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Index

Introduction

The elaboration of this catalog consists of demonstrating the use of medicinal plants to cure all kinds of
diseases, as we have seen these plants have been used by our ancestors, and are now used to make the
famous medicines, but these give a presentation of compressed tablets.

Arnica

arnica in addition to natural remedies is a plant that grows in the mountainous regions commonly of Europe and North America. one of the most used medicinal plants is arnica. it is used as an anti-inflammatory analgesic. it is toxic. the medicinal plant has as its characteristics and properties: decrease pain to lower inflammation .Avoid the formation of ematomas and ecchymoses (they are the purple spots that appear in the zone affected by a blow). the arnica heals different lesions: -hits carpal tunnel syndrome cold sores . . this plant needs very acid soils and very low nitrogen.muscle injuries or tears -espincondilitis or tennis elbow The plant is directly applied to the affected area or has an inflammatory process of another cause.Arnica does not have oral administration.sprains and ligament problems .

Mint .

Properties of mint: -Carminative -stomach -choleretic -antispasmodic -relaxing -diaphoretic -anticongestivas -antitussive -mucolytic -softeners -anticoagulants -antiseptics -analgesic . for nausea. for gingivitis. to combat bad breath. and for intestinal spasms. among other uses.For its properties it is used: To promote digestive processes.

emotional energizer and as a decongestant.-anti-inflammatory -astringents -refreshing -stimulants -antioxidants -febrífugas -tranquilizers -soothing -aphrodisiacs Benefits of mint: It is an edible plant very appreciated in the food industry for its particular flavor that is very refreshing and produces a sensation of cold in the mouth and in the airways. decrease pain and seizures and is good for fighting nausea and dizzine. It is indicated to relieve heartburn. . digestive and refreshing. In aromatherapy essential peppermint oil is used as a stimulant.

Calendula .

scratches. It has properties that are more than interesting. It is healing. It is then used for scars. Some also make an infusion with a handful of leaves and boiling water. which they let stand and place as plaster. dermal irritations. marigold is a herbaceous medicinal plant found in gardens and parks. . antiseptic and allied to the skin The marigold is used to heal wounds. it is necessary to mix two tablespoons of fresh petals in four tablespoons of wheat germ oil and then apply on the skin. as well as producing more collagen (vital for the skin to recover).The calendula plant has anti-inflammatory properties. It has its yellow and orange colors. The petals are used to cure gastric ulcers as it has essential oils it contains to disinflame and heal the inside of the stomach controlling gastritis. cicatrizantes being in turn has the calapacidad to regenerate the cellular tissue. oral sores or herpes. stimulates the healing action and regenerates damaged skin. both for medicine and for aesthetics. The marigold also serves to cure sores when applied as a compress or fomento. dry lips. psoriasis. but also for cracked hands and feet. acne. among others. burns. To take advantage of its benefits. eczema.

In turn. as it has antibacterial and antiviral properties.It regulates the menstrual cycle: Calendula flowers are used to prevent and treat the spasms produced in women due to their menstruation. the essential oil of marigold is very good as fungicide. In turn. This is because they are rich in flavonoids. the sun or irritating agents such as smoke. Relieves tired eyesight The use of calendula in the form of compresses can combat the symptoms of red or tired eyes due to exposure to the computer or television screen. also serves to treat amenorrhea and irregular menstruations. so it can be used in certain vaginal infections. it allows combating conjunctivitis and eye inflammation. which have the ability to repair blood vessels and improve blood circulation. as is the case of candiadisis. .

even the most sensitive. and the like. ie it stimulates the exit of the bile into the digestive tract. being one of the home remedies for the oldest mushrooms that exist. Benefits of marigold for aesthetics This wonderful plant can be used without problems on all skin types. Reduces digestive problems Drinking an infusion of marigold is an excellent remedy in people who suffer from problems such as ulcers. which improves the digestion processes. vomiting. Calendula extract is used to cure mycosis of the skin and the so-called "athlete's foot".Fight the mushrooms As said before. . marigold is a great fungicide. indigestion. This is so because among its compounds is one with proteins that treat the inflammations. The marigold has choleretic effects. gastritis. For this reason it is recommended to drink a tea made with a spoonful of marigold per cup of water after meals. You can also apply a cotton soaked in marigold tea in the affected area.

