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Plants - good replacement tablets

To remove the migraine doctors prescribe antispasmodics, sedatives and painkillers, but modest feverfew, which is still in common called maiden daisy (it flowers very similar to chamomile small), as a way to relieve cramps, has a calming and soothing effect.This plant is of the family of sunflowers long been used to treat female and ailments associated migraines.It contains chemicals known as parthenolides (by the way, in Greek parthenos means "woman"), prevent the formation of the hormone serotonin.This hormone - the main culprit of narrowing of the arteries that occurs during migraine.For migraine prophylaxis is recommended daily to eat one large or three small leaf pyrethrum, they must be freshly harvested.An experiment was conducted in which 270 people with migraines every day taking feverfew.Within two or three days more than seventy percent of surveyed felt much better.Its healing properties and leaves remain after drying.Most preferred sublimated capsules, such as fresh leaves have a bitter taste.
To be effective enough to use 250 mg per day.

cress can be used to reduce the cough reflex, and in particular for the treatment of catarrh of the upper respiratory tract.In addition to the high content of vitamin C and a host of other useful elements (potassium, iodine, iron), its tasty leaves are rich in unique substance - phenylethyl isothiocyanate, which blocks the activity of cancer cells.The standard daily dose of 80 g of fresh leaves in salads will be enough to effectively change expostulate cancer cells.Even two teaspoons chopped fresh watercress leaves per cup of boiling water can actively participate in the fight for health.

All radish known as wild and cultured, well lowers blood pressure.She succeeds thanks to its leaves potassium, which dilates blood vessels and increases the level of nitric oxide.Korean researchers working with rats, on the third week of experiments using radish reduced systolic blood pressure 214 to 166 mmHgThe study used powdered dried leaves, but the leaves can be eaten raw and as the roots themselves.A handful of radishes provides the body with 135 mg of potassium.Total adult needs daily 3500 mg of potassium.To achieve the effect of lowering blood pressure is recommended for five weeks to use leaf extract based on 90 mg per 1 kg of body weight per day.

Melissa or lemon balm - a plant with small white flowers and leaves, has a pleasant lemon scent.The leaves are used in salads or added to tea brew.Melissa has antispasmodic effect on the muscles in the digestive system.Therefore, in disorders of the stomach, the digestive system, including irritable bowel syndrome, lemon balm works as an antispasmodic drug.Scientists from the University of Maryland is recommended to drink tea with lemon balm four times a day, and if Melissa tincture, it can be up to 60 drops daily.It is very good digestion.

Tea with Melissa, of course, tasty and healthy.But hardly anyone will like to burn yourself with nettles, to relieve pain in the joints.Studies show that the effect of the nettle burns achieved through the stimulation of the sensory nerves, causing moderate pain eases caused more pain.Feeling the burn is caused by exposure to formic acid, which is contained in nettle hairs.Nettle can relieve the pain of osteoarthritis, if every day nettles touch base of the thumb and hand and to suffer as little as 30 seconds.Scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth for a week could reduce the suffering of patients with arthritis, putting your hands on fresh or dried nettle leaves and stems.But from the fresh leaves of the result was the best.