Herbal guide. How to plan and use

31. October 2009 16:53 by IKE in General, Herbs  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)


Herbal supplements are widely used all over the globe. And this is not a surprise since we are using these supplements for centuries. Some of us think that this treatment cannot be of any use. That is very wrong to say. As a statistics Americans are spending billions of dollars each year on herbal supplements.
Analyze your life style
It is very true that your life style can affect your body and soul. We don’t have enough time to exercise, or to relax and many times we do not have enough times to sleep,some of us may smoke or drink more then they should, and we do not have a healthy diet. As a conclusion we do not take care properly of our body. And the result will come sooner or later, so I will say we have to fix some things. erbal supplements are great but we cannot expect that herbal supplements are completely magic. They are magic but as their name says they are supplements. So we have to follow some basic rules and then all these great supplements will do their job. Then you should check with your health care provider, pharmacist or herbal specialist about the supplements you are considering. Be aware that some supplements have some side effects and they may not be recommended if you are pregnant, are breast-feeding, have diabetes or are taking heart or high blood pressure medication or a blood thinner or any other medical condition that you may have.
A herbal specialist can make sure that the supplement you are considering does not interact with your condition.

Do your research

There are so many companies on the market and they are selling all kind of supplements. You may want to check the label of those products, including the guide, ingredients side effects warning etc. Also another good thing is to check reviews with others to see which one is the most effective and in which areas. Be aware also that using more than one supplement at the time may have also side effects or not even indicated. And not the last thing again you may want to check with a specialist if you are using those supplements for the first time.

Check the products you are going to use

This last section is referring the use and where to buy these products:
Be sure you buy a brand name. Large companies are doing their own research and they publish their results. Also they guarantee that the label is matching the actual product. It is always safer than other companies.
Another point is to check the expiration date. Even the herbal products have a great amount of time before expire they don’t last forever. Usually they have somewhere between 2 and 5 years before expiring. It is not recommended to use expired herbal products even if they can do their job.
Stop using a product if you have side effects that are not displayed on the label. That may be a medical condition. Consult with your health care provider.
With some herbal products the effect can take place within hours with others may take a longer time to see the actual results, so please be patient.