When it comes to herbal medicines, which are more effective for treating common ailments, honeysuckles are a favourite.
According to Dr Ian Scott, an associate professor of herbal medicine at the University of Sydney, they’re especially beneficial for the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, and a range of other common health conditions.
“Hennysuckle has been used for centuries for its healing properties,” he said.
“The medicinal uses of honeysuckles are numerous and include: the anti-inflammatory properties of honey root; the analgesic properties of hemp; the antihistamine properties of ginger; the antiseptic properties of peppermint; the antimicrobial properties of lavender; the anticarcinogenic properties of rosemary; and as a soothing agent for inflammation.”
Its also been used as a traditional remedy for the digestive tract and for treating various skin and muscle disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
“The botanical ingredient, however, is not without its detractors.”
It’s been used in traditional Chinese medicine, but its reputation for causing chronic and chronic diseases is a concern,” Dr Scott said.
In an attempt to combat this, the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) commissioned the study of more than 200 herbal products, which were given the opportunity to test the effectiveness of the honeysuffix as a remedy.”
After the capsule, the honey patch was applied to the skin and allowed to set for about five minutes.””
One dose was given as a capsule, and the second dose was taken in a capsule.”
After the capsule, the honey patch was applied to the skin and allowed to set for about five minutes.
“Then a second dose of the capsule was applied, and this time the patch was removed and the next time the capsule is applied the skin was placed on the skin of another person.”
In order to determine the best remedies for common conditions, researchers took the honeiesuffix, along with a list of common ailments to which it could be applied, for a period of four weeks.
“As the study was conducted over a four-week period, it was possible to track which herbal remedies worked best for various conditions, which is a very important aspect of the research,” Dr Cameron said.
The results, which Dr Ryan called “remarkable” were reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
“What we found was that there was a positive correlation between the honeymuffix’s effectiveness and the number of ailments the people were seeing,” he explained.
“This suggests that honeysucking may help to reduce anxiety, which in turn, reduces the symptoms of the disease.”‘
It’s just the right time to introduce it’Dr Cameron said it’s not unusual for herbal medicines to work best in people with a particular medical condition.
“We know from previous research that many of the common ailments in our community, such a heart condition, diabetes, obesity, and so on, are caused by lifestyle factors,” he told RN Breakfast.
“So we need to introduce the herb in a way that works best for people with those conditions.”
He said the herbal remedy is just the “right time to make it available to everyone” and said more research is needed to find out whether it’s safe for the general public.
“I think we’re all aware of the dangers of over-medicating with herbals, and we know that when you’re using a herb in your diet, it can potentially cause harm,” Dr Kelly said.”[But] we’re not going to put any of these medicines on the shelves without having more research done to see if there are any harms associated with it.”
Dr Cameron also suggested that people who are considering a natural remedy may also benefit from a personal herbalist to help them choose the right one.
“You can take a good quality homeopathic herbal tea with a cup of tea and a cup or two of honeiesuckle, and you’ll get some good results,” he added.
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