Holistic Cures

Bringing down fever with tamarind paste

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Asam jawa or tamarind paste can help to bring down fever- especially with children. But you will need to buy it in paste form- I am not sure if it is available in the West but the paste is generally sold in grocery shops in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.  Asam jawa paste is usually used [...]

Why there is pain in kidney area? From personal experience….

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This article is written from my personal experience for those who have experienced pain in the kidney areas but blood tests, scans and even a kidney function test using radioactive substance yields nothing wrong. No stones, no tumor, no swelling, no infection- but the pain’s there. How to explain that?

Diabetic Home Remedy Cure- true or quack?

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I have received a forwarded email below in my mailbox. Seeing that it is too good to be true, I googled around for more information: DIABETIC? FINALLY GOOD NEWS FOR ALL DIABETICS A woman (65) was diabetic for the last 20+ years and was taking insulin twice a day, she used the enclosed homemade medicine [...]

A reader’s experience with the gallbladder flush

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Today, I received a comment left by a reader by the name of Paul. He shares his experience in using the gallbladder flush method that was introduced by Dr Lai Chui Nan. Instead of publishing as a comment, in which may go unnoticed, I’ve decided to post his experience under a single post. To view [...]

What it means if you hardly sweat and sweat is sticky

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Does your sweat have the following: You generally do not sweat a lot- even though you are quite active When you do sweat, it is sticky and it is unpleasant Sometimes, you suffer from rashes or a reaction akin to allergy reaction- it’s as if you are allergic to your own sweat Usually at the [...]

Holistic and ancient approaches to healing

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I read Dr Mao’s column on Secrets of Longevity at Yahoo Health news. And I find that his articles are very informative- he has attempted to put forward an ancient and effective healing technique in a way that is most easy for one to understand (because in the orthodox text of Chinese Medicine, it would [...]

Snake Grass Herb Cures Sore Throat

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The Chinese herb called ‘Snake grass’  is very effective in curing sore throat.  It works better than antibiotics or sore throat lozenges sold in the market. Here’s how the plant looks like: The leaf above are bigger than usual because we water the plants with lots of natural fertilizers taken from kitchen waste such as leftover [...]

Acu cupping therapy to relieve lower back pain

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A friend of mine recently went for Acu cupping  treatment, a traditional Chinese treatment whereby certain meridian points and energy gateway of the body are activated.  Usually, it is believe that the dampness and wind are trapped in certain part of your body, blocking good chi and energy flow- and also bring about pain, especially [...]

Dark circles in the eyes and connection to your kidney health

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Recently, a few strangers had passed by me which literally stopped me on my tracks- because the dark rings around their eyes were so obvious. It has then prompted me to research to find out why exactly people have dark rings around their eyes- I was concerned that it could be related to the life [...]

A Healing Center for Cancer via Thai Herbs and Spiritual Practice

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In 2005, during my visit to Thailand, we went to a hospital set up by a monk, Phra Paponpatchara Pibanpaknitee in Sakorn Nakhon located in North East Thailand. When I first saw him, he had a bandage wrapped around his neck and that time, his hospital was quite new (I found out later that the [...]