The power of Indian herbs1120x 17. 01. 2020 1 Reader
India itself is an absolutely unique phenomenon. Ancient history, rich and mysterious. Indians never affixed to each historical event or ruler a sticker in the form of a specific date. Therefore, historical development cannot be accurately traced and dated. Evidence of a high-culture civilization can be documented only about 3 years BC. The emergence of a sophisticated system of healing is estimated at 000 years BC. Later this completely complex system of healing was named as Ayurvedic medicine. It is the oldest and most complex treatment system. Ayurveda was followed by Chinese or Arabic medicine. The very word Ayurveda means "the art of life", and it has a great knowledge of health, illness, longevity, rejuvenation, positive thinking and wisdom. An integral part of this treatment system is, among other things, the use of herbs. Only a few examples of medicinal herbs from this amazing Indian subcontinent can be chosen from a wide and totally inexhaustible range.
Herbs with medicinal effects:
Indian Pennywort known as Gotu kola
Plant leaves are most often used for treatment. This herb can be classified into the category of so-called brain nutrients, significantly enhancing memory and concentration ability. It increases the production of collagen in the body, helps and improves peripheral blood flow. It is suitable as an ideal supplement in the treatment of varicose veins, as it supports healthy development of connective tissue and thus plays a positive role in the treatment of injuries, ulcers, and burns. It is recommended for the treatment of psoriasis and eczema. Indians believe that Gotu kola leaves reduce the symptoms of old age, slow down degenerative brain changes, improve mental function, help sleep disorders, reduce fatigue, help cough, hoarseness and skin diseases. Gotu kola is literally an iconic herb of yoga masters.
Tribulus terrestris Ground anchor
This herb will be appreciated by all who want to improve their sexual activity. The anchor has extraordinary abilities to increase the body's natural vitality, defenses, supports fertility, regulates blood cholesterol and sugar levels. The anchor is often declared as green viagra, further increasing the amount of muscle mass at the expense of fat. In men it increases the level of testosterone and in women the level of estrogen. The further action of the anchor is extremely wide. It dissolves urinary stones, promotes the formation of gastric juices, improves intestinal peristalsis, cleanses and regenerates the liver. Anchoring tea is an excellent gargle for inflammation of the oral cavity, it helps in cardiac ischemia and angina pectoris.
Zederach Indian called Neem
It is a great natural antibiotic without side effects. According to recent research, it supports the immune system, especially cellular immunity. Use is very effective in the treatment of fever, sore throat, cold, flu, tonsillitis. In addition to antibacterial and antiviral effects, it can also be used against fungi and parasites. Excellent effects have been reported in the treatment of chronic and yeast diseases such as nails, inflammation of the oral cavity and intestines. It demonstrates antioxidant effects, reduces the proliferation of cancer cells and helps effectively destroy them. It also stimulates certain immune system cells capable of combating cancer cells. It also helps fight diabetes and skin diseases.
Terminals are tropical trees whose bark contains a high percentage of Coenzyme Q10. 10 to 15 years old trees are used for further processing. Coenzyme Q 10 is a very important source of vital energy and absolutely unparalleled for heart activity. Scientists began to investigate these effects in the 30s. Indeed, research in India has confirmed what they have known for a long time. The advantage of natural coenzyme Q 10 is that it is processed by the human body practically without any residue, unlike modern pharmaceuticals. Currently, there are a large number of drugs with artificially created coenzyme Q 10, which the organism does not accept, and moreover they have harmful side effects. The body loses its ability to obtain this substance naturally from food with increasing age. Lack of coenzyme results in general weakening, loss of vitality, decreased concentration ability and accelerates the aging of the organism as the ability of cell regeneration decreases. The bark of Terminalia Arjuna is used to make tea, which is a rich source of natural coenzyme Q 10. It can also be consumed by adding it to yoghurt or cold salads.
Asparagus Racemosus known as Grape Asparagus
In India it is called Satavari. It is one of the most enchanting herbs nature has created. It is used to strengthen and rejuvenate the reproductive organs, helping women to breastfeed. It is also suitable for women in transition because it replaces a number of female hormones. In men it increases the quality and quantity of semen. All active ingredients are hidden in the root of the herb. It extracts antibacterial effects against salmonella and staphylococci. Furthermore, Šatavari is an effective remedy for irritated mucous membranes, it removes stiffness of joints and cervical spine. It promotes immunity, helps to destroy foreign cells including yeast, cancer and chemical toxins. It strengthens bones, skin and dilates blood vessels. In addition, it helps to sleep well, provides energy to the brain and nerves, and effectively suppresses digestive tract problems. It can also be used in powder form. For greater efficiency, it is preferable to dissolve it in milk.
Vitania sneaky or Indian ginseng
Its strength is hidden primarily in the root from which tinctures are made. Leaves and stems are used to make tea and herb seeds can also be consumed. The active substances ginsenosides show positive immunostimulatory effects on healthy bone marrow. They support the production of white blood cells, it is important against bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects. They also improve memory and have a positive effect on brain activity.
Tinospora cordifolia known as Chebule cordata
In Ayurvedic medicine it is called Guduchi. This herb reminds a little of our well-known ivy, but unlike it has cordate leaves. Drugs are prepared from a dried stem, where there is a high percentage of folic acid, then the leaves, fruits and root of the herb are used. An important active ingredient is alpha D-glucan. It is very rare and has a direct effect on the immune system. Only Tinospora, which contains this substance, is known in nature. Medicinal drinks are prepared from Tinospora. Its use in medical medicine is very wide. It has positive effects in intestinal catarrh, diarrhea, strengthens the body and improves the immune system performance. It stimulates liver and kidney function. Use is suitable for physical exhaustion and after treatment of severe diseases. It has an important position as supportive treatment in chemotherapy. It is also used to strengthen heart activity, has anti-inflammatory effects, reduces blood urea and helps with problems with urinary stones.
It is called the Tree of Life or the Source of Youth. It is a mature tree that can be used to the last leaf. Tree roots resemble horseradish, flowers are added to tea and fruits similar to green pods, providing seeds full of oil. The leaves contain many minerals, vitamins, proteins and proteins. Of the vitamins it is mainly vitamin C, but also other antioxidants, beta-carotene, calcium, potassium. Moringa can replace all synthetic and often very ineffective multivitamins or mineral supplements and naturally normalizes all functions of the body. Moringa root is used in intestinal problems, against abdominal and intestinal parasites. Flowers, in turn, act aphrodisiacally. Seeds are used to boost brain activity.