The use of herbal healing as a form of
treatment is considered normal in non industrialized countries. Here the traditions dictate the use of herbal healing.
Yet using herbs to treat certain simple medical conditions is becoming more common.
This eliminates the need to seek a medical practitioner every time there is a mishap, even when there are children involved.
5 Herbs You Might Use
Combats flatulence, it is used to relieve colic,
nausea and the desire to vomit. Also good for travel sickness.
Peppermint can help with heart burn better
than some anti-acids. There are so many uses for mint that the discovery
of its uses is never ending. It’s wonderful refreshing and energizing qualities is useful in pepping up teas,
as a breath freshener, as an energizer, to name a few. It is also popularly used in salads and drinks.
This herb is also useful to help boost poor digestive systems and eases any gas buildups and stomach aches,
plus mint has antifungal properties.
Useful in all painful spasms of the bowels and stomach. Taken
hot, it is excellent for suppressed menstruation. A catalyst from the
pelvic area down.
This herb is not easy to grow but is readily available in any supermarket. It comes in either a dried form or a fresh.
It is also used in many candies in its milder form.
It also helps to increase circulation. It is also a popular ingredient in
Chinese style cooking.
Ginger helps in calming indigestion, painful gas buildups, other stomach discomforts, and upsets.
Lemon balm –
Also known as Sweet Balm or Melissa. Using the green
leaves and flowers, balm is a natural deterrent to perspiration,
will also bring boils to a head, is useful for stings and toothache as well as
flatulence and digestion.
This herb has long been used to treat anxiety and insomnia issues. Besides its antiviral and antibacterial properties it is also a great health booster and helps to shorten the duration of colds and flues in kids. In the summer time when insect bites, minor scrapes, and stomach upsets are the norm keep this herb handy.
The total list of benefit and treatments for Camomile is huge.
Just a few come to mind, insomnia, anxiety, menopausal depression, loss of
appetite, dyspepsia, diarrhea, colic, aches and pains of flu, migraine, neuralgia,
teething, vertigo, motion sickness, conjunctivitis, inflamed skin. This may
seem too good to be true, but it reflects the wide range of
actions in the body.
It also makes for a great relaxing cup of tea.
Is a favorite for treating colic, gas restlessness, and anxiety issues. It contains properties
that can induce drowsiness and help calm irritable kids.
Good for internal use for coughs,
throat and asthma as well as external use for infected wounds.
Great herb for cooking, mainly for chicken and fish. It is also great in
soups and stews.
Stomach cramps and gas buildups can also be treated with this herb.