9/11 Illness

Herbal remedy for 9/11 illness draws unusal funding request

Herbal remedy for 9/11 illness draws unusal funding request

Posted by By Lisa Schneider April 23, 2007 8:37AM

Categories: Breaking News

After the 9/11 attacks, when firefighters and other responders began feeling the effects of breathing in toxic dust at Ground Zero, a small group of people began a project to give these workers free herbal treatments based on the ancient Indian alternative therapy of Ayurveda.
Today, more than 400 firefighters and others swear by the treatments, which involve taking four pills composed of 12-to-20 different herbs each twice a day, and vow they are feeling healthier than they did after undergoing Western remedies for their ailments.

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