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Alternative Medicine

QuestionAnswer
Bilberry (blueberry) Night Blindness Varicose Veins Hemorrhoids
Cat's Claw Bark (Tissue Destruction) Cancer Inflammation Ulcers Arthritis
Chamomile (Wide Spectrum) European Ginseng Tissue Destruction Cancer Inflammation Ulcers CNS Homeostatic Effects, sedative, tonic
Cranberry Fruit Urinary Tract Infections and Problems
Dandelion Hypertension, Liver tonic (hepatitis, gall bladder inflammation)
Echinacea Root (Wide Spectrum) Infections Skin Disorders Tissue Destruction CNS Homeostatic Effects
Evening Primrose Oil (Wide Spectrum) Skin Disorders Asthma Tissue Destruction
Garlic (Russian penicillin) Infections/Immune System stimulant Cardiovascular system (hypertension, atherosclerosis)
Ginger Rhizome Nausea Vomiting Tonic Bronchitis
Ginseng Root (Asia/Siberian) CNS Stimulatory effects Immune System stimulation
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract CNS Homeostatic Effects Memory dificiency Depression
Goldenseal Root Infections/Immune System Stimulant CNS Homeostatic Effects
Gotu Kola Infections Syphilis Tuberculosis Leprosy CNS Disorders
Grape Seed Extract Wide variety of microcirculatory disorders with brain and heart
Green Tea Leaf Immune System Stimulant Antioxidant Antibacterial Antiviral
Peppermint Infections/Immune System Stimulant
Sarsaparilla Root (Wide Spectrum) Infections/Immune system stimulant CNS Homeostatic effects
St. John's Wort Depression
Valerian Root CNS Homeostatic Effects Anxiety, Nervous Tension Concentration Ability/Exhaustion/Headache Hypertension Tachycardia
Fire Hot/dry Yellow Bile Liver
Earth Cold/dry Black bile spleen
Water Cold/wet Phlegm Brain
Air Hot/wet Blood Heart
Empedocles (490 BC) theory of 4 elements
Hippocrates (460 BC) Four humors theory
Galen (129 AD) four human temperaments
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat Life can be explained by vital force
Johannes Muller Organism has life energy uniting organism in a whole system
Hans Driesch Developed theory of vitalism
Wilhelm Reich Universal cosmic energy "orgone" or orgasmic potential
Doctrine of Signatures Developed by Jacob Bohme, similarity between disease and physical characteristics of herbal plant
Macerations - ROOM TEMPERATURE - 25oC - HOURS/DAYS/WEEKS - WATER - ALCOHOL - WINE
Infusions - HIGH TEMPERATURE - HOT WATER - 5-10 MINUTES - WATER - COMMON METHOD
Decoctions - BOILING WATER – 100oC - 10-15 MINUTES - WATER - TO USE IN ONE DAY
Extracts EVAPORATING FROM -WATER -ALCOHOL -ESTER -USED COMMERCIALLY
D-mannose Urinary tract infections
Linus Pauling Advocated vitamin megadoses to treat diseases
Vitamin A Lipid Soluble Used for skin and boost the immune system
Vitamin E Lipid Soluble Look Younger Superficial burn healing and prevention of scar formation
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) Water Soluble Nervous System Increased athletic performance
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Nervous system and mouth migrances eye fatigue
Vitamin B3 (niacin, nicotinic acid) Large doses used to treat high level of cholesterol Possibility of liver damage
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine, pyridoxal) 1. COGNITION AND MOOD* 2. TO IMPROVE IMMUNE SYSTEM * 3. TO TREAT MUSCLE SPASMS * Antiaging Diuretic
Vitamin B12 (Coblamin) Memory Loss, irritability, vegetarian diet, intravenous infusions
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 1. ANTIVIRAL AGENT * 2. COMMON COLD TREATMENT* 3. PROLONGS LIFE 4. ANTICANCER AGENT (Intravenous)
