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8 medicinal plants to grow at home

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Grow these medicinal plants at home! With these plants, you can especially treat rashes and prevent indigestion!

Medicinal plants at home

You too can cultivate a garden of healing plants both indoors and outdoors!

In the past, monks and doctors cultivated medicinal plants in gardens specially designed for this purpose. Why would not you grow some of these plants in yours? With a little elbow grease and a few dollars to buy the seeds, you’ll have the raw material to prepare infusions, decoctions and balms that will help keep you healthy and relieve your symptoms. ailments.

1. Basil

Heals: flatulence, lack of appetite, cuts and scrapes.

Collect the young leaves of this annual if necessary.

2. Chamomile

Heals: indigestion, anxiety, skin inflammation.

Use flowers for infusions and balms.

3. Parsley

Heals: flatulence and bad breath

This plant is rich in nutrients and has many healing properties.

4. Sage

Heals: inflammation of the mouth and throat.

Salvia, the Latin name of the plant, derives from salvare, which means “save, heal”, thus testifying to the fact that it was originally used as a medicinal plant and not as a culinary herb.

5. Thyme

Heals: cough, congestion, indigestion, gas.

Thymol, the active ingredient of thyme, is a powerful antiseptic.

6. St. John’s Wort

Heals: mild or moderate depression. (Talk to your doctor first.)

The glazed leaves and yellow flowers are the active parts of this plant.

7. Balm balm

Heals: anxiety, insomnia, wounds, herpes, insect bites, indigestion.

This cousin of mint is a versatile medicinal plant.

8. Feverfew

Heals: headache (including migraine), arthritis, skin conditions.

Use leaves and flowers for the preparation of herbal teas; chew the leaves to relieve the headache.

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