Teen Acne (Juvenile or Acne) Natural Remedies

Acne is a skin condition that affects mostly teens; it produces noticeable pimples on the face head and neck, and sometimes the back. Secondary are the social and emotional issues as teen-acneappearance is very important during this time of life.

The cause of juvenile acne is hormonal changes from puberty, mostly in teen girls and boys. This hormonal activity causes the sweat glands to produce oil which gets inflamed or may get infected by bacterial invasions, creating breakouts called acne. There may be clear-to-white or yellow pus.  Also allergy issues may cause teen acne; look for sensitivity to dust or sanitary issues on the skin.

Medical treatments for acne include antibiotics which always have side effects and cause other problems. Anti-bacterial creams are also for symptomatic relief and do not address the cause.

Natural methods include balancing the teen’s hormones and reducing foods that cause internal heat condition which is a sign of inflammation. It is best to eliminate fried foods and dairy products. Next is to clear the heat and inflammation by using herbs and cell salts. You may also use other remedies for allergies. See Allergies Natural Remedies.

Nutrition for acne includes the dietary supplements of Chromium chromate and Zinc. They have been shown to be helpful in eliminating acne. It takes 6 to 8 weeks with the use of the following selection of remedies to see best results.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Teen Acne

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties. Learn more about herbs >

Use the following three herbs together for 6 to 8 weeks:

1. Teen girls use Vitex for hormonal balance. (Do not use if pregnant.)

1. Teen boys use Sarsaparilla for hormonal balance.

2. Burdock root is for detoxification and blood purification.

3. Nettle has an anti-inflammatory action.


Cell Salts to Help Teen Acne

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day. Learn more about cell salts >

#3 Calc sulph 6X – skin problems, toxicity
#9 Nat mur 6X – acne from grief
#12 Silicea 6X – infected acne, shy, cold person


Teen Acne Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies. Learn more about homeopathy >

Use a 30c twice a day. Use for 3 months for best results.

Juglans Regia – juvenile acne on back, face, chest. Inflammatory pustules on face as well as chest and back.

Kali brom – pustules with itching. Aggressive acne early and large size; bluish red pimples leaving scars. Burning and prickling – cystic, yellow pus, forehead, eyebrows, should and back.

Natrum muriaticum – acne on the back, feels isolated, effects from grief. Especially on hairy areas and around hairline; worse from sun and ocean.

Ovary 6c – for young women for teen hormonal acne with other hormonal remedies.

Pulsatilla – hormonal acne, unclean skin from eating pork; also from late nights. Light menstrual periods or suppressed periods in young women. (More female remedy when crying is involved.)

Selenium – acne, greasy skin, blisters, wet flakes on the heads of men that are balding; acne with oily skin, black heads (comedones); bad smelling sweat. In young women menses (monthly period) makes acne worse.

Sepia – hormonal acne around woman’s period time. Yellow pimples especially on the chin. Irritable; acne worse before period. (Mostly for young women.)

Thuja – oily skin with blackheads, scarring, pustules with sunken centers. Feels ashamed by their appearance.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

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Age Spots Natural Remedies

Age spots or discoloration of the skin is caused by excess Melanin. These unappealing brown spots are found on the hands, face or other parts of the body. Melanin is increased from sun exposure, age and hormones. Age Spots are usually treated with bleaching agents that have to be repeated because the spots always come back.

From the natural perspective, age spots generally come from hormone therapy, i.e. estrogen birth control methods or a pregnancy related event. Age spots or skin discoloration also comes from liver and colon disorders. It is easily treated, but takes 6 – 12 months. Eliminate chemical birth control and other medications which tax or damage the liver. (Evaluate your medications, especially statin drugs.)

Brown or red spots are often signs of liver imbalance. Signs of liver symptoms include irritability and anger. To support the body’s healthy functions include exercise in your routine, eliminate tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, soda—These are liver robbing foods.

The best combination includes NAC (N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine), Dandelion root, Kali sulph 6X, and the homeopathic remedy that fits your situation.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Age Spots

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Burdock root – liver, colon and skin herb

Dandelion root – gentle cleansing and protection for the liver.

