Each herb contains valuable medicinal values if we know how to use it correctly.
Perilla is a familiar spice in the daily meals of Vietnamese people. In addition, there are herbs, purple is classified as a cure for colds and flu.
In addition, perilla also has many other healing effects such as cough relief, detoxification, counseling therapy.
The article by Dr. Vu Quoc Trung on Health & Life Newspaper said that according to modern medical research, the decoction of perilla branches and leaves inhibits antagonistic activity of leukopenia bacilli, dysentery bacilli, and staphylococcus aureus. bacteria; some cause skin diseases; enhance peristalsis of the stomach and intestines; Reduce fluid fraction in management, slow resolution of spasms in management.
Therefore, it has the effect of reducing cough, eliminating sputum and cutting asthma; cooling, calming and hyperglycemic activity; Anticoagulant, inhibits platelet aggregation, reduces blood consistency and speed…
According to traditional medicine, purple benefits are spicy, warm, in the meridians and spleen, iron, have the effect of spreading wind and cold, sputum, relieve sorrow, detoxification, peace of mind, cure asthma, rheumatism, cough, Endou chemo, pain relief.
The whole plant can be used as medicine, fresh, decoction, essential oil or powder.
The laksa leaves are also known as Thuy Duoc, Huong Luc.
newspaper Vietnamnet Citing specialist doctor II Huynh Tan Vu – Lecturer of the Faculty of Traditional Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, said that laksa leaves have a special aroma, spicy taste, warmth, and non-toxicity.
This is an indispensable condiment to eat with eel porridge, duck eggs, chicken salad, except for fishy substances in seafood …
In Oriental medicine, laksa leaves is a digestive stimulant, except for cold, used to treat cold abdominal pain, strengthen firmness, increase scabies, bruise, eat cheap. Often when making medicine, people live fresh, not through the regime.
Herbs that help “live healthy like tough” grow in the garden.
It is also known as La time, Dong Phong.
Dill leaves are a familiar and indispensable spice in fish soup, eel soup, and snail soup, making delicious dishes, overpowering the fishy smell. In oriental medicine, it is a very popular medicine.
According to Southern Medicine, cumin seeds and leaves are spicy, warm, non-toxic, regulate food, nourish, strengthen spleen, increase pepper, treat abdominal pain and calm teeth, stimulate appetite and digestion. , also helps to benefit milk.
Lemon basil is also known as fenugreek.
In folklore, fresh leaves are often used as raw vegetables in meals. Lemon basil has a sour taste, fragrant aroma, warm properties, in the use of colds, phlegm, detoxification and flu, cold lungs,
In addition, it also has the effect of detecting cold, sputum, antiseptic, has the effect of curing inflammation, relieving cold, sweating and curing cough, flu, fever can’t sweat …
In folklore, we often use fresh basil leaves or drink decoction. In addition, the production facilities of Southern medicine also often distill the essential oil of lemon basil in combination with some other herbs to produce medicines for coughs and colds.
According to the book Vietnamese medicinal plants and medicines by Prof. Dr. Do Tat Loi, lemongrass is also known as lemongrass grass, lemongrass leaves, lemongrass, lemongrass.
Scientific name Cymbopogon nardus Rendl (lemongrass) – Cymbopogon flexuosus. Stapf (lemongrass); belongs to the Poaceae family (Gramineae).
Lemongrass is a perennial grass, growing in bushes, from 0.8-1.5m high or more. The rhizome is white or slightly purple. The leaves are narrow, long like rice leaves, the edge is slightly windy. The inflorescence consists of many small, sessile flowers. The whole plant has a special aroma of lemongrass.
Lemongrass is grown all over our country, but the area for medicinal cultivation is not much, only family nature and only the roots or the whole peach tree are used for fresh use or drying in cool cotton.
Lemongrass contains 1 to 2% essential oil.
Note: The article in the Health & Life Newspaper said that although lemongrass is so effective, in some cases it should not or be used sparingly, such as: People who are thin, hot, negative, produce a lot of urine. Bad smell, period of high fever, dry mouth ‘heat has been rational’.
Or the period of fever-free fever, trouble sleeping, dry cough, loss of sense of smell, dry skin “due to the residual heat and damage”… In these cases, it is advisable to abstain from using lemongrass, or only use it in very small quantities. rarely really needed.
Above are information about 5 types of vegetables and spices that are good for health. According to experts, most spices are spicy, warm, contain essential oils, have the effect of stimulating digestion, antiseptic, and warming the abdomen.
In the cold season, using these herbs a little more will have the effect of increasing the taste of life, protecting health against the cold outside and the cold inside.