Sap .

respiratory diseases. overexertion or stretching. flavonoids and tannins. much appreciated for the many properties it contains for medicinal treatments. phenolic acids. as well as to relieve muscle aches. wounds. Excellent for menstrual problems and menopause Among the properties of sage for women. And it also acts as a muscle relaxant. Anti-inflammatory effect Sage has anti-inflammatory properties. we find that this plant is a perfect ally for women suffering from menstrual disorders and severe ailments during the menstrual cycle. Among its main active ingredients are essential oil. menstrual disorders. so it is recommended in cases of diseases such as rheumatism.Sage is a plant of Mediterranean origin. These can . among others. which is why some athletes resort to sage when they feel their muscles aching due to a bad gesture. fevers. vitamins B and C. such as joint and / or muscle problems. as well as for culinary. It has been used since ancient times as a miracle remedy to cure numerous conditions and disorders. diabetes. etc. cosmetic and even aromatherapy purposes. belonging to the lipids family. digestive diseases. arthritis or osteoarthritis.

By improving blood circulation. It will help reduce fat and prevent the appearance of impurities. It is anti-inflammatory. making it a good natural choice to treat oily skin and acne. this medicinal plant is also excellent for taking care of the skin and improving its health and beauty. . Its content in vitamin C causes it to act against free radicals and allows wrinkles and lines to be attenuated. it stands out for the following: It fights the signs of aging by reactivating blood circulation and promoting the regeneration of the cells that make up the skin.be relieved with an infusion of sage. prevents fluid retention and irritability in general. Properties of sage for skin In addition to the above properties and benefits of sage. antiseptic and antimicrobial. sage essential oil can help fight cellulite and look firmer skin. In this sense. as it helps to soothe headaches and belly.

Aloe vera .

elaborations. without enamel. not any kind of commercial preparation. fatty acids (oleic and linoleic). tannins. oils. that cut a piece of penca and leave the rest of leaf in the plant.Medicinal properties of Aloe Vera or Aloe Vera: * Contains vitamins A. you do not even need to have "good hand" with the plants. minerals. I recommend that you do with one or several plants Aloe Vera or organic Aloe Vera and that cultivate at home. we will choose those that are more external. mucilages. . etc.The properties and uses of Aloe vera we are always taking into account that we are talking about the plant. It's very simple. It is always better to cut a whole penca and to leave the part that we do not use in the refrigerator or refrigerator. group B. When we are going to cut the leaves or leaves of the plant. Preferably use a clay pot. It is very resistant and can be had without the need of big requirements. * Has the property to regenerate skin cells . It needs direct sun and it develops very well in temperatures between 18 and 25ºC. C. are to be made with the gel we extract from the leaves of the plants. amino acids. and have good drainage. All home remedies.

* Has digestive action * It has depurative effect * Promotes the regeneration of internal tissues * Eliminates fungi and viruses * Regenerates skin cells * Has analgesic effect * Protects the immune system * It has anti-inflammatory action .

Citronella .

with sharp. stiff. It is presented in the form of a dry plant and chopped for infusion.is a plant known for its mosquito repellent properties. and also the very similar lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus). The intense scent of citronella or Cymbopogon nardus fully justifies the name of this plant. but has many more uses and benefits. heavily cultivated in Southeast Asia and Latin America. chamomile. Citronella is a grass native to South India and Sri Lanka. glaucous green leaves. sold in herbalists. . in English lemongrass. Natural medicine To treat gastritis and gastrointestinal spasms: Citronella can be combined with yarrow. plantain and mint in equal parts. envelopes as insect repellent. It is a plant of up to one and a half meters high. and essential oil.

with the citronella prepares a digestive and refreshing infusion. It boils for just 1 minute and is allowed to rest 5. because relieves relieves stomach heaviness while helping to reduce body heat. How to prepare it: Make a teaspoon of its aromatic leaves for each cup of water. like the Canary Islands. Tisane digestive of the Canary Islands: In areas of warm climate. drained and taken after meals. The citronella is taken alone. which can allow to be dispensed with sweetener. So much so that in the Canary Islands has been recommended as a sugar substitute for patients with diabetes. allowed to stand. The infusion can be taken both hot and cold from the refrigerator.How to prepare: One tablespoon of the mixture is boiled per cup of water 1 minute. . Mint and citronella contribute to give the herbal tea an intense and very pleasant flavor.

