Medicinal plants that can replace paracetamol and ibuprofen

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In the world we have now reached an excessive consumption of drugs that relieve symptoms in a short time and do not allow us to go to the roots of the disease. In some situations drugs are indispensable while in other cases it might be useful to rediscover sweet medicine and natural remedies.



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In the world we have now come to a excessive consumption of drugs which relieve the symptoms in a short time and do not allow us to go to the roots of the disease. In some situations drugs are indispensable while in other cases it might be useful to rediscover sweet medicine and natural remedies.

The best known and most used drugs are paracetamol and ibuprofen. The paracetamol it is mainly used to lower fever while theibuprofen it is particularly known as a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory.

Just symptoms such as fever and pain indicate that our body is going through a healing process. For example, the fever it is our body's natural immune response against disease-causing microbes. Inflammation and pain are also natural reactions of our body to a trauma.

A healthy diet, proper hydration and the use of natural remedies help our body stay healthy and promote the healing process. Someone medicinal plants they have an effect similar to that of well-known medicines. Veins we indicate someone.

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Ginger

Science is delving deeper and deeper into the benefits of ginger. Researchers from the University of Odessa indicate that ginger has anti-inflammatory effects superior to ibuprofen and the most commonly used non-steroidal drugs. In addition, ginger calms vomiting and the sense of nausea, has a pain relieving function against migraines, stimulates the immune system and protects the colon.

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Turmeric

La turmeric it has been used for more than 4000 years and is now known all over the world for its numerous beneficial properties. In particular, turmeric has potential against various diseases such as diabetes, allergies, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and heart disease.



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Willow bark

La willow bark it is used as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, anticoagulant, astringent and soothing and detoxifying remedy. It is used in case of menstrual pain, headache, sciatica, fibromyalgia and rheumatic pain. It is also a natural sedative and is traditionally used to treat warts and corns. Its active ingredient is the salicin and the effects in case of fever or flu are similar to those ofaspirin. In fact, aspirin and willow bark share the same key ingredient, represented by salicin. Those allergic to aspirin should avoid taking willow bark remedies as well.

Uncaria tomentosa

Uncaria tomentosa is a plant known by the name of cat's claw. It is a climbing plant used in folk medicine. It comes from the Peruvian jungle. It is widely used in Latin America among indigenous and peasant communities. It is considered useful as anti-inflammatory and for its decongestant, antibacterial and antiviral properties. It stimulates the immune system and is considered useful in cases of hemorrhoids, gastritis, ulcers, diverticulitis and colitis.

Boswellia

Boswellia is a plant from anti-inflammatory properties which has been shown to be as effective as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen. It is considered useful for asthma, arthritis, allergies, ulcerative colitis, joint swelling and stiffness, and Chron's disease. Frankincense is obtained from the resin of boswellia plants.

Chilli

The active ingredient of the Chili pepper and the capsaicin, a substance with a powerful analgesic effect, since it inhibits the release of the main neurotransmitters of painful stimuli. In addition, the chili increases the release of endorphins and promotes well-being and resistance to pain. It can be useful for improving the functions of the stomach and intestines. It increases the metabolism and contributes to weight loss.



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Are you interested in these natural remedies? You can learn more about the subject by contacting your trusted herbalist.

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