Herbs, Spices, Natural Remedies, and Ayurvedic Medicine
We have grouped herbal supplements and Ayurvedic medicine together because there is a great deal of overlapping between the two. We shall mention where and when a featured herb is used in Ayurvedic medicine. Herbal supplements and treatments include:
- Herbs and spices
- Herbal teas
- Oils, including essential oils
Herbal and Ayurvedic supplements are available in tablets including capsules, liquid, oils and tinctures.
Many people today are seeking natural alternatives to modern medicine (which has led to the term “alternative medicine”). This is because natural medicine is often safer, with fewer or no side effects. Herbal
Beyond improving our overall health and vitality, herbal supplements can used to:
- Aches and pains
- Colds, allergies and other common ailments
- Mood enhancement
- Brain health and memory
- Various diseases and conditions
Granted, modern medicine and surgery have a major and important role in our health. And sometimes they are the surest way to resolve our issues. However, they can often be used alongside herbal treatments. Many doctors today are using a multifaceted approach to combat illnesses, including herbs and medicine. Not to forget that many medications also do contain herbal ingredients.
Obviously, there are thousands upon thousands of herbal remedies and treatments out there. It is therefore impossible to fit them all into one web page. This is why we only feature the best-known, evidence-based herbal remedies and Ayurvedic products.
How to Buy Herbal and Ayurvedic Remedies
The sheer number of herbal (that includes Ayurvedic) remedies available could make your head spin. Many plants have some medicinal value, including certain “weeds” that may be found in your backyard. growing are way too many herbal products out there, such that we cannot fit them all in one page. Therefore, we would be less than honest if we told you that we can include everything in our website, leave alone in one webpage. For this reason, this page we always be in the making.
Also, we won’t insult your intelligence through pretending we have all the answers and everything but the kitchen sink.
To keep ourselves (and maybe you) sane, we shall focus on the proven and popular herbs (the two don’t necessarily go together).
So, how do you find the right herbal remedies and treatments for you?
Well, just keep it simple. Select a suitable herb or combination for your health problem, condition or interest. For example, if your problem is a cold or sinuses, look for herbal or products for this. Ditto if your interest is increased energy.
Quality and safety cannot be overemphasized. Cheap is not the way to go when it comes to herbs. At best, you don’t get the right ingredients in the right amounts. At worst, you could get potentially harmful compounds.
Next, decide on how you want to take it, such as in tablet (including capsule), or liquid form. Of course, some herbal products are only available in one form. Plus, others such as teas will usually, but not always, require boiling in water.
We always recommend consulting with your physician before starting on an herb, especially if you’re pregnant, nursing, or on medication.
You also want to go with reputable product manufacturers.
Or you can just let us do the hard work for you and point you to the best products on the market. Again, this is a growing page, so please keep checking back often.
Health Conditions or Concerns
Clicking on the health conditions below will open a new page/tab that features natural herbs and supplements that may be helpful.
Colds and Flues
Popular Herbal and Ayurvedic Supplements
Certain herbal supplements have gained popularity, to a point where some of them having cult-like following. Below are some of these. Clicking on the name will open a new page/tab that tells you more about that supplement.
This category is for herbal remedies for non-problem interests.
* None of the statements on this page have been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult a healthcare professional before starting a new supplement especially if you are pregnant, nursing, have known health condition or on medications.