Top 10 Medicinal Herbs

The fact is that herbs have been used for their medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Humans thrived on this planet long before they had a pharmacy down the street. Check out the infographic below to see the top 10 herbs and some potential benefits they may have.

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Benefits Of Herbal Medicine

  • Focuses on proactive, overall wellness rather than when an ailment arises
  • More affordable than traditional
  • Easier to get than prescriptions
  • Fewer side effects

Top 10 Medicinal Herbs

Raw Garlic

  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation
  • Immune system boost
  • Blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Allergies
  • Fungal & viral infections
  • Improve hair loss

Ginger

  • Nausea
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Menstrual pain
  • Migraines
  • Bronchitis

Turmeric

  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimutagenic
  • Antimicrobial
  • Anticancer
  • Improved brain function
  • Depression

Ginseng

  • Reduce stress
  • Fight weight loss
  • Treat sexual dysfunction
  • Improve lung function
  • Lower blood sugar levels
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Immune system boost

Milk Thistle

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Aids digestive function
  • Increase bile production
  • Boost skin health
  • Fights aging
  • Lower cholesterol levels
  • Helps detoxify the body

Feverfew

  • Fevers
  • Headaches
  • Stomachaches
  • Toothaches
  • Insect bites
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual discomfort

St. John’s Wort

  • Depression
  • Relieves PMS symptoms
  • Improve mood during menopause
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Relieve skin irritations
  • Helps OCD

Ginkgo Biloba

  • Improve concentration & memory
  • Fight feelings of anxiety
  • Fight feelings of depression
  • Maintain vision and eye health

Saw Palmetto

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Immune system boost
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Promote relaxation

Aloe Vera

  • Constipation
  • Skin diseases
  • Worms
  • Infections
  • Colic
  • Fungal diseases

Sources

  • https://draxe.com/herbal-medicine
  • http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-961-ginger.aspx
  • https://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmeric