Sarcoidosis, also known as sarcoid, is a disease of unknown cause. This disease affects the organs of the body mainly lungs and lymph nodes. Other than these, it also affects the skin, eyes, lever, joints and other areas. This disease gives rise to inflammation and small growths in the body, which are not cancerous. The treatment available for sarcoidosis works towards maintenance of good health practices and drug intake as there is no cure available for this disease. This disease gets better on its own over time. Some people may feel certain mild symptoms for which no treatment is required.
Natural Ways To Cure Sarcoidosis
1. Healthy Diet
Omega 3 fatty acids are known for stimulating hormones that work against inflammation & are found in flax seeds and fish oil. These should be included in your diet to fight against omega 6 fatty acids that have been known to encourage the hormones that aid in increased inflammation. Omega 6 is a rich content in corn syrup (high fructose) and hydrogenated oils.
Along with flax seeds and fish oil, the diet should include fruits along with vegetables and nuts. These foods are rich in various nutrients including vitamins from natural sources and even minerals that are very helpful in eliminating impurities and other similar toxins from the systems. You should also try to avoid foods that increase inflammation like tamarind and other synthetic sour forms like vinegar.
Myomin, which is an estrogen inhibitor, helps in removing the excess estrogen from the body by passing it through the excretory system instead of being taken up by the body. The level of estrogen may increase due to many chemicals which are found in the processed foods and therefore myomin works against it. Myomin, a blend of different of Chinese herbs, can be easily purchased from stores or you can make it at home too. Some of the herbs found in the mixture are Aralia, Curcurma zedoria, Smilax glabra and even Cyperus rotundus. These are very active against tumors and kill cells that lead to its growth.
3. Turmeric (Curcuma Longa)
As claimed by experts, turmeric is widely known for its anti-inflammatory property and helps in treating various health problems. A part of the ginger group, turmeric has been used both in Ayurveda and in traditional Chinese medicines. It persists in the tropical areas of countries like India along with other parts of South Asia. Turmeric tastes bitter but has cooling and simulating tendencies. As a precaution, advice should be taken from the doctor as turmeric may increase the risk of bleeding and can also interact with other medicines.
4. Cat’s Claw
Cat’s claw, also known as Uncaria tomentosa, benefits by reducing the inflammation. But it is not advisable for people suffering from leukemia and other autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Cat’s claw, just like turmeric, can interact with some medicines and hence doctor’s advice should be obtained before taking it.
A member of the aster family, chamomile is an anti-inflammatory along with having analgesic properties. It is antityretic too, which has an ability to restrain the acid metabolism of the arachidonic chemicals. According to Tilgner, chamomile contains various kinds of anti- inflammatory elements.
Some of these include alpha bisabolol and chamazulene. This flowering plant, which is very common in Europe along with different parts of North Africa and even in some parts of Asia, is used by botanical medicine practitioners to help treat various other inflammatory conditions. It has a sweet bitter taste and its flowers, both the fresh and dry versions, are collected for medicines.
It is an herb that helps cleanse, revitalize and nourish the lymphatic fluids and cleanse the blood. It is a tad plant which has jagged leaves with small flowers and fruits like raspberry. Due to excessive harvesting, goldenseal is now easily available in the United States, in fact, it is now grown commonly at most farms.
However, earlier it was native to only the northern part of the United States and the southern part of Ontario. The useful part of the plant is the roots which help in combating sarcoidosis kinds of signs and symptoms, especially lymphatic system issues.
7. Ginger And Licorice
Licorice root and the Ginsengs have a steroid like inflammatory action which supports the adrenaline glands thus giving good results in treating sarcoidosis. Ginger in particular is known for curbing inflammation and can be consumed in your everyday diet.
You can also add it different kinds of juices or even consume the tea made out of the same. Licorice root, if not available in fresh forms, is also a great option for treating sarcoidosis. It is available in supplement forms too.