We welcome you to this comprehensive list of the Medicinal Properties of Herbs, which highlights a specific medical action and links all the applicable common herbs to that action.
"A substance that produces a gradual, beneficial change in the body".
Medicinal properties of herbs classifies some of the best-known herbs according to their actions.
In this alphabetical list of medicinal properties of herbs, we have
stuck to common herbs, which are either easy to grow or readily
obtainable from your local health shop.
The word antibiotic comes from the Greek meaning "against" and "life"
Medicinal properties of Herbs is also been offered in the areas of prime
activity for the specific herbs i.e. appetite suppressor, anti-dandruff
"Counteracting or supressing catarrh (inflammation of the mucous membranes)"
A substance that prevents clotting of the blood.
"An anti-depressant is a psychiatric medication used to alleviate mood disorders".
A medication used to treat fungal infections."
"Refers to the property of a substance or treatment that reduces inflammation".
"antioxidant is a molecule capable of inhibiting the oxidation of other molecules."
Anti-rheumatics are substances used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
"are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections."
"An aphrodisiac is a substance that increases sexual desire."
"Causing skin or body tissue to contract."
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"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the Physician. Therefore the Physician must start from nature with an open mind."
~ Paracelsus ~
Fish is well known as been good for your heart, but recent studies have now suggested that it reduces your chance of getting rectal cancer and colon cancer.
The omega-3 oils in oily fish also help keep your blood pressure normal, which in turn protects you against heart disease.
Fish contains little fat, plenty of protein, calcium and minerals such as iron, zinc and magnesium.
Beetroot also contains tryptophan, the very same "feel-good" ingredient found in chocolate.
And it has betaine, which studies suggest can help reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes, as well as help protect against harmful fatty deposits in the liver.
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