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Sneezing – an involuntary explusion of air from the nose and mouth is the result of irritation or inflammation in the nasal passages. Irritation can come from accidentally breathing in such things as pepper or dust.
Irritation or inflammation in the nasal passages, sneezing.
It requires no specific treatment unless the sufferer is unable to stop. In most such cases, sedation with a mild tranquilliser is enough.
The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
Treating illness with highly concentrated oils extracted from plants is known as aromatherapy. These highly scented extracts-called essences or essential oils-contain the substances that give plants their smell. Aromatherapists believe that many also have medicinal properties. More Info
Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info