Top 15 most powerful medicinal plants

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The use of medicinal plants from ancient times onward. Still today majority of people are rely on such traditional remedies. Many of elements used for the production of modern medicines are also derived from the herbs in the surroundings. Here the list of 15 powerful medicinal plants in the world.

15
 Ginger

gingerIn many Asian countries especially in India used ginger as a part of daily diet. The medicinal power of ginger can cure many diseases. The ginger root has many remedial actions including antibacterial, antiviral and antioxidant.

Health Benefits Of Garlic

  • Ginger juice will balance the digestive process.
  • Will improves the nutrients absorption power of body.
  • The anti inflammatory properties of ginger can cure joint pain.
  • Ginger keep away nausea in post surgery.
  • Fight against cancer, diabetics and asthma
  • Will completely clear and charge up the micro circulatory channels of the body.

14
 Lavender

lavender
You definitely know about how good is lavender to glow your skin. This purple beauty inside your garden also has many medicinal properties. The oil extracted from lavender flower has antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is also beneficial in many medical conditions like anxiety, stress and insomnia.

Health Benefits Of Lavender

  • Lavender oil can keep away dandruff and can cool down your scalp.
  • The anti-inflammatory property help to get relief from dryness, itching and swelling of skin.
  • It is one of the best anti depressant ever.
  • Better solution for sun burn and  headache.
  • Provide best prevention for airborne viruses.

13
 Garlic

garlicGarlic is a member of the onion family, used in many countries in various dishes. It is also a popular herb. It can heal a wide range of diseases. It is low in calories and rich in nutrients. It contains Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese and Fiber. The sulphur rich strong pungent smell of garlic also can put away insects and even snakes.

Health Benefits Of Garlic

  • Provide better protection against cancer infections.
  • Improves immunity power and defense chances of sickness.
  • It balances the digestive system and improves nutrient absorption power of the body.
  • Reduces blood pressure, keep away cardiovascular problems.
  • Prevention against allergies and improves iron metabolism.
  • Quick relief from toothache and detoxify your body.

12
Spinach

SpinachSpinach is the edible flowering plant native to central Asia. This crispy leafy vegetable also has powerful healing ability. It is a great source of vitamins and minerals. It contains Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Phosphorous, Vitamin B3 and Selenium.

Health Benefits Of Spinach

  • The presence of riboflavin, beta carotene and luteine in spinach improves cardiovascular system and nervous system.
  • It protects your eyesight, strengthen your bones and fight against cancer.
  • The antioxidant properties help to reduce the chances of DNA damages.
  • Effective solution for diabetics and cancer.
  • Reduce blood pressure and prevent the chances of insomnia, tumors, neuritis and obesity.
  • Will balance cholesterol level in the body.
  • The high concentration of Vitamin K in spinach protects your nerve system.

11
 Catnip

catnipCatnip or catmint native to Europe and central Asia, now largely cultivates in all parts of the world. The plant has many healing properties. The catnip teas are now widely popular in the world because of its health benefits.

Health Benefits Of Catnip

  • Acts as powerful detoxifier, help to sweat out toxic elements from your body.
  • Better natural medicine for headache and migraine.
  • Relaxing property by calming down the nervous system.
  • Quick relief from toothache.
  • Will balance digestive system.

10
 Thyme

thymeThyme is widely used as an aromatic plant. Its flowers, leaves and oil also has many health benefits.  In Ancient Egypt the thyme was used for embalming and to heal many medical conditions. The thyme plant has anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-septic and anti-parasitic properties.

Health Benefits Of Thyme

  • Provide better prevention against  foodborne bacterial infections.
  • Will balance blood pressure level.
  • Keep away the chances of colon cancer.
  • Solution for skin problems such as dryness, redness and swelling.
  • Quick relief from cold and cough.
  • Act as relaxing herb by calming down the nervous system.

9
 Tea Tree

tea-treeThe tea tree oil is a popular herbal remedy. This herbal oil is derived from the leaves of tea tree native to coastal areas of Australia. The tea tree plants are highly priced in Australia. The tea tree oil has antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties. This herbal oil is nowadays used in soaps, lotions and shampoos.

Health Benefits Of Tea Tree

  • Tea tree oil is used for infection of nail, skin, mouth and nose.
  • Will make persistent body odor.
  • Prevention against head lice.
  • Quick relief from cuts and burns.
  • Faster dandruff cleaner and makes scalps remains cool.
  • Cure head ache, cold and toothache.

8
 Lady Ferns

lady ferns

Lady ferns is a long light greenly plant native to northern hemisphere. It is commonly used for decorations, also be used to make recipes. Lady Ferns can also power to heal a number of diseases. The roots and stems of lady ferns are used for medicinal purposes.

