Medicinal Plants and Their Benefits

Nature has offered and bestowed us with a large collection of useful herbs, plants and trees. The number of useful medicinal plants and herbs may surprise you and the types of medicinal uses they have may leave you stunned. There are many important medicinal properties and due to these, some plants can help fight fever, provide pain relief and cure various kinds of infections and allergies as well.  Let’s find out about some of the best medicinal plants and their benefits:

Marijuana

Marijuana

It is true that marijuana is banned in many parts of the world but it is also made legal in several states and this is mainly due to its many benefits and medicinal properties. Marijuana has many anti anxiety and pain relieving properties. This medicinal plant which is considered as a hard drug also helps in reducing blood pressure and proves to be useful for the treatment of glaucoma.

Lady Ferns

Lady Ferns

Ferns are of many types and are one of the oldest plants on the planet. The juices of the soft and tender lady ferns help in easing out minor cuts, burns and stings.

California Poppy

California Poppy

California poppy is another medicinal plant which is known to have many benefits and medicinal properties. This plant is an effective nervine which means that it is an anxiety reliever and is safe to be used also in the case of children.  This plant also helps to provide quick relief from nervousness and tension and this can be done by converting it into tea.

Blood Flower

Blood Flower

This is a type of a tropical milkweed which has long been favoured as a heart stimulant and is also effective as a worm repellent.

Tansy

Tansy

Tansy is another really popular medicinal plant which too has many kinds of benefits and advantages. This plant is often used for flavouring beers and stews.  It is also a very good insect repellent and is used for this by people across many countries where it is grown.  Rubbing this plant on the skin can make it a good bug repellent as well.

Korian Mint

Korian Mint

Korian mint or regular old mint has many health benefits as well as medicinal properties. It helps in soothing headaches, calming the stomach and also fighting nausea. This plant can also prove to be effective in reducing nervousness and fatigue.  Since it is an antiviral, it helps to fight colds and flu as well.


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