For centuries, people have been growing various herbs, which, in addition to cooking, also serve as natural remedies It is good that today a large some of them we can not only buy, but also grow at home. Among the most recommended are lemongrass, lavender, mint, fennel.
We are also sharing 5 wonderful spices that have various medicinal properties.
Basil is one of the most commonly used herbs in cooking, which you can easily grow at home in a pot. Sow the seeds of the herb and leave the pot in a warm and sunny place.
is very sensitive to cold. In addition to seasoning dishes and sauces, you can use it for lack of appetite, gas, cough and headache, acne, kidney stones, scrapes, cuts.
The herb is rich in antioxidants, vitamins A, C and K,manganese, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium and omega 3 fatty acids. It has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects.
Parsley is an herb that likes moist and well-drained organic soil and partial shade. The healing properties of parsley make it suitable for treating acne (made as a decoction to rub on the skin), for treating the urinary tract, for colic, diabetes, constipation, asthma,osteoarthritis and high blood pressure, to freshen the breath, as an aphrodisiac.
The small green leaves are a rich source of flavonoids and antioxidants, vitamin C,B12, K and folic acid.
Rosemary is another wonderful herb that your home needs. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds, essential fatty acids, anti-allergens. It is a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin B6.
Stimulates hair growth and reduces hair loss. Grow rosemary in well-drained, sandy soil with a neutral to alkaline environment in a sunny, warm location.
has antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, carminative, diuretic and expectorant effects. It is rich in vitamins such as A, C, E, K as well as fiber, iron, manganese, calcium, omega 3 fatty acids, niacin, zinc and magnesium.
The herb needs sun and warmth and well-drained soil. Avoid overwatering it. The herb is beneficial for colds, muscle pain, sore throat, vomiting, acne, dandruff, bronchitis, asthma, bloating, headache, fatigue, menstrual pain.
Garden tea is a great seasoning for meats, but outside of cooking you can use it for flatulence, to increase energy, for stomach aches, for heartburn, depression, cold sores, excessive sweating.
Garden tea is also rich in volatile oils, flavonoids, and vitamins A and K. Grow it in well-drained and fertile soil in moderate sunlight.
Remember gardening is one of the best therapies to reduce stress levels.