You never would have guessed that some of your favorite herbs have some amazing health benefits. Some of the help improve memory or even can help you avoid a cold. Here are just a few of some great herbs and the awesome health benefits that they have.
Rosemary is one of the most versatile herbs. It helps the body detox naturally so if you want, you can forget the detox waters and just eat some rosemary. It prevents brain aging and can help fight cancer cells. Rosemary is also very rich in antioxidants.
Thyme helps fight bacterial infections. It is also commonly used to treat stomachaches, arthritis, sore throat, and coughing. Even better is that it can help with acne. Over time, it can be more effective than acne prescription creams.
Besides smelling absolutely amazing, sage helps to lower bad cholesterol and help regulate menopause symptoms. It can also improve memory and attention. It has also been said to prevent painful periods and reduce excessive sweating (which would be great on those 90 degree days).
Mint is great for digestive problems. *hint: using it in detox waters Also, for all of you with horrible allergies, mint helps relieve seasonal allergy symptoms.
Basil reduces high blood pressure and helps with diabetes. It can also prevent harmful effects of aging.
Oregano is great for fighting infections. Taking a few drops of oregano oil at the first signs of a cold can even help you avoid it. Oregano is also good for a number of other illnesses and condition such as dandruff, bloating, headaches, menstrual cramps, and acne.