Cheap. Drug companies are bound by the agenda of making their business
profitable, accompanied by large scale investments. So pharmaceutical
medicines have to be expensive. On the other hand, natural home remedies need nothing much out of your pocket. Just the normal kitchen stuff will do.
Clean. With home remedies, the raw material is basically the final product. No real processing is needed. Therefore, non-existent are the chances of contamination.
Easy to find. Finding a remedy for any particular ailment is effortless.
In early days, people grew several plants in their backyard.
Today, because of urban style of living we need to look towards
the market. Nevertheless, good stuff like almonds, onions, turmeric,
peppermint, carrots, fruits and vegetables are convenient to find.
Milder. Contrary to pharmaceutical medicines, home remedies are easy on the body system. They do not drain you out of energy. Because they are natural, there are no bad chemicals in them.
Fewer side effects. The effect of the retail medicines do not stop at the intended ailment. Such medications affect other body functions with their side effects. Most common of these are drowsiness, weakness and nausea. With home remedies, side effects are minimized to almost null. The reason being that it is the nature's way of dealing with illness, rather than filling your body with chemicals.