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Herbal Medicines

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Transcript of Herbal Medicines

Herbal Medicines
BY: RaissA Mbami
Kines 358

What is Herbal Medicines

What is it supposed to be beneficial for?
Herbal medicines is beneficial to treat different kinds of diseases , conditions and symptoms.

A variety of Athletes used herbal medicines in sport for: Osteoporosis
arthritis, sprains, fatigue, performance enhancing.
How is it supposed to work?

A medicine made from various plants and roots used to prevent or promote health
natural remedy treats various diseases and condition around the world.

Herbal medicines is the oldest remedy form used world wide.
The best way to find efficient herbal medicine, you may seek an herbalist to compose the best herbals for you conditions.

Herbalist, Chiropractic
Naturopathic- physician
primary physician

Stress Reduction
There are a variety of Herbs that are effective for Stress Reduction in Sport:

Nutritious Diet
According to UCLA, a study on Stress Reduction for athletes
A balance of using Herbal medicines and healthy diet eliminate stress
In-cooperating , Vitamin C , Complex Carbs
Magnesium , Omega 3 & Fatty Acids
Mental Stimulation
Can boost caffeine stimulation

Herbs can properly aid in managing with Insomnia.
Gotu Kola
: Helps with memory loss, circulatory disorders.
Help with brain activity during sleep
Psychometric measured recorded upon awakening
Increase Strength
Certain herbal such as
, directly improve enhance performance
Can improve athlete addition to their training
Can eliminate lactic acid muscles

Improved endurance time to exhaustion
Proposed Mechanism
Safety Concerns & Legality
Herbal remedy is utilize in many different ways and They come in form such as Pills, capsules, brewed as tea, oils, syrups, dry extracts and tinctures.
Activity in sport where is good for?
Herbals medicines for athletes is used to treat any type of injuries.
Herbs medicines is primary for every sports but the natural effectiveness is not rapid.

such as sprains, bruises and many more.

Disadvantages and Advantages
mixture of artificial product certain inside herbal medicines
limited scientific research on certain herbs
large side effects when mixing herbs , especially to those new using herbal medicines
Time release: not instantaneously
Mix herbs tends to form stronger benefits for the remedy
in-expensive to purchase
They are many herbs medicines that help athletes to their goal

is one of the herb in question.
researchers aren't clear of the risk and the benefits of the herbs.
Some say it helps with anxiety and nervousness athletes may experience
Herbs helps for various conditions, diseases and symptoms
Herb such as
increase testosterone levels for male athletes, for energy level
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Chen, K.T., C.H. Su, L.H. Hsin, Y.C. Su, Y.P. Su, and J.G. Lin (2002). Reducing fatigue of athletes following oral administration of huangqi jianzhong tang. Acta. Pharmacol. Sin. 23:757–761.

Altman, R.D. and K.C. Marcussen (2001). Effects of a ginger extract on knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 44:2531–253.

UCLA : Study on Stress Reduction

According to the FDA, Herbal Medicines are considered to be traditional remedy supplements

which are treated as food not subject to the same testing, manufacturing, and labeling standards and regulations as drugs.
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