Nature carries a wide selection of powerful, health-restoring herbs that can solve a number of problems. Get your body ready for the rapidly-approaching winter season with these eight herbs.
Nasturtium: Looking for another way to add vitamin C to your diet? Nasturtium is a natural source of this important nutrient, and carries antibiotic properties as well.
Echinacea: Echinacea is a popular herb that has been used to combat colds and flus for generations.
Chamomile: this gentle herb calms the gut and nervous system and promotes sleep. People suffering from eczema can also apply cold chamomile tea to irritated patches of skin for temporary relief.
Baptisia (wild indigo): The root of Wild Indigo is commonly used alongside other herbs to soothe symptoms of the common cold and promote a healthy immune system.
Sage: this herb is best used to treat oral problems, including mouth ulcers, sore throats and gum ulcers.
Thuja: Thuja is also known as ‘aborvitae’, which translates from Latin to ‘tree of life’. These leaves carry antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help strengthen the immune system.
Calendula: This useful herb acts as an antiseptic to treat abrasions and can help relieve digestive issues.
Mint: it not only tastes good; mint has a number of health benefits including relieving nausea, soothing headaches and relaxing the stomach.