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

Health benefits of Basil herb Basil leaves contain many notable plants derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties.  Basil herb contains many polyphenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin. These compounds were tested in-vitro laboratory for their possible anti-oxidant protection against radiation-induced lipid per-oxidation in mouse liver. Basil leaves contain much health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, citronellol, linalool, citral, limonene and terpineol....

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

Health benefits of Sage herb Sage herb parts have many notable plant-derived chemical compounds, essential oils, minerals, vitamins that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. The primary biologically active component of common sage appears to be its essential oil, which chiefly contain ketones; a-thujone, and ß-thujone. In addition, sage leaf contains numerous other compounds, including cineol, borneol, tannic acid; bitter substances like cornsole and cornsolic acid;...

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

Health benefits of Savory herb Savory leaves and tender shoots contain incredibly high-quality chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. In addition, dietary fiber in this herb helps reduce LDL or bad cholesterol while increasing HDL or good cholesterol levels. Savory leaves contain many essential volatile-oil phenols such as thymol and carvacrol, as well as linalool, camphene, caryophyllene, terpineol, myrcene, and other...

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

Health benefits of Spearmint herb Spearmint is pleasantly aromatic herb packed with numerous health benefiting vitamins, antioxidants and phyto-nutrients. The leaves and herb parts contain essential oil, menthol. Unlike in peppermint, spearmint leaves composes only small amounts of menthol, 0.5% compared to the 40% in peppermint. Less menthol content would make this herb least pungent and subtly fragrant herb in the mint family. The herb has low calories (about 43...

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

Health benefits of Stevia herb Stevia herb parts are very low in calories. Parts by parts its dry leaves are roughly 40 times sweeter than sugar. The sweetness of sugar in stevia is due to several glycoside compounds including stevioside, steviolbioside, rebaudiosides A-E, and dulcoside. Stevioside is non-carbohydrate glycoside compound. Hence, it lack of properties that sucrose and other carbohydrates have. Stevia extracts, like rebaudioside-A, are found to be 300...

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

Health benefits of Marjoram herb Sweet marjoram is one of very popular herb, especially in Mediterranean region. It was used in ancient times by the Greeks to make wreaths and garlands and was believed as a symbol of peace, harmony and happiness. The herb contains many notable phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness. The herb parts contain certain chemical constituents like eugenol sabinene, a...

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

Health benefits of Tarragon herb This exquisite herb is rich in numerous health benefiting phyto-nutrients that are indispensable for optimum health. The main essential oils in tarragon are estragole (methyl chavicol), cineol, ocimene and phellandrene. Tarragon has been used as a traditional remedy to stimulate appetite and alleviate anorexic symptoms. Scientific studies suggest that poly-phenolic compounds in this herb help lower blood-glucose levels. Fresh tarragon herb is one of the...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Burdock root-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Burdock root Burdock roots, young shoots, peeled stalks, and dried seeds contain numerous compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties. The root is very low in calories; provide about 72 calories per 100 g. Burdock is a good source of non-starch polysaccharides such as inulin, glucoside-lappin, mucilage, etc., that help act as a laxative. Additionally, inulin acts as prebiotic and...

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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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Herbal home treatment for “Dry Skin” problem problem and its main causes-“SkinCare”

Dry Skin Skin becomes scaly and rough. Itching is very common in dry skin. Possible Causes Weather, cold and dry conditions Age Exposure to water or water with chemicals for long durations Use of soap and detergents, over use of Hand wash liquids Ayurvedic Care Use pure coconut oil and apply it frequently rub it on the affected area of skin. Do not use hair oils which are branded as...

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Herbal home treatment for “Dandruff Problem” and its main causes-“SkinCare”

Dandruff Dandruff is common scalp disorder affecting many men and women. A outer layer of dead skin from scalp flakes off regularly. It can cause in itching, redness of scalp or irritation. It is not contagious. Possible Causes Overactive oil glands Excessive use of shampoo psoriasis, eczema Stress Overgrowth of Pityrosporum Orbiculare yeast. Fungal Infection Ayurvedic Care Shikakayee Concoction: Boil Shikakayee in water. Cool the mixture for 20 minutes. Apply...

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