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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Natural Healing

Dr. Gary Null (See book keywords and concepts)

The ones listed here concentrate on building and strengthening the immune system: Echinacea Pau d'arco Cat's claw Siberian ginseng Astragalus In addition, Perlstein reports excellent results with lomatium complex: "It is one of the best things I have found for overcoming chronic fatigue syndrome. If you were to use one herbal complex, that would be it." EXERCISE. The little strength a person has can be improved through gentle exercise. Perlstein says, "Being outdoors is best. Try walking, even in cold weather. If you bundle up, you can do it. Getting fresh air is very, very important.

The Enzyme Cure: How Plant Enzymes Can Help You Relieve 36 Health Problems

Lita Lee, Lisa Turner and Burton Goldberg (See book keywords and concepts)

Due to her prior history of herpes, I also recommended lomatium, an antiviral herb. With this treatment, Julie's lip healed. From that point on, she was never without her remedies which enabled her to control outbreaks. Success Story: Reversing Genital Herpes Bob, 28, had been suffering from genital herpes for two years. His flare-ups occurred every two to three months and were triggered by a combination of sun, stress, and a cold. Episodes were severe, lasting for two weeks and including skin lesions, nausea, fever, muscle cramps, and migraines.

Radical Healing: Integrating the World's Great Therapeutic Traditions to Create a New Transformative Medicine

Rudolph M. Ballentine, M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Hmp: Usually Carcinosin 200C, sometimes Cistus canad 30-200C; TS: KM, NP; FE: Buttercup, Fuchsia; if lingering weakness follows: Dioxychlor D3 and lomatium dissect tincture (isolate) in alternation, each four days; See also Immune Weakness. Morning Sickness: Hyperprogesteronism; guilty effort to give too much.

Thorough detox is essential; ck for ELF (see page 559); magnesium; NADH 10 mg a day Hmp: Rprtz/esp: Scuttelaria; Hrbl: lomatium diss, isolate, 4 days on, 4 off, in altn with Dioxychlor D3 also 4 days on, 4 off (latter in ascending doses); eliminate any candidiasis; and address "leaky gut"; elim aspartame sweetners, Stevia is okay; see also page 571. Colic (infants): Impatience, annoyance in caregivers.

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

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

Safe treatment by alternative doctors includes vitamin C, 1000 mg every hour; echinacea, thymus extract, lomatium disectum, osha root, hypericum, ligustium, and astragalus. Amino and Fatty Acid Supplements Supplemental Amino Acids Vitamins and minerals cannot do their various jobs unless the amino acids are available to make the enzymes, the catalysts of all body functions. About twenty times the quantity of the amino acids are needed for each unit of the vitamins and minerals just to maintain these enzymes.

The following have been helpful to boost the immune system: Echinacea, aloe vera, essential fatty acids, lomatium disectum, licorice, Saint John's wort, Chilidonium, Astragalus, Ligustrum. AIDS A Case Study The client, LS, was thirty-two years old when he was diagnosed as having the AIDS Related Complex (ARC) in 1983, because of malaise, dizziness, nausea, body aches, extreme fatigue, low-grade fever, diarrhea, persistent swollen lymph nodes, and a history of oral thrush (candidiasis). Cytomegalic blood test was positive. Hepatitis core antibody was positive. He returned to work part time.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

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

Sodhi's treatment include ashwagandha, amla, bala, triphala, and lomatium, which are combined according to each patient's particular needs. Acidophilus is also part of the program. According to Dr. Sodhi, vata body types are more susceptible to CFS. A 45-year-old patient of Dr. Sodhi's had been progressively experiencing fatigue for five years, to the point where she could not work at all. After being tested by hospitals and doctors, she was told nothing could be done for her and she was put on antidepressants.

Hibbs cautions, however, that lomatium can cause an itchy measles-like rash on the skin of sensitive patients or those who take too large a dose. Mary Bove, N.D., Chair of Botanical Medicine at Bastyr University, in Kenmore, Washington, recommends the following herbs for general use in the treatment of colds and flu: • Yarrow, calming to an upset digestive tract, is also an anti-inflammatory and diaphoretic (producing perspiration). These qualities make yarrow particularly useful in influenza and respiratory infections associated with fever, malaise, and decreased appetite.

