Herbal therapy represents the Highest form of Chinese Therapy. Herbs are
plants, mineral substances or animal substances which are used to treat the
various ailments of a human body.
Herbal Therapy uses the Natural Herbs found and grown in the forests for
the treatment of various ailments - from the common ones to the most chronic
ones. As per Herbology, all plants produce chemical compounds. These include
metabolites such as Sugars and Fats. Plants then upregulate and down
regulate their biochemical paths in response to the local mix of herbivores,
pollinators and microorganisms. These polychemical, some of them the derived
ones are used to treat the patients.
Herbal Therapy makes a lot of use of Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera in Herbal Therapy
is known as the Miracle Plant because of the various uses it has. The tonic
of Aloe Vera is used for patients suffering from diabetes, arthritis and
high cholesterol. Because of the many fold vitamins it has - B12, minerals,
iron, manganese, calcium, zinc - it is beneficial for a number of skin and
hair related products. So Herbal Therapy uses specific characteristics of a
variety of plants to treat or prevent health imbalances.
Chronic Diseases like Diabetes and Cancer if in 1st stage can be easily
cured by Herbal Treatment. If these are in 2nd stage, then some relief
can be obtained.
High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure can be easily cured by the use of Herbal Medicines.
The doses given in small quantities, gradually treat the High Blood
Pressure carrying it to normal condition.
Method of Herbal Therapy:
Herbal Therapy focuses on individual diseases; like treating herbal acne
remedy or herbal cold remedy. First of all the symptoms are determined, then
the cause of the symptoms. Then these symptoms are related to the disease.
Once the disease is determined the Herbal Medicine is prescribed.
Some of the herbs are beneficial in using various heart problems like high
cholesterol, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, congesive heart failure. In
these conditions the herb Allium Sativum is given get the things under
control. But there are herbs which might have negative side effects too like
the herb belladona, ginkgo, ma huang, kava are seen to elevate the blood
pressure, blood circulation rate, abnormal bleeding, irregular heart beat
and even stroke. So its highly important that the Herbal Medicines be given
under the supervision of Medical Practitioner/ Doctor and in no case the
patient should take it on his own.
The herbal medicines are generally given in the Satva/ liquid form and the
doses given are as per the condition of the patient. So the proportion of
the medicines given are as per the condition of the patient. These doses too
need to be changed from time to time.
Despite of the good effects of the Herbal Therapies, it must be noticed
that the Medicines should be described by the experienced Doctor as
interactions of various medicines can lead to toxic results or reduces side
effects of the prescribed medicine.
Centres for Herbal Therapy
- Life Positive, C 153, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase - I, New
- Life Positive, A 43, 4th Floor, Navyug Niwas, Opp. Minerva Cinema,
167 Lamington Road,
- ICARD - 115/Sector 13, Pocket A, Phase II - Dwarka New Delhi
- All Herbal Medicines work by altering some of the body functions;
especially the blood pressure. So these medicines should not be taken
as child play.
- Usually, the Herbal Medicines are given as mixtures of various
medicines. These can be toxic too if not properly given. Moreover,
these may cause serious problems too by mixing with over the counter
drugs/ medicines. So a medical prescription is utmost essential.
- There are no immediate or sudden results. This medication takes
time , at least a month for the results to show; especially if the
disease is chronic.
- Herbal Treatment can be carried on along with the Allopathic
treatment, still here the Homeopath needs to know about the Allopath
treatment and the medicines being given.