Milk thistle – protects the liver especially if there is liver damage. This is also supportive when there is hepatitis etc.


Cell Salts to Help Age Spots

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#3 Calc Sulph 6X – liver spots
#7 Kali Sulph 6X – a must for liver spots!
#11 Nat Sulph 6X – pancreas, liver support


Age Spot Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Lachesis – often passionate, high sex drive, talkative, can tend to purple spots, maybe left side dominant.

Lycopodium – when there is digestive problems, gas , bloating, gets tired between 4-8 pm Often irritable and may have low self esteem.

Merc solubis – for those with canker sores or swollen glands.

Nitricum acid – has pains like splinters. Often a negative attitude.

Sepia – hormone related from birth control or pregnancy where the woman doesn’t want sex, and exhausted.

Sulphur – feels warm, is often intellectual, feels worse from warmth.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Amenorrhea (Lack of Period) Natural Remedies

Amenorrhea is the lack of a menstrual period for 3 months in women from the ages of about fifteen to the mid forties. Symptoms include pelvic congestion and a delayed menstrual period.

The major cause of amenorrhea is rather simple; it can be attributed to stress, poor diet, or lack of food from an eating disorder (see a professional). It is most often a hormonal imbalance that may be fairly simple to remedy.

Medical treatments for often use the birth control pill for lack of periods. It forces the body into action and has side effects such as blood clots and high risks of breast and cervical cancer. For delayed periods they may also screen for other problems such as thyroid or pituitary problems.

Natural solutions for amenorrhea are to help reduce stress and balance the hormones using natural substances. Use a combination of the following nutrition and remedies for the best results.

Nutrition for Amenorrhea

Definitely stay away from tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, sodas and fried foods!
Be sure to eat a protein-rich breakfast and remove all refined sugars. Also lower carbohydrates in general.

Add Chromium Picolinate with each meal to increase insulin usage in the body.

Also us a quality fish oil such as Nordic Natural or New Chapter up to 2,000 mg a day for best results. This also helps to reduce inflammation.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Amenorrhea (Lack of Period)

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Use a combination of the three following herbs for at least 3 months, and for at least 3 months afterward to maintain results. Stop if pregnant.

Yarrow – used as a pelvic decongestant and “warms” the uterus.

Dong Quai – to warm the pelvic area, build the blood and decongest the pelvic area.

Vitex – to balance progesterone and estrogen levels and take away most PMS symptoms.

See a doctor for further problems if the remedies are not working.


Cell Salts to Help Amenorrhea (Lack of Period)

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#6 Kali phos 6X – from anxiety and nerve depletion
#9 Nat mur 6X – from grief, feels isolated, vaginal dryness
#12 Silicea 6X – fragile, shy, cold woman


Amenorrhea Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Use a 30c for 3 months for best results.

Pulsatilla (#1 Homeopathic for Amenorrhea) – delayed, suppressed or scanty menses; hysteria, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, loss of appetite; lassitude; chilliness, headache, pain in abdomen or loins. Symptoms from grief or abandonment; can be from water psychological; better cool air and movement; changeable moods and symptoms.

Ignatia (#2 Homeopathic for Amenorrhea) – amenorrhea as a result of nervous exhaustion; sighing, romantic, idealistic.

Aconite – sudden suppression of menses from a chill, fright, or vexation with congestion of the head or chest; anxiety and great restlessness, especially full-blooded young women.

Belladonna – full-blooded persons with pressure and head throbbing, much bearing down or lower abdomen; nosebleeds.

Calcarea carb – delayed menstruation in scrofulous girls who are fleshy, lack muscle, have a fair complexion, perspire easily on their head, have cold feet and consumptive tendency. From worry, over-work or worry, exposure to dampness, stocky, insomnia; calcium deficiency.

Cimicifuga – headache, nervous, hysteria; pain in left breast and side; rheumatic, neuralgia of uterus, pains dart from side to side; irregular flow; delayed or suppressed menses from mental emotions.

Cinchona – amenorrhea; never well since childbirth hemorrhage or history of anemia with amenorrhea.

Ferrum met – delayed first menses, without debility; languor; palpitation, indigestion, leucorrhea, sickly complexion; puffiness of face or ankles. Loss of blood; weak pail, and frail and anemic or heavy periods and then stopped.

