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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Turmeric-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

 Health benefits of Turmeric The root has been in use since antiquity for its anti-inflammatory (painkiller), carminative, anti-flatulent and anti-microbial properties. The herb contains health benefiting essential oils such as termerone, curlone, curumene, cineole, and p-cymene. Curcumin, a poly-phenolic compound, is the principal pigment that imparts deep orange color to the turmeric. In vitro and animal studies have suggested the curcumin may have anti-tumor, antioxidant, anti-arthritic, anti-amyloid, anti-ischemic, and anti-inflammatory...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Thyme herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Thyme herb Thyme contains many active principles that are found to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Thyme herb contains thymol, one of the important essential oils, which scientifically has been found to have antiseptic, anti-fungal characteristics. The other volatile oils in thyme include carvacolo, borneol and geraniol. Thyme contains many flavonoid phenolic antioxidants like zea-xanthin, lutein, pigenin, naringenin, luteolin, and thymonin. Fresh thyme herb has...

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Medicinal use of Rosemary in Cold, Colic, Nervous Ailments

Rosemary: Rosemarinus officinalis Part used: leaves and flowers Stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, tonic, astringent , diaphoretic, carminative, nervine, aromatic, cephalic Old – fashioned remedy for colds, colic, nervous ailments. Very good for nervous headache. Good mouth – wash for gums, halitosis, sore throat. Helpful in insanity. Aids digestion, cough. Strengthens the eyes. Oil used for ointments, liniment and in perfumery. Helps a weak memory, quickens the senses, clears the vision. Best...

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Medicinal use of Red Raspberry Diarrhea and Nausea

Red Raspberry: Rubus stringosus Part used: Leaves Anti –emetic, astringent, purgative, stomachic, parturient, tonic, stimulant and alterative Fruit is laxative, anti-acid, parturient, and esculent. Will remove cankers from mucous membranes. Excellent for diarrhea, especially in infants. Decreases menstrual flow without stopping it abruptly. Will allay nausea. Very good astringent. An aid to labour if combined with spikenard and taken the last six weeks of pregnancy

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Medicinal use of Peppermint in Chills, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Cholera

Peppermint: Mentha piperita Part used: whole plant Aromatic, stimulant, stomachic, carminative. Oil is stimulant and rubefacient. Excellent for chills, fevers, gas on stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cholera, heart trouble, ‘flu and cods, and hysteria. Applied externally (the oil) for rheumatism, neuralgia and headache. Peppermint enemas are excellent in cholera and colon trouble, convulsions and spasms in infants. Helpful in cases of insanity. Hot, strong peppermint tea will restore one after...

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Medicinal use of Peach in Whooping cough and Hepatitis

Peach: Amygdalus persica Part used: Bark, leaves, twigs and kernels Relaxant, demulcent, sedative, laxative, aromatic Exert excellent influence over nervous system. Good results in whooping cough and hepatitis. Expels worms. Effective for nausea in pregnancy. Excellent for bladder and uterine ailments. Taken hot in small doses (large swallow every hour or two) will stop vomiting in cholera morbus. Powdered bark or leaves heals sores. Kernels bruised and boiled in   vinegar...

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Medicinal use of Parsley in Hepatitis and Fever

Parsley : petroselinum sativum Part used: Root , leaves and seed Diuretic, aperients, expectorant. Juice is antiperiodic. Seed is febrifuge and  emmenagogue. Roots and leaves are excellent for difficult urination, hepatitis, fevers, obstruction of liver and spleen. For female trouble, combine leaves with equal parts of buchu, crampbark and black haw. Hot fomentation is applied to insect bites and stings. Poultice of bruised leaves is excellent for swollen glands, swollen...

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Medicinal use of Orris and Papaya

Medicinal use of Nettle in Kidney and Bladder Trouble

 Nettle: Urtica Dioca, Stinging Nettle Part used: Root and leaves Pectoral, duretic astringent, tonic, styptic, rubifacient Nettles contain iron, sulphur, potassium and sodium. Nettles are excellent for kidney trouble. They expel bladder stones, increase flow of urine. Also excellent in a reducing diet when used with sea wrack. The boiled leaves applied externally will stop bleeding almost at once.  A poultice of the green leaves will relieve pain, but will...

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Medicinal use of Myrrh in Bronchial and Lung diseases

Myrrh: Balsamodendron myrrh Part used: Powdered gum Antiseptic, stimulant, tonic, expectorant, vulnerary, emmenagogue A valuable tonic. Good in bronchial and lung diseases. Is said to remove halitosis (bad breath) when taken internally. For sick stomach, a small teaspoon of the powdered gum and of golden seal to a pint of boiling water, one teaspoon of the infusion six times a day. Made into an ointment with golden seal is excellent...

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Medicinal use of Mullein Asthma, Croup, and  Bronchitis

Mullein: Verbascum Thapsus Part used: Leaves and root Anodyne, diuretic, demulcent, antispasmodic, vulnerary, stringent, emollient, pectoral For asthma, burn root and inhale fumes. A tea of the leaves is useful in asthma, croup, bronchitis, all lung ailments, bleeding from lungs, difficult breathing, and hay fever. Good for gargle. Hot tea is good applied to mumps, tumours, sore throat, excellent for dropsy, sinusitis, swollen joints. One ounce boiled in a pint...

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Medicinal use of Motherwort in Female Trouble, Cramp and Liver Disorders

Motherwort: Leonurus cardiac Part used: Tops and leaves Antispasmodic, nervine, emmenagogue, laxative, hepatic Excellent results in female trouble. Useful in cramp, convulsions, hysteria, sleeplessness, delirium tremens, liver  disorders, suppressed urine, colds ( especially chest colds). Increases menstrual flow. Has excellent affect if   taken during  pregnancy. Expels worms. Strengthens the heart- two table spoonfuls of the infusion every two hours. An excellent and to digestion when taken at mealtime. A hot...

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