8  Handy  Herbs  and  What  They  Do

Modern medicine has only really existed since the 19th century.   

In the history of humanity, that’s like the blink of an eye. A tiny blip in the vast expanse of human existence. So, what did we do before the advent of modern drugs and treatments?  

Well, depending on where in the world you look, different cultures had their own ways of healing ailments and treating the variety of illnesses which have plagued mankind since the early days. 

In India, Ayurvedic medicine used, and still uses, the collective discoveries of hundreds of generations of humans passed down through the ages. It has successfully refined the knowledge of these thousands of years of experimentation with natural ingredients to help with a wide variety of maladies.  

In the far east, Chinese medicine has, in similar fashion, built a rich knowledge base of which natural ingredients are best for treating which ailments. The fact that it remains a widely used practice in the modern day is testament to the effectiveness of its treatments. 

The story remains the same the world over. Before modern medicine gave more control over the refinement of ingredients, humans had already amassed an impressive wealth of knowledge telling us exactly how to use these unrefined, totally natural substances to keep us healthy. 

With this in mind, we’ve created a handy guide to some of nature’s most versatile ingredients and how they have been used for centuries to help prevent or fight certain illnesses and keep the body healthy.  

Print a copy out and keep it in the house for an easy, at-a-glance reference for keeping healthy the natural way. 

8 Handy Herbs Infographic