Plants that have medicinal properties include echinacea, yarrow, black cohosh and galangal, according to the University of Rhode Island. Other medicinal plants are aloe vera, dong quai and bitter melon. More examples of ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Tumeric is one popular Indian medicinal, or aryuvedic, plant, with its use dating back 4000 years. Ginger and aloe vera are also widely used and valued plants in Indian medicine. More »

Names of some of the medicinal plants in the Philippines include bawang, bayabas, gumamela, lagundi, luya, oregano, akapulko, ampalaya, sambong and sabila, according to Healing Wonders of Philippine Medicinal Plants. The... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements
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Some home remedies for hot flashes include cutting back on coffee, increasing exercise, taking black cohosh and quitting smoking, according to Everyday Health. Additional remedies include certain dietary changes, wearing... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

In recommended doses, black cohosh is possibly safe for some people and is sometimes recommended for women suffering from menopause, notes WebMD. However, the effectiveness of black cohosh is still under research, as of ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Some effective herbal medicines include garlic, ginger and echinacea, according to the University of New Hampshire. Additional effective herbal medicines include St. John's wort, lavender and chamomile, claims HowStuffWo... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Ginger, honey, echinacea and salt water are common home remedies, states Healthline. These remedies aid in relieving cold and flu symptoms, and they boost overall health. More » Health Medications & Vitamins