9 Proven Natural Cures From Alternative Medicine

alternative medicineThe National Institutes of health have endorsed a list of nine alternative and complementary treatments that really work and offer cures that you can trust”

  1. Massage for depression – It can ease chronic mental and emotional stress, helps release endorphins in response to physical touch and may be as effective as prescription antidepressants.
  2. Tai Chi for insomnia – The slow mediation technique helps improve sleep quality in people with mild insomnia. It also improves balance of the body.
  3. Bromelain for swelling – This pineapple extract can help heal injuries, cuts and bruises. It can reduce inflammation and improve blood circulation.
  4. Acupuncture for chronic pain – A lot of recent research supports the premise that acupuncture is excellent to reduce pain by balancing the body’s energy flow.
  5. Glucosamine/chondroitin for joint pain  – It has been seen that Glucosamine is more effective in sulfate form and reduces pain in moderate to severe arthritis cases and can also slow down the progression of osteoarthritis.
  6. Cocoa for hypertension – To reduce blood pressure, drink dark cocoa for two weeks each day.
  7. Green tea for rheumatoid arthritis and may also help you lose some weight.
  8. Rhodiola or Rhodiola rosea can reduce anxiety and improve mental stamina and also helps to counter fatigue.
  9. Hypnosis can help alleviate hot flashes in terms of frequency as well as severity.