An article in the Jamaica Observer written by Maureen Minto (2015) stated, “The bitter principles in herbs are fast acting and stimulate cleansing responses from the stomach. When our bodies have these medicinal compounds in excess, it excretes them through the kidneys, lungs, colon and skin, leaving us in total wellness of mind, body and soul,” (“Why I Choose Herbal Medicine”, para. 9). In agreement with this an article written by Healing Waters Clinic and Herbs Shop (“How Herbs Work,” 2010) mentions that herbs work three (3) ways in traditional herbalism; detoxification, regulation (balancing) and tonification (building). Through these three methods herbs are able to heal the whole body regardless of the nature of the
There are various types of Spices, which have been in the world for thousands of years these spices range from the well known black pepper to Aniseed, Asafoetida, Cardamom, Carom Seed, Clove, Coriander Seed, Fenugreek, and Mustard seed just to name a few. In the past hunters and gatherers wrapped meat in the leaves of bushes, accidentally discovering that this it enhanced the taste of the meat, so did certain nuts, seeds, berries, and bark. Over the years, spices and herbs were used for medicinal purposes. Back then people did not distinguish between those spices and herbs used for flavoring from those used for medicinal purposes. When leaves, seeds, roots, or gums had a pleasant taste or agreeable odor, it became in demand and gradually became a norm for that culture as a condiment.
Though salt is common, it’s cultural and monetary value can shed light on the cultures of the past and the vocabulary of the present. Let the salt partially explain the ancient culture of Egypt through the way it was used. Egyptians used salt to mummify bodies probably because salt draws out blood and preserves flesh or meat. Art, an important part of many cultures, in Egypt used salt as a binding agent in a process which made faience. Kashering, drawing blood out of meat, served as a means of purification for the
Chili Pepper, scientifically known as Capsicum annuum, is the plant selected to be studied in this report. Specimen was collected from samples taken from home garden. Members of the nightshade family Solanaceae, Capsicum as Genus and annuum being the species name, chili is the fruit of the plant. The perennial herb is widely cultivated for its edible fruits. Its fruit bears green and red pepper pods where the colour ranges from green to red and from red-orange to green-yellow, occasionally purple, when ripe.
Textiles were used to make clothing items and baskets. Metallurgy provided longer lasting and more efficient tools. Wheels and wheeled vehicles allowed for an easier way to trade goods long distances. It also was used to attach to animals, helping agriculture. 5.
Were Calendars Important? Throughout many years calendars played a big role in the ancient civilization. The ancient people such as the Mayans, Gregorian's, etc used calendars to keep track of the time on earth. They also used calendars to keep track of the years and months. They used “ Celestial bodies” such as the sun, moon, and planets to provide a reference for measuring the passage of time.
INTRODUCTION The plants which have the capacity to alleviate the human ailments are referred as medicinal plants. They are used in treating many physiological and psychological disorders since ancient times. Such medicinal plants are being used in the traditional system of medicine and also as an ingredient in many pharmaceutical industries. 1 WHO has listed 21,000 plant species which are considered to have medicinal use all over the world. It is estimated that more than 60 % of world population uses the plant based medicine for the treatment of different ailments.2 Around 2,500 plant species available in India are being used by the traditional healers of different systems like ayurvedic, siddha, unani.
Advocates of traditional medicine strongly believe that this type of medicinal treatment is preferable over modern medicine simply because it is derived from natural sources. This implies that traditional medicine has not been interfered by adding chemicals and other elements, which is the main characteristic of modern medicine. Consequently, herbs and medicinal plants were used to treat different forms of diseases and ailments in humans. Garilli, B. et al. (2015) demonstrates
The use of herbs as medicine to treat illness is possibly the oldest form of medicine known to man. Plants have a wide range of documented healing properties, including the ability to balance hormones, decrease blood pressure, and stimulate the immune system and lower blood sugar levels. Many plant substances are powerful medicines. Homeopathic Medicine Homeopathy is one distinct and powerful type of natural therapy used by naturopathic physicians. Homeopathy has its own specially prepared natural remedies and rules of practice.A special dilution process makes homeopathic remedies very safe while greatly enhancing their effectiveness.
The medicinal plants are being beneficial for diverse types of diseases in intergalactic among the people its prominent activities had known from one generation to next but the compounds activities and their roles are still exploring by scientist. The unique and unknown plants compounds studies definitely unravel the unidentified roles in diseases. The uses of medicinal plants aren’t countable easily approximately 60000 thousands of medicinal plants are accepted as medicinal plants in around the world but the compounds roles and functions are extremely high and unknown scientists are identified 10 million compounds in around the world spite of scientists still identifying 20000 thousands of new compounds in every year and their also conforming