased risk for developing gallstones.93,94 Peony Root [Paeona lactiflora) Traditionally, peony has been used to treat anemia because of its ability to nourish and build blood. It has also been shown to inhibit many allergic and inflammatory reactions.

Feed Your Body Right: Understanding Your Individual Body Chemistry for Proper Nutrition Without Guesswork

Lendon H. Smith, M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Herbs.- fenugreek, thyme, rosemary, mullein tea, aspidosperma. GALLBLADDER DISEASE Allopathic control: Low fat diet, surgery. Natural control: Lemon juice and olive oil therapy. Increase fiber, avoid sugar, keep to a vegetarian diet, and lose weight. Cut out fat in diet; add vitamins C, E, essential fatty acids, and lecithin; check for food sensitivities; and check for low stomach acid. GLAUCOMA Allopathic control: Eye drops; surgery may help. Natural control: Take vitamins A, thiamine, C, and bioflavonoids. Check for food sensitivities.

Herbs: burdock root, dandelion root, Echinacea, kelp, alfalfa, chaparral, yellow dock root, red clover, lymph, Natrum muriaticum, Kalium bromatum Juglans nigra, Ledum palustre, Hepar sulphuris, Calcareum, garlic, fenugreek, red sage, Lactobacillus acidophilus. ADENOIDS Allopathic control: Surgical removal, usually including the tonsils. Natural control: Diet change, especially avoid milk. If infected, five grams of vitamin C plus Echinacea—ten days on, then ten days off. Other useful herbs: Hydrastis, Berberis.

Herbs: fenugreek, fennel, anise, borage, goat's rue. BURSITIS Allopathic control: Injection with steroids. Natural control: Deep heat, ultrasound, B12 injections, plus vitamin C, and bioflavonoids. CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA Allopathic control: Digitalis, calcium channel blockers, other drugs, pacemaker. Natural control: Avoid caffeine and stimulants; no aspartame or cayenne pepper. Excessive zinc and deficient copper may cause this. Magnesium may help, as may-, calcium, potassium, carnitine, coenzyme Q10, taurine, C, E, B-complex, garlic, lecithin, kelp, and essential fatty acids.

Food & Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best, Second Edition

Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Herbs and spices: Licorice soothes an irritated throat, fenugreek lubricates and soothes coughs, and capsaicin in red and cayenne peppers relieves nasal stuffiness. The herb horehound is an effective expectorant, and hyssop helps treat upper respiratory infections. Teas made from chamomile also might soothe a stressed body. Kava: This South Pacific plant has antianxiety effects, might reduce pain, and improves mental clarity. Kavalactones in kava act on the part of the brain where emotions and moods are processed.

Gary Nulls Ultimate Anti Aging Program

Gary Null, Ph.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Parsnip; Parsley; Fenugreek; Mace; Chinese Ginseng; Black Nightshade; Perilla; Carrot; Eleuthero Ginseng; Purslane; Air Potato; Parsley; Indian Snakeroot; Indian Mulberry; Nasturtium; Pokeweed; Garland Chrysanthemum. Lemon; Indian Snakeroot; Common Thyme; Celery; Two-Flowered Sandspur; Red Clover; Da-Zao; Safflower; Kudzu Maracuya; Indian Fig; Ramie; Rice Paper Tree; Jack Bean Copaiba; Evening Primrose; Burn Mouth Vine; Pyrethrum Desert Date.

Brazilnut; Cowage; Dandelion; Opium Poppy; Soybean; Black Gram; Calabash Gourd; Fenugreek; Shepherd's Purse; Flax; Groundnut; Shagbark Hickory; Ben Nut; Pumpkin; Sunflower; Scotch Pine; Pea; Dang Gui; Lentil; Pignut Hickory. Lanceleaf Periwinkle; Pignut Hickory; Sharbark; Hickory; Irish Moss; Purslane; Blackbean; Red Cedar; Opium Poppy; Asparagus; Oats; Cowpea; Ben Nut; Spinach; Purple Tephrosia; Visnaga; Snakeground; Licorice; Black Cherry; Dwarf Sumac; Black Gum.

