Hay Fever: CAM Therapies for Specific
- Hay fever remedies in the United States
include the drugs ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. Also, the herb ephedra, which is
similar to these products, can be effective. However, each of these substances can
have negative side effects.
- Dutch researchers recently reported
positive results in treating hay fever with homeopathic medicines. Five well-designed studies
all indicated the efficacy of homeopathic remedies in hay fever treatment.
- Homeopathic treatment demonstrates efficacy in the
treatment of hay fever. Several studies support this finding. In one study,
approximately six hundred people were involved.
- MAK-5, a supplement containing several herbs,
is used to treat hay fever. This substance, which is used in Ayurvedic
medicine, has been reported to be effective in several double-blind trials.
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BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: WHAT WORKS? WHAT DOES NOT? by Dr. Kenneth R.
Copyright © 2000 by Dr. Kenneth R.
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