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Things You Need to Know About Sore Throat

It is relatively common to get a dry, painful and scratchy throat. This can be due to infections or even dry air. Although most of the time this symptom goes away on its own, sometimes sore throat can be uncomfortable and linger for longer than expected. There are three kinds of sore throats namely Pharyngitis, Tonsillitis and Laryngitis. Pharyngitis affects the area behind the mouth. Tonsillitis involves redness and swelling of the tonsils, the soft tissue in the back of the mouth. Lastly Laryngitis, the swelling and redness of the larynx, the voice box.  Symptoms of dry throat depend on the cause of it, some of which include soreness, rawness, burning, irritated, scratchiness and tenderness. Often sore throat is accompanied by loss of appetite, body aches, chills, coughs, fevers, headaches, hoarse voice, runny nose, nasal congestion, trouble swallowing or even swollen glands in the neck.  You can get temporary relief with the best remedy for sore throat, Herbion all natural cough drops. Our sore throat drops come in a wide array of delicious [...]

7 Natural Remedies to Treat Cough

Cough is your body’s way of clearing airway passages between the throat and lungs which can be clogged due to bacteria, dust, pollen, viruses and other irritants. Coughing can disrupt your work and sleep. It can lead to chest pain, exhaustion and leave you feeling miserable. A chronic cough can be a symptom of something serious, in which case you should visit your healthcare provider. For a mild cough you can resort to herbal remedies which can be easily found in the comfort of your home.    Below are seven efficient natural solutions to treat a cough:    Honey   This natural golden savior is filled with antioxidants, antifungal and antibacterial properties. It is a tried and tested antidote for curing cough. If you try this herbal remedy make sure you get raw, organic or Manuka forms of honey. These are infused with antioxidants and come in a dark color. The light-colored honey is a processed variety which is stripped off quite a few health benefits, so it’s best [...]

Things to Consider when Buying Herbal Remedies

According to the CRN 2017 Survey on Dietary Supplements conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs a whopping 76% of U.S. adults, which is more than 170 million, take dietary supplements. Among these the most commonly consumed supplements were vitamins and minerals. Within this group of participants 15% consumed dietary supplements for weight management, 22% for sports nutrition, 29% took herbal/botanical pills and 38% took specialty pills. Whether you are already taking supplements or thinking of adding them to your diet, it is vital to know the basics before you begin. Following are a few things you should consider when buying herbal remedies to make an informed decision. How to Tell If You’re Buying the Real Deal Check Ingredients This one is no brainer, start reading labels! The first thing you want to do is check the list of ingredients, it will give you a crystal clear idea of what the product is made of and exactly how high or low the quality is. Additionally, natural herbal remedies [...]

Key Benefits of an Herbal Lifestyle

With growing uncertainty of chemical based products, every year people incorporate Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into their diet. In a survey conducted by WHO it was concluded that 80% of world’s population use herbal products. 38% of the population in USA use herbal medicines. Not only do herbal products have more transparency when it comes to keeping consumers informed regarding ingredients, they also have numerous long-term benefits. An herbal lifestyle doesn’t just limit to dietary supplements, it also includes incorporating herbs in meals, drinks and even ointments. Once you embrace the benefits of herbs they become a way of life, whether it’s in the form of a cup of delicious tea, homemade syrups, extracts, herbal hair oil, filling pillows with home grown lavender for better sleep or simply planting herbs in your windowsill. There is an herb for every ailment and an herb to improve your health inside out. Let’s take a look at the abundant benefits herbs have to offer in promoting a healthy [...]

Top Herbal Rumors & Myths that Should Be Debunked in 2019

It is no surprise that many people are practicing herbal remedies and embracing holistic lifestyles. However, insurmountable misconceptions and myths surround herbalism which unfortunately results in many effective treatments getting overlooked without a second thought.   Herbs have been used since as early as 60,000 years ago by our Paleolithic ancestors, when the way of life was hunting and gathering. Furthermore, the ancient Babylonians, Chinese, Egyptians, Indians and Native Americans were all herbalists, the oldest known list of medicines dates back c. 3000 B.C. As the saying goes old is gold, so are tried and tested herbal remedies that have been passed down for generations.   The tug of war between natural healing and fallacy stops here! Keep reading to learn top herbal rumors and myths that should be debunked in 2019.   Myth #1: The Natural Label Means It’s Good for You Most of us have been duped by food and supplement manufacturers who put the word “natural” on their product but have no ingredients [...]

6 Natural Remedies to Treat Cough

Cough is your body’s way of clearing airway passages between the throat and lungs which can be clogged due to bacteria, dust, pollen, viruses and other irritants. Coughing can disrupt your work and sleep. It can lead to chest pain, exhaustion and leave you feeling miserable. A chronic cough can be a symptom of something serious, in which case you should visit your healthcare provider. For a mild cough you can resort to herbal remedies which can be easily made in the comfort of your home.   Below are six efficient natural solutions to treat a cough:   Honey  This natural golden savior is filled with antioxidants, antifungal and antibacterial properties. It is a tried and tested antidote for curing cough. If you try this herbal remedy make sure you get raw, organic or Manuka forms of honey. These are infused with antioxidants and come in a dark color. The light-colored honey is a processed variety which is stripped off quite a few health benefits, so it’s best to avoid it. The [...]

