Phytotherapy is a popular method both in clinical medicine and in home treatment. Some herbs are able to relieve disease symptoms, while others have a strong treating effect. Herbal treatment is considered to be one of the safest and most pleasant therapies due to its natural base. In most cases, treatment substances can be produced of simple plants and herbs in home conditions and without any special equipment. Below you will find top 3 most useful plants that are easy to find in everyday life.
In traditional medicine the extract of aloe leaves is used to treat eye diseases, ulcer in the stomach and duodenum, bronchial asthma, and some others. Today, you can buy dry aloe extract in any drug store. Having aloe at home, you will always be provided with a strong natural sanitizer. If you have a minor injury or cut, put aloe leaf on it. Aloe juice will sterilize the cut, stop bleeding and improve healing. Aloe drops can relieve runny nose and nasal congestion.
Chamomile is another simple herb that if often used in medicine. It is used for various purposes, due to its carminative, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties. Chamomile is one of the best remedies to treat acute and chronic forms of gastric mucous inflammations. Not only does it relieve the symptoms, but also it heals the causes of the disease. Chamomile drinks have great sedative and antidepressant effects. Therefore, chamomile is recommended to improve anxiety, insomnia, and nervous system disorders. One should remember, that the best healing effect can be reached only after a long-term chamomile therapy (2-3 months).
Everybody knows dill as a herb used in cooking. But few people know about its healing actions. The list of useful elements, that dill contains, is impressive: dill leaves are rich in vitamins C, A, B2, B6, P, PP. They contain mineral salts, such as calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and magnesium. In traditional medicine dill is used to improve digestion, insomnia, and inflammation in kidneys. This herb also has a positive effect on respiratory organs, liver, and nervous system. Adding dill to the nutrition will help to relieve a headache, reduce blood pressure and improve eyesight.