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Nature's Medicine: 17 Herbs & Their Uses For Better Health

1. ALOE VERA

*Popular in gel or oil form

-Relieve sunburn

(anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory)

-Hydrate and soften skin

-Lower blood sugar

-Natural laxative

-Reduce dental plaque

-Repair damaged hair and eliminate dandruff


2. BASIL

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking and is a #spiritual herb. Basil is used for intestinal gas, stomach spasms, kidney conditions, fluid retention, head colds, worm infections, and worts. It is also used to treat snake and insect bites. Women sometimes use basil before and after childbirth to promote blood circulation, and also to start the flow of breast milk.


3. CHAMOMILE


*Popular in tea and is a #spiritual herb

-Help with sleep (mild sedative)

-Lower anxiety

-Reduce spasms of the GI tract and the urinary tract

-Alleviate fever, inflammation, muscle spasms, menstrual disorders, insomnia, ulcers, wounds, gastrointestinal disorders, rheumatic pain, and hemorrhoids

-Settle upset stomach

4. CILANTRO (coriander)

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking. Cilantro is a good source of antioxidants. It is used for digestion problems including upset stomach, loss of appetite, hernia, nausea, diarrhea, bowel spasms, and intestinal gas. In foods, cilantro is used as a culinary spice and to prevent food poisoning. Using cilantro to flavor food can also help to cut down on sodium intake.


5. CONEFLOWER


*Popular in tea

-Cold and flu remedy

-Help control blood sugar

-Aid in healthy cell growth

-Potentially reduce risk of breast cancer

-Help manage stress and anxiety

-Lower blood pressure

-Reduce tissue inflammation

-Immune system boost


6. GINGER

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking, popular in tea and is a #spiritual herb. Ginger can treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness. Ginger may reduce muscle pain and soreness. The anti-inflammatory effects can help with osteoarthritis and promote cardiovascular health by reducing cholesterol and lowering the risk of blood clotting.


7. KAVA ROOT

*Popular in powder form and also in teas and other drinks. Kava is a plant traditionally used as an intoxicating beverage (like alcohol) by the indigenous people of the South Pacific. Kava can help relieve menstrual symptoms. It can also be used to help with anxiety, stress, insomnia, and other disorders by creating calmness and euphoria after consumption.

 

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8. LAVENDER

*Popular ingredient used in candles, detergents, perfumes, etc. for it's fragrance. Lavender is also popular in oil form and is a #spiritual herb. It can help improve irregular sleep patterns, treat skin blemishes, reduce blood pressure and heart rate, relieve asthma symptoms, lessen menopausal hot flashes, help combat fungus growth, and promote new hair growth.

9. LEMONGRASS

*Popular in tea and is a #spiritual herb

-Prevent infection by stopping the growth of yeast and some bacteria

-Relieve pain, swelling and bloating, reduce fever, improve levels of sugar and cholesterol in the blood, stimulate the uterus and menstrual flow

-Relieve anxiety

-Boost oral health


10. OREGANO

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking (Mediterranean origins) and popular in oil form. Some purposes of the herb include treating infections, repelling insects, treating minor respiratory tract issues, and preventing cell damage. Oregano is also loaded with antioxidants and is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin E, and calcium.


11. PEPPERMINT


*Popular ingredient in many foods/drinks

and is a #spiritual herb

-Ease digestive upsets, such as nausea, gas, bloating and indigestion

-Relieve tension headaches and migraines -Promote oral health and freshen breath

-Relieve clogged sinuses

-Improve Energy

-Help relieve menstrual cramps

-Fight bacterial infections

-Peppermint aromatherapy may improve sleep


12. PARSLEY

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking. Parsley promotes bone health and eye health and can improve your immune function, reduce inflammation, and protect blood vessels. Eating parsley may even reduce the risk of cancers such as breast, digestive tract, skin and prostate.

13. ROSEMARY

*Popular kitchen herb used in cooking Also popular in tea and is a #spiritual herb

-Improve digestion

-Enhance memory and concentration

-Prevent brain aging

-Help to improve neurological function

-Stimulates new hair growth

-Helps relieve pain

-Increase Circulation

-Reduce Joint Inflammation


14. SAGE

*Popular use in medicinal and culinary uses, and is a #spiritual herb. Sage is high in several nutrients and loaded with antioxidants. Consuming it may support oral health, ease menopause symptoms, reduce blood glucose levels, support memory and brain health, may lower cholesterol, protect against certain cancers, enhance cognitive skills and guard against neuro-degenerative disorders. Burning sage can kill airborne bacteria.


15. THYME

Popular kitchen herb used in cooking, is popular in oil form, and is a #spiritual herb

-Enhance respiratory health (cough suppressant)

-Antibacterial and sore throat remedy

-Promote wound healing

-Improves digestion (Diuretic)

-Mood Boosting

-Source of copper, fiber, iron, manganese

 

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16. TURMERIC

*Popular in powder form and also a popular ingredient in food dishes and health drinks. Turmeric has many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer. Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.


17. VALERIAN


*Popular in oil form and as an herbal supplement

-Sleep Aid (help with insomnia)

-Reduce anxiety

-Promotes nerve cell growth and protection

-Relieve pain

-Effective muscle relaxant

-Promote heart health

-Promote liver health


For More Info On The #Spiritual Herbs, Check Out

The Herbal Witch: 14 Common Plants For Spiritual Healing

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