5 Ways to Treat Your Child’s Cough with Natural Treatments

Cold and coughs are common among young children. On average cough lasts up to two weeks. As a parent, you may feel helpless when your little one coughs up, and it can lead to both sleepless nights for you and your kid trying these home remedies can give quick comfort minus the unhealthy side effects that come with most allopathic medicines. Helping your kid feel better and managing their symptoms allows them to rest and recover quickly. You should begin by identifying the type of cough and what is causing it so you are know exactly which remedy to try. Dry Cough: This cough occurs due to the common cold or flu. However, it can also occur due to lower respiratory tract infections such as asthma, bronchitis, allergies caused by irritants such as dust and cigarette smoke. Whooping Cough: This is quite similar to the common cold but may last long after the flu is gone and can get worse after some time. This cough makes [...]

8 Secrets for a Healthy Holiday Season

Holidays are some of the most blessed, fun and stressful times. With so much to look forward to such as family dinners, parties, preparations, shopping and planning gift giving it can sometimes be difficult to prioritize your health. Once the holiday season is over, quite a few people feel anxious and depressed. Others let go of their diets and start eating unhealthily. Short days and cold weather can demotivate some and make them want to sacrifice workouts for staying cozy indoors. This can weaken the immune system and can be a risk of developing cold, cough and other ailments. Staying fit and taking care of your diet is vital for a healthy holiday season.   Below are some tips to stay in good shape:   Exercise   Though there is a risk of winter-related injuries, there is an even higher risk of overall health and lack of exercise. During holidays due to busy schedules and traveling, our daily workout routine often has to take the back seat. Eliminate this habit by completing holiday shopping [...]

Top Five Herbal Ingredients 2018

  With approximately 20% of the population of the United States using medicinal herbs, it is no secret that they contain profound healing properties. Herbalists worldwide acknowledge the plethora of health benefits found in herbs and recommend herbal products as opposed to manufactured ones. Herbs help build immunity to fight the flu, combat lack of focus and boost general health among other benefits. If you’re struggling to maintain good health, adding herbs to your diet could be beneficial and lead to health rejuvenation. Though there are over 5,000 herbs used by Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine, we have boiled it down to a short-list of Top Five Herbal Ingredients 2018. 5) Ginkgo Biloba Ginkgo Biloba is extracted from dried leaves of the Ginkgo Tree. This plant has been widely used in Chinese medicine since centuries. Ginkgo contains anti-inflammatory compounds which flush out toxins, improve blood circulation and combat oxidative stress. This efficiently enables it to improve concentration and treat cerebral insufficiency which leads to fatigue, low [...]

Effective Tactics to Prevent Cough & Flu

It’s almost winter and though you may be enjoying the cold breeze after a scorching hot summer, it is also the time when people catch the flu, also known as Influenza. Did you know December to February are the peak flu seasons in the U.S.? 5% to 20% of the U.S. population get the flu annually.  Once you catch the virus, it can take 1 to 4 days for these flu symptoms to show up. Adults can be contagious from even a day before the actual flu symptoms begin, till 5 to 10 days after the flu starts. It spreads like a viral infection and is often confused with the common cold, since both are respiratory illnesses and have similar symptoms, however are caused by different viruses. Flu spreads relatively easily and triggers the throat, nose and lungs. You can protect yourself and your family from this ailment by using simple kitchen herbs and spices. Below is a short list of some of the most potent [...]

Places to Find the Best Herbal Ingredients

 The history of herbs dates back to 60,000+ BCE  back to our Paleolithic ancestors. Due to the efficacy of herbs they are used till this day to cure ailments ranging from mild to chronic. Previously the term herb was only used for non-woody plants, including those derived from shrubs and trees. Nowadays, additional to non-woody plants, herbs refer to any part of the plant such as stem, bark, seed, leaf, flower or root. Indian Vaids, Unani Hakims, European and Mediterranean cultures were using medicinal herbs for over 4000 years. In America, Africa, Egypt, Iran and Rome herbs have been used for healing rituals.WHO (World Health Organization) estimates 80% people worldwide make use of herbal medicines in some form of their primary health care needs. Research states there are more than 2,50,000 plant species on earth, out of which, more than 80,000 are medicinal. Whether you are looking to add herbs to your diet or simply want to incorporate medicinal herbs to your cabinet, you have come to [...]

3 Cough, Cold & Flu Herbal Remedies that Work

People with weak immune systems or nutrient deficiencies are more likely to catch the flu or cold. Lack of sleep, exposure to toxins and stress can worsen flu symptoms. With numerous medicines available in the market and very little information provided to the customer, it can get confusing which medicines to try and which to pass. If you’re looking for all-natural, safe and quick cold or flu relief opt for herbal remedies by Herbion Naturals. Our medicines are formulated with natural ingredients which give you optimal health benefits and minimum side effects. These alcohol, gluten and nut free herbal cold remedies reduce your chances of allergic reaction. Additionally, they are non sedative which ensures you do not feel drowsy during the day. Below are 3 cough, cold and flu organic remedies that work efficiently: Throat Syrup with Honey Since the dawn of times honey has been a popular natural effective remedy for sore throat and cough. Herbion Naturals Throat Syrup with Honey contains 10 medicinal herbal [...]