Licorice; Brazilnut; Crab's Eye; Cowage; Chinese Goldthread; Huang-Lia; Goldenseal; Barberry; Dandelion; Opium Poppy; Soybean; Black Gram; Calabash Gourd; Couchgrass; Fenugreek; Autumn Crocus; Shepherd's Purse; Huang Po. Parsnip; Camu-camu; Acerola; Asparagus; Pignut Hickory; Lettuce; Pigweed; Purslane; Shagbark Hickory; Berro; Lambsquarter; Endive; Spinach; Chinese Cabbage; Broccoli; Cowpea; Huaca-Mullo; Tomato; Chayote; Oats.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

Larry Trivieri, Jr. (See book keywords and concepts)

These helped with the symptoms, but later Susan drank a cup of fenugreek herbal tea and experienced a severe reaction of chills, muscular stiffness, and high fever. Dr. Nambudripad then tested her for an allergy to the tea and Here are other successful cases from Dr. Nambudripad's practice that illustrate the wide range of potential allergens as well as NAET's effectiveness for both detecting offending allergens and eliminating their symptoms.

Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

John Heinerman (See book keywords and concepts)

She puts about 2-1/2 full soup spoons of fenugreek seeds in 3 cups of cold water and lets it set overnight. The next morning the mixture is stirred up a little and poured off as needed. When she takes her morning cup of cold tea, she replaces it with another cup of water on top of the seeds. In the evening she has another cup of the same tea. She follows that routine for several days until the seeds have lost most of their strength, at which time they're discarded and the process starts over again with new seeds.

Textbook of Natural Medicine 2nd Edition Volume 2

Michael T. Murray, ND (See book keywords and concepts)

Botanical medicines • Momordica charantia: 30-60 ml fresh juice three times/ day • Gymnema sylvestre extract: 200 mg two times/day • Defatted fenugreek powder: 50 g/ day • Atriplex halimus: 3 g/day • Green tea: two 120 ml cups daily or 200-300 mg of green tea polyphenols • Ginkgo biloba extract (24% ginkgo flavoglycosides): 40 mg three times/day. • Panax ginseng extract (5% ginsenosides): 100 mg one to three times / day.

The Green Pharmacy: New Discoveries in Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs

James A. Duke, Ph.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Other herbs high in choline include fenugreek leaves, shepherd's purse, horehound, ginseng, cowpeas, English peas, mung beans, sponge gourds, lentils and Chinese angelica. V Ginger (Zingiber officinale). According to research by yours truly, along with molecular biologist Stephen Beckstrom-Sternberg, Ph.D., ginger contains eight liver-protecting compounds. I won't go so far as to say that it could treat hepatitis, but if you love ginger, as I do, you get a little liver protection every time you use it in cooking or tea. V Tea (Camellia sinensis).

Use several of the high-lysine beans and asparagus and flavor it with fenugreek, parsley and lots of watercress. ou're probably familiar with Tiger Balm, that strong-smelling oriental J- ointment that comes in a red tin decorated with a tiger. I have used it for colds and headaches, and I like it. Tiger Balm is filled with potent aromatic herbal extracts—menthol from peppermint, eugenol from cloves, cineole from cajuput (a close relative of teatree), cinnamaldehyde from cinnamon, and camphor. It clears the sinuses faster than a tiger can pounce.

In a saucepan, pour two cups of water over one cup of fenugreek sprouts. Add a dash or two of anise, basil, caraway, dill, fennel, licorice, marjoram and lemongrass. Bring to a boil, then let cool. Add lemon juice and honey to taste. Drink one to two cups a day. Fennel contains phytoestrogens, plant chemicals similar to the female hormone estrogen. Folklore maintains that the other herbs in this tea can also help enlarge the breasts. tagogues." (Galactagogues are substances that promote the secretion and flow of breast milk.

After eating several fair-size portions of fenugreek sprouts over the course of several days, one of the women noticed that her breasts seemed somewhat larger. This is called a mastogenic effect. She did not understand what was going on until another woman in the group handed her a copy of my article. Green Pharmacy for Breast Enlargement I'm not going to take sides on the issue of breast enlargement. All I know is that quite a few women dream of larger breasts, and many opt for silicone implants.

If you use fenugreek seeds, make sure you drink plenty of water to keep things moving along. And don't use more than two teaspoons at a time, as any more may cause abdominal distress. V Rhubarb (Rheum officinale). I like this constipation-relief recipe from physician Ronald Hoffman, M.D., that was published in Parade magazine: Puree three stalks of rhubarb without the leaves. Add one cup of apple juice, a quarter of a peeled lemon and one tablespoon of honey. It will make a thick, tart drink that should do the trick. Dr. Hoffman is right about rhubarb.

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