Healing with herbs is the oldest version of modern medicine and the original raw material of our primitive ancestors. Different nations are doing preparations based on various herbs and plants which treat many disorders and diseases of the people. Each nation has its own traditions in the use of nutritional and medicinal properties of plants looking for nature cures for diseases and disorders.
The use of medicinal plants and their preparations is although very old, this type of treatment is used as an important method of treatment in this present era or modern science.
The vast majority of modern drugs actually derived from medicinal plants. The world uses about 20,000 medicinal plants, and for the preparation of modern medicines are used more than 200 species of medicinal plants. The actions of many plants have been scientifically confirmed.
Medicinal plants are collected from unpolluted soil distant from roads, waste dumps, factories or industrial zones. Thereafter, the plants should be cleaned, pre- dried and finally dried.
The treatment with medicinal herbs is called phytotherapy. Given that quite a number of herbs are toxic, misuse of herbs can cause side effects, but with use of herbs can successfully be treated almost all health problems.
Medicinal plants can be divided according to the mode of action of the plant, Some plants act on the heart and circulatory system , the nervous system to relieve pain , to regulate the digestive system , coughing and overgrowth of the wound . These plants generally operate anti-allergic, anti-depressant, relaxing, rejuvenating and strengthening immunity. Herbs can be consumed as a syrup or juice, tea or tea blend, tincture or powder, and of course there are creams of herbs.
Each of us chooses the medication will help us the most, and in the official medicine should be included medicinal substances from nature because the combination of various methods of treatment led to amazing results. Because of the medicinal properties plants not only have a curative effect, but also bring balance for the entire body.