Basil .

It is an annual medicinal and aromatic plant belonging to the Labiaceae family that measures about 60 cm in height with oval and toothed leaves and flowers in corsage in white or pinkish colors that we can see during the summer. The basil is native to Asia. Benefits and Uses of Basil It is beneficial in cases of insomnia and anxiety Activates bowel function Combat physical and mental fatigue Helps remove stones or stones from the kidney Promotes good digestion of food Prevents muscle weakness Reduces stomach upset and vomiting . tannins. specifically India. This medicinal and aromatic plant has antispasmodic. It has essential oils (such as cineol. estragol or eugenol). anti-inflammatory. antibacterial. galactogenic and béquica properties. stimulant. sedative. flavonoids and antioxidants.

Rosemary .

whitish or rosaceous. as you have read previously. The Egyptians used rosemary and the same Dioscorides (Greek physician and botanist) also dedicated several chapters to them in their books.very useful for relieving inflammation -Strengthens weak capillaries and stimulates blood circulation -Reduces intestinal discomfort . It has many fine leaves covered by small white pellets and flowers that can be bluish.It is a medicinal plant and aromatic with many medicinal properties that we can take advantage of in the day to day. Rosemary is a perennial shrub that belongs to the Labiatae family and. is a plant that has been widely used since ancient times in folk medicine as well as in gastronomy. cosmetics and hygiene. Benefits and uses of rosemary Properties of rosemary: . This shrub can reach a meter and a half height.

varices.-Stimulates memory and learning -Fight bacteria -Relieves headaches -Take care of the liver -It improves the disorders of the ciruclatorio system (phlebitis. thrombosis.) -Used for anemia -It is helpful for depression -Prevents or reduces hair loss and alopecia -Combats physical and mental exhaustion -El Romero improves cases of gout or hyperuricemia -Cut the diarrea . etc.

Oregano .

. which are oval. the essential oil of oregano diluted in a base oil for massage or water to make steam and the oil infused of oregano. the oregano leaves are used. petiolate and covered by hairs. For medicinal purposes. We can use oregano internally by preparing it in infusion and tincture and externally by locally applying the infusion.A medicinal and aromatic plant with a very pleasant and characteristic odor easily recognizable when used in cooking recipes. Oregano is a plant that belongs to the botanical family of Lamiaceae or Labiate. But in addition. the use in natural remedies of this plant in folk medicine has been very varied by different ancient cultures due to the medicinal properties of oregano. as well as other medicinal and aromatic plants as beneficial as rosemary and mint.

traumatisms (without open wounds). cover and let stand 3 minutes. argan. prepare an infusion with oregano leaves. etc. lumbago. muscular pains.properties of oregano To relieve the symptoms of colds and colds. Prepares an oil of oregano or dilutes the essential oil of rosemary in base oil (sweet almonds. Make baths or baths with a few drops of essential oil of oregano. analgesic and antiseptic effect. Add hot water to a cup in which we will have put a teaspoon of dried oregano leaves. olive) and massage the areas with arthritis. dislocations . oregano is a medicinal plant very beneficial for affections of the respiratory apparatus due to its anti-inflammatory. rheumatism. to mitigate pain and stimulate improvement. . sciatica. In general. Then we sip and drink slowly when it is tempered. coconut.

Chamomile .

because it has the reputation of healing the plants that are around it. The chemical compounds of both are similar. hysteria. it was one of the 9 sacred herbs given by Odin to humanity to protect it from evil and disease. is used in products cosmetics and as a flavoring agent for cereals. rheumatism and sore throat. among other ailments.has been used for thousands of years as one of the most powerful medicinal plants. What is chamomile used for and what is its scientific name? Manzanilla is the common name for several species of plants in the daisy family. the supreme sun god. lumbago. In infusion. Roman chamomile is said to be "the doctor of plants". In Costa Rica is a means to lose weight. it was used as a diuretic and tonic to cure pain and fatigue. it has traditionally been used for insomnia. They used it to treat malaria. blue. In Germanic mythology. In Rome it was used as a remedy for migraines and urinary tract infections. sweets and liqueurs. though not identical. The ancient Egyptians had it so highly esteemed that they dedicated it to Ra. it would prevent the seedlings from rotting and would allow the cut flowers to be kept longer. . During medieval times in Europe. only two are used as medicine: German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Anthemis or Chamaemelum nobile). Of these. Its essential oil. The name "chamomile" comes from its apple-like aroma. The scientific study of the medicinal properties of chamomile is still scarce. They are native to Europe and North Africa and parts of Asia. and the most studied species is the German chamomile. In southern Africa.

lavender .

