Natural Medicine

Some notes on natural medicinal or medicinal plants

  • Mix of Natural and Pharmaceutical drugs can have harmful impact
  • Quality can vary between natural vs pharmaceutical
  • Natural medicine can also have side effects

Some plants:

  • Aloe Vera: burns, wounds, skin irritations
  • Ginger: solves digestive issues
  • Turmeric: (curcuma) antioxidants
  • Garlic: cardiovascular and immune-boosting props
  • Echinacea: fight infections and boost immune system
  • Chamomile: (manzanilla) releve stress and aid sleep
  • Cannabis: pain relief

Pharmaceutical Drugs

  • Magnesium Citrate: water retainer, laxative
  • Omega 3 suplements: nutrient, source of energy
  • Ibulprofen: pain reliever
  • Amoxicillin: antibiotic
  • Ciprofloxacin: antibiotic
  • Citalopram, Fluoxetine: antidepressants

Sleep and rest

  • Good quality of REM helps Cognitive functions to work correctly (memory, emotions)
  • We usually have 4-6 cycles of sleep being REM the last stage on each cycle
  • During REM
    • Body repairs and regrow tissues
    • builds bones and muscle
    • strengthens inmune system
  • Stages (~90min each)
    • stage1, 5-10 min: trying to sleep, easy to wake-up
    • stage2, 10-25 min: hearth rate slows, body getting ready for deep sleep
    • stage3, 10-30 min: harder to wakeup, REM stage