8 Super Organic Herbs You Can Use For Medical Emergencies

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Instead of synthetic chemical-based methods, supply your emergency herbal first aid kit with these unbelievable organic treatments.

Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine. It is becoming more mainstream as improvements in analysis and quality control along with advances in clinical research show the value of herbal medicine in the treating and preventing disease.

Herbal medicine also called botanical medicine refers to using a plant’s seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes.

Top 8 Herbs For Medical Emergencies

1. Aloe Vera

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Aloe Vera:

  • Antibacterial
  • Natural Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-fungal
  • Antiseptic
  • Analgesic
  • Circulatory Stimulant
  • Digestive Aid
  • Natural Laxative
  • Burns
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Home Remedies High Blood Pressure
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn and Indigestion
  • Candida Herbal remedies
  • Removing warts

Aloe Vera gel is especially good for sunburn, it helps to cool the burning sensation and heal the damaged skin to prevent peeling. And Aloe plants are easy to keep in your house, it need very little water.

2. Ginger

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Ginger:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Helps heartburn
  • Aid digestion, relieve gas, digestive cramps
  • Stops nausea and vomiting
  • Colon Cancer Prevention
  • Cold and Flu Prevention and Treatment
  • Migraine Relief
  • Menstrual Cramp Relief
  • Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy

A ginger tea is great to have at night to ease digestion, and fresh ginger can be eaten raw to relieve more intense indigestion.

3. Slippery Elm Bark

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Slippery Elm Bark:

  • Natural antioxidant
  • Relieves Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Cures sore throats
  • Heal wounds, burns, ulcers, psoriasis and other skin conditions

This is not such a popular herb, while it has incredible healing potential, especially in the digestive tract. It has been known to cure serious digestive problems like dysentery and stomach ulcers.
If you’re having trouble keeping food down due to nausea, mix a few tablespoons of crushed elm bark with water to create a sticky paste. This mixture will have a noticeable effect on your symptoms.

4. Milk Thistle

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Milk Thistle:

  • Protects from liver damage
  • Anti-cancer effects
  • Cholesterol-lowering
  • Protect against hepatitis

To treat or ease painful gallbladder attacks, make a tea with equal parts milk thistle and bitter aloes (about 1 tbsp. of each), and eat 1-2 cloves of garlic. The different healing properties of each of these herbs should aid the cleansing power of the milk thistle, and help to clear your system.

5. Garlic

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Garlic:

  • Natural Antioxidant
  • Anti-fungal
  • Prevent prostate cancer, skin cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer
  • Boosts weight loss
  • Fights free radicals
  • Reduces inflammation and pain
  • Cold and flu prevention
  • Kills leukemia cells

You can eat ½ to 1 clove of garlic every day to maintain your body’s immune system and prevent internal infections.
And you can make garlic oil to treat external mild infections such as ear infections: Simply chopped 2 cloves garlic and add it to a mason jar, then pour 1/2 cup of olive oil into the jar. Seal the jar tightly and store it in a cool, dry place. The oil will be ready in one week, and you can then apply the oil to the ear with a cotton swab or dropper.

6. Cayenne

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Cayenne:

  • Anti-catarrhal
  • Anti-emetic
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Rubefacient
  • Sialagogue
  • Stimulant
  • Abdominal Distention
  • Colic
  • Diarrhea and dysentery
  • Dyspepsia
  • Flatulent Colic
  • Lumbago and Rheumatic pains
  • Tired painful muscles
  • Colds
  • Hoarseness
  • Tonsillitis
  • Hysteria and Convulsions
  • Nervous Depression
  • Alopecia
  • Chillblains
  • Cocaine addiction
  • Delirium Tremens
  • Cholera
  • Diptheria
  • Typhus
  • Yellow Fever
  • Increased and more active circulation
  • Nephritis
  • Pyelitis
  • Tongue Dry and Harsh
  • Toothache

Cayenne can be rubbed right on an open wound, stop blood loss immediately.

7. Lobelia

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Lobelia:

  • Lessens inflammation
  • A powerful muscle relaxant
  • Treats various respiratory problems such as pneumonia, cough, asthma, congestion and bronchitis

For regular health maintenance, just add 5 drops of lobelia to water or juice and drink once a day.

8. Ginkgo

Medicinal Properties and Uses of Ginkgo:

  • Helps improve memory
  • Natural blood thinner
  • Treats dementia

Ginkgo seeds contain substances that might kill the bacteria and fungi that cause infections in the body.

Sources: home-remedies-haven.com, ehow.com, herbwisdom.com, benefitof.net

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  • Pandora Brinker

    Thanks.