Massage oil. in which a sachet is placed with lavender flowers. Dilute 20 drops of essential oil in a jug of water to get a good capillary rinse for lice. Rub the temples and the neck in case of tension headaches or when you notice the least sign of migraine. lavandulae. which contains about thirty known species. Dilute 2 ml (20 drops) of essential oil in 10 ml of base oil to relieve muscle aches. comes from the Latin verb lavare. among which is the lavender. to which there are three different ways of taking advantage of it: Apply pure oil on insect bites or bites. Capillary rinse. because this flower helps to wash both physical and emotional wounds. easily confused with the common lavender. place a cloth with 3-4 drops of oil under the pillow. In France it is widely used to make perfumes and cologne. Its bushy spikes of flowers are steamed to produce the essential oil used for muscle pains and migraines. . or add 10 drops to 50 ml of water and use it as a sunburn lotion. is a plant of the lamiaceae family. the most widespread application of lavender is as essential oil. Apply a few drops of pure oil to the comb with which larvae and nits are removed. It is also used to scent and ward off insects in cupboards and drawers. To help you fall asleep. The scientific name of lavender. Its unmistakable aroma has turned this plant into the jewel par excellence of aromatherapy.

Dandelion .

Today it is one of the herbs most studied by Western medical science. diuretic and antioxidant helps to combat the toxins that often result from hormones out of balance. houses an impressive amount of medical benefits. and. instead of asking for a wish by flying your flowers to the wind. If you have a case of acne.Dandelion is a common floral herb. Dandelion root is known to prevent liver hemorrhages but also improves blood purity and bile flow. Maintains proper functioning of the liver. 1. It can grow wild wherever it is. But this herb. The following are some reasons to never remove them from your garden (rather collect them). which in fact is considered by many as a nuisance. save it to make a tea. thanks to the stimulating ability of the juice. It has been used as a healer and preventive of diseases for centuries. 2. Or maybe one in three can be used as a wish (as you are also spreading your seeds). Combat acne and eczema. The sap of dandelion can also be used externally. especially if they are taking care of a piece of grass. the pores are opened to allow the process. detoxifier. with its ephemeral white flowers. The toxins are ultimately sweated through the skin and. drink dandelion juice as a stimulant. which is regulated by the liver and plays an important role within it. the others as the best recipe to detoxify your body. .

. it is recommended as an ideal way to manage a variety of dermatological conditions including general itching. Dandelions contain both of these nutrients. since the sap is highly alkaline and has germ-fighting properties. 3. In fact. only one cup exceeds the AOA's recommendation for maintaining eye health as it contains 15 milligrams of lutein and zeaxanthin. Improves eye health.In addition. The American Optometric Association recommends that people consume at least 12 combined milligrams of lutein and zeaxanthin every day to help reduce the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. eczema and ringworm.

Garlic .

There is an increased risk of thrombus.Garlic is one of the most widely used medicinal remedies. Garlic improves blood circulation Garlic is rich in vitamin B. an essential compound that reduces homocysteine levels. the more likely you are to have coronary artery disease. it stands as something more than a condiment in the kitchen of the world. . Known since antiquity and present in almost all cultures. 1. This substance is responsible for hardening blood vessels and bringing us multiple problems: High homocysteine levels cause blood to be "thicker" and blood clots occur. The higher the level of homocysteine.

Neem tree .

The leaves of the neem tree have antiseptic. Also known as Nim and Indian lila. has several medicinal properties. stimulating. The fruit of neem is laxative and could cause toxic effects due to its composition. if consumed in high doses. This last one means that it is very useful to treat cases in which worms present in the organism. The bark of neem has antipyretic. . Know in the following article. What the neem is for: The parts of the neem tree used for its curative benefits are bark. all the medicinal properties of neem. whose scientific name is Azadirachta indica. astringent and vermifuge properties. leaves and fruits. what kind of conditions they serve and how to consume it to take advantage of all the benefits of neem. antiparasitic and vermifuge properties.