Herbal Alternative Medicine overlaps with conventional medicine and the herbal home remedies such as dandelion leaves as a diuretic and laxative, fennel and dill for in digestion and lavender oil for burns.
The reason Plant chemicals have an effect on us is partly, because all living things are composed of families of related organic compounds. Proteins, enzymes, vitamins, sugars and poisons from plants are bound to have some effect. Plant chemical, when applied to humans, mimics its normal reaction inside the parent plant. Take antibiotics, in plants they are specifically evolved to ward off bacteria and fungi, and they do exactly the same in animals. Plant chemicals that inhibit parasites and tumours in plants have been found to have the same effect on humans.
Garlic is one of the most valuable foods on this planet.
Garlic lowers Blood pressure through the actions of one of its components, methyl allyl trisulfide, which dilates blood vessel walls. It thins the blood by inhibiting platelet aggregation, which reduces the risk of blood clots and aids in preventing heart attacks. It also lowers serum cholesterol and aids in digestion. Garlic is useful for many diseases, including cancer. Garlic is a potent immune system stimulant and a natural antibiotic. It should be consumed daily.
When you use herbs and vitamins for one disease or illness you’ll notice a difference in other areas, as well.