Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy utilizes essential oils and fragrant substances from a plant’s flowers, stalks, bar, roots, or leaves. These scents are released into the air, creating a calming environment to promote relaxation and relieve stress. Aromatherapy can be performed by a practitioner, but individuals may also use aromatherapy without a practitioner present. The fragrant oils are applied to the skin or added to bath water Aromatherapy is used to relieve stress but is also used to treat a variety of ailments, including infections, depression, insomnia, and high blood pressure. It is important for an individual to consult a doctor before determining the appropriate use for aromatherapy in an overall alternative cancer treatment or alternative treatment for another disease.
Acupuncture: This form of alternative cancer treatment derived from the Chinese and is one of the oldest therapies in the world. For the past 20 years, acupuncture has become more popular in the United States, and is being used alone or with conventional Western medicine as a way to control pain, reduce nausea, and help ailing patients who have chronic diseases. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles into the body at certain depths in specific areas of the body. Generally, the procedure is not painful, although some people have reported feeling a deep aching sensation when the needle reaches the correct depth within the body. Acupuncture sessions usually last about 30 minutes, and generally, a patient will have up to 12 total sessions. Anyone who is considering acupuncture as an alternative cancer treatment should talk to their doctor to determine if this is the best option for treatment. A doctor may also be able to recommend a qualified acupuncture practitioner.
Massage therapy: In an effort to relheve muscle tension and stress, massage therapy is performed on an individual by a practitioner who kneads the body’s muscle and soft tissue. Massage has been shown to alleviate pain, increase circulation, and promote overall well being. This alternative cancer treatment can be used in addition to other alternative cancer treatment options. However, it is important to consult a doctor to help seek out a licensed massage therapist.
This seasonal herbaceous plant can grow until 70-90 cm heights. The upper part of the leaf is dark green in color while the lower part is light green in color, smooth and arranged. The leaf also oval in shape. The stem is green and has many branches.
Hempedu Bumi leaf can used as the remedy to lower the high blood pressure pressure, besides to cure diabetes, antiinflammation, antibacterial, antivirus, relieve fever and as the phlegm liquefier. It is also used to improve defecation, destroy the worms in digestive system and fasten the blood clotting.
The method to made it as the medicine is by braising the leaf to drink the water. The leaf can cure wound by grinding it and paste it at the wound. Chemical substances in the leaf can brake down the fat molecules that present at the blocked bloodstream that cause the blood pressure to increase. The braised leaf water that has bitter taste trigger it to brake down the lipids molecules.
However, the taste does not attract most of Malaysians. They are more interested to sweet and salty tastes. The excess of sweet and salty can lead to severe diseases but if we balance the tastes is much better for health. This plant also suitable for insects bites. The easiest method is take a few of the leaves and crush them. After that, rub them at the bitten place.
Hempedu Bumi is more popular in treating high blood pressure and fever. The usual method is take a few leaves and clean them. Then, immerse the leaves in warm water and wait until it becomes lukewarm. After that, drink the water. It is quite bitter, especially for those who first time drink the water. Bear in mind, drink once per day.