Top Healing Herbs

Herbal medicines and herbs have been embraced by many people in the treatment of various illnesses. They are very efficient, cheap and have no side effects associated with them. Science has proven that these healing herbs help in easing the pain, preventing Alzheimer’s and warding off heart disease and cancer. The herbs also play a crucial role in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body. Here is a list of the best healing herbs.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice. It is mainly used in the treatment of arthritis. Turmeric contains a powerful anti-inflammatory substance known as curcumin. This substance has similar properties to the Co-2 inhibitors which help in reducing the Cox-2 enzyme which causes the swelling of joints and pain. It also prevents Alzheimer’s diseases and colon cancer. Small consumption of curcumin helps in the shrinking of the precancerous lesions.

Cinnamon

Helps in lowering the blood sugar. A study conducted in Germany revealed that taking some cinnamon extract on a daily basis can reduce the blood sugar by 10%. Cinnamon also helps in lowering the build of cholesterol in our bodies. This helps to reduce blood pressure and heart diseases.

Rosemary

Frying, grilling, or boiling of meat at high temperatures produces HCAs (heterocyclic amines) which are potent carcinogens associated with several cancers. Rosemary extract helps to reduce te HCAs levels significantly when mixed with beef before cooking. Rosemary extract also helps in stopping tumors.

Ginger

Ginger plays a key role in preventing stomach upset (nausea) that arise from many sources. Ginger acts as powerful antioxidant thus blocking all the effects of serotonin which is produced by both the stomach and brain when you are nauseated. This, in turn, helps to stop the production of the free radicals which causes the stomach upset. Ginger also helps to decrease the blood pressure, arthritis pain, and cancer risk. Ginger contributes to the regulation of blood flow in the body thus lowering the blood pressure. Also, ginger has anti-inflammatory properties which contribute to easing the pain caused by arthritis.

Holy basil

It is a plant used in pesto sauce. It is very effective in reducing stress. It reduces stress by increasing the levels of noradrenaline and adrenaline home and at the same time reducing the serotonin hormone., it also inhibits breast cancer.

St. John’s Wort

This helps in soothing your worries. It has been proven that its power can significantly relieve depression and anxiety without any side effects. The herb also helps you to sleep more soundly by regulating the melatonin level in the body.