Herbal medicine is the practice of using the seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers of a plant for medicinal purposes. Herbal remedies have been used to treat various health complaints for a long time, and now they are becoming more popular due to increased research on herbal remedies and their efficacy in treating some health conditions.
The history of herbal medicine
Herbal medicines have been used for medicinal reasons for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese and Egyptians used herbal medicines in around 3000 BC. African cultures and Native American Indians used them in healing rituals, and in India, they have a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine.