In the ancient era, people didn’t really believe in having medicines when they fell sick. But instead used plants and herbs to heal any health related problems. If we talk about our country India, then one thing will really make you happy that we have loads and loads of herbs which work as natural remedies to cure almost every disease. Yes, its true! Check out 10 such herbs which can help you save your life, that too naturally.
10 Indian Medicinal Herbs
It’s a very good idea to actually plant these medicinal herbs in your home garden, as you never know when you might just need them.
1. Tulsi (Holy Basil)
I am sure your granny would have told you about the magic Tulsi can do, isn’t it? Tulsi contains anti-bacterial and anti-biotic properties and also has very strong germicidal and fungicidal, all these magical properties help in curing common cold and fever. It also helps in relieving respiratory diseases.
2. Gheekumari (Aloe vera)
Aloe vera or Gheekumari is is full of antioxidants. These antioxidants world as a natural immunity booster. Drinking aloe vera juice on a regularly basis can help you improve your immunity system.
3. Gende ka phool (Marigold)
Marigold flowers is a perfect cure for skin problems like sunburn, acne and blemishes. This herb also helps to soothe ulcers and also cure digestive problems.
4. Ajmod (Parsley)
Yes, it looks like Coriander, but don’t think that it is just for garnishing your food. Parsley actually has medicinal properties too; it is loaded with nutrients. It also helps with flatulence and bad breath.
5. Rshi (Sage)
In case you are suffering from any type of mouth and throat inflammations then this herb can give you some relief for sure.
Calendula is a magical herb which works wonders in curing minor wounds and cuts. It is used typically as an antiseptic.
7. Methi (Fenugreek)
Methi is found in almost all Indian kitchen, or shall I say an Indian home cannot do without methi. But did you know Fenugreek can actually help you cut down cholesterol levels? Yes the Fenugreek seeds are rich source of steroidal saponins which prevent the absorption of cholesterol and triglycerides.
8. Ashwangandha (Withania somnifera)
Ashwangandha is believed to have many health benefits. This herb is widely used to fight diabeties, cancer, arthritis and many other diseases.
9. Khus (Chrysopogon zizanioides)
These days due to stressful lifestyle people suffer from sleep disorders. Khus is one such herb which can actually cure such disorders. Khus is also very rich in calcium and phosphorus which help to make our bones stronger and combat any bone related injury.
Stevia is a natural sweetener. Recently it has gathered a lot of attention as there is an increased demand of low-sugar food alternatives.
So what do you think now? Growing these herbs in your home garden and also including them in your diet can be a great thing to do. It will do more good than any harm. Nothing can be more natural than these herbs isn’t it. So make sure you too benefit from some of these herbs.