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Medicinal plants: which complaints can I cure?

  1. For centuries, plants and herbs have been used to improve health. Consider, for example, the old herbalists and shamans. Often this goes together with all kinds of strange rituals of which you can wonder how effective these are. But the fact remains that the effectiveness of the medicinal properties of plants is indisputable. There is simply too much experience with that.

  2. For centuries, plants and herbs have been used to improve health. For example, think of the old herbalists and shamans. Often this is accompanied by all kinds of strange rituals of which you can wonder how effective these are. But the fact remains that the effectiveness of the medicinal properties of plants is indisputable. There is simply too much experience with that.

  1. Through all these experiences, this healing method has grown into a fully-fledged branch of medicine. No longer with all kinds of rituals and direct applications, but with high-quality technology with which the medicinal substances are removed from the plants and put into a pill or a drink. This process is very often misused by the pharmaceutical industry to demonstrate that their product is â € naturalâ € ™, when only a very small percentage of natural substances can be found in the pill.

  2. Through all these experiences, this healing method has grown into a fully-fledged branch of medicine. No longer with all kinds of rituals and direct applications, but with high-quality technology with which the medicinal substances are removed from the plants and put into a pill or a drink. This process is very often misused by the pharmaceutical industry to show that their product is â € naturalâ € ™, when only a very small percentage of natural substances are found in the pill.

  1. Fortunately, phytotherapy and aromatherapy deal with this differently. This sport uses modern technology to extract active and medicinal substances from the plant and prescribe them 1 to 1 to the patients.

  1. Whether you want to use this knowledge through a doctor (phytology) or want to apply it yourself, it is good to have more knowledge about this. Make sure that you use the right plants if you are going to apply the knowledge yourself. I say this emphatically, because there are also plants and herbs that are poisonous when ingested, sometimes even at a very small dose.

  2. Whether you want to use this knowledge through a doctor (phytology) or apply it yourself, it is good to have more knowledge about this. Make sure that you use the right plants if you are going to apply the knowledge yourself. I say this emphatically, because there are also plants and herbs that are poisonous when ingested, sometimes even at a very small dose.

  1. Based on a number of diseases and conditions, I will give you an idea of ​​the medicinal properties of certain plants. In most cases they are plants that you can simply find in nature in the Netherlands, or even in your own garden. You can also buy plants and create your own medicinal garden. You can buy other plants, or extracts thereof, fairly easily at specialist stores. In case you want to use supplements for this, it's just good to know what to look for, and what exactly the particular extracts do or don't do to you.

  1. Below is an overview of the complaints that have been made by means of plants can be reduced: 1. Anxiety 2. Joint pain and muscle pain 3. Migraine 4. Menstrual pain 5. Asthma and Bronchitis 6. Conclusion

  2. Below is an overview of the complaints that have been caused by plants can be reduced: 1. Anxiety 2. Joint pain and muscle pain 3. Migraine 4. Menstrual pain 5. Asthma and Bronchitis 6. Conclusion

1. Fear

  1. Often it is greatly underestimated, but fears are more common than you think. Think of fears of spiders, agoraphobia, fear of contamination or fears of having contact with others. It is therefore a major cause of many types of psychological and physical complaints.

  1. Passion flower This is a very versatile plant that can offer a solution to sleeping problems and / or anxiety and stress related problems. But the most important application you should look for as a sedative, anti-stress or anti-anxiety agent. Passionflower can also be used as a calming agent and for a better night's sleep.

  2. Passion flower This is a very versatile plant that can provide a solution for sleeping problems and / or anxiety and stress related problems. But the most important application you should look for as a sedative, anti-stress or anti-anxiety agent. Passionflower can also be used as a calming agent and for a better night's sleep.

  1. The substances that cause this are the Alkaloids and the Flavonoids that are abundantly present in the Passionflower. You can use it safely, without side effects, both in the evening and in the morning. You can also combine the passion flower with the Jatamansi root described below. To confirm all this, a recent scientific study has been conducted: It has clearly shown that the passion flower is highly anti-anxiety due to the positive influence on the Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA). An important neurotransmitter that has a calming effect in the brain.

  1. Jatamansi This carrot is less known. No wonder, because it is one that you will not find in your backyard. The Jatamansi root originates from Nepal and North India where it grows abundantly in the Himalayas. Especially in the (Indian) medicine known there, this root has been used for centuries for people with weak nerves and inner turmoil. Nervous stressful situations usually accompanied by confusion and anxiety.

