Health

Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies

Published

on

Feature | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

Learn more about these medicinal plants and make effective home remedies for survival and off-grid living!

Know These Medicinal Plants for Your Own Good!

1. Marshmallow

You know you can't make s'mores without marshmallows, of course. But did you know the sweet treat you know today was once made with the marshmallow plant?

Marsh Mallow | Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard | Survival Life

When included in home remedies, it treats sore throat, cold, cough, and flu since it fights bacteria. It relieves skin problems and digestive complaints as well.

2. Aloe Vera

You may not have seen an actual aloe vera plant but it's so popular—there's no way you haven't heard of it. It's found in many products like shampoo, moisturizers, and healing ointments.

Aloe vera contains phytochemicals, effective in fighting fever associated with cuts and burns. It stimulates skin renewal too, so it helps fight skin aging.

Aloe Vera | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

What are Phytochemicals? These are organic compounds found in plants that fight pathogens and body invaders. Some are poisonous but many are used in traditional medicine, including aloe vera.

3. Pot Marigold

Like aloe vera, pot marigold is a popular topical treatment for various skin issues. Minor burns, infected cuts, blisters, and scars heal faster with pot marigold.

Pot Marigold | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

It also provides treatment for more severe skin problems such as acne, dandruff, and warts. Its properties also help reduce pain, muscle cramps, and stomach ulcers.

4. Chamomile

There's a reason why chamomile tea is popular. It has qualities which combat anxiety, depression, stress, and insomnia.

As an antioxidant, chamomile improves immune function, making your body healthier in general. It also reduces swelling, reduces pain, relieves constipation, and relaxes muscles.

Chamomile | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

A cupful of chamomile tea out in the mountains will totally do you some good.

5. Chinese Yam

Oriental Chinese medicine and diet almost always include medicinal plants. The Chinese yam for one is often included in their cooking.

That's because the Chinese yam fights whooping cough and digestive inflammation. It is even included in treatments to prevent cancer.

So just imagine what it can do against a simple cough and stomach upset. It also helps improve your diet, address menstrual issues, and fight fatigue.

6. Echinacea

Native American medicinal herbs list always include echinacea or the coneflower. This amazing plant boosts the immune system and resists bacterial and viral infections.

Echinacea | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

With echinacea's antibacterial properties, colds, flu, as well as burns, wounds, and sores are no problem at all. It also provides relief to stings, insect bites, and snake bites.

7. Great Yellow Gentian

This medicinal properties of this plant provide relief to stomach complaints. It helps soothe stomach aches and diarrhea.

Yellow Gentian | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

It also helps improve digestion as well as improve appetite. Aside from treating stomach issues, the yellow gentian is also used to reduce sore throat and jaundice.

RELATED: Triple A’s Of Nature’s Medicine: Antiviral ~ Antibacterial ~ Antibiotic

8. Siberian Ginseng

While look-alikes, Siberian, Korean, and American ginseng are not one and the same, all three have adaptogenic uses, though.

The Siberian ginseng, in particular, helps promote good health. It relieves stress and fights common ailments.

It is common in Asian medicine, but it's gaining ground in the U.S.

Adaptogenic Definition: This natural substance helps the body adapt to stress. It also helps normalize the body's physiological function.

9. Garlic

A very popular culinary ingredient, garlic boasts a lot of health benefits. That includes helping to control high blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, and lower risks of heart disease.

Garlic | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

Aside from all these, garlic also provides relief to colds as well as other viral infections. It is also an ingredient for homemade remedies to treat toothache pains.

10. Great Burdock

The Great Burdock is used as a remedy for various health issues. It may address indigestion, liver, and gallbladder problems.

Rheumatism and gout may also be treated with this plant. Its ‘purifying' properties aid in expelling toxins from the blood and the urine.

Great Burdock | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

This underground tuber stimulates the appetite and helps in dealing with anorexia. It also treats skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

11. Gotu Kola

Gotu kola aids in decreasing swelling and improving blood flow. For this reason, Gotu kola prevents or decreases the appearance of varicose veins and blood clots.

Gotu Kola | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

It also helps in preventing scars, stretch marks, and other skin issues. It has the potential to relieve anxiety, fatigue, and insomnia as well.

