Certain factors — such as genes, exercise, diet, and a person’s environment — all have an impact on your personal health. There are certain plants, even if they are not ingested, that can also be beneficial to your health. The following four plants provide certain health benefits if used as directed:
Potted mint is ornamental are very beautiful. Place several fresh mint leaves into a cup and add hot water and sugar to taste. Drink 3 to 5 cups a day. Mint can calm the body and relieve a dry throat. If you feel dizzy, place two mint leaves on your temples to help relieve the symptoms.
Basil also has several health benefits. Place 3-5 fresh basil leaves into a cup, pour in boiling water, and add sugar to taste. Basal can help to calm the stomach and reduce body heat if consumed on a hot day. It can also increase your appetite, help with digestion, and prevent colds.
Jasmine tastes spicy, sweet, and mild. It helps to adjust “qi,” aids the liver, reduces stress, and cools down the body. Boil approximately 50 grams of rice and when cooked, add approximately 60 grams of jasmine flowers. Also, add 5-10 jasmine flowers to boiling water to drink as a tea. To make a soup, simmer approximately 25 grams of white fungus in water and add about 20 jasmine flowers. The soup has a very nice aroma and mellow taste.
Honeysuckle tastes sweet and helps to ease body heat, is a detoxifier, and relieves an irritated throat. Pour hot water over a few honeysuckle flowers to ease a sore throat. Add wolfberries and chrysanthemum, and drink as a tea.
The writer of this story is not a medical professional, and the information that is in this story has been collected from reliable sources — and every precaution has been taken to ensure its accuracy. The information provided is for general information purposes only, and should not be substituted for professional health care.
Translated by B.C. Chua.
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