ūüĆĪTop 10 Most POWERFUL Medicinal Herbs (Backed by Science)

herbs and spices are not only good for 
adding flavor to the foods that we eat   they have been used throughout history for 
medicinal purposes for hundreds of years   in fact many of the conventional medications 
that are used today were derived from plants   that is because there are many different 
herbs that contain powerful healing compounds   that can reduce pain inflammation and 
alleviate certain chronic conditions   these medicinal herbs are packed with antioxidant 
anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties   that can offer many different benefits for the 
human body and that is exactly what we are going   to talk about in this video be sure to watch 
until the end because there are some unknown   herbs with benefits that not too many people 
know about so if you're ready let's get into it just a quick reminder we are not doctors 
this video is for informational purposes only   the first herb that we need to talk about is 
lavender lavender is often recognized for its   pleasant scent however most people are unaware 
that this essential plant has a lot more to offer   interestingly lavender's aromatic scent 
comes from the oil found in the herbs   tiny blue violet blossoms which have 
a variety of medicinal applications   to be more specific the lavender essential oil can 
help with sleeplessness anxiety stress and even   certain types of pain so if you wish to enjoy 
its relaxing calming and soothing properties   all you have to do is simply inhale the fragrance 
one study found that lavender can mitigate the   symptoms of migraine headaches as well another 
powerful herb that we need to mention is dandelion   dandelions are arguably the most nutritionally 
packed green that you can consume that is because   they are loaded with several beneficial vitamins 
and minerals and unfortunately most people are   unaware that every part of the dandelion plant is 
edible which means that almost no one is taking   advantage of the health benefits that they have to 
offer dandelions contain several different types   of antioxidants that can protect your body from 
dangerous free radicals this is important because   free radicals can damage your cells and even speed 
up the aging process researchers believe that by   adding dandelions to your diet you can help your 
body fight inflammation lower cholesterol levels   and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease 
peppermint is another herb that we need to discuss   peppermint is a fragrant mint herb that has been 
used for thousands of years for its pleasant minty   flavor and positive health benefits while there is 
limited research on the usefulness of peppermint   tea the oil's medicinal properties are well 
established peppermint oil can provide relief for   people with irritable bowel syndrome and other 
digestive issues a study found that peppermint   oil is also effective in treating tension 
headaches when applied directly to the forehead   and remarkably peppermint is proven to destroy 
the viruses and bacteria that cause bad breath   this explains why peppermints have been popular 
and useful for decades and why your favorite   toothpaste mouthwash and chewing gum likely 
contain properties from this medicinal earth   researchers also believe that it can help relieve 
clogged sinuses and may even improve your energy   levels next up on our list is turmeric turmeric 
is one of the most potent herbs with a long   history of medicinal use the active element of 
this yellow spice is curcumin which is known   to possess antibacterial anti-inflammatory and 
antioxidant effects studies found that curcumin   can help prevent certain chronic conditions such 
as heart disease cancer and alzheimer's disease   it is believed to help alleviate arthritis 
symptoms and even aid in longevity as well   each and every year more research is 
done and more evidence is discovered   that shows just how beneficial turmeric can be 
when it comes to improving our overall health   another powerful herb that we need to talk 
about is aloe vera aloe vera is well known   for its healing capabilities in the health and 
cosmetic industries that is because it is packed   with natural antibacterial properties as well as 
soothing hydrating and cooling characteristics   no wonder it is effective for treating 
sunburns and is often used to newer skin   and prevent wrinkles with that 
said most people don't realize   that this medicinal plant can be added to 
healthy smoothies drinks and juices as well   in fact studies found that consuming aloe vera can 
be effective in treating gastrointestinal issues   such as irritable bowel syndrome and we could 
have made this video without mentioning ginger   ginger is a perennial plant native to asia 
that is widely known for several medicinal uses   research supports that its properties can be 
helpful in alleviating nausea joint pain and even   treating certain types of infections gingerol is 
the active ingredient that has anti-inflammatory   and antioxidant effects this is why ginger can 
be effective in treating nausea indigestion   and even reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis 
researchers also believe that ginger can help   prevent obesity lower cholesterol and reduce the 
risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer   rosemary is another herb that we need to discuss 
it's a fragrant evergreen herb that is often   used to add flavor to a variety of recipes 
around the world with that said many people   are unaware of its potent medicinal properties 
rosemary is actually rich in antioxidants and   anti-inflammatory compounds that can help relieve 
pain enhance blood circulation and even provide a   boost to the immune system if you're not a fan 
of the flavor of rosemary in your meal you can   use the essential oil instead simply smelling 
rosemary oil has been shown to improve your mood   enhance brain cognition and reduce levels of 
stress and anxiety some believe that rosemary can   prevent baldness promote hair growth and prevent 
unwanted dandruff symptoms as well next up on our   list is sage sage is a shrub with fragrant leaves 
that can be used in medicine and food preparation   this aromic spice is high in antioxidants which 
can help strengthen your body's defenses against   chronic diseases studies found that sage leaf 
extracts can improve insulin sensitivity and   reduce blood sugar levels this herb is believed 
to enhance memory and brain cognition as well   anyone can drink a cup of sage tea twice 
per day in order to boost their antioxidant   defenses and take advantage of all of the health 
benefits that this medicinal herb has to offer   chamomile is another herb that we 
just had to include in this video   that is because it is one of the oldest healing 
herbs on the planet that has been used for the   treatment of a variety of different ailments 
including colds diabetes and mild skin conditions   it is most often consumed as chamomile tea 
which is known to promote better sleep and   decrease the effects of insomnia some people even 
use chamomile as a supplement to reduce stress   and anxiety and to alleviate digestive issues 
including gas diarrhea and an upset stomach   with that said chamomile is still considered to 
be a supplement not a medication even though it's   widely touted for the amazing benefits that it 
can provide next up on our list is ginkgo biloba   this herb has traditionally been used in 
chinese medicine for hundreds of years   like others mentioned in this video ginkgo is 
packed with powerful antioxidants that can reduce   oxidative stress and neutralize unstable free 
radicals in the body this is helpful in decreasing   the risk of several chronic conditions including 
cardiovascular disease dementia hypertension   and alzheimer's disease the extract of 
gingko leaves is also believed to be helpful   in regulating blood flow and reducing the risk of 
diabetes researchers also believe that this herb   can help treat erectile dysfunction thanks to the 
blood flow enhancing effects that it can provide   real quick guys do me a huge favor and hit the 
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benefits of medicinal herbs hopefully the   information that you learned in this video 
can help you do just that with that said   keep in mind that we are not doctors in this 
video should not be taken as medical advice   again this video is for informational purposes 
only but hopefully you learned a thing or two   and hopefully you're now one step closer to 
improving your overall health and thus improving   the overall quality of your life if so be sure 
to let us know down in the comment section below   and if you want to learn even more about this 
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video down in the description thank you so   much for watching all the way to the end have a 
blessed day and as always breathe easy my friend you

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