Essential Oils from Medicinal Herb Plants

1. Peppermint

You know this soothing herb very well because it's found in gum, toothpaste, even in beauty products. Yet, the health benefits of mint shine most when consumed fresh as tea or flavoring to food and drinks.

Mint | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

Peppermint improves digestion, relieves gas, and soothes common symptoms of colds. It also alleviates nausea headache or even fatigue.

2. Sage

Sage has properties that address both internal and external health issues.

Sage | Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Survival Life | medicinal herb plants

It boosts memory retention, lowers cholesterol and sugar, and eases stomach pain and diarrhea. When used externally, sage provides relief to cold sores and mouth sores.

3. Tea Tree

From bacterial infections down to sunburns, tea tree oil proves to be an effective natural treatment for a long list of health issues.

Tea tree oil is often referred to as the “medicine cabinet in a bottle,” and for those reasons. In fact, it is common to find tea tree oil in most Australian households, where the tea tree is native.

Cold and Sore Throat Home Remedy

  • Use tea tree oil as a rub for colds
  • Gargle with hot salt water for a sore throat
  • Gargle with apple cider solution for a sore throat
  • Mix water, lemon extract, apple cider vinegar, ginger, and turmeric root to make tea for a cold and sore throat
  • Use eucalyptus oil as a rub for colds

Home Remedy for Flu

  • Mix a cup of water and a cup of dried catnip, then add lemon extract and raw honey
  • Take omega-3 oil supplements or eat foods rich in omega-3
  • Heat water with elderberry extract, then add turmeric and cinnamon
  • Heat water with a mixture of thyme and peppermint
  • Fill a glass with licorice root and cover with water, then add honey

Save, download, or bookmark this infographic for reference.

Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | https://survivallife.com/medicinal-plants-home-remedies/

Click here to enlarge

Expand your emergency preparedness skills by knowing medicinal plants for home remedies. Knowledge in traditional medicine is just as important as your survival gear.

When you're in survival mode, you will have to forage for medicinal plants to make your own homemade treatment. Whether you're an outdoorsman or not, you should know more about medicinal plants and their uses.

Have you tried other medicinal herbs and plants before? Share your experience with us by posting a comment below!

UP NEXT: 

Check out Survival Food | How To Catch, Cook, & Eat Snakes For Survival at https://survivallife.com/survival-food-snakes/

Follow us on Facebook, InstagramTwitterPinterest, and Tumblr!

**Disclaimer: All content on this site is for informational purposes only. Please read our full disclaimer here**

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 23, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.




Comments
Continue Reading
45 Comments

45 Comments

  1. Pingback: Home Remedies Infographics | Healthy Living Off The Grid|Survival Life - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  2. Pingback: Home Remedies For Preppers | SHTF First Aid | Survival Life - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  3. Pingback: Home Remedies For Cough | Homemade Cough Syrup | Survival Life - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  4. Pingback: Primitive Sun Block Methods | Natural Remedies | Survival Life - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  5. Pingback: Primitive Sun Block Methods | Natural Remedies | Pioneer Settler | Homesteading | Self Reliance | Recipes

  6. Pingback: Home Remedies For Cough | Homemade Cough Syrup | Pioneer Settler | Homesteading | Self Reliance | Recipes

  7. Pingback: The Hidden Power of Garlic | Survival Life - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  8. Pingback: The Top 5 Ultimate Medicinal Herbs For Your Bug Out Bag - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  9. Pingback: Waste Not Want Not | Using Weeds For Survival - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  10. Pingback: Back to Basics: Why Barefoot Is Better - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog - Survival Life | Preppers | Survival Gear | Blog

  11. Scott

    August 3, 2014 at 8:42 PM

    Plaintain weed, use the whole plant (not to be confused with the banana-like fruit).

  12. Adam Gill

    October 7, 2014 at 1:04 AM

    Great info thank you

  13. Pingback: Best Home Remedies Mother Nature Has To Offer | Homestead & Survival

  14. Pingback: Herbal Remedies Tips and Links

  15. Pingback: Home Remedies For Cough | Homemade Cough Syrup - The Good Survivalist

  16. Pingback: 5 Natural Ways to Soothe Hay Fever | Survival Life

  17. Pingback: 13 Medical Tricks That Actually Work | Survival Life

  18. Luis

    September 8, 2017 at 12:52 AM

    Ok but what do u do with the plants u eat them or cook or what is the proses to gain the benefits from the plants

    • Theresa C

      January 19, 2019 at 5:17 PM

      You tube has a ton of info, just type in what you want to know. Don’t miss plantain, it grows everywhere & does so much. Good for tea, young leaves are good in salad, leaves steeped in coconut oil make soothing skin cream too.

