The stomach is a muscular sac that is important for absorbing food and preparing food for further digestion.
Botanical medicine is more popularly known as herbal medicine. It is a form of folk medicine found across cultures and it makes use of plant parts such as leaves, roots, stem, bark, fruit, flower, and sap. Many herbs and spices that have medicinal value have found their way into our cooking in the form of seasoning. Some well known herbal medicine systems include Unani, Ayurveda, and Chinese Herbal Medicine.