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These wonder plants, vegetable and fruits really are a good help in treating many kinds of illness

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For thousands of years man has learned to use the medicinal properties of many plants, vegetables and certain fruits in treating different illness that includes simple wounds, insect bites, relieving arthritis pain and even suppressing depression. Below is a list of natural healers that stood the test of times.


The Common Garlic is a natural antibiotic that can help prevent wound infections, relax muscle spasm, a diaphoretic, diuretic, stimulant and a expectorant. It is also thought to lessen cholesterol and can control high blood pressure. Garlic syrup is very useful medicine for asthma, coughs, hoarseness and other lungs disorders.


Ginger is a seasoning used for cooking as well as medicine. The Chinese have been using this spice for a thousand years to treat problems that includes: diarrhea, abdominal bloating, coughing and rheumatism. Today, ginger root is a good medicine for motion sickness such as: vomiting, sweating and nausea. It has other uses including relieving headaches, arthritis pain, sore throats, fevers from flu and colds and menstrual discomfort.


Lemon is rich in vitamin C that can ease the symptoms of colds and flu. It is also an antiseptic that could prevent sepsis and also anti-scorbutic that could assist in cleansing the body of impurities


Celery is an effective and strong diuretic, the seeds have excellent cleansing properties that is beneficial in treating nervousness, anxiety, insomnia and arthritis. Also, celery is helpful in preventing bronchitis, asthma, and rheumatism. The juice from the seeds has been proven to reduce blood pressure.

Tea Tree

Tea tree oil can be used as an antiseptic and a disinfectant.  It is beneficial in treating skin disorders including insect bites, acne, athlete’s foot, cold sores, diaper rash, dandruff, toenail fungus, scabies, burns and cuts.

Common Hawthorn

A generally spreading shrub  native to Europe, Africa, and Asia, common hawthorn is good for the heart because it helps in increasing blood flow and is also a good antioxidant.


Written by erika

2010/05/25 at 3:06 am

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  1. Hehe I am honestly the only reply to your awesome article?!?

    Sammie Hunter

    2010/05/28 at 1:19 am

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