Herbal combinations!

Herbs are often combined with other herbs when treating a particular illness. This is done to get the maximum benefit for the body. Some herbs increase the effects of other herbs when combined. Others complement each other and give more potent health benefits.

It is important to think of herbal combinations as medicines and should be treated as such. Therefore refrain from taking medicines for extended period of time on a daily basis. Your body could build immunity against the herbal combinations and they will be less effective. Or, continuous use could lead to side effects. It is also best to start with small amounts when using herbal combinations. Wait for a few hours to see if there are any adverse effects on you. Then continue the therapy using herbal combinations and gradually increase the dosage daily.

You should remember that herbal combinations work when supported by a number of other factors that could influence the outcome of the treatment such as the patient’s diet, exercise, mental attitude, physical environment, prescription drugs taken and others. So, you should take these factors into consideration before taking herbal combinations. Also, herbal combinations could have adverse drugs or nutrients interactions. Better consult your doctor and informed her/him about any herbal combinations and prescription drugs you are taking to prevent side effects.

These popular herbal combinations can be in any formulations such as teas, tinctures, capsules, etc. You can use equal parts of each herb or use more of the herb if necessary. Some herbal combinations being used include:

To treat allergies, colds, hay fever and upper respiratory infections: blessed thistle, skullcap, goldenseal, cayenne, marshmallow, lobelia and burdock.

To treat arthritis, rheumatism, gout: yucca, comfrey, alfalfa, yarrow, cayenne, lobelia, burdock, chaparral, black cohosh, cat’s claw and lemon grass.

To treat drug withdrawal: chamomile, ginseng, licorice, cayenne and gotu kola

Energy herbal combinations: cayenne, ginseng and gotu kola

Herbal combinations to reduce weight: chickweed, licorice, safflower, Echinacea, black walnut, hawthorn, papaya, fennel and dandelion.

Herbal combinations to treat ulcers: cayenne, goldenseal, myrrh, marshmallow and calendula.

Herbal combinations to be effective they must be prepared properly. The best methods of extracting the herbs powerful properties differ from herbs to herbs. And it is best to remember that one formulation could be a better option to treat a particular condition than the other. For instance, aloe vera lotion is more effective in treating burns than aloe vera salve preparations. So find the best herbal combinations that work for you. Refer to herbalists and your doctor before using herbal combinations to prevent possible side effects.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program


Subscribe to our free newsletter!


Important: About this section and other user-generated content on herbalmedicinefans.com

The opinions expressed in HerbalMedicineFans.com and user-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings or blogs are solely of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training.

DO NOT consider herbalmedicinefans.com content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on herbalmedicinefans.com

You should speak with your doctor before you start, stop or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. Herbalmedicinefans.com understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911/112 or other International Emergency number immediately!

Herbal Medicine Fans Newsletter
  • Stay in touch!
  • Herbal Remedies
  • Daily articles
  • Fans Community