Contrary to the popular belief that all herbs and plants are harmless, we often encounter a case where people experienced some side – effects. Those aren’t some major things, but still, you need to protect your body and pay attention to things you are taking. If you already have a prescribed therapy from your doctor, then some herbs might have an adverse effect when they are mixed with traditional drugs. You should always consult your doctor, before taking any medicinal herbs. On the other hand, there are herbs which are completely harmless, and you can take them every day.

Ashwagandha

post6aThis herb has rejuvenating properties as well as anti – inflammatory. It will reduce the anxiety and boost up your immune system. If you have too many stressful situations during the day and you need something to relax, then Ashwagandha is the right solution for you. You can use this herb as tea and two cups per day are enough. You should be aware that Ashwagandha will increase sleepiness and can cause a mild sedation, so avoid drinking it when you drive.

 Black Cohosh

Since the beginning of the time, women are struggling with menstrual cramps and stomach ache. They use traditional remedies to relieve the pain, but now with the help of medicinal herbs, such as Black Cohosh, you can solve the problem. Black Cohosh is prepared as a tincture, and you can take up to 2 ml, three times a day. If you are using this tincture, purchase it only from reliable suppliers or making on your own. Women who are battling the menopause have experienced the benefits after using Black Cohosh tincture.

Calendula

For decades now, Calendula has been used to treat different inflammation process of the mouth, throat, and stomach. When it’s used as a cream, it can help with rashes and wounds. There are two ways to use Calendula, as a tea and as cream. When used as a tea, just pour one cup of boiling water over the dry petals and leave it for 10 minutes. You can rinse your mouth and throat a couple of times per day. On the other hand, when Calendula is used as a cream, you can apply it to the affected area, as long as you have a problem, you don’t have any limitations.

post6bCranberry

If you have difficulties with a bladder infection, the cranberry is the right choice for you, and we all know how difficult is to heal bladder infection because it keeps coming back. In this case, you can just make a tea, like any other, or use concentrated juice extract. It doesn’t have any side effects, but the taste is a little bit off.

Echinacea

Echinacea can do wonders with your immune system and prevent respiratory infections. The best way to use it is to make tea, use one table spoon of dried herb and sliced roots, pour one cup of boiling water and let it sit for ten minutes. Drink up to three cups per day.