How should you treat an acute condition – flu or cold or fever?

In my book Leaf to Life, I stated that if acute conditions like a fever or a cold are suppressed with medications before they have run their natural course, you are practically throwing back into your body morbid matter or toxins which nature is trying to get rid of, and add to long term immune weakness and possibly autoimmunity.

I have treated many children of common ailments and this is my constant observation – Parents who treat their children’s flu, cold, cough, fever etc. with natural methods as the first primary intervention such as Kneipp’s water cure, herbs that modulate (not boost) the immune and fasting from solid foods (refer pg 236 of my book for my detox drink) often find their kids having less infection, faster recovery and enhanced overall wellness.
This applies to us adults too!

What should you do if you catch a fever?

1. Use natural methods of healing first before any pharmaceutical interventions.
2. Fast for one to 3 days (refer to my book pg 236 or ask me). Do colon cleansing.
3. Learn how to use Kneipp’s water cure techniques to manage the fever.
4. Use the appropriate herb/s to modulate the immune and promotes elimination of toxins. Many of you find the product Andrographis complex very helpful. Or you may need to see me for a customized blend of herbs.
5. Use pharmaceuticals only if symptoms are too severe (such as severe headache) and persists after 3 days of fast and herbs. By then, most symptoms will quickly subside. This is because the body was allowed to run its own natural course and the body was strengthened by the herbs in the first place.

About Sebastian Liew

Matthew Wood, the renowned American herbalist described Sebastian as ‘one of the most unique and talented practitioners of natural healing and herbalism.’ The New Paper (Singapore) called Sebastian Liew 'The Medicine Man'. Indeed, Sebastian is a qualified and registered Medical Herbalist (accredited by the National Herbalists Association of Australia), with a Master's degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of New England, Australia. He is the first medical herbalist in Singapore and is known to popularize phytotherapy (Western herbal medicine), European traditional medicine, and St Hildegard medicine (Germany) in Singapore and probably in Asia. Sebastian has 20 years clinical work experiences and treated numerous patients with different medical conditions from all age groups in his Singapore clinic. Sebastian authored the book, Leaf to Life: The Natural Approach to Slow Down Aging and Living a Healing Life, which set the fundamentals for healthy aging and the prevention or treatment for almost all diseases.
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