Top 10 herbal remedies you can find at home – herbal remedies central london


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Herbal medicines provide numerous health benefits. As an alternative treatment for various health conditions, these herbs are often used by individuals to enhance their body’s self healing abilities and strengthen their immune system. Herbal medicines are cost effective, simple to prepare and readily available. With proper diet, regular exercise and rest, herbal remedies can effectively correct imbalances in the body and prevent the occurrence of certain diseases. Some of the common herbal remedies that can be found almost anywhere are as follows.

  1. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera can be an effective herbal remedy for skin ailments, burns and cuts. The antiseptic and antibacterial property of this herb provides quick relief to wounds and skin allergic reactions. It also alleviates Psoriasis, Rosacea, acne, insect bites, herpes outbreak, athlete’s foot, and even eczema.

  1. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a great flavouring ingredient for cooking, baking, toothpaste and mouthwash preparations. However, this spice helps improve proper circulation, relieves abdominal discomfort and treats bacterial and fungal infections. It also has a laxative effect which prevents intestinal cramping and flatulence.

  1. Garlic

Garlic has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties that effectively combat herpes simplex virus, flu viruses, vaginal yeast infections and many others. It also lowers blood pressure levels by relaxing the arterial walls and keeping the platelets from clustering together, thereby preventing stroke and myocardial infarction. Garlic effectively reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels as well.

  1. Ginger

Ginger is a native spice in Southeast Asia that is effective in reducing nausea, pain and immobility of arthritis. As an anti-nausea herb, ginger is highly recommended for motion sickness, morning sickness as well as nausea accompanied with gastroenteritis. It reduces indigestion, bloating, stomach gas and intestinal worms. In some cases, ginger can improve severe vertigo and dizziness.

  1. Basil

Basil leaves add flavour to any dish but this kind of herb has a calming effect which soothes indigestion and ease feelings of fullness. It also treats cough and colds, headache, stings and bites. The antibacterial property of basil allows it to relieve infections caused by Pseudomonas, Enterococcus and Staphylococcus.

  1. Sage

Sage is has a lot of medicinal properties. It is an anti-spasmodic herb that relieves bloating and abdominal cramps and it is also helpful in treating colds, diarrhea as well as excessive perspiration. Since it has a cooling action, sage is recommended for scalp infection, dandruff, cough and throat infections.

  1. Lemon

Lemon is rich with Vitamin C and this essential nutrient boosts the immune system, removes harmful toxins and maintains normal pH levels. The antibacterial property of lemon helps reduce the growth of pathogenic bacteria that can cause infections and inflammation. Drinking lemon juice everyday nourishes the body especially the colon.

  1. Lavender

One of the benefits of lavender is its stress reducing and tension relieving properties. It is also effective in treating various body pains and aches and therapeutically relieves throat infections, colds, flu and sinus congestions. In general, lavender boosts the immune system and prevents the occurrence of certain bacterial and viral diseases.

  1. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is highly antiseptic and is an effective herbal remedy for colds, fever, flu, muscle pain and sore throat. It is often used as the main component of vapour rubs or liniments and applied directly to the skin. It relieves sinusitis, asthma, insect bites, wounds and boils.

10. Oregano

Oregano is an herb used for treating respiratory tract infections, menstrual cramps, urinary tract disorders, and gastrointestinal complications. It is applied topically for relieving skin conditions like acne and dandruff. Since it is rich with antioxidants, oregano helps flush the bad toxins in the body that can potentially create certain bacterial and viral infections.

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