Modern medicine does great things every day. It changes people’s lives and makes the world a better place. You can appreciate this, but it’s all right to be wary of the pharmaceutical industry as well. Natural remedies for everyday aches and worries can be a cheaper, less invasive alternative to relying on prescription medication.
Certain semiprecious stones are said to have positive calming properties over the human psyche. Humans have been practicing some form of crystal healing for around 6,000 years. Whether you believe in the healing powers or not, wearing a good-intentioned talisman can’t be a negative thing. If you feel anxious or afraid, crystal healing pendants might give you that extra boost of hope.
- Fluorite is a lovely rainbow gem that acts as a detoxer for your soul. It is said to absorb and neutralize bad energy and cleanses you.
- When used as a healing tool, moonstone is said to be a feminine energy. It restores inner balance and self-love to the unsettled woman.
- A natural antidepressant, labradorite can help with personal angst and restore peace.
Cannabis is an ancient, natural painkiller that humans have been using as medicine since at least 500 BC. The active chemicals inside the plant, THC and CBD, work together to block pain receptors in your body and naturally help you feel better when smoked or consumed as an edible. If you are uncomfortable with the psychoactive aspect, try using CBD oil instead of smoking the flower. CBD will help your pain, but without the high that comes with THC. Some lesser-known uses for cannabis include:
- Gastrointestinal help
- Sleep aid
Know yourself well enough to know what modern medical treatments are not good for you. Not everybody responds positively to all medicines, so using natural alternatives might work better in your life.