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Benefits of Plants and Trees

 

What are the Health Benefits of Plants and Trees to us ?

  • Lowers levels of anxiety and stress in our body 
  • Constantly seeing and being around plants helps people feel more calm and relaxed
  • Increases attentiveness and memory
  • Increases productivity with things we do
  • Helps us get Creative eg painting, photography, sewing 

What are the Benefits of Plants and trees to the Environment and us?

  • Creates wildlife habitat
  • Prevents soil erosion
  • Reduces flood risk
  • Provides food
  • Provides shade
  • Provides oxygen to breath

Medical uses for certain Plants

Aloe Vera-The extract of Aloe Vera is a excellent multipurpose skin saver .The Aloe Vera gel helps to soothe skin injuries, burning, skin irritations, cuts, and insect bites. It also reduces skin swellings. 

 Basil-Provides stronger immunity, great digestive system, treats inflammatory diseases, deep cleanses the skin, lowers diabetes, reduces depression. You can also use it to garnish foods 

Bay Leaves-This one is said to treat certain medical illnesses including cancer or joint pain. A lot of people prefer to use it in tea and boiled in water, It is also suggested to crumble the bay leaves in various dishes and eat it . Last but not least It contains Vitamin A, B6, C, iron, manganese, and calcium.

Coriander-The coriander leaves contain Vitamin C, K, calcium, protein, and potassium .Coriander leaf promotes good liver function and bowel movement, reduces inflammatory diseases like arthritis. It has also been known to cures mouth ulcer, prevents eye diseases with its antioxidants.

Lavender-Lavender oil carries antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which helps in healing burns and bug bites. Lavender oil is also a great in curing stress, anxiety, depression. Lavender tea is also important in curing digestive problems.

 Medical uses for certain Trees 

Using trees as medicine can make for some interesting preparations,  just about any part of the tree can be medicinal.  How do you work with medicinal wood? It’s not edible, but still, you have to find a way to extract its potent medicine.  In those cases, the wood is boiled for extended periods.

Ash Tree- A tea made from the bark can be used to treat irritation and itchy conditions, and juice from the leaves is used to treat mosquito bites. 

Hazelnut Tree-  The nuts themselves are full of healthy fats and science is showing that they’re useful in maintaining healthy heart function.

Extra Information

This blog has some useful information regarding Plants and trees .Please consult with your doctor or medical professional before trying anything that we have  discussed above to confirm they would be safe for u