The primitive usage of natural herbal drugs to aid the desire to escape reality

Another example of the use of a herbal preparation in modern medicine is the foxglove plant. The plants provided food, clothing, shelter, and medicine.

Scientific name for Brahmi is Bacopa Monnieri. It is sometimes applied to wounds as a powder to increase blood flow and act as an antiseptic and anesthetic to numb the pain. As a tea it is used to treat digestive problems and often mixed with other herbs or plants, such as aloe, to soothe muscles.

Humans have from the very start, tried to deal with these negative feelings. This is another contemporary herb that has a history that goes back across cultures for millennia. The root also can be chewed to relieve toothaches. Herbal treatments for insomnia lack of sleepstress and other related mental concerns have proved to be effective in contrast to pharmaceutical drugs as they do not cause harmful addiction or other adverse effects.

However its benefits for younger people cannot be denied. For example, ephedra is a herb used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than two thousand years to treat asthma and other respiratory problems.

It was first introduced to North America by Spanish missionaries for cultivation in their medicinal gardens, and was later brought by English settlers. Herb plants produce and contain a variety of chemical substances that act upon the body.

It can be consumed as leaves in salads, chewed as it is or in grounded form. This herb had been in use since The oil from the leaves and roots is a common treatment when infused in a tea to treat coughs, sore-throat, flu and fever.

The thick leaves can be squeezed to extrude a thick sap that can be used to treat burns, insect bites and wounds.

Another super plant in Native American medicine, the root was crushed and consumed with food, as a tea or a salve or poultice.

The leaves and stems also were used, but the root has the most concentration of active ingredients. The roots were used by Native Americans as a food additive, a tea and a poultice to treat fatigue, boost energy, enhance the immune system and help with overall liver and lung function.

Used to this day as a natural relief for fever and headaches — including severe headaches like migraines — it also can be used for digestive problems, asthma and muscle and joint pains. Stress is the precursor to all of these emotions. Click for prints, downloads and products.

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It also has anti-inflammatory properties. Similarly the popularity of Ginseng and Ginkgo biloba ginkgo is rising due to its beneficial effects. The berries, stems, flowers and leaves are used to topically treat bee stings and skin infections.

Also used to threat arthritis and digestive distress. Known for its countless benefits besides preventing a number of degenerative diseases, it has approved itself as a stress-reliever as well.

The branches of the tree were often removed in the spring to produce hollow tubes that are used as flutes and whistles, arrow shafts, skewers and toys.Herbal treatments for insomnia (lack of sleep), stress and other related mental concerns have proved to be effective in contrast to pharmaceutical drugs as they do not cause harmful addiction or other adverse effects.

Long before the world of pharmacies and hospitals, civilization depended on plants to heal common health problems.

It’s estimated that herbal medicine began 5, years ago, but it may be even more ancient than that (1). Jessica Robbins is a best-selling author from San Francisco, California.

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6 Natural Herbs That Our Ancestors Used to Relieve Stress and Insomnia

History of Healthcare. STUDY. PLAY. Believed illness is a result of natural causes.

BC- AD Ancient Romans. Medications were mainly herbal mixtures & life span was 20 to 30 years. AD AD Middle Ages. Renewed interest in the medical practice of Greeks and Romans. Plants have long been used as herbal medicines in many countries.

However, microbial contamination of these medicines may affect human health. Present study was performed to assess the pathogenic. Nov 26,  · Herbal supplements can interact adversely with prescribed drugs.

Herbal supplements do not need to be tested before marketing, as is required for prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

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