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Do you think there's such a thing as natural cures?
Remember that guy Kevin Trudeau who use to sell these so called natural cure remedies on infomercials?
Whether or not he was honest, and I take it was not for the most part, are there actually some out there that work?
- 2 months ago
Don't listen to the small minds here. Of course so called natural cures work. Plant based drugs were all we had up until 100 years ago. About 80% of our current pharmaceuticals are based on natural products. Have you ever heard of digoxin? quinine? taxol? These are all natural products which have been approved by the FDA. Many more exist. Natural products are very good for a number of medical issues.
There is much more to this issue, but Y!A lends itself to sound bites. If you want to know more, send me a private note. BTW, I worked in the pharmaceutical industry for many years. I know how they work.
- Gary KLv 72 months ago
If you're wondering about Kevin Trudeau, he is currently IN JAIL. He is a 100% fraud.
Medicine that works is just called "medicine". The term "natural cure" is a red flag for quackery. That's all you need to know.
MedlinePlus has a good database of herbs and supplements, and their efficacy: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/herb_All.html
- Anonymous2 months ago
Of course as every herb, fruit etc. is healthy
- Nine LivesLv 72 months ago
There is the self healing capability. Activate it and increase your health.
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- TarkarriLv 72 months ago
The ones that work become medicine.
E.g. Willowbark extract became salycillic acid or aspirin.
A certain mould became penicillin.
There is a very long list.
- NonplussedLv 62 months ago
No. There are natural/homeopathic remedies and treatments, but they are not "cures."
- PearlLv 72 months ago
i think its possible