People are always looking for healthy ways to treat their bodies and the ailments they may have. It nice to find natural remedies that make us feel better and when we aren’t feeling so good they can help to get us back on track.
Herbalism is the use of plants and their parts for medicinal purposes. This includes the study of the plant and its healing properties. The use of plants as medicine has been used for thousands of years by virtually every culture throughout history.
The ancient Egyptians used to give their slaves garlic to keep them from getting sick. The “noni” plant is Polynesia is revered there for it’s health benefits and people use it all the time. Fruits and vegetables are always touted for their health benefits and the assistance they give you to find disease and get over sicknesses.
There are over 300,000 species of plants that we have identified and many more to discover. Many are rich in active compounds that can have a profound effect on human systems.
The herbal medicine cabinet is full of wonderful plants that can be useful for so many aliments from killing bacteria, to relaxing the mind, and reducing inflammation. Some herbs even have a stimulating effect.
Others can activate the bodies own immune system to help fight off illness. There are so many ways to use herbs in capsule, teas, extracts, and essential oils. The power of plants is amazing. Nature’s medicine cabinet is full of natural helpers.