Don’t miss the Anti-Aging Herbs Infographic below the article…

Aging is an inevitable part of life. It can cause a range of effects, such as a decrease in brain health and immunity. Also, you may wish to preserve a youthful appearance without paying for painful and expensive plastic surgery. Instead, try these natural herbs to look and feel younger:plants for anti-aging

Bilberry – Protects eyes against degenerative diseases and preserves vision by impeding damage to the retina and capillaries. Take 240-600 mg daily.

Garlic – This herb has a variety of benefits. According to Susan Melgren in the article “9 Anti-Aging Herbs,” garlic has antibacterial and antiviral properties, is good for the heart, and helps lower high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.

Ginkgo – Improves blood flow to the brain. Ginkgo improves brain function protects brain cells. Also, it helps with memory loss, which is a major effect of growing older. Take up to 60-240 mg per day.  

Oregano – Acts as an antioxidant. It has an active agent called rosmarinic acid, which has antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antioxidant properties. Flushing out free radicals such as these is important in slowing down aging and preventing degenerative diseases.

Peppermint – Helps relieve indigestion and other gastrointestinal problems that are associated with aging. Also, peppermint has antioxidants that assist in the prevention of cancer and heart disease. 

Turmeric – Sooths inflammation problems such as arthritis and improves brain health. This herb is often used as a spice.

Anti-Aging Herbs Infographic

Sources:

Top 10 Anti-Aging Herbs and Spices

Rosmarinic Acid

Anti-Aging Herbs

9 Anti-Aging Herbs
http://www.motherearthliving.com/natural-health/9-anti-aging-herbs.aspx

12 Anti-aging Herbs, Supplements, and Things to do to Live Longer
http://orionherbs.com/12-anti-aging-herbs-supplements-and-lifestyle-changes-to-live-longer/

12 Anti-Aging Herbs and Nutrients
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/12-anti-aging-herbs-and-nutrients.html?page=2

 

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