Plants have been used for medicinal purposes long before. Ancient Greeks have described the use of herbs in Egyptian papyrus and Chinese writings. Recently, the WHO (World Health Organization) estimated that 80 percent of people worldwide depend on herbal medicines for their primary health care needs. According to the WHO, about 21,000 plant species have the potential to be used as medicinal plants. In today’s post we will discuss the health benefits of some well known plants and trees. Take a look!
Basil or Tulsi
Tulsi is a common herb that is used to garnish salads and many other foods to add delicious flavor. Thanks to the vitamins and minerals in basil such as vitamin K and iron, this herb is helpful in combating common diseases. For example, manganese in basil helps in metabolizing various compounds in your body.
Holy basil, commonly known as tulsi, is a specific species of tulsi that originates from India. It is considered a sacred plant, which is used in tea, ointments and more, to treat many diseases such as fever and diabetes. Basil Health Benefits:
- Reduces stress
- Strong antibacterial properties
- Rich source of antioxidants
- Prevents some harmful effects of aging
In Ayurveda, aloe vera is known as the ‘king of medicinal plants’. Growing aloe vera in your garden will not require you to take extra care of the plant every time. However, it can certainly cure a wide variety of health problems such as
- Digestive crisis
- Poor body immunity
Fenugreek or fenugreek is a wonder among other medicinal plants, and all because of its properties. It is an evergreen plant and both leaves and seeds are useful. Take a look at the benefits of fenugreek:
- Regulates cholesterol levels
- Reduces hair fall
- Increases appetite
- Increases your emission system
- Purifies blood
- Reduces blood pressure
Chamomile is commonly used to prepare tea. It can present a wide range of health benefits. This can help eliminate menstrual troubles. Drinking this tea can help prevent the risk of osteoporosis. Chamomile tea can help relieve insomnia by leaving a good sleep promoting effect on your mind and body. Health Benefits of Chamomile
- Improves overall skin health
- Relieves pain
- Aids sleep
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
Bonsai Tree is considered to be one of the best indoor plants for Homeland offices. Not just because of its aesthetic appeal, but also because they have many health and psychological benefits. In China, bonsai plants have been grown and cared for over a thousand years.. Here are some benefits of bonsai plants:
– Bonsai trees are known to be the best stress reliever
– Purify the environment around you.
– Bonsai helps to relieve sore throat, cough, fatigue and fatigue.
– Bonsai trees serve as a very beneficial and thoughtful gift that one can find and order online for yourself or your loved ones.
So, here we end our post. Hope it helped you and make sure you get one of these for your home garden and send your loved ones these beautiful tokens of health and fortune. Have a healthy and prosperous life.