The plant was first cultivated by the indigenous Indians in North America centuries ago, and was eaten as aphrodisiac and medicine. It has a sharp taste when eaten raw; hence, was given the name chokeberry. Nonetheless, it is seldom eaten raw but is made into sauces or blended into fruit juices. The plant grows best in damp and mild conditions and is an ideal crop in some parts of Europe like Scotland. In North America, there are two well- known species - red (Aronia Arbutifoia) and black (Aronia melanocarpa).
Allow it to steep for 10-20 minutes before straining the tea and serving. Alfalfa Tea Alfalfa is a flowering plant from the pea family which has been used to treat arthritis and inflammation as well as diabetes and allergies. It is recommended to drink alfalfa leaf tea rather than supplements because the leaves contain important minerals but lesser L-canavanine, which is an amino acid that can cause serious side effects if taken in large amounts. It is best to consult with your doctor before taking alfalfa since it also has immune-boosting properties that may cause problems for those with autoimmune diseases. You can serve alfalta tea by mixing half to one teaspoon in boiling water to be taken after each meal.
Turmeric Turmeric derived from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, which has a peppery, bitter flavor with a mild fragrance. It is known as one of the main spices used in making curry di... ... middle of paper ... ...gnificant pain relief and improved functionality. Boswellia can be taken in pill form and should not be taken for more than 8-12 weeks unless prescribed by a qualified health practitioner. Willow bark Willow bark comes from several varieties of willow tree like black willow, crack pillow and white willow. The medicinal use of willow bark has been recognized throughout history.
Lemon Grass is also found in calid climate such as Thailand and China. Lemon grass is known to treat breast cancer. It is also known to treat many other things such as colds, and coughs. Periwinkle is a biennial, tracheophyte herbaceous plant in the dogbane family that was primitively adapted to the island of Madagascar. It has been widely civilized for hundreds of years.
Herbal Teas are also effective for breaking down the digestive tract fats. The best known herbal teas for digestions include Ginger Tea, Cinnamon Tea, Chamomile Tea, Peppermint Tea and Senna Tea. 2. Curing cough and cold: Cough and cold is a common issue which every second person faces and for that herbal tea made up of ‘elder tree’ is very beneficial. It reduces the decongestant issues and cure cold & cough.
Aloe is used in majority of product lines in moisturizers, masks, serums, hydrating, anti aging, and acne formulas ranging in all price ranges. Chamomile is one of the oldest and most commonly used herbs ever. It originated and grows mainly in Asia and Europe, but you can grow it in your garden. its similar to aloe in that it soothes, heals and adds antioxidants to the skin. This herb has antibacterial properties to aide in curing acne causing bacteria.
Cephalexin is one of many western drugs that are used around the world today. Cephalexin is an “antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia and bone, ear, skin, and urinary tract infections” (Medline,2016). For a urinary tract infection, cephalexin is very safe and effective. An alternative, herbal remedy for a UTI is called Uva-Ursi or commonly known as Bearberry. UTIs are very regular and can be treated effectively with either the antibiotic or herbal remedy.
The active components of ginger are ACGingerdiols, shogaols and gingerols according to “PDR for Herbal Medicine. Ginger is known to be anti-inflammatory and also possesses antimicrobial properties. The application of ginger can inhibit the growth of fungus, bacteria and other microorganisms that can contribute to a sore throat. There are over 115 constituents in fresh and dried ginger which contain are bioactive components. Ginger continued to be a highly sought after commodity in Europe even after the fall of th... ... middle of paper ... ...tters, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ginger.
Not only has the dogwood been used as a remedy during the civil war, it has even been proven to halt the spread of malaria. Cornus florida have a bark that is enriched in tannin which has been used as a substitute for quinine because they both have antimalarial properties. Other unique uses of dogwood include their berries. The dogwood provides food for many animals and the Cornus mas is commonly cultivated in Southeastern Europe for its berries. These berries can either be eaten raw, turned into jam, or fermented into wine.
When dealing with fatigue it is said that basil, cedarwood, clove, and eucalyptus all help. Headaches can be cured with lemon grass, thyme, ginger, and cinnamon oils. Caraway, chamomile, lavender, and rosemary oils are all used to help with menstrual cramps. The... ... middle of paper ... ...h an upset stomach, menstrual cramps; I was also told that it would help my sleep at night. Another popular oil is tea tree, I have had personal experiences with this and by putting it on my acne I have seen a dramatic effect with my skin and a reduction of acne.