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

Health benefits of Oregano Oregano contains an impressive list of plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties.The herb parts contain no cholesterol; however, are rich source of dietary fiber, which helps to control blood cholesterol levels. Oregano contains health benefiting essential oils such as carvacrol, thymol, limonene, pinene, ocimene, and caryophyllene. The leaves and flowering stem of the plant are strongly anti-septic,...

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First aid treatment of indigestion its causes and diagnose- “Indigestion”

Indigestion It is a condition characterized by a sensation of fullness of the stomach along with belching and upper abdominal pain or discomfort (heartburn). It may be caused by any of the following. Ingestion of lot of food too difficult to digest. Drinking too much alcohol. Tension and anxiety. First aid Place the patient comfortably in bed. Give him some milk to drink. Give him an antacid. Send him to...

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First aid treatment of diarrhea its causes and diagnose- “Diarrhea”

Diarrhea It is passage of watery loose motions. It can be mild or severe. It can be acute onset and short duration, or chronic, lasting for many days. It is more common and more dangerous in young children, especially those who are malnourished. It has many causes. Infection due to consumption of contaminated food is the commonest cause. Indigestion, malabsorption, liver disorders, and use of drugs like ampicillin are other...

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First aid treatment of vomiting its causes and diagnose- “Vomiting”

Vomiting Vomiting is a symptom and not a disease by itself. It can be caused by a large number of causes like gastritis, indigestion, gastric ulcer, gastroenteritis, cancer of the stomach, peritonitis, and intestinal obstruction. It may be mild stomach and get cured by itself. However the serious disorders listed above require medical treatment. First aid If it is a mild stomach upset, give the patient an antacid and an...

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First aid treatment of pain in abdomen its causes and diagnose- “Pain in abdomen”

Pain in abdomen Abdominal pain is a symptom and not a disease by itself. It can be caused by a large number of causes like peptic ulcer, gastritis, gastroenteritis, appendicitis, indigestion, flatulence, intestinal obstruction, intestinal perforation and peritonitis. First aid Place the patient in half sitting position with the head and shoulders well – supported and the lower limbs drawn up a little. Apply hot water bottle or bag to...

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Balm herbal plant and its culinary and medicinal properties-History of Herbs

Balm-(Melissa officinalis) Labiatae Perennial This refreshingly lemon- scented herb is propagated by seeds, cuttings, and root division in spring, and in temperate climates again in autumn. It likes moist, rich soil and sunshine for part of the day. It grows to 75 cm (2 ½ ft) or more, depending on soil and rain fall. Although a member of the mint family, the shallow roots of balm (or lemon balm as...

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Medicinal use of Wood Betony in Insanity, Neuralgia, Heartburn, Indigestion, Hepatitis, Palsy Convulsions, Gout, Colic, Dropsy

Wood Betony: Betonica officinalis Part used: Leaves Aperients, stomachic, nervine, tonic , antiscorbutic Excellent for headache, insanity, neuralgia, stomach trouble, heartburn, indigestion, stomach cramp, hepatitis, palsy convulsions, gout, colic, nervous ailments dropsy, colds, ‘flu poisonous bites. Expels worms. Opens obstruction of spleen and liver. A  good formula is two parts wood betony, one part skullcap, one part sweet flag. It is a valuable herb.

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Medicinal use of Wahoo in Chest, Lung Ailments, Spleen, Pulmonary Ailments

Wahoo: Euonymus atropurpureus Part used: Bark of root Tonic, laxative, expectorant, diuretic, alterative A good laxative. Valuable in chest and lung ailments. Useful in torpid liver, fevers. Excellent influence on pancreas and spleen. Good for dropsy. Improves digestion. Is valuable when combined with gentian golden seal. Breaks chills. Useful in constipation. Also in pulmonary ailments.

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