There are several types of herbs. One of the most common classifications is according to their use. We can have aromatic, culinary, ornamental and medicinal herbs.
Below you will find a list of medicinal herbs and their benefits. You can use them as a guide so that you know what to do with them or just to pick which one you could plant in your backyard.
Here is the list:
o Angelica: Digestive. Good for acid stomach.
o Anise star: Antispasmodic. Carminative. Antiflatulent.
o Anise seed: Flatulence. Digestive. Antispasmodic. Menstrual cramps. Bad breath. Increases secretion of maternal milk.
o Cumin: Carminative. Diuretic. Increases maternal milk production.
o Dill: acidity. Carminative. Gastroenterology.
o Echinacea: Increases defenses. Flues. Colds. Anti-inflammatory medication.
o Eucalyptus: Bronchitis. Colds. Whooping cough. Chronic catarrh.
o Ginkgo biloba: Circulatory stimulant. Arteriosclerosis. Senile dementia. Alzheimer’s disease. Varicose. Phlebitis. Hemorrhoids.
o Ginseng: Anti-stress. Aphrodisiac. It’s invigorating. Revitalize. Increases physical and mental endurance.
o Guarana: Anti-stress. Revitalize. Energizing. Afrodisicao. Immunostimulant.
o Fennel: Carminative. Bad breath. Increase production of breast milk. Anti-inflammatory medication.
o Hamamelis: Antihemorroids. Varicose. Phlebitis. Astringent. External use for sprains and bruises.
o Hyssop: Expectorant. Carminative.
o Joint grass: Purifier. Diuretic. Cystitis. Urethritis.
o Juniper: Diuretic. Rheumatism. Gout. Antiseptic.
o Lavender: Expectorant. Fortifying.
o Chamomile: Antispasmodic. Decongestant. Sedative.
o Melissa: Antispasmodic. Insomnia.
o Mint: Carminative. Antispasmodic. Bronchitis. Sinusitis.
o Mustard: Asthma. Rheumatic pains. Neuralgia. Aphrodisiac.
o Nettle: Blood purifier. Diuretic. Treatment of hair loss.
o Rosemary: Strengthens memory. Digestive tonic. Dandruff. Hair loss. Dermatitis. Eczemas.
o Rue: Stomach and intestinal stimulant.
o Thyme: Colds.. Sinusitis. Antacid. Migraines. Dizziness. Nausea. Capillary stimulant. Skin infections. Sores, chilblains, ulcers, dermatitis. Bronchitis.
o Valerian: nervous sedative. Insomnia. Depression, anxiety, nervous tics.