Graphites – delayed or tardy menses with scanty pale flow. Constipation and tendency to skin eruptions.

Natrum muriaticum – history of grief, resentment; #1 infertility homeopathic from suppressed grief.

Sepia – amenorrhea after nursing or childbirth as a result of progesterone drop. Wants to be left alone, don’t feel nurturing to children or husband.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Men’s Hair Loss Natural Remedies

Hair loss, also called male pattern baldness, comes from aging in men. Men can start losing hair as soon as they reach puberty but typically it happens from the Man with hairlossage of seventeen and older. Men can have hair loss from the front of the head, where the hair recedes (receding hairline) or in the pattern
of a circle atop the head.

It is caused by hormones turning from testosterone to dihydrotestosterone which destroys the hair permanently. It is basically a hormone issue influenced by the foods we eat.

How modern medicine treats male pattern baldness: They often use topical chemicals that produce marginal hair and must be used indefinitely or the hair falls out. (What a great marketing tool.) It also has side effects such as testicular pain. (Sex appeal has its price!)  Other strategies include hair implants which may have various results.

Michio Kushi, in his book of Oriental Diagnosis claims that hair loss in men is a result of an improper diet. This is not surprising since the typical American diet is either too much animal protein rich or there is too much sugar or even both. This is very evident to typical teenagers or young adults. This is very evident in typical teenagers or young adults. Thus, it is important to have a balanced diet.

He further asserts that frontal hair loss is from an over-consumption of sugar and is usually related to intellectual individuals.

The monks-cap look comes from excessive salt and a “meat and potatoes” diet, including those who are blue collar workers (those who work with their hands).

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Men’s Hair Loss

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

European tradition uses a tea of Stinging Nettle roots washed into the scalp before bed every night for male pattern baldness.

Other herbs used internally balance hormone levels as they are important for hair and sexual function. Some research maintains that Saw Palmetto taken daily prevents testosterone from being converted to dihydrotestosterone. It is also useful for enlarged prostates. Suggested use is 320mg of the extract.

Sarsaparilla may also prove important to maintain healthy testosterone levels.


Cell Salts to Help Men’s Hair Loss

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#2 Calc phos 6X – sweating on head with bald spots
#7 Kali sulph 6X – moist, sticky yellow dandruff with bald spots
#9 Nat mur 6X – dry hair and hair loss and greasy scalp at hairline


Men’s Hair Loss Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

The following homeopathics are for hair loss from the forehead and top of the head:

Hair loss from FOREHEAD – deep thinkers, sugar cravings

Arsenicum album – hair loss; sensitive head to open air; scalp itches; early graying; circular patches; restlessness; perfectionists.

Belladonna – with inflammation problems; head sensitive to air and cold; hair splits, is dry and falls out; desire to escape.

Hepar sulph – very sensitive to moving air; tendency to skin ulcerations; skin problems; irritability; cold sweat on head.

Mercurius vivus – scalp tense; sensitivity to temperature; may have enlarged tonsils or glands.

Natrum mur – with dry hair and greasy hairline; from grief or disappointed love, consolation aggravates; will not cry in front of others.

Phosphorus – falling of hair in bunches or spots; itching of scalp, dandruff; very sensitive, respiratory problems or results of anesthesia poisoning.

Silica – premature baldness with skin problems, weak fingernails, and body is cold; lacks grit.

Hair loss from TOP OF HEAD – blue collar types, meat and potatoes man

Baryta carb – hair falls out, baldness on vertex; with enlarged tonsils; shy person.

Graphites –hair matted, brittle or falling; burning on top of head; eczema with yellow discharges.

Lycopodium – hair falls, becomes gray early; premature baldness after abdominal problems; dandruff with liver and digestive problems; person feels worse 4 to 8 pm.

Thuja – greasy skin; white scaly dandruff; hair dry, split, and falls out; tendency to warts or abnormal growths; symptoms worse in cold dampness.

