Not every disease requires you to visit a doctor, some of them can be pretty easily treated at home with some home-made remedies. So, in this blog we will see some common and effective plants that can save your few bucks by saving you from the drug stores.
1. Tulsi: Tulsi which is also known as “holy basil” is a common household plant that can be found in Indian homes. Apart from its spiritual and cultural significance Tulsi also holds some important uses as a medicinal plant. Besides It doesn’t need that much care as it can grow pretty easily with just adequate water and sunlight. These are some of its herbal properties that can come in handy.Uses:⦁ Tulsi leaves are used to cure diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, arthritis, colds, and the flu.⦁ There are also sources which suggests that the smell of Tulsi helps in anxiety and stress removal as it has a very soothing and minty smell.⦁ 2-3 Tulsi leaves can enhance the properties of your daily cup of tea. Tulsi leaves contain anti-oxidants as well.⦁ Tulsi can prove effective in case you are suffering from hair-loss.
2. Ginger: Ginger is one of the most popular and healthiest spice in the world, it is full of active nutrients that can pretty much help in any kind of symptom. Ginger has been widely used in creating medicines targeted for immunity boosting and fighting diseases like common cold and flu. Ginger is a plant whose root part is used for consumption purpose. Some of its more prominent uses are mentioned here.Uses:⦁ It is used for immunity boosting.⦁ It is good for muscle pain and soreness.⦁ It has some anti-inflammatory effects.⦁ It can also lower the blood sugar and hence reduce the heart related problems.⦁ It can lower cholesterol levels.⦁ It contains antioxidants which are anti-aging.
3. Mint: Mint is the most refreshing substance which can be consumed directly in its purest form and is being used in a variety of products. Mint plants are very small and give a very refreshing smell which can enhance the mood of anyone. Apart from these there are a variety of medicinal properties of this plant that makes it a good candidate for home remedies.Uses: ⦁ Mint leaves can boost your immunity. It contains agents responsible for anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory effects.⦁ It benefits the respiratory tract. And can be used to keep bad breath away.⦁ It keeps mosquitoes away.⦁ Lightens the cough and helps in breathing.⦁ It can also serve as an ingredient for cooking delicious food.
4. Aloe-Vera: In Ayurveda Aloe-Vera is known as the king of medicinal plants. Since Aloe-Vera grows in dry regions hence it does not have normal leaves instead it stores the water inside its fleshy leaves. This is the reason why Aloe-Vera doesn’t require special care as it can sustain itself on its own. The special medicinal properties of Aloe-Vera make it a must have plant in a house.Uses: ⦁ The Aloe-Vera gel helps in constipation.⦁ It can cure a range of digestive problems as well.⦁ The gel from the leaves can solve a lot of skin problems, specially acne. Acne can cause a serious problem for teenagers and using cosmetics can worsen the acne, in such a case pure Aloe-Vera gel makes it an ideal candidate to be applied directly on face.⦁ Aloe-Vera juice can boost Immunity as well.