There are hundreds of species of herbs in the world. While some of their uses include cooking and aromatherapy, herbs have also traditionally been used to heal ailments and allergies. You may already be familiar with popular herbs like thyme, sage and parsley. But did you know that there are many unknown herbs with miraculous benefits that people haven’t even heard of? That’s right!
This post is about some of those unknown herbs in the world, their benefits and their uses. So, let’s find out more about them, shall we?
Goat’s Rue originates from the Middle East and Europe and has been used for treating certain ailments for a long time. Although not many people had heard of this herb until a few decades ago, it is now being researched for medical use.
Unlike many other herbs, goat’s rue has no culinary uses. It is mainly used as an herbal medicine to help balance lower blood sugar levels and help with tuberculosis. It is also known to be very beneficial for lactation as it increases the breast milk production.
Schisandra is a plant found in Northern China and some regions of Russia. Although it is quite popular in China, this herb is mostly unknown in the West. The schisandra berries are consumed as food as well as used traditionally as a medicine. They have been used for centuries in China due to their healing powers for liver, kidney, lung and heart diseases.
Schisandra can be consumed in the form of a tincture made from dried berries for increasing energy, stamina, sex drive and normalizing blood sugar and blood pressure.
Brahmi is a unique herb with beautiful white blooms that is native to India and Australia. Also known as water hyssop, this herb is found in the warm wetlands of these regions and is used as an ayurvedic medicine for helping with neurological problems. It has been traditionally used to help with anxiety, stress and stomach problems. Although it has been used traditionally for thousands of years, it’s only now that its medicinal benefits are being studied by science.
As mysterious as it seems from its name, Black Cohosh is also very rare and unusual. This herb is grown in the forests of North America and is not known to many people. It is mainly used as an herbal remedy for treating symptoms related to women’s health.
It also helps relieve premenstrual cramps, discomfort, painful menstruation and with menopausal symptoms. Black Cohosh can also help with night sweats, mood swings, anxiety and hot flashes.
What makes these unknown herbs unique is the fact that they are only found in certain parts of the world and have remained unknown to the rest until now. They are only coming to light today and are now being researched by science for their claimed benefits and healing powers.