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How can herbs help in our health care?

by Deepti G. Creating Impact through Words

Herbs play an important role in maintaining a healthy life. Since ancient times, people keep their faith in these beneficial herbs. They do not only increase the extra value of food but also provide nutrients. Different herbs offer you a variety of benefits. So, before using them in diet, it becomes vital to be informed of the merits of some of the herbs.

Basil

Basil leaves have wide usage in several cooking preparations. These leaves are also a good remedy for some diseases.

Remedy for indigestion

Basil facilitates optimal digestion. They protect the digestive and nervous systems. The eugenol in the leaves guarantees anti-inflammatory action in the digestive tract.

Anti-inflammatory

The anti-inflammatory properties in basil become a remedy for diseases and disorders. They reduce the risk of heart diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel conditions. They also soothe cold, cough, flu.

Improve skin

Basil's powerful oil is ideal for cleansing the skin. It removes dirt and impurities and makes your skin supple.

Neem

The magical properties in this herb offer a great range of benefits.

Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial

Neem leaves have a wide usage to treat fungal and bacterial infection. They are also effective for treating warts, chickenpox, and foot fungi.

Boost immunity

The properties in neem reduce fever especially malaria. Though tastes bitter, these leaves help to boost immunity power and act as a shield against diseases.

Remedy for skin disorder

Neem is excellent to treat skin issues. The detoxifying properties also treat eczema and other skin infections. Neem leaves also strengthen hair quality and improve hair growth.

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is one of India’s staples of ancient Indian medicines.

Good for heart

Ashwagandha helps improve the proper functioning of the heart. It controls high cholesterol, high blood pressure, chest pain.

Cure insomnia

Studies show that sleep-inducing properties often benefit those suffering from insomnia.

Increase stamina

Ashwagandha helps the body to sustain vital energy throughout the day and peaceful sleep at night. It also increases your overall capability to exercise and work.

Oregano

The health benefits include:

Improve digestion

The fiber packed-herb improves the digestive system and maintains a healthy gastric system.

Increase bone density

The vitamin and minerals improve your bone density.  These nutrients increase calcium absorption in the body.

Boost energy levels

Oregano improves blood circulation in the body. It boosts energy and gives you strength.

Thyme

It is another herb that offers a variety of benefits.

Treat Bronchitis

The consumption of thyme improves the symptoms of bronchitis such as coughing, fever, and the production of sputum in children, teenagers.

Prevent hair loss

The essential elements in thyme help to improve hair growth and gradually there is less hair fall.

Use these above-mentioned herbs to get different health benefits. Stay healthy with these herbs.


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Hari om Agrawal Advanced  Retired engineer & websites owner
Very useful information. Herbs have been used since ancient times to cure various health issues. Basil is widely available in every home in India and used in common health issues. In Ayurvedic treatment, Ashwagandha is used for curing many health problems.
Jun 5th 2020 04:35   
Deepti G. Advanced  Creating Impact through Words
Thank you so much for your response:)
Jun 5th 2020 06:14   
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