Zincum met – with a tendency to muscle cramps, fidgety feet; forehead cold, back of head warm; hair brittle, head sensitive; sensitive to noise; forgetful.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Depression Natural Remedies

From the natural perspective, depression is an important part of life that everyone experiences at one point or another. The causes are many, but as I see it, depression is nature’s way of making us stop and look at problems in life, and take time to correct them. Depression can just disappear when the cause is found and the problem addressed.

Modern medicine has a mistaken belief that anti-depressants are the answer; but these medications may actually hinder the healing process. Anti-depressants can be useful for a short time. Typical results are an emotional numbness and a reduction in sex drive, with other side effects (see drug labesl), and create a dependence that is hard break.

The main cause of depression in WOMEN is hormonal imbalances caused by birth control devices, dairy, meat, or other nutritional deficiencies. Premenopausal women may use 3 Vitex capsules or 4 Blessed Thistle capsules a day. Post-menopausal women can use Eleutherococcus (Siberian Ginseng) at 6 capsules a day and may add 4 capsules of Suma. (This will help the adrenal glands to produce the proper hormones and promote healthy function.)

The thyroid can also be a physical cause; symptoms are weight gain, lethargy, depression, etc. Use kelp and other natural products to promote a healthy thyroid function. See your doctor to test the thyroid if it is suspected.

Other causes of depression include digestive problems, often caused by stress or other factors. The stomach contains MORE SERITONIN than the BRAIN! Hence, the term “gut reaction.” Use natural digestive enhancers and avoid all acid reducers and neutralizers. Parasites can also be a cause; symptoms include dark circles under the eyes and nervous irritability with digestive disturbances. This is mostly seen in children. There may also be heavy metal toxicity which natural detox supplements help.

What you can do naturally is to stay away from tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, and sodas.

Emotional issues can be cause, from many different emotional traumas specific to the individual. Therefore, it is necessary to use the specific homeopathic remedy in combination with the Cell Salt Solution and supportive herbs.

***Do not go off your medications without consulting your doctor. Even then, get off one medication at a time over a 2-month period. Slow down or stop your drug withdrawal if you do not see adequate results from natural medications.

Important reading material includes: Your Drug May be Your Problem, Toxic Psychiatry, Prozac Panacea.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Depression

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Herbal combinations:

Dave’s Mood Formula herbs traditionally used to help nourish and strengthen the nervous system. Formula: Melissa (Lemon balm), Hops, Mistletoe, Bitter Orange, Peppermint, and Valerian.

Dave’s Positive Mind Formula herbs traditionally used to calm the mind, help with pent up emotions, and lift the spirit. Formula: Radix Polygala Tennifoliae, Albizzia, Flos Lonicerae Japonicea, Red Sandalwood, Blue violet, Lavender, and Squawvine herb.

Herb singles:

Lavender – “Stagnant depression.” A traumatic event in a life is fixated to the present from an event, and the person is acclimated to the old event as if it is still happening. Sleep, gas, nausea, churning stomach. Post traumatic stress syndrome.

Damiana – depression where the sex drive is lowered; can be from sexual abuse.

Rosemary – depression from an emotional trauma that “strikes to the heart.” They often have liver headaches, red eyes, sharp pains, nausea, and are constipated. Good for a weak memory too.

St. John’s Wort – effective for mild and moderate depression. There may be a sour stomach and negative attitude, lacking the day-today join in life. Modern medicine feels this herb will interfere with anti-depressants. But in several years of experience I’ve never seen any problems.

Melissa (Lemon balm) – mild mood elevator. Depression with sleep problems. Cognitive depression. Useful for seasonal affective disorder and mild hypertension, also calms heart palpitations.

Black Cohosh – menopausal depression (combine with Vitex).  Doom and gloom attitude. There feels like a black cloud overhead.

Gingko Biloba – depression associated with the elderly. Impaired vision, memory, and other cognitive problems.

Rhodiola – nervous depression. Immune weakness. Energy without stimulation. Improves circulation and increases oxygen to the head.

Schizandra – depressed without coffee to get going in the morning. Depression with liver problems. Strengthens the hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenals. Energizing and normalizes the nervous system.

Korean Panax Ginseng – depression from extreme fatigue where they are too tired to sleep. Improves energy. May be too stimulating at times.

American Ginseng – calming and rejuvenating. Depression from Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue.

