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What are the benefits?


Benefits
Using medicinal herbs can sometimes be better than using medical drugs. Here are some reasons why medicinal herbs are better.

  • They cost less – The rising cost of prescription drugs have led the people to look for alternatives. While medicinal herbs may not be as strong or as fast acting as conventional medicine, there is a growing body of scientific evidence that shows their efficacy and in what doses.
  • They may have fewer side effects – While the side effects of any herbal medication depend on the drug in question, many have fewer side effects than conventional medicine. For example, St. John’s Wort, which is used for mild to moderate depression, has fewer side effects than most other prescriptive antidepressants.
  • There is a choice on how to use them – Medicinal herbs can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the kind of herb that is to be used. Some herbs can be mixed with food. Some can be made into tea, and there are some that are available in capsule or tablet form.
  • They are good for more than one condition – Most prescriptive drugs are designed for one specific health problem. By contrast, many herbal medicine act on several parts of the body at once. For example Ginko (Ginko biloba) is good for circulatory disorders, but it also helps enhance memory.

Remedies

  • Cardiovascular diseases– There are a variety of medicinal herbs that can address cardiovascular problems. Medicinal herbs like garlic are said to be beneficial for many health problems like lowering the blood pressure and cholesterol to prevent cardiovascular problems. Kelp is a known reducer of heart problems, and alfalfa can be used to prevent and treat cardiovascular problems like heart disease and stroke. Here are six herbs to keep your heart healthy.
  • Digestive problems – There are also many medicinal herbs that can be used to treat and prevent problems with digestion like ulcers, diarrhea, constipation, and others. Some medicinal herbs that can be used for problems in the digestive system include caraway, chicorycloveginger, red pepper, rosemary, and others. Tummy troubles? Ease Your Digestion With These 5 Home Remedies.
  • Respiratory Problems – There are different varieties of medicinal herbs that can be used for respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, and others. Some medicinal herbs that can be used for respiratory problems like ginkgo can help people with asthma. Horehound is known for being an expectorant and is used to treat coughs. Dandelion can be used by people with bronchitis. Eucalyptus is popularly known to be good for loosening the phlegm and making it easier to breathe. Thyme can be used as a cough remedy, and there are more medicinal herbs that can be used for different respiratory problems. Do you know of these five herbs to keep your lungs healthy?
  • Skin problems – Some medicinal herbs can be made into creams and salves, which can be used to treat many skin problems like psoriasis, acne, burns, rashes, and others. Some medicinal herbs that can help with skin conditions are allspice, aloebasilmint, and turmeric. (Related: Effective Natural Remedies For Healthy Skin)
  •  Cancer – There some medicinal herbs that can help in preventing and slowing down the growth of certain cancer cells in the body. Dandelion and garlic are an example of herbs that can help in preventing cancer. Fennel and anise are said to be good at fighting the development of prostate cancer. It is said that ginsengcan help patients who are undergoing radiation therapy for cancer.


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St. John's Wort

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