7 Popular Medicinal Herbs

7 Popular Medicinal Herbs
  • Dandelion

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 13.39.08.pngThis helps with PMS, menopause and it increases ovarian hormones. It can be used as a mild laxative and can help to aid digestion. It may also improve gall bladder and liver functions.

  • Tea Tree

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 13.40.16.pngTea tree acts as a disinfectant because it has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is good for treating burns and other skin conditions.

  • Sage

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 13.41.23.pngIt can be used to treat nervous disorders and anxiety. It has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to strengthen the immune system and bones. It also helps to stimulate brain function by improving memory and concentration.

  • Marshmallow

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 13.42.48.pngThey help to solve sore throats, coughs, indigestion and bladder infections. It has anti-inflammatory properties and aids the healing of wounds.

  • Thyme

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 13.44.00.pngThyme can be used to treat hair loss, muscle pain, fatigue, headaches, insomnia, anxiety & stress and skin problems.

  • Lavender

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It helps induce sleep and so it is used as an alternative treatment for insomnia. It improves circulation of blood around the body.

Lavender has a calming effect on the nerves and this makes it good for the nervous system. This means it can be used to treat headaches, depression and migraines.

  • Peppermint

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Peppermint can be used to relieve irritable bowel syndrome, hay fever, muscle pain and indigestion.

Peppermint tea is also effective in helping to relax the throat and vocal chords. This is helpful for singers. It is also helpful to asthma patients.

If added to your shampoo, it can help get rid of lice because of its antiseptic properties.

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8 thoughts on “7 Popular Medicinal Herbs

  1. So amazing how nature can really heal us right?! I’m a big fan of turmeric and am going to try eating more sage for anxiety. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I love sage and lavender! We move into a new house this week, so I’m super excited to start a herb garden! I’ve never gardened before so I’m excited to try. Love your background, too, super pretty!

  3. This i perfect, I just purchase a magazine about hormones and this is a good information! Thank you for sharing!

  4. very interesting read. I had no clue on most of these

  5. I love sage and had no idea of its benefits! Yay!!! Wish I knew about the peppermint when the kids were younger lol.

  6. So interesting! Great read.

  7. I love how many natural remedies exist – and rely heavily on them myself! There is some intense studying going on at the University near me regarding dandelions and Ovarian Cancer right now!

    Britt | http://alternativelyspeaking.ca/

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