Helpful herbs include echinacea, lomatium, astragalus, cayenne pepper, licorice, goldenseal, elderberry, St. John's wort, eyebright, elecampane, red clover, osha, and yarrow, taken as teas (3-5 cups per day), tinctures (30 drops, four times daily), or capsules (two capsules, four times daily). Self-Care The following therapies can be undertaken at home under appropriate professional supervision: Biofeedback Training and Neurotherapy / Fasting / Guided Imagery / Yoga AROMATHERAPY: Inhalations and baths with camphor, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, peppermint, pine, rosemary, tea tree.

John's wort, Pfaffia paniculata, and lomatium dis-sectum. Within three months, Dr. Cowden reports, the patient could jog ten miles a day, and upon repeating the ejection fraction test, his score was up to 30%. Now he works 60 hours a week and continues to jog ten miles daily. has produced unexpected positive outcomes when treating people as long as 15 years after their stroke. The goal is to get as much oxygen into the brain as possible. This helps to revive oxygen-starved brain tissue that was damaged but not entirely destroyed when the stroke occurred.

New Choices in Natural Healing: Over 1,800 of the Best Self-Help Remedies from the World of Alternative Medicine

Bill Gottlieb (See book keywords and concepts)

Garlic supplements, echinacea (in capsule and tincture form), lomatium tincture and eucalyptus oil are available in most health food stores. Yoga You can greatly reduce your chances of catching a cold if you do a yoga nasal wash, called neti, once a day, says Stephen A. Nezezon, M.D., yoga teacher and staff physician at the Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Here's what Dr. Nezezon recommends: Start by filling a four-ounce paper cup halfway with warm water, then add Vi teaspoon of salt.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

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

Antimicrobial herbs include grapefruit seed extract, garlic, lomatium, goldenseal, licorice, myrrh, yarrow, olive leaf extract, and St. John's wort. For fatigue, try Panax ginseng, Siberian ginseng, suma, and oatstraw. • Acupuncture can help to strengthen and simultaneously desensitize, normalize, and regulate the immune system. • Ayurvedic medicine treats CFS by improving digestion and eliminating toxins and allergies. • Heat therapy involves artificially inducing fever in order to augment the body's ability to fight viral infections.

The Herbal Drugstore

Linda B. White, M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Typical dosage: Researchers haven't come to a consensus on a dosage for lomatium, so follow the manufacturer's recommendation. Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) This traditional tea herb fights several viruses, including the herpes simplex virus, which has been suspected of contributing to chronic fatigue syndrome. Typical dosage: up to nine 300- to 400-milligram capsules per day,- or 1 cup of tea per day (steep 2 to 4 teaspoons of dried herb in 1 cup of hot water for 10 to 15 minutes). St.

Textbook of Natural Medicine 2nd Edition Volume 2

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

Lomatium constituents shown to have significant antiviral activity.111 • Thuja induces CD4+ fraction of human peripheral blood T-cell subset, as well as IL-1 beta, IL-2, IL-3, IL-6, gamma-IFN, G-CSF, GM-CSF and TNF-(3 production.112 Silymarin (in milk thistle and artichoke) Dosage: 160 mg t.i.d. Research review: • Silymarin-phosphatidylcholine complex improved liver function indices in patients with chronic active hepatitis.113 • Silymarin increased the SOD and antioxidant activity of blood cells of patients with liver disease.114 Note.

An anti-HIV principle from lomatium suksdorfii, its structure-activity correlation with related coumarins, and synergistic effects with anti-AIDS nucleosides. Bioorg Med Chem 1994; 2: 1051-1056 111. Alstat K. Complim Med 1987: 33 112. Offergeld R, Reinecker C, Gumz E et al. Mitogenic activity of high molecular polysaccharide fractions isolated from the cuppressaceae Thuja occidentalis L. enhanced cytokine-production by thyapolysaccharide, g-fraction (TPSg). Leukemia 6 Suppl 1992; 3: 189S-191S 113. Moscarella S, Giusti A, Marra F et al. Curr Ther Res 1993; 53: 98 114.

The Natural Physician's Healing Therapies

Mark Stengler, N.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

I like to prescribe echinacea in a formula called the "virus cocktail," which is comprised of echinacea, lomatium, astragalus, reishi, and licorice root. The synergistic blend of these herbs tends to be more effective than any one herb by itself. BACTERIA AND FUNGUS Since echinacea enhances the action of your immune cells, it is also effective against bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections. This is especially helpful if you're fighting a bacterial infection, because many bacteria are now resistant to antibiotics (because they're overprescribed by doctors for things like viral infections).

