Herbs are generally described as any plant used for aromatic, culinary, medicinal or cosmetic purpose.
This naturally takes into account
food from the garden
and more specifically, any plant, tree, shrub, weed, flower, fungus, etc.
The following is our ever expanding list of;
*** Healing Botanicals ***
Citrus Limon - Lemon
Herbs & Scents-ational Sex
St. John's Wort
Youth-Herbs ~ Powerful Stuff
As you can see from the
above, healing botanicals are numerous.
We know you’re busy so we’ll give you a quick explanation.
Sometimes referred to as medicinal, botanicals or phytomedicines,
different kinds of plants have been used as medicinal agents for centuries.
Science is now substantiating that there is, a lot of wisdom in many of these folk remedies and Eastern therapies.
The natural leaves, stems, roots, bark, buds, flowers and seeds of some of these plants contain nature's pharmacy of chemicals and compounds that can enhance your well-being and aid and remedy a whole range of ailments.
We've learned that many conventional drugs actually contain extracts from botanicals, and scientists' creation of new, synthetic, botanical supplements, cures and therapies often begins in nature.
Since scientists look to nature for new drugs to cure, why shouldn't we start there ourselves?
*** Sidebar: Just because these
different kinds of plants are natural doesn't mean they can't be toxic in high concentrations.
Although plenty of anecdotal evidence exists, many of these compounds have not been subjected to scientific study.
You should be aware that these substances are not regulated or subjected to strict control standards.
Some may also have adverse reactions when combined with others and/or traditional medicines.
Children, pregnant and lactating women and the chronically ill should be particularly cautious of ingesting these botanicals.
In fact, everyone should consult a doctor, nutritionist or holistic practitioner before taking any botanical preparations and to determine safe and effective doses.
For more info on ailments & natural remedies, see;
Ailments & Remedies
Natural Cold & Flu Remedies
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