  19. Anonymous

    December 12, 2017 at 3:55 AM

    Interesting but how do you process the plant to reap the benefit ? Do you just pick and eat, boil in a tea or what ?

  20. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard | Survival Life - Survive!

  21. Big Frank

    April 23, 2018 at 1:23 PM

    I used to have a lot of purple coneflowers, echinacea, growing in front of my front porch, along with several other types of wildflowers. They’re easy to grow perennials, but don’t come back forever. I never made tea from it but you can use every part of the plant, flowers, leaves, stems, and roots. It’s supposed to be good for your immune system. Native Americans and the first settlers drank echinacea tea.

    Mint and sage are both easy to grow and will come back for several years. Moxie, one of America’s first soft drinks, is flavored with gentian root extract, I tried it once and didn’t like it. https://www.drinkmoxie.com/products.php

  22. swimming pool drainage channel

    April 26, 2018 at 1:21 AM

    You ɡot a very fantastic website, Glad I discovered іt through yahoo.

  23. Quality content is the crucial to interest the people to visit the site, that’s what
    this web site is providing.

  24. Bordeaux France

    April 26, 2018 at 8:12 AM

    Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I quite enjoyed reading it, you might be a great author.
    I will be sure to bookmark your blog and will eventually come back from now on. I want to encourage
    you continue your great job, have a nice weekend!

  25. یادگیری زبان فرانسه

    April 26, 2018 at 8:17 AM

    great issues altogether, you simply won a new reader.
    What would you recommend in regards to your publish that you made some days in the past?

    Any sure?

  26. Judy Roberts

    April 30, 2018 at 5:49 AM

    Some of these are harder to grown than others… and some like mint need to be contained or it’ll be all over the place. Growing herbs has a learning curve but it’s a good ride!

  27. Pingback: 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard - Prepared Survivalist

  28. SB

    November 18, 2018 at 1:54 PM

    These are NOT remedies just a list of possible plants for remedies…nedd recipes and treatments to be remedies.

  29. Pingback: Triple A’s of Nature’s Medicine: Antiviral ~ Antibacterial ~ Antibiotic

  30. Pingback: Benefits of Dandelions | More Reasons to Love the Survival "Weed"

  31. Pingback: Benefits Of Dandelions | More Reasons To Love The Survival “Weed” – Ultimate Survival Alerts

  32. Pingback: 15 Incredible Medicinal Herbs For Your Indoor Garden | Survival Life

  33. Pingback: 15 Incredible Medicinal Herbs For Your Indoor Garden – Ultimate Survival Alerts

  34. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies | Life Off The Grid

  35. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies - Survival Patch

  36. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies

  37. Pingback: Turmeric Benefits: Improving Your Health And Natural Healing At Home

  38. Pingback: Turmeric Benefits: Improving Your Health And Natural Healing At Home – Ultimate Survival Alerts

  39. Pingback: Turmeric Benefits: Improving Your Health And Natural Healing At Home - Survival Patch

  40. Monica Ranson

    April 14, 2019 at 10:07 PM

    I was diagnosed of RA in 2009. I was put on Naprosyn and after some time i didn’t feel any different, so i started on a Natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Formula treatment protocol from RICH HERBS FOUNDATION (www. richherbsfoundation. com), the treatment made a great difference for me, it effectively treated my Rheumatoid Arthritis and symptoms. The swellings, stiffness, fatigue and joint/muscle/body pains has subsided, I feel better overall than i have felt in years.

  41. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies – Your Child Learning

  42. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies – Medicinal Plant Blog 2020

  43. Pingback: Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies – BestSurvivalSkills.com

  44. Pingback: Home Remedies For Cold And Flu - Firearm Pebbles

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Trending

SIGN UP NOW

Enter for a chance to WIN a pair of these Tactical Boots when you sign up today for our exclusive email newsletter subscription.