Medical Plants May Become Dangerous
Provided you weren’t familiar with this, healing plants contain similar ingredients and you should be careful before using and calculating the correct dose because it may have some negative consequences.
Some of the most popular healing plants have negative effects, which can be harmful for your health. This only proves that in pharmacy, the dosage is the most important.
- Balm (Melilostus of ficinalis)
It belongs in the group of the five most popular plants for every day usage. It calms, increases the work capacity and improves the concentration. It has mild antispasmoic properties.
Contraindications: It contains the substance called citral, which has low toxicity. If you drink tea of balm every day continuously 2-3 weeks, it may cause headaches, dizziness and nasal congestion.
It has strong anti-inflammatory and antispasmoic properties, it calms the stomach while gastritis and ulcers and helps in mucosal inflammation.
Contraindications: Overdose at women can cause uterine muscle relaxation, which causes problems in the menstrual cycle and complications in pregnancy. Constant usage of chamomile lowers the absorption of iron from digestive system in blood, which can lead to anemia due to iron deficiency.
The mint is considered as a female plant because it alleviates the pain and disturbances during menstrual cycle. It alleviates the muscle spasms and spasms in blood vessels; it has anti-hypertensive property and helps in stomach cramps.
Contraindications: Precisely because of the property to lowers blood pressure, people with low blood pressure should carefully use the tea and other mint products. Mint slows the heart function and complicates the function of respiratory system that may cause worsening of health condition to those who suffer from bronchial asthma or bradycardia (abnormally slow heartbeat). Only three cups of mint a day at men can reduce the erection due to reduced supply of blood to the penis.
Ever since Hypocrite it is known that wormwood cures female diseases and that stimulates appetite. At the end of 19 and the beginning of 20 century, an absinthe has been made from wormwood (strong brandy with aromatic oils). Many people who were addicted to it, suffered from various disorders of nervous system-from hallucinations to so-called wormwood epilepsy.
Contraindications: Continuously consummation for a longer period may affect the nervous system. Not recommended for pregnant women.
- Yellow wort
Yellow wort (St. John’s wort) is perhaps the most popular natural antidepressant with calming property. It helps in spasms in digestive system and it has anti-inflammatory properties.
Contraindications: Yellow wort increases the sensitivity to ultraviolet rays. If you are taking medications based on wort, refrain from sun exposure. Long-term use (more than one month) may cause bitterness in mouth, pain in the liver and constipation. Overdose causes lethargy and drowsiness.
It improves blood, helps in bile problems and chronic bronchitis. It increases the ability of the uterus for its shrinking, and therefore has been used as an abortion means since ancient times.
Contraindications: Pregnant women should refrain from the use of nettle. Its usage causes contraindications in conditions of atherosclerosis of vessels, hypertension, cervical cancer and prostate.
This plant is an effective means of expectoration.
Contraindications: It contains toxic substances that may cause vein-occlusive disease on liver (inflammation associated with the slowdown of blood in the body). It increases the pressure in the bloodstream that is contradictory for people who suffer from asthma and heart.