Holistic Cures

Relieving cough with boiled rice water

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Recently, my entire family has been down with cough. Even in my office, my boss and some of my colleagues are having very bad cough. I forsee the situation would get worse as many people who is not even coughing would start to cough after taking mandarin oranges or lokam which are in season now [...]

Juice from Raw Papaya Leaf can Increase Platelet Count

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Just last Christmas, my brother was nearly hospitalized due to suspected dengue. He was weak and his body temperature was alternating between high and very high with lots of coughing. His blood platelet count was low. At first, I took him to see the Chinese doctor to have his pulse taken. After taking the Chinese [...]

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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Important: If you have kidney pain and take caffeine in the form of coffee and tea, cutting down your doses can reduce the pain. If possible, just keep to one small cup a day. Try cutting down, not taking coffee after 4pm and see if you feel better. This article is written for those who [...]

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 [...]