Herbal medicine also known as botanical medicine is the usage of plant seeds, roots, barks, fruits, flowers and leaves for medicinal reasons. Ancient Indian, Chinese and Egyptian papyrus writing has shown the medicinal values and usage of plants. Herbal medicines can cure almost all known health troubles.Losing Weight: A list of herbal components is found in herbal medicines. About 30 percent of Americans depend upon herbal medicine to reduce their weight. If taken in the correct dose, like medicines, herbs have the same positively affect on humans again being safer than medications. However, some herbs are allergic. Hence the consultation of the herbalist is a must for all who wants to intake any herbal medicine.
Diabetes: A huge number of Indian herbs like Indian Kino, gurmar, garlic, onion, fenugreek, blueberry leaves, cinnamon, etc. control blood sugar levels. These drugs increase the secretion of insulin, which is strongly needed to deal with diabetes.
Allergies: Allergies can be related to seasonal and non-seasonal irritations starting from tree pollen to dust mites. Food allergies are difficult to deal with as the person may not be able to understand which food has caused the allergic reaction. The best is to avoid dairy and grain products (especially wheat), and sugar, alcohol and sweets. All these aggravate allergies. To deal with allergies naturally, herbal remedies like alfalfa, astralagus, ephedra, butterbur, stinging nettle and eucalyptus are much in vogue.
Detoxification: Herbal medicines like aloe vera, alfalfa juice, orange concentrate, chlorella, garlic, Rhubarb juice powder plays an important role in cleansing colon, improving digestion, boosting the immune system of the body. Therefore, these herbs are effective for body’s natural detoxification process. These herbs are also beneficial in curing peptic ulcer, indigestion, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.
Blood circulation and heart disease: Garlic, ginkgo, ginger, motherwort, capsicum are some herbal remedies, which are used in problems connecting heart and blood circulation.
While Hawthorn reduces blood pressure, garlic work miracles in coronary artery disease treatment and any heart related problems. Ginger supports cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol and inhibiting collection of blood platelets.
Cold and cough: Hot tea blended with honey and lemon is an herbal remedy which gives instant relief to the person suffering from cold and cough. Ginger is also very effective in reducing nausea, decreasing inflammation and relieving congestion.