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75 Safe and Effective Herbal Remedies

Before going to the big guns of pharmaceutical drugs, consider trying some of nature's gentler, less expensive alternatives.
By Michael Castleman
December/January 2011
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Don't underestimate the power of high-science, low-side-effect plant medicine.


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Did you know that you can grow natural remedies in your backyard? Doctor's are increasingly open to recommending nondrug alternatives given reasonable evidence of safety and effectiveness. However, many medical authorities still disparage medicinal herbs. We address herbal critic's four main accusations and discuss why we disagree.

Read the original article  to learn why we strongly believe that herbs can be effective, safe, regulated and just as strong. If you would like to try herbs instead of drugs, check out our chart—it's a great place to start looking for remedies backed up by strong clinical evidence of their efficacy.

Click here for the original article, 75 Safe and Effective Herbal Remedies.

Don't forget to check out our chart that outlines 75 herbal remedies: Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments.


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