Stomachache

MEDICINAL PLANTS IN CASE OF STOMACHACHE

 

YARROW (Achillea millefolium L.)

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Yarrow is a beautiful plant from our countryside, recognizable from its white to pink-white flowers with a yellow heart. They contain healing elements which are antispasmodic and analgesic.
Yarrow is one of the most strong working remedies against stomachache and gynecological pains of the whole of phytotherapy (herbal medicine)!
The analgesic function situates not only in the intestines, but also in the stomach: stomachache, excessive gastric juice and belches are indications as well. Yarrow is an ancient and proved remedy against menstrual pain.
The old herbals mention for a reason yarrow as the herb for women!

 

CORIANDER (Coriandrum sativum L.)  

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Coriander is an Indian spice, which is used in curry dishes. It is also one of the substances of curries.

The seeds of this plant are rich in an essential oil, which consists mainly of linalol.

Coriander is in the first place active against digestive cramps.
It is used in case of difficult digestion, stomach-intestinal cramps, flatulence and lack of appetite.
Coriander also helps in case of gastric ulcers and gastric juice.

 

 

SWEET BASIL (Ocimum basilicum L.)

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Everyone knows sweet basil from the Italian kitchen: it is one of the main elements of pesto and it is delicious with mozzarella and tomato.
These aromatic leaves combine the linalol function (linalol is one of the most important elements) with other aromatic substances, which results in a beneficiary digestive function at height of stomach, intestine and liver.
Linalol has following qualities: active against bacteria, viruses and fungus, anti-inflammatory, liver protective and analgesic in case of stomach cramps.
Traditionally sweet basil is used as a stomach and intestinal remedy, as a supporting treatment in case of stomachache, a bloated feeling, flatulence and as appetite and digestive improving remedy.

Sweet basil, also known as the King’s herb, is a strong anti-allergic remedy that comes in handy in case of digestive allergies, food intolerance and food intoxications.

 


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