5. Milk Thistle
This herb is traditionally used to treat liver, kidney, and gall bladder problems. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties protect the liver from toxins, including certain drugs and promotes liver regeneration.
It’s particularly used for treating hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver disease and fatal mushroom poisoning (7). It fights cancer by preventing cell division and reproduction, inducing apoptosis and preventing blood flow to tumors.
Adaptogenic Herbs And Spices
The root and berry of ashwagandha, also called ‘Indian ginseng’ is used against arthritis, tumors, tuberculosis, asthma, a skin condition marked by white patchiness (leukoderma), bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver disease (8). It’s most commonly used to improve thinking ability, fight pain and inflammation, boost fertility and cure anxiety and insomnia.