Ashwaganda – depressed and over stimulated muscles. Depression from Fibromyalgia.

Eleutherococcus (Siberian Ginseng) – long-term use for mild depression, exhaustion.  Often for those who drink recreationally with loss of sleep. Also for menopausal women with motivation problems.


Cell Salts to Help With Depression

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#6 Kali phos 6X – nervous conditions and depression
#9 Nat mur 6X – for grief, depression, and sadness
#11 Nat sulph 6X – for negativity, anger, suicidal feelings, and liver support


Depression Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Aurum metallicum (#1) – suicidal with despair, worse at night, extreme insomnia, nothing but a bright sunny day will lift their spirits or hope. Person forms strong attachments with people, they suffer in silence with no consolation. Heartache, reminiscing, sighing with grief. High blood pressure, life is a burden. Self esteem is tied to work.

Natrum muriaticum (#2) – won’t cry in public. Sentimental with flatness, can get their eyes watery in a vulnerable spot. Depression from grief or loss (sighing). Denies depression, “I’ve already worked it out.” Keeps to themselves, isolation, the quiet type. Shock, fear, anger, insults, offenses, frustration, and aggression.

Cimicifuga – feeling as if a dark cloud is overhead. Think that they might be crazy and are oversensitive to noises. Sleeplessness affects everything.  Better for warmth and fresh air, worse in cold.

Ignatia – depression from over work and nerve exhaustion of caring for others. Hysterical at times. Sighs much. Homesickness. The wiped-out personality type is considerably vegetative, oversensitivity, unhappy love and chronic worry, easily offended. Better from warmth, worse from stress.

Lachesis – jealous, suspicious, talkative persons. Logic may be impaired. They cannot bear tight clothing.[or tight things about the neck].  These patients sleep into an aggravation (worse after sleeping).  Worse from warmth, better from cold and fluid discharges. (sweating, urination, etc.)

Natrum sulph – liver problems, overwork, or head injury. Severely depressed, suicidal, must restrain themselves. Conflict and weariness. Worse in winter.

Phosphoric acid – depression from emotional worry, homesickness for family or friends that have already died. Bothered that they don’t recognize anyone, they seem confused and feel emotional pain, sleepy, whines often, is apathetic and doesn’t want to talk. Desires warmth.

Pulsatilla – hormonal triad of self pity, sadness, loneliness.  Strong need to express one’s self, weeping, needs consolation, sitting at home, please hug me look, needs pity.

Sepia – hormonal depression, results of estrogen dominance (from the pill or childbirth). Angry and yelling; wants to be alone. Apathetic to family duties as well as job. Tendency to George Bernard Shaw said, “When you begin, that you sacrifice, then you end, then you hate that which you have sacrificed for.” Keynotes: wants to be physically active but has no sex drive.

Staphysagria – grief, putting self down, will never amount to anything, won’t talk, and feels worthless, guilt, depressed. Often from rape or from a no-win situation. Humiliation.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Dry Hair Natural Remedies

Dry brittle hair can break easily. Causes of dry hair include a lack of iron, zinc, or omega fatty acids. Also, dry hair can be caused by lice, fungus. Rarely dry hair comes from a thyroid problem (weight gain, sore leg muscles, exhaustion, thickened skin). It can also be caused by birth control pills, anti-seizure medications or steroids. Modern medicine has few answers.

Natural perspectives for dry hair come from a nutritional deficiency and can be corrected by zinc, iron (if low), or omega fatty acids. It can also be poor hormonal health. Always clean up the diet and remove tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, and sodas.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Dry Hair

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Burdock – herb for dry hair to cleanse the blood.

Horsetail – for kidney health and silica for hair strength.

Nettles – great herb for dry hair, rich in minerals, is anti-inflammatory, and reduces allergy symptoms.

Sarsaparilla – blood purification, hormonal issues.

Vitex – herb for dry hair giving hormonal support, especially for those with endometriosis, and depression in women.


Cell Salts to Help with Dry Hair

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#3 Calc sulph 6X – general detoxification
#9 Nat mur 6X – dryness in general, and especially the hair
#12 Silicea 6X – connective tissue support


Dry Hair Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Calc carb – dry hair with sweating head, itching scalp, hair falling.

