Home Remedies And Cures

Home Remedies And Cures

There are an incredible amount of natural home remedies available to you, medicines which can be made at home from natural ingredients such as fruits, vegetables and herbs. These medicines have been catching a lot of attention because they are simple, incur no side effects, use no toxic or harsh no chemicals, are cheap and yet can be even more effective than some of the most commonly used (toxic) pharmaceutical drugs on offer. They other benefit of self treatment is the sheer pleasure many people have from being able to cure themselves!

People have been using home remedies for as long as people have been on this earth, so don’t let any doctor tell you that “self treatment is not scientific or evidence based” Nonsense. Do you really value your health? Of course you do, and it is impossible to put a price tag on your and your family’s health. Obviously not, if anything, your health or that of your family is invaluable.

Long gone are the days when families had a book at home on self-treatments, and today the pharmaceutical drug laboratories reign. Conventional medicine relies on synthetic chemicals to “cure” illness, and this kind of treatment is considered the best. Apart from the forbidding cost, the side effects that the body has to deal with cannot be ignored. This realisation has dawned and people today are going back to natural remedies that humans have been using for thousands of years.

Your kitchen is a great place to start for natural home remedies. It is truly amazing how many ailments can be cured with simple remedies made right there in your kitchen at little to no cost, without side-effects. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it is just a little awareness and understanding that you need to make the best out of it. Read-up a bit on natural remedies to equip yourself to treat an earache, diarrhoea, a sore throat or perhaps your toddler who is rather cranky with colic.

Dr. Bernard Jensen’s Home Remedies

drjensenphotoDr. Bernard Jensen was an internationally renowned food scientist, author and doctor of chiropractic medicine. I learned my Iridolody skills from Dr. Jensen’s work in the 1980’s. Iridology has undeservedly received much bad publicity from orthodox medicine, and in particular from the scientific fraternity who are quick to dismiss iridology as “quackery”. The may like to look at their own diagnostic and treatment methods before the ridicule alternative methods. Dr. Jensen was a true inspiration to many natural medicine practitioners and had a particular interest in digestive health with respect to the colon. Here are a few home remedy tips from Dr. Jensen’s book entitled “Vital Foods For Total Health” from the 1970’s.

Feeding a Fever

Eat nothing during a chill or fever. Drink water or grapefruit juice until the fever has subsided, all the pain is gone, and food is desired. Then only eat fruits and vegetables for a few days.

Coated Tongue

Your tongue is a mirror reflecting the condition of your intestinal tract. When your tongue is coated it shows that the intestinal tract is in a state of acute elimination and is overloaded with toxic materials. A change of diet is required and a change of living habits should be started.

Bad Breath

After you have eaten garlic or onions you can free your breath of the odors by chewing vigorously a small amount of fresh, uncooked parsley. Be sure to swallow the chewed parsley after thoroughly chewing. Bad breath has formed the basis of thousands of lines of advertising matter. Its technical name is now a household word, but parsley alone is the safe, satisfactory remedy to be used in an emergency.

Nervous People
Nervous people will find that vegetables are more soothing generally to their nerves than fruits. Drink more vegetable juices than fruit juices until the nerves become more steady. Citrus fruits are the fruit juices however that especially can tend to keep the nerves on edge. However, this should be temporary, as no healing is complete without fruits in the diet.


Boils may be effectively brought to a head using onion poultices


Anemia calls for quiet deep breathing, proper diet, mountain air, pleasant companions, and the release from all emotional strain (?!)


A felon may be helped by sticking the finger in a lemon, tying and keeping it on all night.

Sore Feet

Sore feet may be relieved by using a tomato poultice.

Kidney Disorders

Kidney disorders respond quickly when whey drinks are added to the diet.

Sunday Rest

Sunday should be a day of rest. Why not go on fruit juices or simply fast this one day a week? Give the cook a break, and your stomach a holiday. Both will express appreciation.


Home Remedies For Colds And Influenza

Jungle Juice Drink For Colds and Flu

Jungle Juice is a great home remedy for viral and bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat and chest. It is partricularly good for chesty coughs which produce mucous. Have two a day.

Old Bush Remedy for Colds

Sometimes the old remedies are the best, and I love talking with older patients who share with me some great old recipes. Here’s one from and older male who was generous in sharing this recipe with others. It works a treat.

Composition Powder

Composition Powder is unfortunately not that easy to obtain anymore – but it is amazing in its effect. It is a spicy and peppery satisfying beverage which has a tremendous boosting effect on your immune system.

Home Remedies For Toothache

Home Remedies For Toothache
Don’t you just hate toothache? Have a look at this page for some of the best natural solutions for curing a toothache naturally. Mind you, you will need to see your dentist as soon as possible, the suggestions here are just temporary.

Home Remedies For Acne

Home Remedies For Acne
Do you have acne, or perhaps your teenager? Take a look at this page if you are looking for effective natural medicine treatments you can do at home.

Home Remedies For Urinary Tract Infection

Home Remedies For Urine Infections
Isn’t it annoying, you need to go to the bathroom yet again? Read more about UTIs here. And when you go, it burns and stings. Within a half an hour you need to go yet again, with the same results. This is what happens with a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). Bacteria enter the urethra (urine tube) that goes up into the bladder, and start to multiply. My mother was forever getting UTIs, particularly when she got into her 70’s. If the infection travels into the urethra, and sets up shop there then it is called urethritis, but if the bacterial infection spreads and travels further up into the bladder then it is called cystitis, or bladder infection. And unless that bladder infection is treated properly, the infection may travel further afield and into the kidneys where it it is called pyelonephritis.

Although a woman may have a UTI without really knowing about it, it is something which she will commonly have an understanding of, because the signs and symptoms include pain and a burning sensation when urinating, urinating frequently, and passing just tiny amounts of urine painfully which may include a little blood even.

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