Health Benefits Of Lady Ferns

  • Recommended herb for the lack of appetite, fever and cough.
  • Faster relief from cuts and sunburn.
  • Prevention against harmful worms.
  • Will balance the digestive system.
  • Fight against Asthma, pneumonia and bronchitis.

7
 Sage

sageSages are herbs with beautiful flowers and soft leafs. This plant grows in home gardens. The stem, flower and leaves of sage can cure a number of diseases in an effective way. The sage plant is very rich in nutrients and antioxidants.

Health Benefits Of Sage

  • Sage can improve your memory power.
  • Can reduce depression in short time.
  • Can heal wounds in no time.
  • Sage has the power to balance stomach problems.
  • Relief from toothache and keep away bad breath.
  • Prevents the chances of infection to lungs, nose and throat.
  • One of best antiseptic herbs.

6
 Peppermint

peppermintPeppermint is a hybrid plant mainly cultivated in European areas. Peppermint oil is widely used as food flavor. This plant also has a calming effect and offers many other health benefits. The plant also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. 

Health Benefits Of Peppermint

  • Improves digestive system and nutrient absorption power of the body.
  • The concentration of methanol in peppermint can prevent prostate cancer.
  • Peppermint oil will enhance memory power and alertness.
  • Can effectively prevent sinus infections.
  • Quick relief from body pain.

5
 Marigold

marigoldMarigold is a flowering plant that grows in wide range of soils. Marigolds are used in many summer dishes to add colors. This plant can also cure many skin problems and can effectively reduce body scars. The flower heads are the useful parts of marigold plants.

Health Benefits Of Marigold

  • Instant relief from fever.
  • Can cure swollen body parts within short time.
  • Solution for all wounds and burns.
  • Best herb choice for headache and toothache.
  • Anti inflammatory properties of marigold help to cure allergies.
  • Optimize the growth of new blood vessels and new skin issues.
  • Prevention against the chances of tumors.

4
 Cayenne Pepper

cayene pepperCayenne pepper is also known as red pepper commonly used as flavor for many dishes. Cayenne pepper  is cultivated from various part of the world. It is also used as a herb from old time onward. Cayenne pepper helps to stimulate the blood circulation, nutrient absorption power of the body and restoration of digestive secretions.

Health Benefits Of Cayenne Pepper

  • Will improves digestive power of the body.
  • Prevent fungus and keep away flu affection.
  • Prevent blood clots and stimulate production of saliva.
  • Will improve your heart health.
  • Quick relief from joint pain and migraine.
  • Reduce the chance for cancer affection.

3
 Echinacea

 

echinaceaEchinacea is a flowering plant commonly known as cone flower native to central America. It is also a popular herb in the world. The leaves, flowers, stems and roots of echinacea can be used for medical purposes. This herb works as active chemicals in your body and fight against fungus, reduce flu and inflammation.

Health Benefits Of Echinacea

  • Best anti inflammatory herb for stiffness of joints.
  • Improves immunity power of the body.
  • Roots of Echinacea widely exported for medical purposes.
  • Stimulate the growth of blood cells.
  • Prevention against chances for cold, bronchitis and sore throats.

2
 Dandelion

dadelionDandelion is edible flowering plants widely grows in South America. The flowers, stem and leaves of dandelion plants also used in making of a number of medicines. This plant is a rich source of vitamins and nutrients. Dandelion is also used to make wine and coffee substitutes.  

Health Benefits Of Dandelion

  • It is used to cure liver problems.
  • Act as a cleaning tonic for blood vessels.
  • Balance blood sugar level and cholesterol level.
  • Prevention against gallstones.
  • Quick relief to ankle swelling.
  • Improves the function of pancreas.

1
 Chamomile

chamomileThe chamomile flowering plant has a long tradition of using as an important herb. Its beautiful flowers contain a number of volatile oils including bisabolol, matricin, bisabolol A and Bisabolol B. It can heal many diseases with no side effects.

Health Benefits Of Chamomile

  • Prevent diabetics and muscle spasms.
  • Full care for skin.
  • Will reduce morning sickness during pregnancy.
  • Reduce inflammation and teething problems.
  • Prevention against bacterial affections.
  • Balance digestive system and prevent the chances of stomach pain.
  • Reduces chances of cancer.
  • Help to grow thick black hair.
  • Best herb choice for muscle relaxation.
  • Maintain sugar balance in the blood and reduce heartburn.
  • Eliminate dandruff and cool down the scalp.
Jithin Polachan

Jithin Polachan (It's me) is a blogger by passion, Designer by Interest and an upcoming engineer. Working as as chief editor of this blog. Also owns a couple of other websites:-)

  • Johnny

    Pretty Cool

  • No mention of cannabis? I wonder why.

  • You should also add fenugreek to the list

  • Eva

    Can I translate your article to Chinese? we grow organic Echinacea, Chamomile Dandelion, Lavender and Sage etc. we love to introduce Echinacea to Asia.

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