Medicinal plants with digestive properties. Many of these herbs are useful for preventing and eliminating abdominal swelling, flatulence and other related problems, such as colic and abdominal cramps.
Mix of fennel, chamomile, mint, bay leaf and sage, five long-known plants for their digestive action and for the carminative effect against intestinal gases.
Mallow and Aloe arborescens are both well known in herbal medicine for their digestive, anti-inflammatory and laxative properties. Taken together, as decoctions, they help you to relieve stomach and bowel pains.
In ancient times, in China, Artemisia annua, also commonly known as Sweet Annie, was taken as an infusion to fight fever, intestinal parasites, poor digestion and especially malaria, a disease that we still fight nowadays with artemisinin, the active ingredient extracted from its leaves.
Dandelion root is widely used in traditional medicine for its known diuretic and purifying properties. It is also an excellent digestive, as a matter of fact, once the roots were used as a coffee substitute.
In traditional herbal use, fennel seeds are widely used in cases of poor digestion and abdominal swelling. Fennel seeds are also known for their ability to increase the milk supply.
Ginger is a spice that is widely used both in medicine and in oriental cuisine. In Ayurveda, it is recognized as an excellent remedy for colds, digestive disorders, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.
Lavender, with its fragrant aroma and flavor, is undoubtedly one of the best teas to taste. In infusion its flowers are used for centuries in Natural Medicine to relax the mind and calm abdominal pains.
Thanks to its special content of essential oils, lemon balm (Melissa Officinalis) has long been used as a relaxing remedy against stress and irritability. Traditional medicine recommends its use also as an herbal tea, for its digestive and soothing properties.
Licorice root is by far the most widely used natural remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine, where it is considered a powerful synergistic remedy, that is, capable of enhancing the effectiveness of other plants. In natural medicine, liqueur is recommended in case of low blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, cough, sore throat and cold.
Mallow is a very popular herb in traditional medicine for its efficacy and its delicacy. It has always been used to relieve stomach and intestine pains, as well as for constipation and colds.
Chamomile is a well-known herb of herbal tradition that has always been used as a natural remedy to relax, promote sleep, improve digestion and alleviate abdominal pain.
The phytotherapeutic use of melilot (also known as yellow sweet clover, or yellow melilot) is recommended in cases of poor digestion and insomnia. It is also known and appreciated for its fluidizing properties of the blood, suitable for preventing and treating cardiovascular disorders.
In traditional medicine, the use of nettle is especially indicated in seasonal changes, due to its known purifying properties. It has also always been used as an antianemic, in case of fatigue, poor digestion and diarrhea.
In phytotherapy, peppermint is used as an herbal tea to treat respiratory and digestive disorders. Taken in the evening in small quantities, mint is useful for relaxing and encouraging sleep. In summer it is indicated for its thirst-quenching action.
In traditional medicine, roman chamomile has always been considered an excellent natural remedy to relax the mind, promote sleep, improve digestion, relieve abdominal colic and a great remedy for other digestive disorders.
Although you probably think of rosemary as a herb to season your dishes, the plant is also medicinal and has been used as a traditional herbal remedy for its digestive properties, useful in case of heaviness after meals, or abdominal pain. It is also considered very beneficial for the liver and for the memory.
Sage is traditionally used to stimulate and purify the body, as a digestive, to improve memory and, for women, as a natural regulator of period, and also reliever of its symptoms.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a medicinal herb highly appreciated for its digestive, antibacterial and balsamic properties. In traditional medicine the leaves and flowers of thyme are used against coughs, colds, sore throats and other respiratory problems.
Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) is considered by natural medicine as the most precious herb for the health of women. The herbal tea is in fact recommended for the treatment and reduction of disorders related to the period and menopause.