Top 7 herbs that are natural medicines

Herbs are a great way to add flavor to any meal without adding salt or fat. But did you know herbs could be medicinal too? Here’s a list of 7 common herbs and what they can do for you:

  1. Basil – Rich in antioxidants, basil is also an anti-inflammatory and is quite soothing.
  2. Nutmeg – Excellent for relieving stress and anxiety, and a sleeping aid.
  3. Garlic – Lowers your risk of heart disease and improves circulation.
  4. Ginger – Relieves stomach pains, cramps and arthritis.
  5. Fennel – Helps to eliminate gas, and can be used for colicky babies.
  6. Horseradish – Treats urinary tract infections and enhances the immune system.
  7. Sage – Relieves sore throats and is antibacterial.


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