Many of the components of medicines are plants. Many of them are effective in curing any type of disease. Know the benefits of these four plants that you should have at home.
Most of the medicines are composed of plants, for many years herbal medicine has been used to heal from a blow, to respiratory diseases or digestive problems. Natural remedies are as effective as medicines, only that sometimes the benefits of some of them are unknown and therefore, they are not used.
The World Health Organization recognizes the use of medicinal plants to heal any type of disease, many of these plants are available to anyone, even in your kitchen or garden. Besides, they are the natural remedies that many grandmothers use.
In addition to healing any type of disease, many of the medicinal plants are used to cook and flavor many dishes. What chef or housewife doesn’t use garlic to prepare food?
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Get ready to know the benefits of some plants that you should have at home and that will be very useful to take care of your health and that of your family.
It is the easiest to acquire, and it can also be planted in your garden. Among the health benefits, you should know that the compound that garlic has (allicin) is what really makes any disease heal.
Garlic serves to purify the blood, is used as an antiseptic, antimicrobial, reduces blood pressure, lowers cholesterol levels, prevents the formation and accumulation of clots that clog veins and arteries. It is also recommended to treat acne symptoms.
It also stimulates the activity of all digestive organs and is an excellent remedy for respiratory problems, it helps to maintain a good functioning of the liver, the gallbladder and is effective for cardiovascular problems.
You can eat it raw on an empty stomach to counteract diabetes, rheumatism, arthritis, tuberculosis, sterility and impotence among others. Or you can prepare an infusion, boiling a liter of water, with garlic, then add sugar and lemon juice, you can take it to combat varicose veins, strengthen the kidneys and activate circulation.
This plant is known to be effective in reducing inflammation and relieving pain caused by blows or wounds. It is ideal for when you have small children at home.
It has analgesic properties that help relieve sprains, bruises, it is also anti-inflammatory that relieves any bruise or skin irritation, swelling, blisters, muscle tears, arthritis, prevents stretch marks, even relieves a sore throat.
Arnica should not be ingested because it is toxic, however, there are many ointments, gels, ointments, creams, dry arnica leaves on the market to soak with water among other presentations.
3. Aloe vera or aloe
It is easy to plant and grows in sunny places and uses little water. Among its benefits we find: it is effective for digestion, it acts as a laxative preventing constipation, it detoxifies the body, it is also ideal for softening the skin, relieves burns, regenerates dead cells, prevents aging, is ideal for curing circulatory problems, anti-inflammatory hemorrhoids.
It helps to level cholesterol, regulating blood pressure and helps to lose weight, being effective in eliminating toxins from the body. It even helps you have energy.
You can cut a part of the plant and use the pulp to spread it on the skin or prepare an infusion for example: Cut aloe vera, pour lemon, honey and water, liquefy and drink it cold, it will help you have energy.
It is anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial. It is used to heal digestive problems, decrease eye inflammation, calm fever, and remove chills. In addition, it relieves headaches and stomach pain, it is effective in curing problems in the liver, kidneys, bladder, muscle aches such as fatigue, calms the nerves and insomnia. It is used in infusions, tea, creams, oil.
There are many medicinal plants that are very useful in your daily life. Don’t miss out on having these four wonderful plants.