Herbal plants have played an important rule in medicine for many years. Some common herbal plants such as ginger, peppermint, lavender, thyme, chamomile, dandelion and garlic are well known for us, they made great remedies that support your health and treat many ailments.
According to World Health Organization, more than 80% of people all over the world still use herbal plants and natural remedies as their primary health care tools. And day by day, more and more new drugs are derived from herbal plants as well.
So if you want to improve your health with natural ingredients, it’s better to grow the herbs by yourself, in your garden, as the freshest, most potent medicinal herbs are best than the dried ones you buy from market. Here are some easy-to-grow herbs you can get into your organic garden.
- Self heal
- Couch grass
- Marsh Mallow
- Sweet Hops
- Sheep Sorrel
- Anise Hyssop
- Lemon Balm
- Goji Berry
- Soopallallie/Buffalo Berry
- Stinging Nettle
- Anise Hyssop
- Hot Peppers
- Shepherd’s Purse
Make Your Own Remedies with Natural Herbs For Whatever Ails You
Instead of taking medicines directly, try herbal remedies first, sometimes a simple herb offers a safer alternative.
Garlic, a powerful agent to help you fight against many diseases, from combating colds, easing sinus congestion to lowering high blood pressure. It’s recommended to eat 1-2 cloves fresh garlic a day.
Catnip, works greatly to ease an upset stomach, also good at reduce stress and anxiety. You can make catnip tea by pouring a cup of boiling water over a few fresh leaves. Steep for 10 minutes and add a teaspoon raw honey to taste.
Cranberry, this is a good choice if you suffer from chronic health issues, cranberry is very beneficial for chronic prostatis. Make cranberry juice and drink half cup twice a day to get a relief.
Echinacea, a famous immune system enhancer, has been widely used to treat colds, cough and upper respiratory infections. Add 1 teaspoon dried echinacea root in a cup boiling water, steep for 10 minutes before strain. Have 3 cups a day to relieve the symptoms of colds.
Ginger, widely used as a natural remedy for easing morning sickness, nausea, upset stomach and vomiting. Have a cup of ginger root tea helps relieve the symptoms of colds too, simply added 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root in a up of hot water, steep for 10 minutes, strain and mix in a teaspoon of honey if you like. Drink 2-3 cups a day.
by Alex Jordon