Any plant used for cooking, for medicinal purposes or for alternative healing methods is called "medicinal herb". Normally only the green leaves of such plants are used.
Herbalism is the name for the Chinese method of combining medicinal herbs. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), each herbal medicine is actually a mix of several herbs that are tailored to individual patients.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils for therapeutic benefit. "Aromatherapy has been used for centuries," says Gujral. "When inhaled, the scent molecules in essential oils travel from the olfactory nerves directly to the brain and especially impact the amygdala, the emotional center of the brain."
Alternative medicine believes that natural health is a result of the combination of various natural sources.Alternative medicine believes that natural health is a result of the combination of various natural sources.