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Botanical / Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine

Botanical medicine (also known as herbal medicine) involves the use of individual or multiple plants to help treat disease, and improve overall health. Some of its many benefits include improving energy, balancing hormones and regulating mood.

Benefits of Botanical (Herbal) Medicine

Botanical (herbal) medicines have been used and evaluated for centuries for the treatment of a plethora of health conditions. Their effectiveness in treatment of disease has been confirmed by countless scientific studies. Many prescription medications are derived from plants, and in 80% of cases, the use of a plant as a botanical (herbal) medicine is identical to the use of the pharmaceutical derived from that plant. Plants have been confirmed to have various pharmacological actions, including:

·       Anti-cancer

·       Antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal

·       Immune system activity boosting

·       Antidepressant 

·       Anti-anxiety

·       Sedative (insomnia reducing)

·       Hormonal (increasing or lowering)

·       Blood pressure lowering

·       Cholesterol lowering

·       Blood sugar lowering

·       Laxative 

·       Digestion improving

·       Liver “cleansing”

·       Wound healing

·       Endurance/energy increasing

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