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Alternatives & complementary therapies

Discussion in 'Complementary therapies' started by Clare.T, Feb 11, 2005.

  1. Clare.T

    Clare.T Registered

    People with Lupus and related conditions need to be extremely careful when using plant medicines.

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    This article gives an excellent account of many of the problems associated with the use of plants

    http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/458306

    Wishing all Well

    Clare
     
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  2. flowergarden

    flowergarden Guest

    Thanks, Clare! That was very informative. :flowers: :flowers:
     
  3. raggedyann1

    raggedyann1 Registered

    Clare,

    I come across this article the other day and had bookmarked it.


    http://www.hss.edu/Conditions/Arthritis/Ev...ative-Therapies

    This one is interesting a scientist had written in his book on herbal therapy that he found no cases where echinacea caused a worsening of his disease. In the article he is having to eat his words when he met 3 different women who did have a worsening of their disease after consuming echinacea

    http://medherb.com/92ECHAUT.HTM

    Take care,
    Karen
     
  4. Clare.T

    Clare.T Registered

    Thanks Karen - it's very useful and has good links.
    The echinacea story sure has a lesson in it.

    Cheers
    Clare
     
  5. thanks for the information

    very interesting reading that's for sure....!!!!!
    Ruby
     
  6. sheila t

    sheila t Registered

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    For the Links Clare

    Hugs Sheila xox
     
  7. Sage Hen

    Sage Hen Registered

    Clare,

    Thanks, for your common sense approach to using herbal therapies.

    Love,
    Sandy
     
  8. DeAnna_2

    DeAnna_2 Registered

    I could not read any of the articles, they are no longer available. Did some one save them?
     
  9. Katharine

    Katharine Registered

    Hello DeAnna,

    The links were put in in 2005. I should think that the pages have moved or even the articles been removed from their original place.

    I doubt that anyone "kept" the articles but I could be wrong there. Generally, after a while it is better to look up new references on the subject as things can change significantly in 4 years.

    Katharine
     
  10. Lily

    Lily Registered

    Hi De Anna,

    The first and last links are still viable.

    love
    Lily
     

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