Since prehistoric times herbs played a very
significant role in human life.
They were very popular in countries like
China and India, and we know they were
used by the ancient Greeks, Romans and
Not only they were popular as decorations
on people and objects, but most importantly
they were used as remedies to cure the various
diseases as well as all of their health-care needs.
People also put them in their foods to enhance
a good flavour or hide a bad one.
Furthermore they used to burn them for their
aromas either for pleasure or health reasons.
Plant remedies have always been our friends
and partners in maintaining our emotional
and physical health;
also they were mixed in our beauty formulas.
Here is a list of the most important herbs and
medicinal plants to eat and use regularly,
fresh or dried, for their health enhancing
Due to its chemicals it works as an efficient
Also it protects against diabetes, stroke
and heart disease.
As an anti-cancer agent to reduce the risk
of developing the disease.
It helps with flatulence and contains
It enhances our digestive system and it is
good for memory, concentration, mood and
low blood pressure.
To reduce the levels of the blood pressure.
Also it improves appetite and settles the stomach.
An anti-oxidant that lowers cholesterol and
helps with urinary tract problems.
Very good for colds digestion, sore gums and
Helpful for colds and the digestion as well as
keeping healthy bones due to its mineral content.
Very useful to get rid of excess fluids in the body,
as well as gas and bloating, headaches and colds.
Ideal for stomach and intestinal problems.
Ver good for bloating.
It calms stress and anxiety.
Ideal for indigestion.
It fights high blood pressure and
It is extremely calming and relaxing.
11) Lemon Balm:
It eases anxiety and insomnia.
Good treatment for herpes.
These days many health professionals
recognize the many and various wellness
benefits the herbs offer to our body’s strength,
as well as their high nutritional values.
Many people now return to Mother Nature’s
healing power — and tradition says that herbs
Also herbs offer compelling benefits such as,
preventive measures, minimal side effects
and a non drug approach.
For best results try to include a number
of the above herbs in your daily diet and
Are you using all these vital herbs in your
food and every day life?