herbal medicine and therapeutic benefits are not just folklore and beliefs inherited grandmothers and elders of the country, but these herbs contain active compounds that gives medicinal properties. Here is a visual presentation on the most important medicinal herbs and their benefits gold.
Ginger contains one of the most important kinds of medicinal herbs in aromatic ketones (a group of organic compounds), known as Algingerol, which is effective as a therapeutic ingredient, which are responsible for the pungency of ginger and has stimulating qualities to digest. Many benefits of ginger is used to treat nausea and vomiting as well as diarrhea, abdominal pain, toothaches and rheumatism. To this is added an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-cancer.
Parsley is one of the top three medicinal herbs (along with garlic and nettle). It is used as a medicine for a long time. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, and has properties that treats diseases of the heart, kidneys, digestive system and gynecology.
For hundreds of years, garlic has an important and privileged position in nutrition and medicine. Thanks to their characteristics, including blocking the action of enzymes that play a role in fat production in the blood, reducing work platelets, but the main feature of garlic is effective as antioxidants, which can protect against cardiovascular disease, a more widely used placebo in patients with diabetes. Garlic has been used in different cultures around the world for the prevention of influenza and diseases of the upper respiratory tract.
Urtica is an important medicinal herb. This helps cleanse the body, and treats inflammatory bowel pain, irritable bowel syndrome and liver disease, urinary tract infections and kidney problems and skin.
This plant has a sweet flavor and famous to strengthen the digestive system, but also effective in fighting infections. Although the plant is very safe to use, but should be appropriate for the exact dosage to achieve the required efficiency.
Mint is popular and has characteristic odor. This plant is known in folk medicine as a stimulant and as a disinfectant. Mint is useful for strengthening the gums, to get rid of gas, relieving stomach pain, sexual enhancement, inhibition of cancer, also it relieves headaches and joint pain, and is also used as a medicine inflammation of the eyes, coughing, nausea, weakness and fatigue.
Turmeric is a yellow spice from India, often used in China and India for over 3,000 years to treat a variety of diseases, characterized by fever, pain and inflammation. The consumption of turmeric in India is higher than anywhere in the world, and on the other hand we note that the spread of cancer is among the lowest worldwide.
It is unclear whether there was a direct relationship between the use of these herbs and their benefits and limited spread of the cancer rate, but now we know, through a lot of studies that the main compound turmeric (curcuma longa), has anti-cancer effect especially when it comes to breast cancer, pancreas, colon, prostate and other cancers phones.
fennel flower (Nigella sativa) is a medicinal herb scattered in the Mediterranean Sea. The seeds of this plant are used for the prevention and treatment of allergic diseases such as asthma.
The main ingredient extracted from Nigella is taken as a drink and prevents lack of breathing episodes in most people with asthma.
From according to laboratory research Echinacea plant is intended to stimulate the immune system, the plant has many active substances that affect the body’s resistance, including effective materials in viruses and bacteria sterilization and genocide. Eating this plant helps stimulate the immune system in the body. To plant many types, but the “Purple Echinacea” (Echinacea purpurea) is considered the most effective of them. Research has shown that treatment with the use of this herb reduces the incidence of infections of the upper respiratory tract by 58% and reduced the duration of the day of illness and a half.
Chicory is used in the liver and digestive cleansing. This helps in reducing blood sugar due to stimulate the cells in the pancreas. Cleaning gives a sense of power and comfort in the body, the fact that the liver is the organ that collects most of the toxins in the body. Following the use of internal peace and the ability to concentrate rises.
Green tea contains substances called Ktagenat, which is one of the best sources of natural antioxidants. Green tea helps in the analysis of fat and avoid mutations in cells that could become cancerous.
Silybum marianum is a medicinal herb that grows in the Middle East and is famous for its ancient days Greece from its benefits. Grass system works in the liver and gallbladder and improves liver function, kidney and spleen. This helps cleanse the body of toxins, treatment of the digestive system, reduce levels of blood fat and blood pressure. It is an important antioxidant, is used to treat side effects experienced by chemotherapy patients.
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