Friday, July 1, 2011

Herbal Remedies

Do they really work?
Many of us have a few herbs in our garden  -  or wilting in a pot on the kitchen windowsill  -  that we use to add flavour to a sauce or roast dinner, writes Jill Foster. But these inauspicious plants may have far more significant uses when it comes to pepping up our health. It is estimated £126million is spent on herbal medicine in Britain each year, and a poll in 2008 revealed that 35 per cent of Britons have tried shop-bought natural remedies. So could the answer to common illnesses be as simple as a trip to the supermarket? We spoke to Philip Weeks, an expert in natural medicine, about the everyday herbs with healing properties. (Read entire article.)

1 comment:

Julygirl said...

Well St. John's Wort must work because people are cautioned against taking it with certain medications.