Alstat EK, lomatium Dissectum—An Herbal Virucide? Complementary Medicine 1987; 2(5). LYSINE • "... A study was conducted on 45 patients who experienced frequent herpes outbreaks. They received 312 to 500 milligrams of L-lysine for 2 months to 3 years." Griffith RS et al., A multicentered study of Lysine therapy in herpes simplex infection. Dermatologica 1978; 156:257-267. • "... Another study found that 1,200 milligrams of L-lysine significantly reduced the recurrence of herpes simplex outbreaks." McCune MA et al, Treatment of recurrent herpes simplex infections with L-Lysine hydrochloride.

The Green Pharmacy Anti-Aging Prescriptions: Herbs, Foods, and Natural Formulas to Keep You Young

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

American lomatium is often available through naturopathic physicians, who can also recommend an appropriate dosage. I used to grow my own, but the rabbits wiped me out years ago. For More Information ... If you've been diagnosed with CFS, I'd recommend contacting one of the following organizations. Both are great resources, providing information, support, and referrals to their clients. • Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Activation Network, PO Box 345, Larchmont, NY 10583; e-mail: cfidsnet@aol.

The Woman's Encyclopedia of Natural Healing

Dr. Gary Null (See book keywords and concepts)

The ones listed here concentrate on building and strengthening the immune system: Echinacea Pau d'arco Cat's claw Siberian ginseng Astragalus In addition, Perlstein reports excellent results with lomatium complex: "It is one of the best things I have found for overcoming chronic fatigue syndrome. If you were to use one herbal complex, that would be it." EXERCISE. The little strength a person has can be improved through gentle exercise. Perlstein says, "Being outdoors is best. Try walking, even in cold weather. If you bundle up, you can do it. Getting fresh air is very, very important.

The Natural Pharmacy: Complete Home Reference to Natural Medicine

Schuyler W. Lininger, Jr. DC (See book keywords and concepts)

Antimicrobial tetronic acids from lomatium dissectum. Tetrahedron 1986; 42: 1117. 2. Moore M. Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West. Santa Fe: Red Crane Books, 1993, 61-71. Maitake 1. Hobbs C. Medicinal Mushrooms. Santa Cruz, CA: Botanica Press, 1995, 110-15. 2. Nanba H, Hamaguchi AM, Kuroda H. The chemical structure of an antitumor polysaccharide in fruit bodies of Grifola frondosa (maitake). Chem Pharm Bull 1987; 35: 1162-68. 3. Yamada Y, Nanba H, Kuroda H. Antitumor effect of orally administered extracts from fruit body of Grifola frondosa (maitake). Chemotherapy 1990; 38: 790-96. 4.

New Choices in Natural Healing: Over 1,800 of the Best Self-Help Remedies from the World of Alternative Medicine

Bill Gottlieb (See book keywords and concepts)

American Holistic Center/Chicago: 50,000 international units of vitamin A three times a day for no more than five days; 2,000 milligrams of vitamin C three times a day for no more than five days; two capsules of garlic three times a day; two capsules of echinacea three times a day (or, as a tincture, 15 drops four times a day); and 15 drops of lomatium tincture three times a day. For a sore throat, Dr. Edelberg says to try one zinc lozenge dissolved in the mouth every two to three hours or as needed.

Viral Immunity

J. E. Williams, O.M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Once you have established the foundational plan outlined in steps 1 through 4, have addressed inflammation (step 5), and are working 9 Antiviral Herbs Boneset Echinacea Elderberry Witch hazel lomatium Lemon balm Phyllanthus Sangre de drago St. John's wort with immune modulators (step 6), the next step is to directly target viral infection in your body. The medications involved may be taken short-term for active, chronic infections (a herpes outbreak) or for acute viral infections (a cold or flu). Some may be used long-term for chronic viral conditions, such as HCV.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

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

When applied directly to the wart, this antiviral and immune-supportive mixture inhibits HPV lomatium and thuja can also be taken orally. Thuja is a common homeopathic remedy for warts as well. Deficiencies in vitamins A and C and folic acid can aggravate HPV infections and may be risk factors in cervical dysplasia and cancer. Smoking, which robs the body of vitamin C, is another risk factor. Recommendations • Find out about your partner's health and sexual history before pursuing a sexual relationship.

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