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Chamomile tea can alleviate insomnia, anxiety, and depression. It’s helpful in dealing with premenstrual syndrome, colic, indigestion, gastritis, stomach ulcers, and IBS. It also helps control blood pressure and blood sugar and fights cancer. Drinking chamomile tea has even been found to be associated with a lower risk of death.
Plantain is a small plant that is generally considered as an invasive weed. It grows wildly in many parts of North America and is commonly found in the backyards of most people’s houses. There are mainly two varieties of this herb, both of which contain many medicinal properties. It has been used for centuries to treat cuts, burns, and has been scientifically proven as an effective treatment for numerous diseases.
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Ashwagandha lowers total, LDL, and VLDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels significantly and increases HDL levels slightly. Antioxidants in the herb scavenge free radicals so that excess LDLs are not oxidized inside the artery to form plaque. They also protect the liver from oxidative damage, lower inflammation, and improve diabetes dyslipidemia symptoms.
Do you feel disoriented when you suddenly stand up or turn your head? You might have a balance disorder, such as vertigo. It can be caused by ear infections, ear fluid imbalance, head injury, anxiety, poor blood circulation, arthritis, aging and certain medications. Limit intake of salt, sugar, caffeine and alcohol. Herbs like Ginkgo Biloba, Butcher's Broom, Cayenne pepper and Ginger can help.
Blend 1 lemon, 1 cucumber, 1 tbs grated ginger, 1 tbs of aloe vera juice, a bunch of cilantro/parsley and ½ glass of water until smooth and drink before bedtime. This drink boosts your metabolism rate and burn fat as you sleep. Cucumber and lemon flush fat and toxins respectively, while ginger eases digestion and parsley/cilantro is rich in antioxidants.
Maca: works as an adaptogenic herb which means that it adapts to each body’s circumstances and balances hormones. Red Raspberry Leaf: increases fertility, prevent miscarriage. Vitex: balance the body's hormones by regulating the pituitary. Milk Thistle: liver cleansing herb. Oatstraw: balance the endocrine system or those hormone producing glands.
Heart disease is termed as Hridya Roga in Ayurveda text and is considered to occur due to imbalances in doshas. The vata dosha imbalance shows symptoms such as Palpitations and Arrhythmia, pitta dosha is recognized by Angina and yellow coloration caused by liver congestion and finally the kapha dosha that is recognized by drowsiness, heavy sensation in the heart. From these symptoms Ayurveda decides the imbalance in the body and treatment that is required. Ayurvedic herbs used as a cure include Arjuna, Shatavari, Dalchini and Lahsuna.
Benefits of Aloe Vera for Skin Aloe vera, monikered the ‘plant of immortality’ by the Egyptians is consumed as juice, powder or paste for a multitude...