A simple ailment such as cold or indigestion does not always require prescription medication. It is quite possible to get some measure of relief by using certain medicinal herbs. Here are 7 Ayurvedic herbs you should have at home.
Turmeric is a wonder herb that not many consume. It has high amounts of curcumin, a compound that has studies to support its effectiveness against cystic fibrosis, cancer prevention, prostate cancer, childhood leukemia, crohn’s disease and Alzheimer’s.
3. Holy Basil
Holy Basil acts as a nerve tonic, clears the bronchial tube of catarrhal matter and phlegm, strengthen the stomach and induce copious perspiration. Its antiseptic properties aid in healing ulcers, cuts and wounds, and reduce the pain caused by measles, chicken pox and small pox.
4. Brahmi Herb
Ginger is considered as a universal cure and has many uses in both traditional and conventional medicine. It’s fragrant and pungent quality adds a wonderful flavor to food. It contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds called ‘gingerols’ which can reduce many diseases that are caused by inflammation.
Shatavari is considered a woman’s herb and also finds its way into numerous potent male sexuality-centric formulas. It is considered as one of the Vajikarana herbs, and just like Ashwagandha, in men it can readily increase testosterone, semen count, seminal fructose content, erection indexes, and much more.
Triphala is considered a magical remedy for constipation, diarrhea, eyes cleansing, detoxing the colon, Kapha conditions, gas, distantion, diabetes and parasites. But Triphala is particularly effective for digestion. Triphala mixture encourages balanced, full elimination, by pulling stagnated Ama or toxic residue from the digestive tract and increasing the colon’s absorption functions.