Medicinal Herbs for Motion Sickness

Almost everyone experiences some level of motion sickness at some point during their life. Motion sickness is a result of confused signals received by the brain. In other words, what is being perceived by the eye is not matched by the signals received by the inner ear. The symptoms of motion sickness arise as a…

Medicinal Herbs Used for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

Soybean (Glycine max) It has been noted that vegetarians do not suffer as much from osteoporosis as others due to increased intake of soy products. Studies have shown that isoflavones found in the soybean can improve calcium absorption, prevent bone loss and even reverse it. The isoflavones stimulate the cells that are responsible for building bone…

Herbal Remedies for Osteoarthritis

Medicinal Herbs for Osteoarthritis Herbal remedies for osteoarthritis have been used for centuries to treat this common disease. Osteoarthritis (also referred to as OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting the synovial joints and specifically characterized by loss of cartilage within the joint and accompanied the overgrowth of the underlying bone and border…

How to Use Herbs for Morning Sickness Relief

The use of medicinal herbs for morning sickness remedy and relief has been a part of traditional herbal medicine for a long time. Many of these natural herbs can be of great help to alleviate or even eliminate the symptoms associated with morning sickness. Some of these medicinal plant or herbs for morning sickness treatment…

Herbal Sleep Aids – Benefits and Uses

Herbal sleep aids can, for many people, be a good choice for treating insomnia and sleep difficulties naturally. In more recent years, studies have shown that some medicinal herbs and certain combinations of natural herbs can act as natural sleep aids and offer similar or the same calming effects as prescription drugs and sometimes eliminate…

Medicinal Herbs for Hay Fever – Herbal Applications and Uses

Approximately 20% of Americans suffer from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or seasonal allergies. The primary part of the body affected by this allergic reaction is the membrane that lines the nasal passages making them swell. This causes nasal discharge, sneezing, itching, and difficulty breathing. The allergic reaction is brought upon by airborne materials; commonly pollen…

Herbal Remedies for Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Bad breath (Halitosis) is usually caused by bacteria that grow in the mouth and that can cause diseases like gingivitis and cavities. So aside from being a cosmetic problem, halitosis can be a symptom of other, more serious diseases of the teeth and gums. Many herbs frequently used in the kitchen and for the preparation…