Herbs often lead to the thought of some miraculous and supernatural cures. Today, the importance and utility of herbs are a subject more argument and speeches, than of actual research. There are ample amounts of herbs that have helped women in ways of treating different feminine ailments. Here is a tiny note on a few herbs that we use in day to day life and their possible role in a woman’s life.

1. Basil

Anti-inflammatory agent for swelling and relieving arthritis hence also prevents osteoporosis
Can also smooth the mother’s milk in lactating mothers, the active component leaves tryptophan which is proven to delay menopause
The compound eugenol is known to kill the fungi that cause vaginal discharge so it also acts as a fungicidal
Aids in the process of ovulation

2. Rosemary

A rich source of antioxidants, hence, acts is an anticarcinogenic
A good source of calcium and vitamin B is consumed in the dried powdered extract, liquid extracts made from fresh or dried leaves can 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

3. Neem

It has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, making it effective in treating conditions like dandruff
It soothes irritation and prevents dryness and flaking
Also has detoxifying properties and can protect skin from environmental damage and from aging
Neem oil helps to prevent and treat scars from acne

4. Cinnamon

Is effective in alleviating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and also vaginal yeast infections
Is delicious spice and has excellent digestive properties that can treat IBS and even bloating
Applying its oil directly to the skin can be helpful in reducing inflammation, swelling, pain, and redness
The combination of it with honey is used together to boost skin and is beneficial for acne and signs of skin allergies

5. Turmeric

Turmeric is well known as a blood purifier, also as a golden herb for the numerous health benefits
Is widely used as an antiseptic in the cosmetic industry
Is anti-carcinogenic, can help treat ovarian, breast cancers
Its antispasmodic action can help with menstrual cramps
The compound curcumin present in it inhibits the growth of cells of the uterine fibroid thereby preventing proliferation

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