Dr Oz: Natural Alternatives to Prescription Drugs
Are you looking for an all-natural remedy for anxiety or high blood pressure? On today’s show, Doctor Oz was joined by Naturopathic Physician, Pina LoGiudice, to reveal the top secrets that drug companies don’t want you to know. Find out the best all-natural cures to your common ailments such as Wu-Wei Zi Tea for anti-anxiety, Rose Hip Powder for high blood pressure, Glycine Powder to help you sleep and Bladderwrack as a thyroid medication. Dr. LoGiudice says that everybody is a candidate for these remedies.
Dr Oz: Wu-Wei Zi Tea for Anti-Anxiety
Wu-Wei Zi Tea (also called 5-flavor herb) is an all-natural solution for anti-anxiety drugs. It is an herbal tea that has been used in China for centuries. This tea helps the adrenal glands and calms you down. It’s extremely safe, helps with fatigue and enhances mental performance. You can purchase it or make it yourself.
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Reduce to low heat
Step 15 minutes
Dr Oz: Rose Hip Powder for High Blood Pressure
Rose hip powder is an all-natural remedy for high blood pressure. It is a natural diuretic. Stress is a contributing factor to high blood pressure and taking Rose Hip Powder, which is high in anti-oxidants, allows the blood vessels to relax. Add ¾ tsp of rose hip powder to 1 serving of applesauce. Take 2 x per day.
Dr Oz: Bladderwrack Thyroid Medication
Take this instead of thyroid medication. Bladderwrack is an iodine-rich seaweed that is grown in the the Northern Atlantic ocean. Take 3g 3 x per day (or take 3 first thing in the morning.)
Dr Oz: Glycine Powder Sleep Medication
A brand new study indicates that sleep medications can increase your risk of death 3 times. When you can’t sleep, skip the pills and try an all-natural remedy like Glycine Powder for your insomnia. Glycine Powder is a calming amino acid that is naturally found in beef, chicken and legumes. It will help change your sleep patterns and promote restful sleep. It comes in capsule form or a travel pack. For the travel pack, add the contents (3 g) to water before bed.
Dr Oz suggests taking these product names to your doctor and getting a conversation going about them.