  1. Using Jatamansi, the production of the neurotransmitters Serotonin and Acetylcholine. Both of great importance for your mood and your memory.

  1. You can take this without any danger or side effects: You will not feel drowsy, but on the other hand you can concentrate better, has a strong anti-anxiety effect and you will experience a feeling of peace and relaxation. .

2. Joint and muscle pain

  1. One of the most common disorders in the Netherlands. In most cases it is temporary as a result of a wrong movement during work or sports. There are also many cases of chronic pain such as rheumatism and arthrosis. In either case, the following plants will be beneficial:

  1. Black Spruce The black spruce has a very strong anti-inflammatory power. It is therefore not for nothing that it is one of the most used in aromatherapy. The needles are good for use in muscle inflammation and nerve inflammation. In addition to its anti-inflammatory effect, the black spruce provides a strong stimulus for the adrenal glands. In the adrenal glands, adrenaline and cortisone, among other things, are made. When this production is stimulated you feel less tired, which is very common in rheumatism patients.

  1. Devil's claw The devil's claw has Harpagoside as its main active ingredient. This substance is analgesic and strongly anti-inflammatory. We can find applications in, for example, Chronic Degenerative inflammation, joint edema, osteoarthritis and rheumatism.

  1. Turmeric Turmeric also has a strong, very strong anti-inflammatory effect that also affects chronic conditions. The antioxidants contained in Turmeric can have an important, positive effect on inflammation of joints and muscles due to trauma and overload.

3. Migraine

  1. Migraine is a very unpleasant condition that in many cases cannot be helped. Usually the doctor prescribes medicines that show a long list of side effects in the package insert. Not something to look forward to, because the migraine may be resolved, but you are left with new conditions. A natural solution with the help of plants is more obvious, and without side effects!

  1. White Willow You can find this tree everywhere in our Dutch landscape. You can use the leaves and bark of the white willow, also called white willow. These both contain the substance Salicin, which in turn slows down the Prostaglandins. The latter is known as a substance that can cause inflammation, swelling and pain. The white willow also contains many flavonoids, which also have an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. Its use is not irritating to the stomach and is well tolerated by the body.

  1. Several scientists have now concluded that the analgesic effect works particularly well against the radiating and throbbing pain that is so characteristic of migraines.

  1. Feverfew Feverfew is an important plant to combat migraines in particular. The plant contains Parthenolide, a substance that, during the onset of migraines, counteracts the narrowing of the blood vessels. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduces the effect of the neurotransmitters so that you have less pain. Scientific studies have shown that the duration and frequency of migraines decrease significantly with regular use of a feverfew preparation.

4. Period pain

  1. A monthly recurring drama for many women: Menstrual pains. In many cases the contraceptive pill is then prescribed, especially for young women. But this is not always necessary, at least if you try to solve it naturally.

  1. Yarrow Yarrow is a plant that is very common in the Netherlands, actually throughout Europe. It is known as a very effective remedy for cramps and pain and is widely used against menstrual pains. The special thing is that the yarrow is not only limited to the uterus, but also has a soothing effect on the stomach and intestines. In addition, Yarrow also regulates the menstrual cycle. The active ingredients responsible for this: Flavones and Alkaloid Achillein (both antispasmodics) and Guaianolides (anti-inflammatory and digestive stimulation).

5. Asthma and Bronchitis

  1. Myrtle Myrtle is particularly known as a cough medicine. A powerful substance that also has a disinfecting effect. Myrtle also has the ability to repair damaged lung tissue, reduce mucus production and reduce coughing, for both children and adults. The pain is also less in case of asthma, bronchitis and asthmatic bronchitis.

  1. Thyme Thyme has been a known solution for inflammation of the airways, coughs and colds for centuries. It disinfects the trachea and lungs and kills the bacteria that cause bronchitis. If you take Thyme in the form of Essential Thyme Oil, it will be exhaled through the lungs. This completely disinfects and releases the entire respiratory system and also dissolves mucus. A very powerful tool!

  1. Black Spruce and Turmeric The aforementioned black spruce and turmeric can also be a solution for asthma and bronchitis, especially because of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect.

6. Conclusion

  1. Obviously, a natural solution for certain ailments or pains should be preferred. Unlike conventional medicines, most natural solutions have no side effects.

  1. Do you have a condition for which you are looking for natural solutions? Leave a message, and you might find this in a future article!



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