Medicinal plants uses

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Main medicinal uses of plants

This section includes the different applications of medicinal plants, according to the type of body problem that you want to treat. Given the great variety of health problems that can be treated with medicinal plants, we have grouped them according to the systems, apparatus or organs to which they  corresponds. For example, if we want to search for “medicinal plants for ulcers” we must look for the link in the digestive system

  • Digestive system (indigestion, ulcer, gastritis, hepatitis, pancreatitis, IBS, diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, constipation, tapeworm, stomach cancer, etc.)
  • Respiratory system (asthma, bronchitis, flu, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, lung cancer, COPD, etc.
  • Excretory system (cystitis, kidney failure, renal colic, kidney stone, prostatitis, enuresis, etc.)
  • Skin (wounds, bruises, infections, scars, pimples, eczema, herpes, etc.)
  • Metabolism (obesity, cholesterol, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, gout, uric acid, etc.
  • Circulatory system (arteriosclerosis, hypertension, poor circulation, stroke, heart attack, arrhythmias, anemia, etc.)
  • Nervous system (stress, depression, insomnia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, dementia, multiple sclerosis, etc.)
  • Immune system (allergies, arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, psoriasis, AIDS, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, leukemia, etc.)
  • Muscles and tendons (stiffness, muscle pain, cramps, dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, tendinitis, etc.)
  • Bones and joints (osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, torticollis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.)
  • Male reproductive system (erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, impotence, lack of desire, aphrodisiacs, etc.)
  • Female reproductive system (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, discharge, vaginal infections, metritis, metrorrhagia, ovaritis, cysts, salpingitis, dryness, vaginismus, vaginitis, lack of desire, aphrodisiacs, etc.)
    Others: fever, plants for teeth, emollient plants,
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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

13 July, 2020

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