Helpful herbs for women health & fitness


There are several herbal remedies and treatments. Herbs also often lead to the thought Of some miraculous and supernatural cures. There is also an ample amount of herbs that have helped women in numerous ways of treating different feminine ailments. Hence, here are a few herbs that can play a useful role in a woman’s life.

basil leaf


*  Anti-inflammatory agent for swelling and relieving arthritis. Basil also prevents osteoporosis
*  Smoothens lactating mothers’ milk. Also, the active component tryptophan, present in the leaves delays menopause. This fact has been proved.
* The compound eugenol is known to kill the fungi that cause vaginal discharge. So basil also acts as a fungicidal.
* Aids in the process of ovulation.
How TO Use:
In soups, salads or infused in water or tea

Rosemary leaf


* A rich source of antioxidants. Hence, it is an anti-carcinogenic herb.
* A good source of calcium and vitamin B. Can be consumed in dried powdered form or liquid extracts made from fresh or dried leaves. This herb can also help treat calcium deficiencies.
* It is typically applied to the skin to treat conditions like eczema.

* The active component, carnosic acid is believed to treat conditions like Alzheimer ‘s and dementia.
How To Use:
As a seasoning, marinade ingredient or part of a salad dressing.



* It has antifungal and antibacterial properties, making it effective in treating conditions like dandruff.
* It also soothes irritation and prevents dryness and flaking.
* Neem has detoxifying properties and can protect the skin from environmental damage and also from aging.
* Neem oil helps to prevent and treat scars caused by acne.
How TO Use:
In powdered form in dough, tea and in chutneys

Cinnamon powder


* Effective in alleviating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and also vaginal yeast infections
* A delicious spice with excellent digestive properties

that can treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and even bloating.

* Applying cinnamon oil on the skin useful in reducing redness swelling, pain, and inflammation.
The combination with honey, it is used for the skin and is beneficial for acne and signs of skin allergies.
How TO Use:
In tea, infused in water, in pancakes and can be added to confectionery.



* Turmeric is a well-known blood purifier and is also a golden herb with numerous health benefits.
* Widely used as antiseptic ingredient in the cosmetic industry.
* Is anti-carcinogenic helps in treating ovarian and breast cancers?
* It’s antispasmodic action helps with menstrual cramps.
The compound curcumin present in turmeric inhibits the growth Of cells of the uterine fibroid, thereby preventing proliferation.
How TO Use:
In cooking sabzis, in soups, in scrambled eggs and various rice preparations.

Khyati Rupani

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