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Natural Remedies

Courtesy of the Natural Herb Guide

Listed are some helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.  However, you must take care of your overall health through a physician.


If you are experiencing swollen glands on the jaw line below your ears that are accompanied by fever, chills, loss of appetite, and sore throat, then you may have mumps. Mumps is spread through saliva, and usually occurs in children.

Catnip and Chamomile teas-  Internal Purposes: Relaxes to help you sleep.

Echinacea- Internal Purposes: Decreases swelling and cleanses the bloodstream and lymphatic system.

Elder Flower Tea- Internal Purposes: Reduces Fever.

Lobelia- Internal Purposes: Helps with pain.  Dosage: 1/2 Tsp every 4 hrs.  Cautions: Lobelia is not recommended for an ongoing basis.

Peppermint tea- Internal Purposes: Relieves upset stomach and rids body of infection.

Slippery Elm Bark and barley water-  Internal Purposes: To Relieve the throat and digestive tract.

Yarrow- Internal Purposes: Decreases inflammation and fever

Pinkeye, allergies, and colds may cause a buildup of mucus in the eyes.

Goldenseal- External Purposes: Make Goldenseal tea and let cool. Dampen a soft cloth with the cooled tea and gently wipe each eye. Also may use the Goldenseal Extract that is alcohol-free to wipe each eye. Cautions: Do not use goldenseal for more than seven days, and don't take it if you are pregnant. Check with your doctor if you have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or glaucoma.

Half of women will face a span of time in their pregnancies when they experience nausea and possibly vomiting. Weeks 6-12 are usually when Morning Sickness is at its worst, though some morning sickness will last past the 12th week.

Ginger- Internal - Purposes: Eases nausea. Dosage: Capsule or tea form.

Catnip- Internal - Purposes: Eases nausea.

Dandelion- Internal - Purposes: Eases nausea.

Peppermint- Internal - Purposes: Eases nausea.

Motion Sickness can occur during traveling or other types of motion like riding on an elevator or swinging. Other factors that may cause motion sickness include genetics, anxiety, and eating close to traveling.

Black Horehound- Internal Purposes: Decreases Nausea

Butcher's Broom, Kudzu and motherwort-Internal Purposes: Aids in easing vertigo.

Ginger- Internal  Purposes: Prevents upset stomach and nausea.

Peppermint tea- Internal Purposes: Settles the stomach. Dosage: Also in lozenge form.

More commonly called "mono," is an infection caused by a virus. Depression, jaundice, headache, extreme fatigue, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, swollen glands, achiness, fever, and sometimes rash are all indicators of mononucleosis.

Astragalus and Echinacea-  Internal Purposes: Enhances the immune system.

Acidophilus-  Importance: High  Comments: Provides friendly bacteria for the intestinal tract. Nondairy formula is recommended.

Proteolytic enzymes- Importance: High  Comments: Decreases inflammation. Helps with nutrient absorption.

Vitamin A- Importance: High  Comments: Enhances immune system. Emulsion form is recommended to make it easily accessible to the body.

Vitamin E- Importance: High  Comments: Enhances immune system. Emulsion form is recommended to make it easily accessible to the body.

Vitamin C- Importance: High Comments: Kills viruses.  Stimulates immune system.

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James W. Hampton was born on August 5, 1940 in Crugar, Mississippi to the late Dave Hampton and the late Mother Elma Hampton.

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