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Home Remedies for a Fever - If you like this post - share it with others ! A fever is something that happens all the time in our bodies. It is the natural process of our immune system fighting off bacteria and viruses that could be harmful to our body. It may sometimes be possible to help with home remedies for a fever. Our normal body temperature is between 36.2oC and 37.5oC.  The body temperature changes throughout the day, with the lowest levels in the early morning and the highest at early evening. (This is assuming that the person is sleeping at night and awake during the day). A temperature over 38oC is considered to be a significant fever, and should be monitored. If the temperature rises to 39oC or higher you should seek medical help. There are many causes of a high fever but is mainly due to infection or inflammation in the body. Other causes are tropical diseases or malaria if you have recently travelled abroad. If you suspect malaria please get urgent medical help. If the high fever is accompanied with an unusual rash and stiff neck, please get urgent medical treatment. There are many home remedies that you can use to lower... [read more]
Homeopathic remedies for colds -

There are many homeopathic remedies that can be taken to help speed up the treatment of colds. These remedies are extremely safe and can be taken by the whole family, even young babies. This is especially useful for children as they usually pick up colds at nursery or school. These homeopathic remedies can also be taken alongside other conventional medicines without interfering with their action.

Can homeopathy help with flu prevention? - If you like this post - share it with others ! Homeopathy may be able to play a role in preventing seasonal flu by helping to support the immune system. There are a number of remedies that can be taken to support the immune system at this time of the year, although the most effective form of treatment is to consult a professional homeopath and have constitutional treatment. This is given in the form of a homeopathic remedy that is specific to the individual’s personality and general health. The homeopathic remedy Anas Barb 200c  and Aconite 200c should be taken at the first sign of a cold, as it can act as a preventative. It is important to take this remedy at the earliest possible stage for maximum benefit so therefore it is important to have this remedy on stand-by. This natural remedy is extremely safe and can be taken by the whole family. Several homeopathic pharmacies also make specific remedies to help prevent colds and flu’s. These are normally based on the current strains of flu that are in circulation over the season. For more information on these remedies, please contact the specialist homeopathic pharmacies. Influenzinum is a homeopathic... [read more]
Health Benefits of Bromelain - If you like this post - share it with others ! Bromelain is a natural anti-inflammatory enzyme that is found in pineapples. This natural enzyme has been used for centuries in Central and South America to treat indigestion and reduce inflammation. It is found in the juice and stems of pineapples. This enzyme helps to break down proteins, which in turn helps to digest proteins. This is why eating pineapples can help to digest a protein rich meal. Research has found that bromelain is not fully broken down in the digestive tract. This means that this enzyme can work throughout the body. Bromelain has many health benefits and is frequently prescribed by doctors throughout many parts of Europe.   Health Benefits Digestive Aid. Bromelain can help in breaking down proteins, which can help the digestive process. This enzyme is usually a component of Digestive Enzymes that are produced by many nutritional companies. Bromelain, along with lipase, amylase and papian helps to break down food into nutrients that the body can use for energy and other health processes. A lack of these enzymes can lead to undigested food passing through to the large intestine which causes fermentation. This leads to undesirable... [read more]
Homeopathy to help prevent flu - If you like this post - share it with others ! As we start the annual flu season,  it is worth remembering that the flu vaccine is not your only choice of avoiding the virus. Homeopathy can play a vital role in preventing seasonal flu by maintaining and boosting the function of the immune system. So how can you help prevent flu? The homeopathic remedy Anas Barb 200c should be taken at the first sign of a cold, as it can act as a preventative. It is important to take this remedy at the earliest possible stage for maximum benefit so therefore it is important to have this remedy on stand-by. This natural remedy is extremely safe and can be taken by the whole family. Several homeopathic pharmacies also make specific remedies to help prevent colds and flu’s. These are normally based on the current strains of flu that are in circulation over the season. For more information on these remedies, please contact specialist homeopathic pharmacies such as Ainsworths, Helios, Nelons or Weleda.
Cough colds flu Natural Remedies for Colds - If you like this post - share it with others ! Common colds are caused by virus infections of the upper respiratory tract that cause inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose.  The usual symptoms of a cold are a watery discharge that can become thick and yellowish, sneezing, nasal congestion, watery eyes, headache and occasionally a mild fever. Many people are often looking for natural remedies for colds. If your general immunity is low, a common cold can spread to the sinuses, ears, throat or lungs. Cold weather does not necessarily cause colds, although most colds are caught in the autumn and winter months. This is because most of the cold viruses prefer the cold temperatures, and can spread easily. Common colds are caused by virus infections of the upper respiratory tract that cause inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose.  The usual symptoms of a cold are a watery discharge that can become thick and yellowish, sneezing, nasal congestion, watery eyes, headache and occasionally a mild fever. If your general immunity is low, a common cold can spread to the sinuses, ears, throat or lungs. Cold weather does not necessarily cause colds, although most colds are... [read more]