Alanine Kidney stone prevention Immune System stimulation Body building
Arginine Precursor for nitric oxide (Viagra) Sexual stimulant Mental tonic increased muscle tone increased tissue repair
Aspartic Acid Fatigue prevention/increased stamina Immune system stimulation
Cystine/cysteine Baldness prevention psoriasis treatment improves skin, hair, nails free-radical protection
Glutamic Acid releases HGH stimulates brain fatigue prevention antidepressant increases sex interest
Histidine Arthritis treatment stress reduction libido stimulator
Glycine muslcular dystrophy body/breath odor hyperglycemia treatment gastric hyperacidity
Lysine Herpes infection prevention stimulates concentration
Methionine 1. SCHIZOPHRENIA TREATMENT 2. PARKINSON'S DISEASE TREATMENT 3. TUMOR TREATMENT 4. LOWERS CHOLESTEROL
Phenylalanine Antidepressant Pain killer increases sex interest
DL-Phenylalanine (DPLA) whiplash arthritis (rheumatoid) lower back pain neuralgia postoperative pain
Tyrosine Antidepressant Increases sex interest suppresses appetite elevates mood
5-HTP Appetite suppressant relieves mild depression
Banaba leaf appetite suppressant
Fiber "Fat binding"
Carnitine thermogenic
Pyruvate thermogenic
Quercitin thermogenic
Guarana (caffeine) Thermogenic/appetite suppressant
B-complex increases metabolism
Bee pollen Increases energy
brewers yeast increases energy
royal jelly increases energy
Sea buckthorn increases energy
Creatine increases muscle mass
Protein powders increases muscle mass
Carnosine muscle recovery
Ribose increases muscle energy
DHEA Increases testosterone level Most abundant androgen
Tribulus terrestris increases testosterone level
glycerol delays dehydration
SAMe relieves milds depression
Kava-kava antianxiety
Melatonin Antianxiety/sleep aid
Dr. Charles Edouard Brown-Sequard Elixir of Life=water + testicular venous blood + sperm+ juice from freshly crushed testicles
Dr. Eugen Steinach "Steinach operation" Surgical method of rejuvination-combination of vasectomy and vasoligature
Dr. Ilya Ilyich Mechnikoff Discovered WBC's and phagocytosis founding father of immunology coined term gerontology, developed theory of aging (caused by bacteria in GI tract)
Dr. Serge Abramovich Voronoff transplanted testicular tissue from chimpanzees into males, ovaries to a women
Testosterone steroid hormone from the androgen group of substances
HGH important regulatory hormone
Rene-Maurice Gatefosse Inventor of Aromatherapy
Jean Valnet Used essential oils to treat wounds in WWII
Base Oils 1 ALMOND OIL 2. APRICOT KERNEL OIL 3. PEACH KERNEL OIL 4. HAZELNUT OIL 5. CAMELLIA OIL 6. COCONUT OIL 7. GRAPESEED OIL
Abdomen Pain Fennel
Abscess External Lavender, tea tree
Acne Lavender, Eucalyptus
Addition Clary sage, Lavender
Aging Neroli, Rose Otto
Aphrodisiac Clary sage, Rose Maroc, Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, Ginger, Sandalwood
Athlete's Foot Lavender, Tea Tree
Back Pain basil
Baldness Lavender
Body Odor Lemon
Bronchitis Eucalyptus
Burns Lavendar
Cold Ginger, Eucalyptus
Diarrhea Ginger, Rosemary
Fatigue Lemon
Herpes Simplex Bergamot, Melissa
Insomnia Clary sage, lavender
Memory Enhancement Basil, rosemary
Menstrual Problem Clary sage, geranium
muscular pain basil, clary sage, ginger
nail fungus tea tree melissa
Nose bleed lemon
Overweight Fennel, Lemon
Overwork Clary sage, lavender, jasmine
respiratory problems Eucalyptus
Sea-Sickness ginger
Sunburn Eucalyptus, lavender
Tonic lemon, rosemary, orange
trauma lavender, rose otto
wounds lavender, tea tree
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