Marshmallow’s (Althaea officinalis) history as a healing herb goes back centuries when Hippocrates prescribed a root concoction of marshmallow to treat bruises and blood loss from wounds. Marshmallow has been used throughout time externally for wounds, bruises, scalds, swelling, burns and severe blood loss. The root decoction of marshmallow is one of the best known to take internally for sore throats, colds, diarrhea, intestinal problems and any irritation of the bladder and kidney.
Vitamins and Minerals for Treating Menstrual Cramps Foods and supplements that are rich in B-vitamins, calcium, magnesium, and zinc have been found to reduce the pain, bloating and other symptoms of menstrual cramps.
Chrysanthemum tea is a remarkable healing drink that is rich in beta carotene, calcium, magnesium, and iron. It contains potent anti-viral and antibacterial properties that make it highly beneficial for healing colds, flu, sore throats, itchy eyes, respiratory and sinus infections, urinary tract infections, and bladder and kidney infections.