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Must-Try Powerful Medicinal Plants


Medicinal plants have been used by our ancestors' thousands of years ago. These plants were used to treat different kinds of illnesses as they have the ability to heal and boost physical and mental well-being.

Here are some of the best plant remedies we need to try.


Chamomile


Chamomile is known for its anti-anxiety effects.  This herb with flowers that resemble small daisies has been used as a popular tea flavor. The calming powers of chamomile have been used in treating generalized anxiety disorder, insomnia, stress and some studies even revealed that it may help people with cancer.


Turmeric


This brilliant-orange superfood has been used as a medicinal food for 4,000 years. It possesses powerful anti-inflammatory properties that were found to be beneficial in people with arthritis and joint pains and those with several skin diseases as well. It also has antioxidant and anticancer properties and can prevent DNA mutations.


Dandelion


This flowering plant is a rich source of vitamins and nutrients. Its flowers, leaves, and stems are used in the production of a number of medicines. It can help cure liver problems, act as a cleansing tonic for blood vessels, balance sugar levels, and cholesterol levels, improve the function of the pancreas, and prevent gallstones.


Echinacea


Aside from its pretty, purple coneflowers, echinacea has also been used for centuries as a medicine. They can be taken as teas, juice, and extracts.

This herb has been found to play a role in the treatment of common cold, boosting immunity, and in dealing with bronchitis and upper respiratory infections.


Marigold


Marigold is a flowering plant that can b used in many summer dishes to add color. It has been found to be effective in curing many skin problems, reducing body scars, providing relief from headache and toothache, optimizing the growth of new blood vessels, and reducing the chances of tumors.


Garlic


This popular herb can heal a wide range of diseases. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, fiber and manganese while being extremely low in calories. It can boost immunity, provide protection against cancer infection, lower the risk of cardiovascular problems, improves iron metabolism, and detoxify the body.


Ginkgo Biloba


This herb is a key herb in Chinese medicine. The leaves of this old tree species can be dried and be consumed as a tea. It can also be used to create tablets, extracts, and capsules.

Studies revealed that ginkgo has a brain-boosting ability. It can be useful in the treatment of mild to moderate dementia and can slow cognitive decline in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Aside from this, the herb can also be beneficial in maintaining eye health, bone healing, fighting inflammation, and dealing with anxiety and depression.


Ginger


Ginger root possesses antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial. effects. It can help fight diabetes, asthma, and cancer, clear and charge up the micro-circulatory channels of the body, and balance the digestive process.

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