Kali carb – severely dry hair, hair falls out around temples.

Nat mur – dry hair and can fall out from anorexia (nutritional problems) or grief.

Phosphorus – oversensitive, clammy, sweaty head, severe dandruff, itching scalp, hair falling in large spots.

Sepia – hair falls out at menopause. Hair roots sensitive to combing. Dry hair with hormonal problems. Avoids sex.

Sulphur – dry head, scalp itching, burning. Sweaty scalp. Hair dry, falling out, worse form washing and heat.

Thuja – with white scaly dandruff. Dry hair, splits and falls out. Greasy skin.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Natural Uterine Fibroid Support

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths inside or outside of the uterus and may cause excessive or severe bleeding. Up to 30% of women experience uterine fibroids and 20% of these may need intervention. The growths may be so large as to displace other organs or interfere with proper functioning. Doctors often use surgery to remove large uterine fibroids.

Symptoms include severe bleeding, painful bleeding, pain in the pelvic region, headaches, backaches, irritable rectum and bladder, profuse vaginal discharges, especially watery. Stalk-like fibroids that extend into the pelvic cavity can cause pain, nausea, or fever. Larger uterine fibroids may be detected by a pelvic exam as they can grow to the size of a basketball. The size of the fibroids can cause some to the symptom to other organs as they grow. Brown spots on the face, especially around the mouth, may be an indication of uterine fibroids.

Menstrual irregularity, another symptom of uterine fibroids, may be caused by excessive estrogen production from chronic use of estrogen-containing drugs like birth control pills. When birth control pills are discontinued, regular cycles and fertility may ensue. Less than 1% of uterine fibroids become cancerous.

A release of melanotropin from the posterior pituitary can cause uterine fibroids. However, they are most commonly cause by chemical birth control and a diet heavy in meat, which is also high in estrogens.

A natural treatment begins with early elimination of chemical birth control and a vegetarian diet. Natural ways can be effective especially if treated early. If not severe, fibroids can diminish naturally at menopause when progesterone starts to drop off.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol


Herbs for Uterine Fibroids

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

These herbs are useful for a weak uterus that has poor circulation; they help with tone, and may be aphrodisiac. Use as needed to warm the uterus and then back off. All herbs should be discontinued if pregnancy is suspected. The following herbs are warming and useful for women who are weak and pale with light periods.

Angelica tincture – warming, mucus-reducing, increases uterine strength. Immune stimulatory.

Damiana – strengthens the mind, harmonizes the menstruation.

Horsetail (Shave grass) – to reduce bloating and promote urination and strengthen the kidneys and bones as well as the reproductive system.

Sage tincture – warming, dries up mother’s milk and reduces sweating. Endocrine stimulant. Long-life tonic.

Rosemary – DO NOT use when there is high blood pressure. Circulation, memory and concentration.


Cell Salts to Help with Uterine Fibroids

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#1 Calc Fluor 6X – nutrition, calcium, and connective tissue support, scars
#5 Kali Mur 6X – excess mucus
#11 Nat Sulph 6X – regulates hormones, liver support
#12 Silicea 6X – dissolves scar tissue, connective tissue support


Uterine Fibroid Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

The following excerpt is from an article “Homeopathy, Rational Medicine,” by Dr. W.L. Balfour, M.D.:

“I believe that many uterine fibroids could be cured, if the homeopath was allowed to treat them. After all, a fibroid tumor is made up of muscle and varying amount of fibrous tissue. It is not malignant, burrowing into surrounding structures till firmly anchored therein. True, after a long time, an occasional fibroid may show signs of malignant degeneration, but they are harmless for many years. The lump of muscle, if not too big, should yield to homeopathy.”

Calcerea carb – obesity, itching burning genitals. Menses too early, too profuse, too long. Cold damp feet. Cutting pains in uterus during menstruation.

Phosphorus – spotting between periods. Menses early lasting too long. Vaginal discharge profuse, smarting, corrosive. Uterine polyps. Vagina numb.

Sepia – prolapsed uterus, bladder, or vagina, menses too late and scanty, or early and profuse; no sex drive. Irritable, isolation.

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